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Devotional Art An Artist's Life Contemplation & Meditation

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Devotional Art An Artist's Life Contemplation & Meditation

Making devotional art creates a dialogue from silent holy place deep inside of us to the spiritual worlds or deity. Creating a devotional icon opens the space to the divine ground of the World, as a question, prayer or commitment in the on-going conversation of the heart.This Mary altar piece is made from found objects found at thrift stores in the Bay area. It seemed like every thrift-store,  there were Mary and Christ figurines, and as I cannot leave a doll behind, I also found I could not leave these behind. So became a collection of divine deities. I was...

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Florida Tragedy June 12: An Artist's Creative Response

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Florida Tragedy June 12: An Artist's Creative Response

What does one do with all the horrific and continuing tragedies that are rippling across the globe? How can we respond creatively? When 911 occurred I was in a private school studying Transformational Arts & Conscousness, a two year MA degree in how artists can transform communities. We made dolls in my studio for children who lost parents in the twin towers. This led to a year long gratitude project with a community arts initiative making dolls for kids in Children's Hospital, Oakland, California. may 22d  blocking in color field and see what arises from the color.  Using Holbein Aqua...

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