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As a professional artist since 2005, I could not touch “real/tactile” mediums due to being severely allergic to the point of hospitalization. Recently receiving a diagnosis and treatment has given me the ability to use colored pencils or watercolor without incident! The portrait Project was created because It feels like I am starting over – and I want other “real humans” to be a part of that story and healing. Learn more about the project or how to submit below.
The Bird Book (Title TBA)
Thank you for stopping by. Project “Bird Book” (Temp Title) is a book of painted birds with short stories that features the bird type and its scientific name. Each heartfelt story is a tale of the bird’s life and is there to each us something about our feathered friend and ourselves. Each bird is magical and special in its own way and it is my hope that their stories and little lives resonate with you.
Book Size: 8″ x 8″
Pages: 50+ Pages
Publishing Date: Spring 2023
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Silver Era Tarot (Technicolor)
The Silver Era Technicolor deck is a modernized sister deck of the Silver Era Tarot (Originally Published 2010). The new deck’s images will be taking the existing artwork, giving it a modern twist along with revitalizing it in full-color. The Silver Era Technicolor Tarot is a fully functional tarot card deck based on the original Rider-Waite-Smith interpretation.
78 Illustrated Cards, 96 Page Companion Book, TBA
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Sacred Fauna began as the collaborative artwork of artists Aunia Kahn and M de Vena. What emerged from dreams and storytelling into a world of 2D and 3D art became the world of Sacred Fauna. A place where artwork and storytelling merge to create a visual universe of myth and wonder in the creation of these artworks full of symbolism and imagination of all that is sacred and fauna.
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Creativity comes in various forms. As an exhibited artist, my creativity is often tailored to my professional experiences and opportunities such as exhibitions. However, I have found to keep my creativity fresh I must play with new and unique materials and ways to express my emotions, opinions, and life. This project was one of the ways I chose to express myself, my love of color, and the unique things I have adopted over the years.
Silver Era Tarot (2010)
The Silver Era Tarot is a fully functional tarot card deck based on the original Rider-Waite-Smith interpretation. The deck is a new-age interpretation of classical ideas expressed with artistic breakthroughs in new bold, groundbreaking ideas as we bring tarot into the 21st Century for older generations to rediscover and expose to a whole new generation of learners and thinkers.
78 Illustrated Cards, 96 Page Companion Book, Schiffer Publishing
XIII: The Art of Aunia Kahn
A full-color hardcover art book with the last 13 years of my art creations. The book is laid out in chronological order.
Pages: 162, 108 Full-Color Images
Avalanche of White Reason
Avalanche of White Reason is a collectors hardcover art book featuring the photography and written works of internationally exhibited and awarded artist-author – creative entrepreneur and inspirational speaker Aunia Kahn.
7″ X 10, Images Black & White + Hint of Color, 158 Pages
45 card oracle deck looking into the world of the wise women, the healers, the seers…the Witch! With stunning artwork and insightful messages. The symbolism and messages remind us to embrace the positive, rather than dwell on the negative. Each card includes a magickal incantation that provides energy, reinforces the card’s meaning, and helps the message desired to be sent out into the universe. This deck can be used in conjunction with the Tarot or other oracles for clarification in readings when messages seem inconclusive or cryptic.
45 Illustrated Cards, 112-Page Companion Book, Schiffer Publishing
Author: Marla Brooks, Illustrator: Aunia Kahn
Witch’s Oracle 2nd Ed.
Explore the 2nd edition of The Witch’s Oracle through 45 innovative cards and an enhanced guidebook that peers into the world of the Witch! Stunning artwork now includes seven brand-new inspirational cards and insightful messages, spell incantations, and gemstone/crystal alliances! Each card includes a suggested crystal or gemstone to enhance your reading and a magickal incantation that provides energy, reinforces the card’s meaning, and helps the desired message to be sent out into the universe. In addition to the oracle reading, the deck can be used in conjunction with the Tarot or other oracles for clarification in readings when messages seem inconclusive or cryptic.
45 Illustrated Cards, 128-Page Companion Book, Schiffer Publishing
Author: Marla Brooks, Illustrator: Aunia Kahn
Insirations for Survivors
Inspirations for Survivors is a 44-card oracle deck with positive messages and beautiful imagery to encourage growth, healing, and new positive thought patterns for survivors. When one declares that they are a “survivor”, it simply means that they have made it to the other side of a difficult and courageous time in their lives and may need continued encouragement to keep moving forward. In this life we are all survivors on some level. These cards will help one gain valuable insights in all aspects of life on their journey to manifest their destiny and to keep a positive outlook on life through the survival of each day of a beautiful life.
