Fresh and funky, stirring and enigmatic, Cassandra Christensen Barney’s portraits charm the viewer with their unique take on the feminine mystique. Ask any of Barney’s growing circle of loyal collectors what makes them anxiously await each new portrait and the answers may be wildly diverse. Simply, each viewer brings their own meaning to each canvas. Inspired by mythology and folklore, Barney’s women often take on layers of rich symbolism and “Demetria” is no exception. Named for the Greek goddess of har- vest, “Demertia” glows with fertility and abundance.