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Desert Goddess Series

Desert Goddess Series

Desert Goddess Series

The Goddess Series highlights the endless inspiration that can be found in nature. The strength of our goddess within, rooted through the earth, enveloped by air, enriched by water, hardened by fire, can be found from the simplest act of taking a breath and opening our eyes to our Mother Earth. What inspires your inner goddess?

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Can Art be High Joy and Low Skill?

Can Art be High Joy and Low Skill?

Can Art be low skill and high joy? Most people tell me they remember Art being this way as children. Entranced by watercolors swirling together... Motivated by creamy pastels smushed into layers on white paper. The fun was in the process. Who gave a flying consideration attention to how "good" the art may or may not have been?? We were having FUN! And then things seem to change as we get older. We value product more than process. The joy falls to the wayside, and in it's place we begin to ask: "Does this thing look good?"What gives?I've had the pleasure of...

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Power is Not Liability

Power is Not Liability

I couldn’t shake the vibe of getting judged before anyone knew me: “This one is sensitive. She's gonna get eaten.”

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What We Make, Makes Us

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What We Make, Makes Us

We aren’t always making things. Sometimes (often times), what we make is making us.

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Moms and Art

Moms and Art

"I think you want me to get married after school, have kids and live in Cleveland forever!" I shouted at my mother during a post-adolescent fit years ago. I was 22. Flexing some of my first real independence, I told her I was going to move to Miami, FL before I graduated. At the time, I had meant the statement as a pejorative. Nothing felt more trapping and terrifying than getting married and having babies in Ohio. Part of me felt like this was obvious. She surprised me by replying: "So what if I do?" The elephant was out of the...

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