44 Illustrated Cards, 96-Page Companion Book, Schiffer Publishing
An Epidemic of Restrospective
An Epidemic of Retrospective is a compilation of writings and artwork collected from individuals sharing their experiences and what they have learned from the very beginning until now on their journey as an artist.
Letter from The Curator
“An Epidemic of Retrospective: Words That Change Us” is an art and writing book project I was honored to curated a few years back, however, it was never completed. The time never seemed quite right. As I sit here today in 2020, with everyone’s life transpiring at a state of flux and uncertainty, this book project beckoned to me for completion. The poignant words crafted from artists to their younger self, their beautifully featured artwork, and the book title which ironically was assigned to the book back in 2015; seemed urgent and relevant. I am overjoyed to share this collection of writings and artwork – even as time has passed since the original incantation of this project, the collection seems timeless.
Lowbrow Tarot Book & Deck
There are 22 cards in the Major Arcana, each showing some aspect of the human experience. These cards are focused on the material world, the intuitive mind, and change. Renowned Tarot artist, Aunia Kahn and author Russell J. Moon, showcase 23 Lowbrow Tarot artists who used their creative genius and unique styles to produce a 22-card Major Arcana Tarot deck in the rugged glow of the Lowbrow Art movement. These new and original works have been fashioned by accomplished artists: Carrie Ann Baade, Christopher Ulrich, Edith Lebeau, Cate Rangel, Kris Kuksi, Chris Mars, Christopher Umana, Christopher Conn Askew, Brian M. Viveros, Claudia Drake, Heather Watts, Molly Crabapple, David Stoupakis, Laurie Lipton, Patrick Star 27 Deignan, Chet Zar, Jessica Joslin, Danni Shinya Luo, Jennybird Alcantara, Angie Mason, Scott G. Brooks, Aunia Kahn, and Daniel Martin Diaz. Hold the entire exhibition in your hand, owning every piece of the Lowbrow Tarot Project.
Book: 8 1/2″ x 11″, Hard Cover, 314 color & b/w images, 144 Pages
Deck: 22 Illustrated Cards, Schiffer Publishing
Obvious Remote Chaos
Life seems unreal and lost to what truth knows. While peering out our window of preference, typically our visions show time passing by with a quick swift force bringing the world’s uncontrolled happenings full-frontal, and yet most don’t realize they are part of this constantly unfolding remarkable show. Participation is chosen, but the greater part of the population stands on the sidelines dreaming or sleeping their show away. Parts of life, people and places eventually go missing, and the feeling of abandonment of life takes over the original idea to participate. With key players now removed, their world gently fades into the shadows, and the window fogs preventing new visions or hopes. Looking back a few years my world was severely misplaced and intentionally out of focus. The fog was so thick that trying to look through the window me brought constant headaches, and any visions I was lucky enough to receive did nothing but rest poorly in my psyche. Sometimes those unforgettable thoughts can bring about some overpowering means to creativity, so I give you this book.
7″ x 9″, 128 Pages, Old Line Publishing
Tarot Under Oath
Tarot Under Oath is an artistic project taking on the major arcana of the tarot world and putting a new twist on the cards. This project is brought to you by author Russell J Moon and artist/author/curator Aunia Kahn. With their love for tarot, they have chosen some of their favorite artists from around the world to bring their interpretations of the major arcana to the table. Tarot has been around for centuries, thousands of decks created, and too many artists to count have been mesmerized by the allure, symbolism and long-standing history of tarot.
8″ x 11″, 112 Pages, Alexi Era Gallery Publishing
Miding The Sea
Inviting the Muses Over for Tea
Minding the Sea: Inviting Muses Over for Tea is the second in a series of books showcasing collections of writings from author and artist Aunia Kahn. Her second book again gives a revealing look into the author’s life as she shares her intensely personal range of original poetry and short stories to song lyrics written over the last few years. The tales she tells within the pages give insights into the powerful direction of her life’s ups, downs and swaggers as she leads the reader into an intimate and highly private exploration of her thoughts and feelings while dramatically creating another recognizable companion to her internationally exhibited works.
6″ x 9″, 158 Pages, Desperanto Publishing