Artist at work Unwinding her Mind I’m not sure why I insist on using my fingers when working with charcole…they always crack and bleed, but I am getting more savvy about using a Chamois…or paper towel in this case. — at Sacred Shadow Studio for the Mind Unwind June Exhibit. “Vitalize the Mind” wall panels… Continue reading Sacred Shadow Studio Update #2: “Vitalize the Mind” wall panels
Looking for Meditators of all traditions! From Vipassana, QiGong Practitioners, Yogis and Yoginis to Kirtan Performers and other Meditation Practitioners to share your sacred practice in a sacred space for the benefit of people curious about meditation and interested in learning more about meditation. Please read the complete Artist Statement for more information. You are… Continue reading Meditation as Performance Art: Calling all Meditators!
Here are the final architectural sketches for The Sacred Shadow Self light and shadow installation June 2013 at Mind Unwind Gallery: See how it turns out at Mind Unwind this June! Part of my great joy in making art is seeing how ideas end up manifesting as they change and adapt to different circumstances. Hope… Continue reading Meditation as Art: “The Sacred Shadow Self” – Creating Sacred Space – Sketches
Artist Karah Pino, MAcOM transforms the Mind Unwind Gallery with live meditation performances, a paper installation and multiple interacting light sources giving viewers a chance to play the game of shadow finding, observing the effect of shadows and light to bring a new awareness of the space we are in. Playing with your sacred shadow… Continue reading Coming June 2013: The Sacred Shadow Self: interactive light installation with live meditation performances
Every Tuesday at Lafayette Elementary, have fun exploring math, physics and engineering….what?! Origami is a creative, fun way for kids ages 7-12 to learn core principles of math while creating art. Each day will focus on a new pattern including some of the these fun projects: flowers, rockets, paper airplanes, hats and other wearable paper… Continue reading Origami Club Afterschool in West Seattle starts Next Week!
Origami, Paper Airplanes, Paper Hats, Paper and Mandala Jewelry –> REGISTER NOW! <– Join Mind Unwind this July for a day or all three weeks of our Mini Art Camp. Camp runs from Monday – Thursday July 9th – 26th from 1:00-5:00pm. For 3 weeks Mondays through Thursdays, kids will be encouraged to use their creative imaginations… Continue reading This July at Mind Unwind: Mini Art Camp-Ages 7-12 West Seattle
A one day, three hour introduction designed to deepen your experience of meditation and answer the question: What is meditation? As Modern Research has shown, there are many physiological, mental and emotional benefits to meditating. This 3 hour intensive will introduce you to 16 techniques from different traditions so that you can discover for yourself… Continue reading Class: Meditation 101 – Reduce Stress, Enjoy Life
A class designed to deepen your experience of meditation and answer the question: What does meditation feel like? Meditation practice improves balance, mental focus and endurance as well as creating clarity and peace to neutralize negative emotions. In this class we will experience the benefits of mindful movement during a 3 hour intensive including a… Continue reading Class: Movement and Mindfulness – A one day 3 hour course