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A Space to Create

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Creating is a such a private, holy encounter with the Mystery...but as artists, we make do with what we have to work with.... for years I painted in a small section of my dining room, which I cleared away whenever dinner guests came over. This summer we finally built a designated art studio. Oddly enough, I am still adjusting to the larger, whiter SPACE. Spaciousness is a central theme for me. Now that I have more physical room in my outer reality, my inner reality is also expanding and adjusting...I'm very curious about the new work that will make their way through me in the coming year.....stay tuned........

Paintings are encoded

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There are some paintings that require long periods of time to make their way into being. Some, like this one, reveal a psychic journey. The story unfolds as I follow the images through each transition. It's a language all it's own, and takes great patience to allow the movement from phase to phase to have its own rhythm.....I am the scribe.   ...

We are born this way

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My granddaughter Gwen is one of my greatest teachers...she reminds me how to be open to life, in love with the experience of being Alive and full of Joy. Creativity pours through her naturally...she is a vessel that has not closed down. Every single day co-we create Life. Of course there are many elements we have no control over, but we ARE gifted with the capacity to create meaning , well-being, and awareness. ...

Show Up

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While a lot of people lament about whether to make art when they are not feeling inspired, I say, show up anyway. This is a sacred relationship. All relationships require that we bring our whole selves in an intimate and vulnerable way. Making art and making love are one in the same. ...

Allowing What Is

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Whether painting, or in life we need to practice letting go and surrendering, to release, to MOVE…allowing the spontaneous, alive gestures to lead. The practice of opening to face Life as it is, is rich and deep and courageous....