Posts Tagged ‘ceremony’

  • So Much Has Been Happening

    August 18th, 2016 | Blog, News | admin | No Comments

    The Creative Spirit Alive and Well So much has been happening that we haven’t had the time until now to update our blog. We have been chalk drawing and street painting at the Oakland Museum, Oakland Zoo, Billboard and 1800 Tequila, Rhythmix, Italian Street Painting Marin, helped www.createpeaceproject.org with their big mural, and in college […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why

    January 12th, 2016 | Blog, News | admin | No Comments

    The most popular page on this site, the one that gets the most international views is… 10 Reasons Why Art is Good For Kids and the World! We get many requests each year from schools and Arts organizations to print and use this list – we always say yes – after we ask what it […]

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  • Oakland Museum of CA

    September 30th, 2015 | Blog, News | admin | No Comments

    Last week we were invited to chalk draw at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA). The cleint was the Alameda County Arts Commission and the Alameda County Office of Education. They was a conference called “Creative Impact,” which celebrated the start of the fifth annual San Francisco Bay Area National Arts in Education Week. It […]

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  • Venezuela and the Beginning of a Global Story

    July 21st, 2015 | Blog, News | admin | No Comments

    In 2009 I received an email from the Especialista en Gestión Cultural (Specialist of Cultural Management) at the Institute of the Arts of the Image and the Space (Instituto de las Artes de la Imagen y el Espacio), Caracas, Venezuela. They invited me to create a large 2D community chalk drawing. It was an awesome […]

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  • When it Rains

    February 4th, 2015 | Blog, News | admin | Comments Off on When it Rains

    I came back to the school playground for our next day of all school art and noticed something off, something different about the chalk drawing. Upon looking more closely and putting on my Sherlock Holmes thinking cap, I realized that the school yard water sprinklers had gone off during the evening and soaked some of our work. I’ve seen through […]

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  • Art Lessons on the Street

    November 4th, 2014 | Blog, News | admin | Comments Off on Art Lessons on the Street

    After the morning assembly, classroom after classroom of kids (most of the elementary school kids) come out to the yard and circle up around me. First thing I do, if they are really little kids, I ask em if they are 5th graders – they squeal pleased and then yell “NO, we are first graders!” […]

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  • 5 New School Photo Galleries

    September 30th, 2014 | Blog, News | admin | Comments Off on 5 New School Photo Galleries

    Chalk drawing and street painting in California schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, Berkeley and Alameda. Updating from a busy year! Visit our new gallery posts!    

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  • Creative Spirits – TED talks

    February 18th, 2014 | Blog, News | admin | Comments Off on Creative Spirits – TED talks

    These are two wonderful TED talks on creativity. Sir Ken Robinson’s piece is legendary with over 28 million views… and the work of Phil Hansen is fantastic.    

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  • Home is Where the Heart Is – Ceremonial Chalk Drawing Reflections

    November 27th, 2013 | Blog, News | admin | Comments Off on Home is Where the Heart Is – Ceremonial Chalk Drawing Reflections

    Well we did it, an epic adventure, an experiment in big creative, and an initiation experience for several of us. From a vision and a vague idea, to conversations, research, collaborations, team building, plane tickets, supplies, packing, travel, to seeing the site for the first time, and knowing things would be changing fast. Journal by […]

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  • Ceremonial Chalk Drawing: Sarasota Florida

    November 8th, 2013 | Blog, News | admin | Comments Off on Ceremonial Chalk Drawing: Sarasota Florida

    The largest chalk festival in the world is happening next weekend in Sarasota Florida USA. Over 250 artists from around the world will be drawing on the streets, and also “going vertical” creating murals and graffiti works of art. This years theme is “Legacy of Valor.” Nov. 13 – 18. Sarasota Chalk Festival 2013 Drawing on […]

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