Natural Living & Education Center in Asheville NC

Blue Ridge Mountains

Transformational Journey

Date(s) - 03/27/2015 - 03/28/2015
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Create an immersive experience for self renewal and connection to nature. This package includes: one over night stay, light breakfast, Holistic Class and contemplative destinations.

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LightAbrstract_Nuttakit_FreeDigitalPhotosNetDate: 3/27/2015  and 3/28/2015

Time: Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Trillium Room

Price: $75

Materials Fee: $25

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Program Registration ends: 3/24/2015



This two-day Transformational Journey seminar begins March 27, 7:30-9:30p.m. and concludes March 28, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Participants will create tapestries based on their personal experience and aspirations. Member introductions and sharing; setting intentions for personal, social and spiritual transformation (a brief discussion of art as transformation in indigenous cultures. Review and discussion of personal perceptions of the Elements of Art: space, form, color (hue, value and intensity), line, rhythm or texture, balance (asymmetrical or asymmetrical) line, and positive and negative space.

Photo_ReadBarbara-preferred picFalculty: Barbara Read has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with honors from Carnegie-Mellon University, a second Bachelor of Arts degree in teaching from Towson University, and a Masters degree plus 30 credits from Maryland Institute, College of Art.

For 30 years, she has instructed students, ranging in grades from preschool through college, with a concentration on special populations, in curricula encompassing: visual art, dance, drama, art history, sign language and French. As a behavioral incentive,she draws exact likenesses of her students. She also encourages them to honor their innate creativity and unique strengths through their art, co-creating with them healing, transformative processes and objects.

In addition to teaching, Barbara has exhibited her paintings and mixed media works in venues from New York to Virginia, and was interviewed on Baltimore’s television Channel 11, while completing murals on the Cross Street Market.