HeART of Discovery!

Creating art is such an important and useful way of expressing emotions. This opportunity is coming to me at such an incredible crossroads for me personally. I plan to “rock my bald” and talk to kids honestly about how creating art has helped me through my emotional struggles during cancer treatment. I hope to inspire them to turn to their creativity when they are feeling powerful emotions, too.  … More HeART of Discovery!

My friend, Karen

Today I want to tell you about a friend of mine who passed away ten days ago. If you didn’t know her, I have a feeling you will find her story inspiring. If you did know her, then together let’s take a moment to remember her and celebrate her amazing art and resilient spirit. … More My friend, Karen

Mermaids of Belonging

How do I define “magic” in my workshop? It’s not about people drawing masterpieces. It’s about people (in this case, teenagers) sharing, laughing, focusing, and playing with their imaginations. A group dynamic of peers supporting, encouraging, and complimenting one another. How does this kind of magic affect our sense of belonging?  … More Mermaids of Belonging