Author Archives for Sara Roizen

Artful Reminders: Let It Go

July 12, 2016 7:03 pm Published by 2 Comments

If you let go a little you will have a little happiness.  If you let go a lot you will have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely you will be free. (Ajahn Chah)   My 3 year old son was finishing up his oatmeal this morning when I heard him say, ‘it was an accident!’ I turned...


Summer of Art

June 19, 2016 4:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“Art is to the community what the dream is to the individual.” – Thomas Mann It’s shaping up to be a summer of art. The past months have been a flurry of activity in my studio in moments carved out between baby naps, adventures out, musings of a toddler, and all of the moments that make up daily life. Painting,...


10,000 Likes: Art Therapy Spot Evolution

April 13, 2016 9:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This morning I hopped onto my Art Therapy Spot Facebook page. While I was replying to some comments and jumping around the page I realized that Art Therapy Spot had reached over 10,000 followers! Wow. How and when did that happen? I went back to the first post I ever made on the page back in June 10, 2011: I’m brand new to the “fan...


Vinyl Record Mandalas

April 7, 2016 8:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

‘Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul.’ – Wassily Kandinsky   A few years ago my husband brought home some discarded test press vinyl records from the music company where he worked. He...


Intention Mandalas

January 1, 2016 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Find yourself and express yourself in your own particular way. Express your love openly. Life is nothing but a dream, and if you create your life with love, your dream becomes a masterpiece of art. ~ Don Miguel Ruiz Yesterday was the last day of 2015! I was fortunate to spend a couple of hours in my studio as the...


Gratitude Mandalas

December 29, 2015 7:22 pm Published by 6 Comments

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.    ~ Rumi Yesterday I caught myself complaining again as I attacked the mountain of dishes in the sink and tried to clear away the fog from my bleary eyes and brain. Clearly, my morning cup of coffee had not kicked in yet. As I let...


Small Works Show

November 15, 2015 5:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just a little art news! Two of my new wood burned mandalas are part of the Annual Small Works Show at Porter Mill Studios in Beverly, MA. All of the art in this show measures 12 inches or smaller. And my mandalas just qualify at exactly 12 inches in diameter. I wrote about my love of wood burning a while back:...