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Exploring the Spectrum of Self

By Cat Caracelo
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Exploring the spectrum of self is a powerful reflection process that I have designed as a transformative art practice.  Offering several options and entry points to expressing and reflecting all parts of self. The spectrum of self, is the full (rainbow) reflection of the many aspects of feeling, expression, mood, ” the good, the bad […]

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Creating the Stories that Happen…

By Cat Caracelo
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“I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estés True and true!  I make art to find the clues that become the stories […]

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The Ephemera of My Life…

By Cat Caracelo
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Life: I am sifting and sorting my office today, where all of the ephemera of my life has come to roost.An overwhelming catch-all nest that I have been stepping over and through for many moons. Objects and items pull my attention as I ruffle the edges and find room for myself to sit. Files and […]

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The Inspirations that Surround Us

By Cat Caracelo
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I am an easily inspired person…there are drawers, shelves, walls, hard drives and piles that hold and reflect my cache of sparkling ideas. As I move into the season ahead I have made a commitment to give some time to revisiting the deep pools that have and continue to spark my creative spirit… I made […]

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Moving into a Slowing Time…

By Cat Caracelo
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How do you shift seasons and find space for renewal? In my life, I notice transitional shifts when ‘busy ‘ makes way for rest and relaxation,   which winds its way into new seasons of challenge and opportunity. I have had a rich and fairly delightful last few months full of all of the above…Classes, […]

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Artist of Life: Transforming Possibilities

By Cat Caracelo
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  Art Changes Life This is the truth as I know it. I have claimed myself as an Artist of Life, but it happened reluctantly, slowly and over many years. I experienced “loud” doubt at first, and it took time to quiet the inner critic. Old ways of being that were aligned with shadow stories like “too big […]

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