Loneliness and shame dreams #lonely

What is loneliness? I watched a couple YouTube videos tonight about it and got curious about it’s connection to shame. Could my dream journal bring awareness to aspects of myself that I’ve cut off from and could I heal by connecting to these parts? I didn’t use the word lonely or loneliness once but I…

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TEDxSantaBarbara 2018 standout speakers

Last week I attended TEDXSANTABARBARA for their 2018 ‘Yes, and…’ presentation of 15 speakers. They were all amazing and it was a day of laughs and tears. I highly suggest checking they all out and I’m sure the videos from 2018 will be up soon: https://tedxsantabarbara.com/ There standout speakers for me: A talk about amplifying…

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Painting on Original odyssey cards

In Original Odyssey is a puzzle that when put together creates a map. It’s 20 cards that fit in five columns and four rows. The first time you assemble the map can be a challenge. A good starting project is to construct the map and then add your marks for the north, south, east, and…

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New Years 5×3’ Dream Painting in Progress

Digital Sketches on photo of 3×5′ Painting Making a vision board is part of New Years tradition and this year my small 12X12″ vision collage expanded into a 5×3′ dream painting. I use the Periscope to live stream and record the first couple hours of painting because the images changes quickly and it’s interesting to…

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Looking back to clarify what’s emerging

I’m working on a new creative workshop for 2018. I’ve been looking at my notes reading, reviewing, and contemplating for about two months. Sometimes I feel like no closer to understanding how to do it then when I started. Looking back and making a collage of images helps me clarify my ideas because I’m a…

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12 Nights of Mystic Phone 📲 Dreams

I answer the phone at the Italian supermarket and the English-speaking woman is asking for some kind of holiday decoration and I’m going to joke around with her but sheets angry she counts her 10 and then hangs up the phone because I didn’t answer a question. A woman answers the phone She speaks English…

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Strength Solo, in Opposition, and Together

There are now 5 of us collaborating on group shows. In the photo from left, me, Cassey K., Zulema C., JoJo T., Eric H. We update the art periodically. I added new mixed media piece for the ongoing Aqua show at the Sandbox Coffeehouse in Ventura. It’s three 14×17” mixed media works on paper that…

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Enchantivism and Storytelling 

I’m interested in telling new stories. Stories that engulf my imagination so that I describe what’s happening from inside out. Ones where empowering and real characters discover new possibilities and new capabilities to enchant and inspire great numbers of people who intern do the same for the next group. Each person in their own way…

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Collection of my affirmations, mantras, and prayers #truth

 I am. I am safe and I have everything I need. I am grounded and I am centered. Everyone is infinite and unbounded. I love deeply. I am in my truth. We are all one. I am another you. I exercise my rights. I drink my fill. I am anchored in space and time. I…

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Posters for mobile art studio in progress

The mobile art studio is taking shape! The details are taking shape and launch date is July 1st. These sketches were made on recycled brown paper and three layers of ink: black, white, and gold.

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