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RADIANCE: Returning to the Light, An Exploration of the Art of Resilience
February 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmCost: $90.00
“From every human being there rises a light.”
– Baal Shem Tov
As we move from the darkest time of the year towards the return of the light, this afternoon retreat will offer you the chance to step away from the demands of daily life to connect more deeply with your own inner light through engaging in the creative process of writing, painting, drawing, and collage. You will have the chance to explore what resilience and renewal mean to you in the context of your personal journey. We will experiment with creating our art on circular canvases, drawing inspiration from the cycles of the seasons, the practice of mandala creation, the rich tradition of Japanese crests, and the power of myth and personal symbolism. This afternoon will provide you with the opportunity to nourish yourself in the supportive, uplifting company of other women. Light snacks, tea, and all art supplies will be provided.
No previous art or writing experience necessary. This workshop is for people who identify as female of all ages and backgrounds. This program is offered as a collaboration between Portland Women Writers and Family Heirloom Arts.
Dates & Times: Saturday February 1st, 2020, 1pm-5pm
Location: Vibe Studio, 5633 SE Division Street, Portland, Oregon
Costs: $90 (Includes an $85 program fee and a $5 art supply fee)
Registration: To register, please contact Lisa Kagan at Lisa@FamilyHeirloomArts.com or (503) 347-1391.
About the Facilitator:
Lisa Kagan is a writer, artist, educator and personal historian. Her business, Family Heirloom Arts, is dedicated to helping individuals and families celebrate their life stories and significant life milestones through the creation of illustrated heirloom books and custom art. Lisa offers art and writing workshops and retreats throughout the Pacific Northwest. Lisa is the co-founder of the Touchstone Retreats program and is a facilitator through Portland Women Writers. Lisa believes in the transformative nature of the creative process to heal, empower, challenge, inform, and awaken the human spirit.