PASSION, POWER & PURPOSE: SUMMER SOLSTICE 2012

At this time of year, nature is at its peak of creativity and abundance.  On my walks over the past few days, I have encountered a deer with two fawns, a black bear, wild turkeys, talking crows, a Great Blue Heron and dozens of species of wildflowers in brilliant hues.  The trees are more awake … Continue reading

VENUS TRANSIT OF THE SUN

Here on Planet Earth, we will be experiencing a very rare astrological event on June 5th, 2012: a Venus transit of the Sun.  With eye-protective gear, one would be able to see Venus as a small, black dot crossing the disc of the Sun, much like an eclipse.  An archetype of the Divine Feminine, Venus … Continue reading

HAPPY BELTANE, WESAK AND FULL MOON, 2012

"Infinite Hope"

Six weeks have passed since my last posting.  I had thought that posting would be a monthly event, but it has organically developed into the traditional, cross-quarter interval with today being the exact mid-point of the Spring growing season.  It is a time conducive for cultivating Hope. Daring to hope with your whole heart is … Continue reading

HAPPY SPRING EQUINOX 2012

KORU GROWTH PATTERNS. Copper, aluminum and composition gold leaf, sheet mica, mother-of-pearl, abalone, pigments, resin on 24″ x 24″ wood panels. Will be in “Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles and Fiber,” a traveling group show curated by Geary Jones and originating at the Muskegon Museum of Art, MI in December, 2012. Listen. It’s Spring! … Continue reading

RE-ATTUNING WITH LIFE

My art practice explores how visual artwork can be of benefit during the process of personal healing and transformation by functioning as a map leading to a desired goal.  I sometimes partner with individuals who want to introduce change into their lives but who feel stuck.  After they state their intention, I spend some time … Continue reading

INFINITE QUALITIES: art that supports the healing process

  The Infinite Qualities series of floral mandalas came about in answer to two questions: “How can my work benefit the greatest number of people?” and “How can visual art support the healing process?”  The circular, mandalic format represents integrity, interconnection and perfection.  Each mandala convey s a quality essential to wellbeing: hope, vitality, compassion, … Continue reading