Art Altar: Life/Art Remedy

Art Altar: Life/Art Remedy

Last week I wrote about ‘languishing’ and how art can be a way through (find the blog post here). I am following up with a ‘life/art’ remedy to support you to connect to your aliveness through an Art Altar. I have found that even the simplest...
Art Cures for Holiday Loneliness

Art Cures for Holiday Loneliness

“It is an interesting metaphysical as well as astronomical truth, that it is only when you have good darkness that you can see the faint lights, whether it is faint stars, or the little points of light, the thousand points of light that bring us hope even in...
Losing a Beloved Animal

Losing a Beloved Animal

Dedicated to Pablo Writing for Heart and Soul “All sorrows can be borne, if you put them into a story.” -Isak Dinesen PART 1 This is a time of great loss. So many of us our losing loved ones, and our beloved animals are no exception. Last week I helped Pablo, my...
Poetry, Trauma, White Body Supremacy 

Poetry, Trauma, White Body Supremacy 

“Our country is like a really old house. I love old houses. I’ve always lived in old houses. But old houses need a lot of work. And the work is never done…Whatever you’re ignoring will be there to be reckoned with until you reckon with it. And I think that...
Taking Risks in Art Making

Taking Risks in Art Making

Taking Risks in Art Making Without Losing Yourself “Yes, I felt very small. The typewriter seemed larger than a piano, I was less than a molecule. What could I do? I drank more.” –  Albert Sánchez Piñol, Pandora in the Congo  Creating from an honest...
Making a 15 Minute Life/Art Collage

Making a 15 Minute Life/Art Collage

Happy 2020! There is something remarkable about a new decade. I’m feeling the shift more than I expected. The transition to 2020 is potent and I am enthusiastic about the year(s) ahead.  Art is the anchor for me in the ups and downs and having a creative...