A WORLD OF ARCHETYPES

Faery Medicine began as a series of educational exhibits designed to present cultural medicinal plant usage in a magical and entertaining way. The project soon grew to encompass cultural mythology as a point of departure and from there an entire world full of archetypes emerged.

The illustrator and writer behind Faery Medicine is Kristen Schwartz—also a children’s illustrator, botanical illustrator and in general, illustrator of all things natural...

When I illustrate and write for Faery Medicine, I am transported to a magical myth driven land where nature spirits abound. I am moved by the traditions, mythology, and healing customs of indigenous peoples around the world and from that—archetypes weave their lyrical alchemy. Walk through this land with me—an ancient wonder full of wisdom and surprises at every turn...

---Kristen Schwartz

For more information about the beginnings of Faery Medicine, read The Legend.