Mediating between worlds: Shamanic Practice in Hagit Cohen’s Work

Shamanism, the practice of mediating between the physical and the nonphysical worlds to bring about positive change, is present throughout Hagit Cohen’s work. Much of her art contains references to the belief that all matter is animated and holds power. This understanding of the natural world was cultivated by Hagit through her studies with a Shaman over… Read More Mediating between worlds: Shamanic Practice in Hagit Cohen’s Work

Where are they now? Updates from Paul Roorda, Icons & Artifacts (2014)

“Where are they now?” is a new series, following the recent work of artists who have been displayed in the Doug Adams Gallery over the years. This is the forth post in the series. New posts are published every Friday morning! Paul Roorda was the first artist with whom the CARe Director Elizabeth Peña worked, after recently… Read More Where are they now? Updates from Paul Roorda, Icons & Artifacts (2014)

“Images grow in power when we pay attention to them.” – David Richo

Karen Sjoholm, an artist and arts educator who has served in Bay Area educational institutions for over twenty years, recently brought a group of sabbatical participants from the School of Applied Theology to the exhibition Religion and Resistance. Armed only with a simple prompt, the participants created moving pieces of writing, and in one case… Read More “Images grow in power when we pay attention to them.” – David Richo