Our relationship with land cannot heal until we hear its stories.
— Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass
UPCOMING Workshops & Classes
Ochre Practices Workshop (online)
October 7th, 14th, and 21st 2023
A three-part online/zoom workshop series (live + recorded) to learn how to make work with earth pigment. We will explore a variety of artistic, material and spiritual practices for working with stone, soil, soul, earth and place-based pigments in the ochre family. Each week there will be suggested further reading and exercises to do on your own time. Teachings will be rooted in art/craft skills, local + ecological knowledge, spiritual exercise and earth magic.
A selection of various classes offered: Earth Pigment Masterclass, Making Pigment, Working with Earth Pigments, Earth Pigment Foraging, Geologic Color, Coastal Pigment Foraging, Land Pigments Intensive, Ochre Practice, Integrating Natural Pigments, Material Color and the Built Environment, Making Earth Paints (with Children)
Private individual or small land-based group workshops and independent mentorships on limited-basis, by request only at this time. Priority given to people who aim to protect ochre places and engage sites of mineral extraction, or anyone seeking to do critical work with local geologic color.
Talks & CONVErSATIONS
Conjuring Deities: Archetypal Presence in Ugaritic and Tibetan Visionary Texts ⤳ collaborative dialogue with Dr. Steven D. Goodman, for Joseph Campell Foundation Mythological Roundtable (for Opus Archives) at Pacifica Graduate Institute.
May the Rocks be Our Masters ⤳ Knitted Heart podcast ep. 10
*select public talks and dialogues, full CV by request