Saturday, September 8, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 12:15 PM PDT

A Mandala is a circular symbol that can contain opposite archetypal energies; past, present and future; and is a dialogue between the Conscious and Unconscious. Through visualization, music, and breath, participants will then be guided artistically to explore the deep medium of watercolors– to enter the depths that emerge through art. We will each have a chance to share our images with the group and see how your mandala resonates with ourselves and others. No previous art experience necessary. Participants will be able to create– and take home– their own palettes using a wide range of colors and textures.

Exact address and meeting location will be provided once ticket is purchased.

Please note that fees for Open Studios are considered a donation to NCGPS and not payment to the presenters for services. Each presenter is donating his or her time to support the NCGPS community. As a result, there will be no credits or refunds if you are unable to attend the event for any reason.

About Jim Fishman:

I have been a practicing psychotherapist and group leader/teacher for 35 years. In 1996 I took a 2 year sabbatical in India, where I began to employ the daily use of art (watercolors) to hold, contain, and process all that was unfolding. To this day, I continue to be surprised by the power of watercolor painting can create openings that transcend time, roles, and limiting self-definitions. I believe in the power of art to hold and allow for surprise.

Fee: $20 per person, per event. (Space is limited; sign up early!)

For additional information, please contact:

Laura Kasper, PhD or Lois Friedlander, MFT 

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