(Written from the perspective of an artist with a deep and...)
Written from the perspective of an artist with a deep and abiding interest in the psychoanalytic roots of symbol and metaphor, and "illustrated" with her own photographs, Sacred Deities of Ancient Egypt takes us on a personal journey to explore both the meaning - always with an eye toward contemporary relevance - and the astonishing beauty of ancient Egyptian art.
Jacqueline Thurston received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (1961) from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Fine Arts (1962) from Stanford University, Stanford, California, both in Painting.
Jacqueline Thurston has been a professor of art at San Jose State University, California, since 1965. The photographer has completed three major thematic groups of photos: "nocturnal" image prints, a medical series, and a series on circus performers presented in portfolio format with notes and remembrances.