Koans and creative practice with Piper Leigh

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...
Committing to the Inner Artist w/ Fateme Banishoelb

Committing to the Inner Artist w/ Fateme Banishoelb

Committing to the Inner Artist w/ Fateme Banishoelb Fateme was completely immersed in doing and achieving while working as a PhD Chemist & top-level strategist for a pharmaceutical company. Then her book of flow poetry came tumbling out. She experienced writing...
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...
Letting Go Of Judgment For Creative Pleasure

Letting Go Of Judgment For Creative Pleasure

(painting by workshop participant 2019) I’ve heard it said that the comparison part of our brain is the last part of the obscuring mind to go. And what suffering those insidious shoulds and criticisms bring, even as they disguise themselves as ambition and self...
Let’s Find Out Together

Let’s Find Out Together

I’ve been changing.  I bet you have been too. Do you remember last November? Wow… Across the board, personally and collectively i feel like we are all making difficult decisions and finding ways to feel good in our own skin.  For me this...