Active Imagination Technique and how it helps the creative process.

“In his creative work the artist is dependent on sources and resources deriving from the spiritual unconscious.”  ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Ultimate Meaning Active imagination was devised as a therapeutic practice, by Carl Jung, to help patients that were depressed or had a lot of bad feelings. In the practice the goal is to grow relationships…

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On TV @KEYTNC3 for #imadonnari working on square for @ArtsforHumanity

Working at the I Madonnari festival over the weekend on a square for Arts for Humanity! I had the opportunity to be an on camera interview – showing up on the local news. This is the 4th year I have done a square – it’s always a blast!

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The Center for Advanced Creative Thinking in Ventura

Recently I have been working on a new project called, “The Center for Advanced Creative Thinking.” I’m collaborating with a group of experienced individuals who have a variety of skills – from writing to film production. The center is a think-tank available for business and organizations who need help with imagination. This collection of individuals…

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My 1st First Friday – Open Studios at the WAV – Working #Artists of #Ventura

Open Studios – Come to the central courtyard to pick up a studio guide with a directory of the studios open this Friday, April 5, from 6 to 9pm. The WAV – Working Artists Ventura – is a state-of-the-art community, designed for artists and creative businesses, and is located in the Downtown Cultural District of Ventura,…

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Thoughtful, committed people can change the world

A few weeks ago I started volunteering at Youth Interactive in Santa Barbara. I spend one afternoon each week helping kids who are creative entrepreneurs. They call their program TEA – for Technology, Entrepreneurship and The Arts. It’s an inviting creative space down in the ‘FUNK ZONE’ near State Street and the beach. The first project I…

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Painting a Piano at Reds in Santa Barbara Oct. 6th

The pianos will be delivered to their locations on Friday morning, Oct 5th, between 9-11am. Artists (including myself) will begin painting anytime after that. The best time to visit is Saturday, so you can check out the Focus on the Funk Zone event. (10am to 2am) Focus on the Funk Zone has been busy –…

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