Entries tagged with “Art”

“Samsara”: A Feast for the Senses

Samsara, a non-verbal, visually astounding documentary, is the second feature film by Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, the creators of 1992’s critically acclaimed Baraka. Filmed in 25…

3 Ways to Heal Ourselves With Art

A philosopher and a historian suggest a completely different way of experiencing art—one that could help us heal, cope with challenges, and transform our lives.

5 Questions for Flora Bowley

Artist, author, and self-identified “permission-giver,” Flora Bowley shares how she blends creativity and spirituality in day-to-day living.

5 Ways to Use Art for Reconnecting to Yourself

Here are five art-inspired techniques anyone can try.

7 Coloring Books to Calm Your Mind

The popularity of coloring books is no surprise considering the benefits—from stress-relief to mindful awareness. Color your way to peace with these 7 picks from Spirituaity & Health.

7 Stories to Tap into Your Creative Flow

Think back to how you played as a child. Remember how it felt to create your own stories and scenarios and games? In the middle of creative flow, there is a feeling of elation, and…

A Beautiful Distortion

One year, my wife and I attended several plays in the Fringe Festival in Dublin, Ireland, where we were living. I remember especially a favorite of mine, Play, by Samuel Beckett. W…

A Fight-Like Dance

Admittedly, Capoeira isn’t for everyone. The Afro--Brazilian martial art features leg sweeps, handstands, and acrobatic exchanges between two sparring practitioners who are encircl…

Body of Work: Tina Lassiter

Tina Lassiter’s passion in creative expression clearly shows in the breadth of her work as an artist, photographer, and writer. Little did she know when she started that a path tow…

Bonus Art: January/February 2019

Download this artwork by Amanda Blake with a quote from Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber.

Bra is Great

Sooraya Graham, a devout Muslim and an art student in British Columbia, took a photo of a woman draped in niqab and abaya (face veil and full-body covering), folding a bra while do…

Collaborate on a Painting

Two people, three colors, four layers—and a lot of fun!

Collaborative Painting or Drawing

In this episode, Flora Bowley shows how collaboration can bring together creativity and connection.

Community Champion: Savannah Ballet Theatre’s Abby McCuen

Savannah Ballet Theatre’s Abby McCuen is making theater more inclusive with sensory-friendly performances.

Creative Practice: Visual Riffing

In this episode of Your Creative Spirit, Flora introduces the concept of visual riffing.

Embracing All Emotions: An Empath Pioneer Shows You How

We talk to Karla McLaren about what we can learn from our anger, how to approach anxiety, why positive emotions aren't always positive, and more.

Featured Artist: Adrian Landon Brooks

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Wimberley, Texas-based Adrian Landon Brooks about living in the country, “painting on weird objects,” geometric patterns, and more.

Featured Artist: Alexandra Eldridge

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Santa Fe-based artist Alexandra Eldridge about intuition, illustrating the tarot deck, and the importance of trusting yourself.

Featured Artist: Andrea D’Aquino

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum chatted with this issue’s featured artist, Andrea D’Aquino, about creativity and silence, her affinity for collage, and more

Featured Artist: Carmen García Gordillo

With an assist from Google Translate, S&H editor Ben Nussbaum and Spanish artist Carmen García Gordillo discussed dreams, snakes, yoga, and much more.