Last month, I had an unintentional retrospective exhibition at Benedict College that included works from over a 20-year period— unintentional in that I thought the exhibition was scheduled for 2011, not 2010, so I had to scurry around to gather up enough work for a cohesive show, adding in older work I hadn’t planned on…

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Couldn’t get down to the Five Points Fountain this Halloween weekend? Well, after going to the voting polls today, why not visit our Autumn Remembrance display? Pause for a few minutes to remember those loved and lost. Celebrate Day of the Dead with Healing Icons At its essence, Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday centered…

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Imagine the look on my family’s face last year when I suggested we start a new family tradition – an annual feast to honor the dead. Now, our children are 20-somethings. Our son is married to a beautiful (inside and out), bright-spirited young woman; our daughter is in graduate school and has a terrifically accepting boyfriend. My…

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Welcome! This blog will highlight the ongoing and upcoming projects of Healing Icons as well as provide a space for thoughts, prompts and insights into living with cancer, grief and the transformative, healing power of art. Community is a powerful force. By communing with others who are dealing with the same challenges and fears, by learning…

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