Earth Mother and Father Sky Weep

I hope you enjoy my desktop calendar for November, “Earth Mother and Sky Father Weep.” This image is available for personal use and if you love it, please order a print, canvas, bag or pillow online! Video about the making of this image: This image was created as part of my research for a final…

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Reimagining Shakespeare’s Hamlet for sustainable manufacturing policy

The modern Film, Hamlet staring Ethan Hawke and Kyle MacLachlan, is a modern take on the classic Shakespeare play. The director switched around the order of scenes, changed the gender and relationship of characters, and transformed iconic scenes with new imagery. I liked the adaptations and felt like I could relate more to the suffering of…

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Learning about #Scholarly #Writing for final paper in #Myth at Pacifica

I’m working through the intro of my scholarly paper on myth for my 1st quarter at Pacifica. It needs to be 300 words and include: A hook. Why does someone what to read this paper? Something distinctive and unique. Ontology: The branch of metaphysics dealing with the nature of being. The reality starting point – the reality of…

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1st CA Documentary Project Grant Application

Today is the deadline for the CA Documentary Project Application. The California Documentary Project (CDP) is a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio, and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. I’m hoping our film project, a documentary called “Domestic Violence in America,” will receive funding. This application…

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1st residential for Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life

I have just completed my first 4 day residential of course work for my MA at the Pacifica Graduate Institute. The intensive class time was an exciting and informative experience. I brought my iPad and took lots of fun graphic notes on the paper app. Synchronistically one of my fellow classmates gave an excellent presentation…

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Starting a Youth Led Art Gallery

I’ve been busy the last month working on a new project from Youth Interactive(YI) – the first youth led Art Gallery space in Santa Barbara to educate & enhance support for the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, artists & artisans. YI is a Creative Entrepreneurship Academy based in the Funk Zone of Santa Barbara, California. Their Mission is to…

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‘WATER’ show at Art From Scrap this Friday

The WATER show opens this Friday at Art From Scrap! They have water-themed art from local high schools and Youth Interactive; Join us 6-8PM on October 10th. (Facebook event link) I’m involved through the Youth Interactive center – we had 4 pieces to contribute to the show (see YI artists post). The details about WATER. WATER, a multi-media…

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