Where it all began
I first emerged into the vibrant world of art and creative self-expression over ten years ago in Canada, while obtaining a degree in Art History, volunteering with children at the Vancouver Art Gallery, and selling my first collages at community art shows. After being asked to teach my first workshop at a local art store, I was captivated by the dream of sharing my passion with others.
My spiritual journey
My personal and creative journey continued in Barcelona, Spain where I explored the connection between art and healing and, on a profoundly personal level, experienced the healing possibilities of art therapy in group and individual contexts. During this time, I fervently filled art journal after art journal, delighted by the striking imagery that seemed to emerge straight from the depths of heart and soul. I continued to fearlessly and intuitively express my deepest emotions, find my inner voice in a new visual language, and gain new insights into the correlation of art and life. And, my art expanded and evolved in new dimensions. It has eventually become my spiritual path.
My creative vision
My biggest joy and personal growth during my years in Spain came from holding a collage and mixed media art group for English speaking women from around the world and culminating in a group exhibition at a local gallery. I am fortunate to have met many incredible women and life-long friends.
After living abroad for 15 years, studying and teaching my creative passions, I recently established my studio and workshop space in Hamburg, Germany where I continue to thrive as an artist and offer workshops in intuitive collage & art journaling for international women in English and German.
My passion for art therapy continues to guide my professional path! This time toward study and certification as an art therapist with the intention of integrating methods from the field of Art Therapy in future workshops.