Artes y Artesanias

Healing through the Arts

Collage – For those afraid to paint or draw

At some point in life many people decide that they aren’t artists because they “can’t draw…..paint…..sing…..act” or they’re “just not creative.”  Maybe these kinds of art didn’t come to them … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Healing

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz Twardowska I am the descendant of a matrilinea in which failure to address mental health issues has caused great pain. My relationship with my mother was fraught with … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dreams Deferred

One of my favorite pastimes as a little girl was cutting out paper dolls as Mom visited with her stay-at-home friends. I particularly remember hours I spent, scissors in hand, seated on … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creating Safe Space

Having spent 40+ years as a career educator, I thought I would continue in my retirement as an Intercultural Communications Consultant developing K-8 Spanish language programs and Community Activist coordinating … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chronicles of an Emerging Artist

A Purse of One’s Own Posted on May 9, 2015 by Sandra My introduction to collage came in the 1970s when I was living in a small town in the Cascade mountains … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment