The whale protector

The whale is symbolic of that which cannot be easily subjugated— just as a person’s inner truth, voice, and creativity cannot be easily silenced. But still… there is vulnerability and the need for protection. Protect your inner truth, voice, and creativity. Be on your side. Express Yourself. ❤️🌷 ⁣ #artstagram #artcurator #artwork #artistofinstagram #artcollector #artofinstagram […]


It has been a couple of beautiful sunny days in Amsterdam and again I appreciate the contrast that allows me to really appreciate good weather. Therefore, this painting is called Contrast. Acrylic on canvas. 70cmx80cm. ⁣ The painting came with a message from myself to me: Mi ser interior Confía en mi sabiduría. Mi ser […]

Moving Meditation

Moving Meditation painting imaginary flowers. There are many ways to stimulate serotonin and dopamine, and painting is definitely my favorite!  (serotonin governs whether you are operating from a sense of calm and contentment or from a feeling of anxiety and fear, dopamine moves you from boredom or apathy to excitement and engagement)  #mentalhealthadvocate #inspiration #life […]

Interview with Expressive Arts Therapist Anin Utigaard

Here I’m sharing an interview I did for the Facebook group Artists of IEATA with my friend Nina “Anin” Utigaard, a founding member of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association IEATA who is also a licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFT, and Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT). She recently relocated to Ashland, Oregon in 2017 but […]