Sharing a wide variety of approaches to facilitating the expressive arts via via "Monday Shares" on the Expressive Arts Facilitation group on FB. If you would like to be featured please write me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is the ever-growing list!
Singer, artist, writer, actress and speaker Amy Oestreicher speaks about finding self-expression in the midst of medical and emotional hardship. Her Tedx Talk shares picking up a paintbrush for the first time.
Explore Ahava Shira's facilitation work. As a poet, writer, dancer, storyteller and performing artist, Ahava mentors women to develop the confidence, courage and freedom to express their creativity and share it in the world.
Bernadette Darnell supports women in middle age to discover their unique from of creativity by hosting workshops in the UK and one-to-one creative retreats in Greece. In her radio interview she shares very succinctly how she uncovered her unique path.
Sharing the work of expressive art facilitator Chris Zydel from Creative Juice Arts. Her muses are "love, mystery and magic. Color and music. Paint. Luminous language and wild, wiggly words!"
Artist and facilitator Dana Lynne Andersen of Awakening Arts Academy shares her live painting process in this video. I love how Dana Lynn so eloquently speaks about the fountain of divine creativity within.
Check out Dara Dines' website. Visit her intriguing workshops. I am drawn to her mandala spirit dolls!
Dr. Dalia Gottlieb Tanaka created the Society for the Arts in Dementia Care and has been recognized internationally for her work in the field. Her Facebook Page is full of art facilitation ideas, research and great articles for arts facilitators.
Karen Perrell Campbell is a creative depth coach, educator, artist, and intuitive healer. I am drawn to her luminous mandalas. She offers contemplative photography and soul collage classes as well.
Visit Laura Bohn's blog. So enjoying the descriptions of her transformative collage work. As artists we are needing to move into our archetypal selves during these times of social tumult and change.
Creative arts facilitator Meg Neufeld offers open studio sessions in her therapy clinic. What a great way to foster community and creative caring!
Loving the rich toned art journal pages from Mindful Art Studio in Israel from Michaela Mende Janco's FB page
Check out Paddi McGrath's blog and peruse photos of her workshops - affirmative art journaling and printmaking. I am drawn to the art journals made from envelopes.
Sarah Patterson is mobile expressive arts facilitator that brings a prepared environment to people so that they can creatively tell their own story through collage! This idea popped into my mind ten years ago and I never did follow though. So happy to see it made manifest by Sarah!
Sheri Gaynor's work draws upon the power of traditional psychotherapy, expressive and somatic Arts, earth-based wisdom, and equine facilitated learning. AND, I just received her magical book "Creative Awakenings" in the mail.
Sharing Susie Miller's wonderful expressive art journals. Love all of the honest words on the pages!