Piece description from the artist
The queen bee is a powerful female and social authority based on genetic makeup and natural selection of a leader.
Maya Britan was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel in 1956. She grew up in an artistic community and started painting at the age of fourteen. Living among professional artists exposed her to myriad artistic styles imbued her with versatility and originality. Now she lives in Portland, Oregon and works mostly in oil and acrylics.
Her work has been shown nationally in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Portland; and internationally in Spain, and Holland.