Participants took creative, unique, and experimental time out to express what they held dear in a fun, easy and memorable way. We used recycled plastic bottles as the base. Then we applied a variety of art materials such as twigs, feathers, wire and lace to the bases.
Hearts can hold messages, intentions, wishes and other important pieces inside, while the exterior is covered with various papers.
Participants were guided every step of the way. After the class, we evaluated our Healing Hearts and spoke about the creative process.
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As a life-long artist she started her practice early, and continued to develop her talents and career by teaching, illustrating and painting after college. She owns a mural painting business for over 20 years, and currently teaches at the San Francisco Fine Arts Museums and the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Jennifer is a recent artist-in-residence at the deYoung Museum with her Spirit Boats, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco has featured her Spirit Boats also.
Mark Wangberg, MFA, is an artist, published poet, creative writer and teacher. With a bachelor's degree in Art and Art Education, and a master's degree in Book Arts and Printmaking, Mark has taught art education for over 20 years. Mark has served as Artist-In-Residence across many schools in the US. Internationally, Mark has taught art and creative writing to children and adults in Nigeria. Ghana, and Peru. Mark is Art and Education Director for the Living Shaman Museum.