First respond by grounding (a meditation technique for everyday life).

First respond by grounding (a meditation technique for everyday life).

A farmer selling her vegetables at the market remarked about identifying with a leaf being moved around by the wind. A customer said, “I often feel like a leaf in the wind.” I thought about how fast things are moving in our world and said “we need lots of grounding.”  What is grounding?  I find…

LuciaArts is Changing

  LuciaArts is in transition.  After eleven years of teaching arts to elementary ages,  I have decided it is time for a change.  I am grateful for all the people, kids, parents and volunteers who have participated.  I was devoted to teaching and cherish the artwork that was created during classes and camps.  Thank you…

Kindergarten Artwork

Kindergarten Artwork

In the six years I have been teaching art, I have been greatly impressed by the artwork of my youngest students.  I appreciate their honest expressiveness and natural sense of design and believe they have something to teach us about creating art free from expectations about what things are “supposed” to look like.  I have…