Trudith Dyer

Artist bio

Indigenous artist and resident of West Columbia, South Carolina, Trudith Dyer, emerged on the art scene in 2018 after retiring from a teaching career in middle school mathematics. Trudith now spends her time working on three endeavors; 1) to reconnect with her culture and heritage as a member of the Upper Mattaponi Indian Tribe of Virginia and 2) with no formal art training Trudith is continually exploring, experimenting and expanding her knowledge of a variety of mediums. The blending of these two endeavors have influenced Trudith’s Native American themes. She researches and creates the beauty and complexities of Native American celebrations, issues, and stories of the past and present. Trudith’s art “Paper Genocide” is presently being exhibited at Jamestown Museum in Williamsburg Virginia. The exhibit focuses on the lives of Native Americans and the Racial Integrity Act of 1924. Additional exhibits include; Indigenous Women art exhibit Sisters are Sacred featuring South Carolina female artists and South Carolina Indian Affairs Commission Conference. A third endeavor has been added to Trudith's goals after she became a member of Engage Art which is to grown in faith studying scripture and interpreting verses into biblical art.


Supplication and Redemption



Artist Statement

In the years leading up to the 2019 election and shortly after many of us were in conflict with one another. You would see brother against brother, sister against sister and family against family. It was truly a time of hate and Satan was in his glory.
If you did not keep your eyes straight ahead and focus on righteousness (Proverbs) you could get pulled into this fiery hate as I did. That fiery dart waged a spiritual battle inside of me for 3 months but as I painted and changed this work many times my relationship with our Father changed and I realized what Ephesians 6:10-20 meant to me.
This wordless portrait of God’s warrior speaks to you through the moments of sadness, confusion, heartbreak and redemption when the Shield of Faith is lowered. It is then the serpent's fiery dart of hate strikes the unprotected heart of righteousness. It is in this moment when the realization of sin, supplication and redemption become a single expression.

How it fits into contest

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
While this work, Supplication and Redemption, may well have started in Proverbs 4:23 with righteousness flowing from the heart, it quickly moved into Ephesians 6:10-11 where the warrior does not stand firm against the strategies of the devil at this dark time in our history.
Here the warrior loses her focus and fails to hold up the Shield of Faith against the fiery darts of the enemy, resulting in a hit to the heart of the Armor of Righteousness allowing words of corruption to fall from her lips(Ephesians 6:12-16).
It is at that very moment of corruption that the warrior comes to the realization of her sins and prays with all perseverance and supplication in the Spirit(Ephesians 6:18-20).
Finally, Redemption is found through the Blood of Jesus.


Ephesian 6:18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints…
Stephanie Irby Suell is a saint that watches with all perseverance and supplication for this saint. She pulled me out of the Wicked unrelenting tide of hate.

How to Purchase this Artwork

While Redemption of the Armor of Righteousness is not for sale you may purchase reproductions for $100 which includes shipping.
You may make inquiries at trudithdart on Instagram or message me at Trudith Schoblocher Dyer on Messenger.

Other Goods & Services Available from this Artist

Art can be found at trudithdart on Instagram. You may also make inquiries at this site or message me at Trudith Schoblocher Dyer on Messenger

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