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Art is…WHO: Michael deMeng

Many years ago when I was in university I was chatting with an advisor who was attempting to less than subtly sway me away from an art degree, stating that I might consider a career more pragmatic…something that offered “essentials” to the world.  Let me say this, I...

Art is…Who: Doreen Gay-Kassel

There is a feeling of inclusiveness and kindness at the Art-is-You Retreats. It makes it easy for the introvert in me to accept their welcoming community. Being an artist from my earliest memory, my comfort zone is pretty solitary. Naturally content to work by myself...

Remembering to live fiercely…

Claudia reminded me today to live fiercely, vibrantly and without fear. Today the Captain took me, his son, and my son to a point at the Big Wood River which was approximately an hour's "float time" from their home. Into the tubes we fell, holding on tight.  "Do good...

Art is…WHO: Rachel Awes

bursting joy + love, rachel: i LOVE the name Art is You because all i do is purposed to lite-bright bridge me to YOU! i exist for our beautiful encounter. i love how art brings out our colors. the real + the true. we all have these dandelion bunches. the yellows say...

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