Koans and creative practice with Piper Leigh

Koans and creative practice with Piper Leigh

Piper Leigh walks us through how the spiritual practice of koans has impacted her creative life. Her life as a poet, multi media artist and organizational creativity leader celebrate a sense of wandering, presence and spacious storytelling.
On Writing with Renee Gregorio

On Writing with Renee Gregorio

Julie talks with her dear friend Renee Gregorio about the personal side of being a writer and how she approaches her writing and putting her writing out in the world.
Getting Into A Great Internal Space To Paint

Getting Into A Great Internal Space To Paint

You want to paint. And you want to be on a roll, where you’re really connecting to your inner life as you move paint on the canvas. Here are some ways I open up the space in my workshops and in my personal studio, giving myself the best possible shot at being in...
Why We Paint, notes from the studio

Why We Paint, notes from the studio

Why do we paint?  I mean, what is really getting us to the blank page?    Instinctually I believe we sense that painting could change us somehow.  We sense that we could let loose, we could be bolder than we often feel.    But our ego and...