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Creative Spirit Sharon Burton

Sharon Burton is a Washington, DC area mixed media and collage artist, independent art curator, podcaster, reiki level II practitioner and creative advisor who believes that everyone is a creative that deserves to be acknowledged. Her artwork has been shown in juried...

3 Books to get you MAKING

How exactly can you become your best artist self? This is a question I’m investigating this month with others in my challenge #BeCreativelyCourageous. We are talking about success, dedication, and scaffolding our way to our own, unique, specific definitions of growth,...

Gailani Art Retreat in Muscat, Oman

Art does more than change the world: it changes YOU. I’m very fortunate that just before I left Oman, a friend asked me if I’d come with her to a local artist retreat. I’d heard about it since I first moved here, but my own labels and judgements kept me away. I don’t...

How Mixed Media Art Relieves Stress

Art is now regularly touted as a vehicle to relieve stress. It’s also seen as a healthy coping mechanism for navigating hard times in our lives. But when the going gets tough, how can we really make art work for us and not be another item on a self-care to do list...