Megary Sigler head shot. she has a pixie style haircut, with aqua hair and red and black cat's eye glasses

Baltimore artist Megary Sigler will display her mythical creations in the display window of the MWHC through January 22, 2022. 

(November 3, 2021) Throughout the year, pedestrians and motorists who pass by the MWHC headquarters at 333 N. Charles Street can view a rotating window exhibit that showcases the work of Maryland women artists. On Saturday, November 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., we welcome all to a free opening reception for Baltimore artist and Roland Park Country School art teacher Megary Sigler. Come meet the artist, see her mythical sculptures and let us show you around our new exhibit space in the historic Marian House/Woman’s Industrial Exchange building

Baltimore City COVID guidelines will be followed, including masks and social distancing. 

Ms. Sigler recently shared reflections on her art:


When I came to understand that there are mythic patterns in all of our lives, I knew that all of us, often unbeknownst to ourselves, are engaged in a drama of soul which we were told was reserved for gods, heroes, and saints. — Deena Metzger, poet, novelist, essayist, storyteller, teacher, healer and medicine woman 

I had this quote taped to my bedroom wall for many years. It echoes my frequent realization that each person’s life experiences hold deep struggle and powerful beauty. I am reverent of the fact that each human life is a sacred story worthy of telling and hearing, no less important than an ancient myth or religious narrative.

On the opposite side, stories that remain pertinent throughout centuries often mirror our everyday struggles. For example, the Greek myth of Sisyphus, who is doomed in the afterlife to push a massive boulder up a mountain every day only to have it roll down every evening, can feel like an apt reflection of everyday life.

My work explores the parallel between the mundane and the magical by using the human body and an array of embellishments. I sculpt from a live model when possible, and then add to the human form with wings, horns, scales or other symbolic attributes. Texture plays an enormous role in my work, but color is, for the most part, downplayed. I want my sculptures to have the appearance of having been extracted from an archeological site. They bear the appearance of age and soil embedded in their forms.

three images of sculpture , one woman's head, 2 mythical cherub-like sculptures