'The Body Project,' intertwines personal narratives of body positivity and neutrality. Join me for a journey through abstract expressions inspired by volunteer models, we'll unravel the distinction between embracing our bodies with love and adopting a more neutral perspective. Through vibrant brushstrokes, texture and layers, we'll explore the powerful evolution from constant self-critique to a balanced appreciation of every form.
- One of the pieces I created shortly before my mother passed away featured a butterfly landing on a flower. For some, the butterfly is a symbol of hope and transformation. After she passed, everywhere I went, butterflies seemed to follow me. They would flutter around me and even land on my shoulder to accompany me during long walks. The fact that my work resonated with someone who had experienced the same phenomenon was incredibly touching and validating. This has reminded me that art has the power to challenge our assumptions and beliefs, broaden our perspectives, and inspire us to think and feel differently.
- I know this sounds very “woo woo”, and I agree. I have always shied away from the “New Age thing”, however, I am realizing that by taking that route I have shut myself off from potentially very profound experiences. I have denied myself participating in true connection with others, and to an extent, with myself. With that being said, I am going to continue to undertake more “woo woo” things and attempt to remain open to what surfaces from them.
- With Christmas and the market season fast approaching I thought it would be helpful to outline a few benefits of purchasing original art. The world of art is exciting, and to some, it can be confusing or intimidating. But to put your worries at ease, and to help you understand the importance of surrounding yourself with ORIGINAL art I have put together the top four reasons for purchasing original art.
This month I attended a 4-day workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with Lauren Mantecon. I have been in her Dive Deep mentoring group this year working with her and a wonderful group of artists. I knew heading in that I might feel...