Outsider art is a term used for any work of art produced by an untrained idiosyncratic artist who is typically unconnected to the conventional art world. The “classic” figures of outsider art were socially or culturally marginal figures. They were usually under educated; they almost invariably embraced unconventional views of the world, sometimes alien to the prevailing dominant culture; and many had been diagnosed as mentally ill. ~ Britannica.com I've always considered myse
Be around the light bringers, the magic makers, the world shifters, the game shakers.
They challenge you, break you open, uplift and expand you.
They don't let you play small with your life.
These heartbeats are your people.
These people are your tribe. ~ Danielle Doby It seems that spring is here.......for today anyway. I made it thru my first South Dakota winter. It was long but beautiful none the less. Around about January I realized that the studio wasn't going to bri
I watched a great documentary on PBS the other day. It was called Sacred ~ Milestones of Sacred Life. This time of year its easy to get caught up in the chaos. Its good to take a deep breath and remember the more important things in life. It doesn't matter if you celebrate Solstice or Christmas or Kwanza or Hanukkah. This Documentary is my gift to you this holiday season. Enjoy! Never one to sit still I have been working on a new line of repurposed and custom leather clothing
It's been snowing all day today. That gentle soft snow. You can almost hear the earth sigh. I love the smell of snow, that crunch it makes when your walking, The beauty that brings tears to my eyes when you see the trees covered in snow like frosting. I didn't realize how much I missed winter. Its a time to contemplate, slow down, just be. In the words of Ram Das "Be here now." Besides taking long walks in the snow with Andy & Bella I have been busy as well! I have two new op
This time of year , Halloween, Samhain, Dia De Los Muertos is a time for honoring our loved ones who have passed on. It has so much more meaning these days. I guess the older a person gets its a natural thing to morn all who have passed on. I always like to envision this big party on the other side where my family and friends are waiting for me. I used to put up an Ofreinda every year at this time. Some years more extravagant than others. Now I just leave it up. It makes me f