Cristina Biaggi, Ph.D.

Artist, sculptor, writer and lecturer on the Great Goddess, Dr. Cristina Biaggi brings a strong background in the classics, art and art history, archaeology, literature, and languages acquired at Vassar College, Harvard University, the University of Mexico City, the University of Utah, and New York University. She has taught Art History, Sculpture, Mythology and Drawing and is world-renowned for her contribution to the field of Goddess-centered art and scholarly studies.

Dr. Biaggi has received countless awards and her work has been exhibited throughout Europe, Australia, and the United States. Her one-woman exhibitions number more than twenty, among them the “Women's Beijing Sphere and Other Spheres” (1996), “Painting with My Granddaughter” (1995), which was recognized by The New York Times, and “Images of the Dark Goddess”, a recent one-woman exhibition at Manhattan's Phoenix Gallery. She also exhibits as a member at Ceres Gallery in New York City, where one of her latest shows “Studies of Shadows and Moonlight” was on display in 2001; she will show new work in May of 2003. Her art has been featured in countless group exhibitions in the States and abroad, among them “The Hole Is Bigger Than the Sum of Its Parts” at the Frauen Museum in Bonn Germany in 1998, and “Re-Turning” at A.R.C. Gallery in Chicago in 2002.

Dr. Biaggi is a popular lecturer and the author of In the Footsteps of the Goddess (2000) and Habitations of the Great Goddess (1994), both published by Knowledge, Ideas & Trends, Inc. She lectured on the Goddess at the Beijing Women's Conference, coordinated a sold-out Women's History Month program entitled “The Great Goddess: Her Enduring Presence, Power, and Personality” for the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, and participated in a similar program at the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

Cristina Biaggi is the quintessential Renaissance woman with passions and accomplishments that know no boundaries. In addition to her artistic pursuits, she is a pilot, a scuba diver, a photographer, a costume and set designer, a mountain climber with Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Acongagua (Argentina's Goddess of the Clouds) to her credit, and a fourth degree Black Belt in the Korean martial art of Tae Kwan Do. Dr. Biaggi resides in Palisades, New York with her sons.