Elements of the Heart – Fire

Fire Heart Series Each 6″ x 6″ Acrylic on Canvas 2016 Elements of the Heart is a short series of paintings exploring the vibrant energetic core (or heart) of the alchemical/magical elements.    Over the next week I’m going to produce 4 small canvases each of fire, water, air, earth and ether using the symbol…

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Goddess Meditations

This painting is called Feminine Divine and is in a series I’m beginning called Goddess Meditations. Im inspired by myths, rituals, and art about Goddess archetypes.  Through out the world mythology you can find tales of sacred women.  I find their stories teach me new ways to flex my emotional and intuitive muscles and help…

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Art Inspirations: Indigenous Art

Most of my artistic choices come from listening to what resonates in my body.  I noticed during my undergrad time at Rutgers University studying Art History that the work that I most enjoyed would affect me on a bodily level.  Often as an energetic tingling, inner stillness or simply the release of a deep breath.…

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MFA Reflections

The MFA department at CIIS asked me to reflect on my experiences in the Creative Inquiry department and I am reposting my responses here. Enjoy!— What were the most important lessons you took away from yourexperience at CIIS? What I have taken away with me is an ability to have a vision and share it…

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The Uniqueness of Being Human: Notes on Alonzo King

Reposted from CIIS MFA blog:By JENELLE CAMPION, student in the Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts MFA program On Saturday, Sept. 11, Saturday Night @ CIIS launched its fall presentation series with a talk by Alonzo King, artistic director of the LINES Ballet Company. I am in my first year of the MFA in Creative Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Arts program, working as a mixed media…

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