Posts categorized: Art Therapy

I often post inspirational quotes about art, creativity, and life in general on my Art Therapy Spot Facebook page. Over the past few months I’ve seen how many people seem to enjoy the little inspirational reminders every few days and it always puts a smile on my face to see these quotes being shared with others. Part of the reason I do...

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One of the finished textural pieces: sand, sea glass, shells, molding paste, & paint Last week I led an art workshop for a fantastic group of teens from Temple Shaaray Tefila in NYC. These teens are participating in a program called Gateways and Tents, which is a partnership between Shaaray Tefila and Ohel Avraham – their sister temple in Israel....

October 14, 2012

Sun Mandala ~ Sara Roizen About a week ago I had surgery on my right (dominant) hand to repair a torn tendon. It was the first surgery I’ve had, and needless to say my anxiety was high at times. There was also the fear surrounding my right hand being  ‘out of commission’ for about a month as I heal from...

May 26, 2012

“Siddhartha” acrylic & collage on canvas, Sara Roizen “When Siddhartha listened attentively to this river, to the song of a thousand voices; when he did not listen to the sorrow or laughter, when he did not bind his soul to any one particular voice and absorb it in his Self, but heard them all, the whole, the unity; then the great song...

March 31, 2012

I’m excited to share the title and description of the workshop that I will be teaching during the upcoming 6 Degrees of Creativity 2 online workshops! Feeling your Art:  Exploring Texture and Process When was the last time you gave yourself complete permission to simply play with art materials and get lost in the exploration process? Textural art naturally entices...

March 20, 2012

Francesco Clemente:  “After Attar’s ‘The Conference of the Birds’ V” People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.                     Elisabeth Kübler-Ross One of my earliest memories of...

February 26, 2012

examples of leaves with words  It’s been a while since I posted…This got me thinking about how quickly these cooler months (Fall and then Winter) seem to pass by. Where does the time go? When it’s almost completely dark out by 4pm, you know it’s that time of year again! This is also the time of year when all of...

November 29, 2011