As artists paint, draw, or create, they are imbued with a passion that transcends space and time, transporting them to another place, one filled with possibilities. Just ask Naomi Gartman who has discovered that painting is a wonderful way to escape from all the problems of the world.
The other day I ran into an old friend. When I walked into her shop, “her world,” I was lost in my own thoughts, in all of my regrets and disappointments. I felt like the walls were closing in on me, until I gave my friend a hug and really listened. Even though things were…
Many people remember where they were on September 11, 2001 when Al Qaeda hijackers flew into the World Trade Center collapsing the Twin Towers or when John F. Kennedy was assassinated. But I will remember Friday, July 15, because that was the day that my 82-year-old mom fell and was rushed to the ER….
Creating art is more than busy work to fill your days. Experts agree that tapping into your passions has the capacity to actually reverse the aging process, whether you are one of Beyer’s youngest students age 46 or one of her oldest students 90-years-old.