I am thrilled to share that I will be one of the 6 instructors for the upcoming online art workshop: 6 Degrees of Creativity 2 creative goodness through art-making, connection, & collaboration 6 Degrees of Creativity is a unique online workshop and community with a goal of inspiring and supporting the artist within as you tap into your creativity and...

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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

It’s interesting how life can gently provide us with daily reminders. The types of reminders I’m thinking about are the ones that serve to bring us back into the present moment, and find us looking at something familiar with new eyes. Living in NYC, it’s incredibly easy to get caught up in the hectic pace of city life. For that...

October 18, 2011

  Sara Roizen ~ ink on paper ~ 2011     “Learn how to meditate on paper. Drawing and writing are forms of meditation. Learn how to contemplate works of art. Learn how to pray in the streets or in the country. Know how to meditate not only when you have a book in your hand but when you are...

September 18, 2011

A few days ago (on my Facebook Art Therapy Spot Wall) I posted some images of artwork that I had recently created during art therapy sessions with my clients.  Someone asked me some very interesting questions about my process in terms of making art during sessions. Below is my first response to some of these questions, and I hope this...

August 30, 2011

Sara Roizen 2011 ~ acrylic, aluminum foil, and sand on canvas “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” – Plato The idea for this post came to me a few days ago, when I was thinking about some of the suggestions I have given my clients who are struggling with depression and other life difficulties. Sometimes...

August 8, 2011