I’m thrilled to be teaching my workshop Personal Archetypes as Artistic Inspiration –sponsored by the 108 Contemporary Gallery in Tulsa, OK, March 11 - 15, 2019. There are still a few spots open, and I love the Arts District in Tulsa as well as their fabulous facilities. I want you to come and be part of this workshop because it will help your creative life flourish!
Archetypes are an incredibly rich resource for artists, but I know the concept of working with them isn’t familiar to most people, so I’d love to explain a bit more about what I mean by archetype and how they can become guides to taking what we make as artists to a deeper level.
Archetypes are universally recognized symbols of human behavior found in every form of storytelling across different times and cultures. The use of archetypes to explain behavior was introduced by Swiss psychologist Carl Jung, and has been expanded by other theorists including Caroline Myss. Archetypes offer a rich symbolic language through which we can define, refine, and understand life experiences.Read More