|Pomegranate, 2019, Oil on Board, 8"x10"|
|Hera, 2014, Oil on Board, 24"x18"|
Hera, the Greek Goddess and wife of Zeus, shares the pomegranate symbol with Persephone. Ancient images of Hera sometimes depict her with the pomegranate. The ample and deep red seeds associate the pomegranate with fertility and blood.