“Being kind never goes out of style.” ~ From a recent brainstorming session.
Because the work of your heart is the heart of your work.
~ Sandy Shugart, June 2019
In a book I asked him to sign, Sandy Shugart, aka Dr. Sanford Shugart, a poet, musician, and president of Valencia Community College, winner of the Aspen Award for best community college in the nation, wrote these words: “Because the work of your heart is the heart of your work.” The author of Leadership In […]
As part of World Design Day, the Graphic Artist Guild joined with Ico-D, the International Council of Design, to reflect on Women in Design. They invited 12 women members of the guild to share their thoughts about their work as designers. I was honored to be among them. The results can be read here. To […]
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
~ Joseph Campbell
In between my work commitments, I managed to squeeze in life. Creative people often have to “work” harder to squeeze in that time to reflect, experience, explore, love, and grow in ways that don’t happen without some intentional nurturing. Heck, everyone needs to do this, regardless of whether you’re a “creative” person or not. So […]
Sometimes I forget how our stories become buried in the past. So when a writer from My City Magazine contacted me this past winter, I figured she was contacting me about promoting the Graphic Design program which will be celebrating 20 years this Fall. Lo and behold, she insisted the story was to be about […]
Creative work flows within my veins and continuing to create is one of my primary objectives. But defining what is creative work has expanded for me, especially in the realm of the narrative and visual arts.