BUILDING IMAGINAL BRIDGES…to the world we want

(a workshop in writing and art with Helen Zuman and Deborah Clark)


plant a different seed/dream new dreams (image by Deborah Clark)

Update (2.17.17): This workshop happened! It was a blast! We may well do it again! In the meantime, feel free to join me in stoking the imaginal fire, stick by stick.

As the old stories break down, new ones wait to be born. Join us at Earthaven Ecovillage on Saturday, January 28th, 2017, for a day of calling in, through word and image, the beings and webs and patterns of a more beautiful world.

10am-5pm, with a one-hour lunch break.

$50 in advance (click the “Buy Now” button below to register via PayPal); $60 (cash only) at the door. Questions? Call Helen at Medicine Wheel (828.669.0027) or send her an email (madgelma[at]hotmail[dot]com).

Please bring lunch, snacks if you want them, something to write in or on, and an implement you enjoy writing with. Art supplies will be provided; you’re welcome to bring images for collaging. For directions to Earthaven, and information about parking, please go here.

If you wish to register more than one person, you will need to complete the payment process once per person. If you don’t have a PayPal account, you may pay with a debit or credit card. If you prefer not to pay by card or PayPal, you may send a check, made out to Helen Zuman, to: Helen Zuman; c/o Medicine Wheel; 4 Starforest Road; Black Mountain, NC 28711.

Thank you!

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About your facilitators:

Deborah Clark is a painter, sculptor, collagist, and altered-book artist with twenty years’ experience teaching art. Co-founder of the Dragonfly Arts Co-op, and former co-manager of the Blue Elephant Arts Center, both in Frederick, MD, she’s exhibited at numerous venues in the greater D.C. area. As a teacher, she strives to create a safe haven for the risks of self-expression, while providing the technical expertise students need to realize their visions. She’s lived at Medicine Wheel since 2015.

Helen Zuman is a writer and gift economist who cultivates ecstatic involvement within a generous web of relationship. Mating in Captivity, her memoir of five years in a cult called Zendik Farm, is due out from She Writes Press in 2018. She divides her time between Medicine Wheel and her other home in Beacon, New York. Visit her blog to sample her writing.

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