Divine Nature Arts

Art to Inspire Our Collective Evolution

The Jade Oracle: Deities & Symbols of Ancient Mexico

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I am illustrating a deck of oracle cards!

"What are oracle cards?" you may be wondering. Like tarot cards, they are essentially a spiritual tool used for divination and introspection. The difference is they are not structured by traditional tarot suits and hierarchies. Instead, these oracle cards are an assortment of archetypal symbols and deities from Ancient Mexico. There will be 52 beautifully illustrated cards accompanied by a booklet that guides you through understanding the mythology and interpretations of the cards.

The deck will be called "The Jade Oracle" and is a collaboration with myself and two amazing women, Anne Key and Veronica Iglesias. Anne is a priestess, a scholar, an author, a dancer and an incredibly inspiring woman. Veronica is a healer from Mexico City, a Keeper of the Ancient Knowledge, an historian, and a deeply connected spiritual guide. I am so excited to be working along side these goddesses.

 Veronica Iglesias, Anne Key & Ramona Teo

Veronica Iglesias, Anne Key & Ramona Teo

The Jade Oracle is now live on Kickstarter!

We've finished our pitch video, written up our story, set our reward tiers, lit some candles and palo santo incense, and said our prayers to the powerful deities of pre-Hispanic Mexican lore.

And at last... we've officially launched our Kickstarter campaign!

Join the community of backers who are pledging donations toward this unique creative dream. This powerful deck of oracle cards is coming together in divine timing and we are so appreciative of your support in helping to bring them into this world. 

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Donate on Kickstarter.com

Follow this LINK to check out our campaign! Your account won't be charged until the campaign is complete and we have successfully reached our goal.  All pledges, large and small, are gratefully accepted. This project can't happen without your help!

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Spread the Word

Share our video and the LINK to our Kickstarter campaign with your friends and community. Facebook and Instagram are great platforms to get the word out. And if you or someone you know has an email list, a blog, website, YouTube channel or group that may be interested in The Jade Oracle deck - please use these tools to help us get the message out to a wider audience!

We are glad to have you beside us and supporting us as we hold our breaths and wait to see if we will reach our goal.  It is a difficult thing to reach out for help sometimes, especially when it comes to manifesting our wild and creative dreams, but we thought it couldn't hurt to ask! 

Thank you all so much for being part of this labor of love. It means so much to us and it's so important to get this work out to the world. 

-- Ramona (and Anne & Veronica)

Bee Mural @ The Buzz

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I'm excited to be coming out of my cocoon and reconnecting with the community. After gratefully accepting an opportunity to paint a mural, Zena and I have been visiting the wall this past week and working on the beginnings of some fresh public art. It feels great to be painting large scale again! The mural is at a very exciting new community venue called The Buzz. It is a newly renovated event space, gallery and community headquarters erected at The Hive - a compound of apartments in the heart of the student ghetto of Albuquerque. After laying the background honeycomb pattern, I did some live painting during the grand opening event while enjoying lots of great music and visiting with many good friends. It was a sweet event and I look forward to more happenings at The Buzz. I am hoping to plan a workshop in the new space, possibly before the end of the year. I'll be sure to announce it when the plans come together! In the meantime I have lots of work to do on the mural and I will share pictures when it is complete!

First Day at the Market

Last weekend was my first time setting up shop at the Albuquerque Downtown Growers' Market. It was a beautiful day at Robinson Park and the market was very well attended. I had a really positive response to my jewelry and folks were especially excited about my new line of up-cycled bike tire tube lighter cases! The art prints didn't sell too well, and I think I know why: my customers want originals. So my next project is to whip up some small and affordable original mandala paintings to spruce up my art collection for the summer markets. Stay tuned to see what I come up with. And come visit me bi-weekly at the ABQ Downtown Growers' Market! 

Official Grand Opening of Divine Nature Arts!!

I'm proud to finally and officially announce... the Grand Opening of Divine Nature Arts!!!

This project has been in my mind for a few years now and it is so exciting to see it finally taking shape. Divine Nature Arts is a storefront for my versatile creations. I love painting, crafting with unique materials and designing high vibration clothing and accessories. My available collections include original art prints, art t-shirts & tanks, up-cycled bike tire tube jewelry & accessories and more to be announced soon! Everything is made with love. I want to spend my precious time pursuing my joys and one of them is creating beauty. I envision an evolved world where we can all follow our passions and collectively support one another to live vibrantly. When I create, my intentions of supporting the brilliant evolution of this world are imbued into the artwork. 

Thanks for checking out my new shop. I hope you find something that inspires you!


Where to find DNA::

  • Web Store:  www.DivineNatureArts.com
  • Etsy Shop:  etsy.com/shop/divinenaturearts
  • Facebook:  www.facebook.com/DivineNatureArts/
  • Instagram:  www.instagram.com/divine.nature.arts/
  • ABQ Downtown Growers' Market: Saturdays 8am to 12pm
  • ABQ Rail Yards Market: Sundays 10am to 2pm

WELCOME TO THE WORLD BABY ZENA!

I'm proud to announce the arrival of my beautiful baby girl, Zena Viola Barboza. She was born at home on November 5th, 2015. I am working from home now, creating my art full time and sharing it with the world so I can show my little girl how to live her dreams. Thanks for supporting my growing family by making a purchase on my web store and spreading the word about my art!