Goddess Wisdom for Today’s Woman: Embracing your inner goddess to empower your life. An Interview with Dr. Judith Greer Essex: -Wes Chester, MA, CAGS, Director, Expressive Arts Institute
Why the goddess workshop? Why now? I have done workshops concerning the images and myths of ancient goddesses for many years. Feminine psychology interests me, naturally, and I am at heart an artist, guided by images. I stopped about 20 years ago when I began the bigger work of founding the Expressive Arts institute. Since the last
Schools in Session: What will you learn this fall?
The start of the school year comes at a celebratory time in the cycle of the year. Summer is waning, and we may be feeling rested from vacation downtime. The work in the field to move us towards harvest is nearly completed. It is in this time that the internal work of planting new ideas, nurturing continuing
Dream Jobs Series: Ann Davis Brings the Heart of Aloha to the Monarch School.
Institute Graduate Ann Davis came to us from the Hawaiian Islands, bringing a deep interest in education and community organization, and a serious need for play in the arts. When Ann came from Hawaii to the mainland, she missed the sense of family "ohana" and community, "the spirit of aloha." So it is fitting that she found
New Swift Gallery show brings attention to the perilous lives of birds…
The Guam Rail (depicted here) is extinct in the wild, but captive breeding programs are keeping hope alive for its eventual return to the wild. For the last decade, artist Stacie Birky Greene has been in a dialog with the nature of loss and hope. Inspired by a National Public Radio report in 2009, she began an epic,
Community Art: Creating a Sense of Coherence by Paolo J.Knill
Field Founder Paolo J. Knill on his Theory of Community Art. Reprinted with permission from Poiesis: A Journal of the Arts and Communication 2005 Steven K. Levine, Editor Community Art Making Knill 2005
Community Art: a 30 Year Retrospective
Greer on 30 Years of Community Art