Just when you thoughtKristine Schomaker, Artist does it all, she’s found another project to curate that will blow your socks off! Kristine is a plus-size career #Artist with her own coaching business. She supports artists with their business planning, PR, social media and more. Her team has also developed a free #peermentorshipprogram and workshops that … Continue reading Plus
Kimberley is an influential feminine force. She supports women from all over the world with her writing and wellness business called Retroscripts. https://m.facebook.com/retroscripts/ As a young black girl, Kimberley was the target of a racist school bully who inflicted demeaning verbal and demoralizing physical abuse. Home wasn’t precisely a war-free zone either. With a bully … Continue reading Walking Without Shape-The Inner Mist of My Mind
Creative Art-Based Therapeutic interventions (CATs) as well as exposure to and participating in creative arts activities can be a predictor of wellbeing. However there are some pretty clear differences: Traditional Creative Arts Therapies First, Art therapy can offer an alternative approach to communicating with therapists or clients when words are not enough. It enables clients … Continue reading Art Therapy Vs Creative Wellness Activities what’s the big difference?
Showcasing the creations that were made during CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS Pen Pals Project Session #6 ~ From June. 13th to June. 26th 2021. With only 24 to 48 hours as the turnaround goal for each piece, Creatives challenged themselves to create in a quick timeframe using their Match’s piece for inspiration. Creatives participants were matched in a back-and–forth creative … Continue reading Creative Conversations Pen Pals Project #6
Creative Artists are invited to join the Creative Conversations: Path Finder Artist Series~ Affordable workshops throughout the year on the last Sunday of each month at 3pm EST. Meet other Artists who are navigating a pathway to success too. Master Your Networking, Sales, And Creative Inspiration Skills To Launch Your Artistic Career Through Peer-Led Interactive … Continue reading Creative Conversations Launches the ‘Path Finder Artist Workshop Series’
Showcasing the creations that were made during CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS Pen Pals Project Session #4 ~ From Feb. 28th to Mar. 14th 2021. With only 24 to 48 hours as the turnaround goal for each piece, Creatives challenged themselves to create in a quick timeframe using their Matches piece for inspiration. Creatives participants were matched in a back and forth … Continue reading Creative Conversations Pen Pals Project Round 4
I am very excited to share the creations that were made during CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS Pen Pals Project Session #3. Artists exchanged creations in a back and forth creative expression over 2 weeks. Participants were challenged to incorporate the theme of ‘Wayfinding’ and all interpretations of this. With only 24 to 48 hours as the turnaround goal, new concepts … Continue reading Creative Conversations Pen Pals Project
True, we are seeing indications of a resurgence in creative outputs across all forms of arts and culture now that many have found copious amounts of time to explore and apply themselves to their crafts. This is thanks to COVID-19 restrictions. By helping to keep each other safe, we have also supported a new wave … Continue reading A Plague on Both Your Houses
Kurt Cobain, lead vocalist of the 90’s grunge band Nirvana, famously gave us this gem:“Thank you for the Trauma. I needed it for my art.”The long-term effects of creatively living in a traumatic world can linger and appear as scars on the body, mind, soul, and canvas.Many artists have struggled with early life trauma. Often, … Continue reading The Art World Needs You Too – Wrestling With Imposter Syndrome
I’m always hesitant to take on any type of culture statement art, for obvious reasons.
Discovering my heightened artistic nature came about like a happy little rainstorm after a long drought. 2009 I was newly single with a three-and-a-half-year-old and a whole lot of healing to get through. (This blog post contains many of my early unnamed artworks.) My son was off to his father’s every other weekend, leaving me … Continue reading Creatively Rest Your Mind and Free Your Spirit
A topic for all artists and those building professional art and cultural portfolios (and businesses) to consider: Am I working for free or is this volunteering? Far too many times have I listened to fellow arts and events workers, partners, and colleagues as they express concerning feelings after entering into seemingly awesome opportunities for experience … Continue reading Am I Working For Free or is this Volunteering?
The Real Deal With Throwing a Social Paint Class
They say that there are 5 Love Languages. They are Words of Affirmation, Acts of Service, Receiving Gifts, Quality Time, and Physical Touch. Each one is an important expression and application of love. Learning and then understanding your partner’s, friend’s, and family member’s, as well as your own primary Love Languages will ensure the creation … Continue reading Art Is My Love Language