Humans have been creating art for over 30,000 years. Caves in Southern France have revealed art depicting a variety of animals and symbols. One shows a dancing shaman wearing a buffalo robe and headdress, another with a combination of buffalo and human features, and a third of a dancing shaman with a beard and human […]

“Hidden Faces Longing for Light” Carl Jung said “one does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” (CW13. Par. 335) Recently a friend was telling me about dark lonely place in him, a place that makes him feel insecure, a place that limits closeness and holds him back […]

“New Beginnings from an Ancient Past” This is my painting to honor the 10 chakra. I chose to use the color gold as the background for my painting honoring the 10th chakra. I then used the colors of the other upper chakras as the overlay background. I then journeyed to the 10th chakra. I was […]

“New Beginnings from an Ancient Past” This is my painting to honor the 10 chakra. I chose to use the color gold as the background for my painting honoring the 10 chakra. I then used the colors of the other upper chakras as the overlay background. I then journeyed to the 10th chakra. I was […]

Shamanism holds the belief that our energy body contains an archive of all of our personal and ancestral memories, of all early-life trauma, and even experiences from former lifetimes. This information is stored as “imprints” that when activated can influence our thoughts and behaviors even pulling us into experiences that repeat their stories. Andrea (not […]

I finished the paintings to honor the seven chakras housed in the body. My mind turned to the chakras outside the body, especially the 8th and 9th chakras that reside above the head. The color most associated with the 8th chakra is “ultraviolet.” Ultraviolet means “beyond violet”, which is the color of the highest frequencies […]

This is the 5th painting in a series of paintings that I’m calling the “Chakra Series.” I paint a canvas with the color of a one of the chakras, red, orange, yellow, green, indigo, violet or, in this case blue, the color of the 5th chakra. I then use all those colors and paint an […]