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Many steps and helpers to create Ancestor Chimes land art

Photos by MalPina Chan and Judy Shintani I’m always interested in the back story of how a piece is developed and created, so I’m going to talk about the process of making my Ancestor Chimes installation. Concepting
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Tending the Self through Art

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My solo exhibition at Enso Art Gallery, reception 8/6

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Intergenerational accordion art book making

The Senior Coastsiders hosted my 2nd book making class offered in Half Moon Bay. Open to all ages with first class spots reserved for elders, we ended up with a mix of ages. Two women brought their daughters. I first taught … Continue reading

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Magic footprints and buggy Springtime

Had a bunch of fun with the Coastside Childrens’ Programs K-2nd grade artists today. We made magic footprints by tracing shoes and then designed and colored the prints with markers. The kids made everything from monster feet to sweetheart feet … Continue reading

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Happenings at Kitsune Community Art Studio, March/April

Kitsune Community Studio had a bit of a break, but things are getting rolling again. I am expanding to conduct some talks and classes in other locations. So I hope to see you in some of these venues too. I’m planning an open … Continue reading

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Successful Art of Compassion, Drs Without Borders Art Auction

This letter to the Editor ran in the Half Moon Bay Review: The 4th Annual Doctors Without Borders Art Auction was a roaring success this year! The exhibition held on November 6, 7, and 13th, was at Kelly St Gallery. … Continue reading

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Kids design their own t-shirts

The 4th and 5th grade kids had a blast designing their own t-shirts. They worked with “the earth” theme first sketching out their designs on paper and then using white chalk to transfer them to black t-shirts. I got the … Continue reading

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Art of Compassion, 4th Annual Drs Without Borders Art Auction, reception 11/13

Hey! We’re doing it again! Hope you’ll join in the fun and check out the incredible art of these very generous artists! In support of the 4th Annual Doctors Without Borders Fundraising Art Auction, 35 local artists have banded together … Continue reading

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Elder earth art mandalas in Half Moon Bay

I recently taught an Earth Art class at the Coastsiders Senior Center on Half Moon Bay. We had a brief talk about Andy Goldsworthy and mandala symbolisn. The elders had bunches of material to work: stones, flower petals, leaves, sticks, … Continue reading

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