Meet Xanthe Bouma, another one of the amazing artists features in the upcoming Cosmos show! A graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, and now living in southern California, her work uses bold, graphic shapes and wonderful color schemes! If you want to see more her work take a look at her website, www.xanthebouma.com or find her on Instagram @xoxobouma, and don’t forget to check out her depiction on Pluto in the upcoming Cosmos exhibition, opening October 30th!
For the COSMOS Tarot & Oracle Deck, Xanthe illustrated a piece for the constellation Pluto. In the deck, it represents the Ninth Oracle Card.
Finality - Transition - Distance - Separation
Pluto signifies an end. Symbolic of both the final destination in our solar system and of the ruler of the underworld, Pluto conjures cold, dark, and mysterious images. Though he was not an evil god, Pluto was feared by the living, who were reluctant to even say his name aloud for fear he would bring them to their doom. At the end of a long journey down the river Styx, a soul was welcomed into the underworld, Pluto’s domain, for the rest of eternity.
In a reading, this card is about finality, the unknown, and transition. It may symbolize distance and separation, but not necessarily an uncomfortable version of these terms.
Reversed, the card may speak to misunderstanding, dark thoughts and the void, as well as rumors, speculation and poor reputation without justification.
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