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Aug 07 2021


1:30 pm - 4:30 pm



807CACWA: Honoring Moments of Our Lives | Expressive Arts Workshop

Facilitated by:
Julia Considine and Pat Morrison


As part of the Corey Anne Celebration of Women in the Arts, Julia and Pat will be facilitating the community that gathers in meditation and creative expression. The workshop includes having participants create special vessels or books for harboring words, thoughts or stories crafted during the afternoon that honor, describe or celebrate a special time or times in their lives.

So, treat yourself to an afternoon of non-judgmental expressive arts and creative expression. Open to any level of expertise! Come and take time to relax, have fun, play, reflect, create. Please dress comfortably.

A variety of supplies and materials will be provided. Many examples will be displayed for inspiration.

***Participants are invited (but not required) to bring the following items:

– Personal favorite watercolors, colored pencils, or writing pens (sharpie, calligraphy, etc).

– A small object, beads, charm, photograph or memento that trigger memories or symbolizes who or what you want to remember.

Anything can be used for embellishment in your personal creation.


Julia’s curiosity about what cultivates and sustains health, peace, happiness and beauty inspired her to study Sufism beginning in 1998. She has since added studies of yoga, qigong and public health. Julia is a Sufi teacher, associate instructor of qigong and holds a master’s degree in public health from UNC Chapel Hill. Julia teaches at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and lives in the mountains near Asheville, NC with her husband and children.

Pat Kincheloe Morrison is a creative spirit, an educator, and an expressive artist who creates unique pottery, sculptures and mixed media inspired by nature and whimsy. Her education includes undergraduate degrees in Special Education and Art Education, as well as a Masters in Art Education and a graduate certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy.  In her “reFirement” from teaching art, ceramics, and clay therapy at ACHS and ASU, she continues to enjoy her lifelong passions of art and facilitating expressive and creative exploration!