Artist bio

Good day my name is Trudian Wade,i am a single mother of three wonderful kids, and who is a self made entrepreneur,I am from the small island of Jamaica where we take creativity and talent to the next level. I am not religious but rather on a spiritual journey and throughout my journey i have been torn, broken,abused and abandoned but "after all i`ve been through i still have joy". This sculptor is titled "Joy" and based on the scriptures Ephesians 6 10-20 and following verses,where it says put on the full armor of god for we fight not against flesh and blood but the principalities of spiritual wickedness in high places... brings me to a page of my book, in a time where i thought no one cared about me after the one i held dearly to my heart died along with carrying around deep physical and mental scars after being in an abusive marriage(resulting in a broken nose and ribs) in a period where doctors had my life playing chess tying to find out the cause of lupus within my body (so they say), a page where all my friends and loved ones abandoned and had forsaken me,called me mad because i dear to follow my dreams, not seeing how much pressure was flooding my mind and body, but through it all,i held my composure, stood firm in what i believed in and got to know God for my self which gave me this vision to create this art from recycled paper, and after all i`ve been through i still have joy. saying that to say this no matter what life throws at you continue to pray, have faith and speak your truth no matter how tough life might gets remember, this too shall pass Trudian Wade- she is a versatile individual who is not only just creative but also very active in her community of Gordon pen as a Carwash owner and as well as the recycling Manager within the Community WHO LOVES TURNING TRASH INTO TREASURES.


A new beginning


Mixed Media

Artist Statement

This work of art was created in memory of my late aunt whoent a lot to me and also depicts a page from my life,hence sculpted to look like the book of life (well my life) a time when I was broken ,lost and confused.

How it fits into contest

I was truly living this verse couple years back and didn't even know it, it's like this verse popped out of now where when I was broken and alone and I felt like God had somehow forgotten about me during all these series of events that was happening.

This work of art fit the scripture Ephesians 6 10-20 as it relates to how I have overcome depression caused by losing my bestfriend (my aunt) and surviving a domestic violent marriage that left me with a broken nose and ribs and left for dead for two days locked up in my home and when I thought nothing could be worse. My friends and family abandoned me and called me mad and laughed at me cause the doctors said I had lupus and was losing a lot of wait and had to resign from work. Then this verse showed up saying "put on the full amor of God for wrestle not against flesh and blood... And as I read I started to feel a little comfort and assurance so I kept on reading and the more I read the more I cried, the more I cried ,the more I started to see that I had a purpose. Fast forwarding to two years later with prayer and faith I became more creative and inspired to live my dream of becoming my own boss even became a very active member in my community as the recycling manager. I didn't know I had so much creativity in me and look how I almost gave up, I almost believed that I was worthless and agood for nothing according to my ex-husband. This verse has really help me along my journey.


-I dedicate this art work to Miss lolly Richards may her soul R.I.P.
-my mentor Mr.Leon Campbell
-my spouse Jermaine Miller (for support )
-my kids Romeo, Erwin and Destiny for keep saying mommy I love you if only you knew how much it means.

How to Purchase this Artwork

Make an offer this is the only copy of this sculpture and I literally made it with tears. Can be used as a figurine or display.

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