"Art" Articles

Soul Gardening in Covid-Time

By Cat Caracelo | June 20, 2020

The call into the garden is strong at this time of year. It is the space of verdant growth and energy that delights the senses. For some the garden is realized in a large cultivated space, for others it is wholly wild, still others have clustered pots and containers holding their beauty and bounty. Within…

Shadow Stories: Connecting to the Wounded Child

By Cat Caracelo | June 6, 2020

I have a long history working with shadow. Attuning to and honoring the potency of facing fears, I have worked with the depth and delight of remembering that which is mine, that had been dismissed, disowned and dismembered. Shadow sounds scary, and it can feel intense and heavy. Over the many years of working with…

gold in the dark

By Cat Caracelo | June 27, 2019

A creative conversation on facing sadness, feeling deep grief, flatness, dealing with frustration — how there are so few ways to really be held in the journey with this part of OUR human experience. I posted this pop up video today and this is what came…thought I’d share it here. If this resonates and you…

[Video] The Power of Journey Process

By Cat Caracelo | June 9, 2019

The journey process as a creative way offers a playful, exciting  invitational space to  move into relationship with your self, life and awareness, through art making, that often produces profound insights. Creativity is personal and yet it is not isolated to individual process, within a collective the journey guides, evokes and expands how we see…

The Creatrix and the Creative Life

By Cat Caracelo | June 3, 2019

Living creatively is a dynamic act. Creative living is sensual and sensory, playful and powerful… To be an artist of life, to live a creative life introduces us to our true selves, the aspects we know well and those we have hidden behind or are not yet known. Creativity is personal and yet it is…

Symbolic Cycles of the Season

By Cat Caracelo | December 4, 2017

Seekers, dreamers, life-long learners, we who are visionary bring balance to our experiences when we connect to the symbolic cycles of the seasons. Darkness rises early as we in the Northern Hemisphere move toward the longest night of Winter Solstice. This rising reminds us to pay attention to the inner expression of seasonal change, exploring…

Creating with JourneyCircles™ – Video Series

By Cat Caracelo | September 2, 2017

  Circle Collage + JourneyCircles™ Process   Creating on Compass Cards with JourneyCircles™   Connected Stories + Nested Circles with JourneyCircles™      How JourneyCircles™ was Inspired

Creative Listening

By Cat Caracelo | July 23, 2016

Its a warm summer Saturday, I am taking my time – stretching in the sun, picking tomatoes and eating them off the vine and kissing clusters of apples that are ripening on my tree. I have work that is calling, art that is beckoning, a trip to the gym, a messy space that needs attention,…