Artist bio

I am a college graduate who recently received associate’s degree in both graphic design and fine arts. The thought of returning to school at the age of 35 years was terrifying at first but ended up being the one of the best experiences of my life. I soon learned that change equals growth and growth equals true happiness. For most of my adult life I struggled with unhappiness in my life, career, and spiritual choices. After nearly fifteen years of battling to survive in this state, something in me snapped, and I awoke. I realized I could no longer neglect my overall well-being and decided it was time for a difficult but necessary change. During this spiritual awakening, I returned to school to pursue my passion of arts. This new insight on self-care only has not only made me a better person but has allowed me to enjoy living rather than merely surviving. "He looked at the stars again, and he realized that it's not the stars that create light, but rather light that creates the stars" -Don Miguel Ruiz N/A


Battle of the Unseen World


Digital Art

Artist Statement

I am a digital collage artist. This design was created by merging and blending multiple images of the cosmos. The woman depicted is a close friend of mine who has been a pivotal spiritual influence in my life.

How it fits into contest

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12

This image depicts the inner spiritual battle within the unseen world. The cosmic hand wrapped around her throat is a symbolic representation of evil attempting to influence her righteousness, truth, and faith- silencing her voice. However, the wings on her back and halo of light around her head are metaphorical for the armor of god- lifting her up and providing light in the presence of darkness.


Cicely Suhayda- I am the creator of this image.
Ryan Becker- The model in the image.

How to Purchase this Artwork

This is an original digital image I have created. Copies of the image can be purchased by contacting me through Instagram.

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