Tag Archives: Words

HeArt Zines at The Body Now Summer Retreat

I am honored to be returning to the Body Now Summer Retreat hosted by Turning the Wheel, after a year hiatus, June 23rd – 29th. The theme for this year’s retreat is “Path of the Heart,” which resonates so strongly … Continue reading

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What is a Zine?

Zines are somewhat hard to define but generally they are a form of self-published printed media that explore a niche topic of interest to the author. Continue reading

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Introducing 52 Feathers and THRIFTWITCH

My B I G & N E W venture is 2019 is to write a whole bunch of zines! I have admired zines and zine creators from afar for years and years and years, and I finally jumped in with … Continue reading

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The GoodBox: An Artistic Collaboration with Turning the Wheel

Last spring I partnered with Turning the Wheel (TTW), a non profit dedicated to building community through creative expression,  to create “The Good Box,” a magical deck of cards with little notes of goodness on each one. The deck  was designed … Continue reading

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Day 9: Teal, Hot Pink, Red and Black

Fame This piece started in a really different place than it ended. I woke up a couple mornings ago and decided to tidy up my studio. Then disaster struck! I knocked over my teal liquid acrylic container that I had … Continue reading

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Day 8: Mind Map Painting

I feel like this painting somewhat accurately portrays the clutter of thoughts and emotions in my head right now. Its a little messy in there. The prompt for this painting came from a friend. It read: “A vortex of blue … Continue reading

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Explore: Making Due with What I’ve Found.

For someone who normally has a lot of art supplies at their disposal it has been quite hard to have ALL of my supplies in storage. For some reason the only things I brought to Chicago for my first two … Continue reading

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