February 20, 2019
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Spontaneity invites us to trust that what ever the outcome may be that is was well worth the exploration  .  Also , it asks you to trust yourself and , perhaps , a higher power as beliefs  dictate .  Allow the outcome  to be a mystery is what I hear when the unexpected drive to…

February 6, 2019
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The sun and the moon or …perhaps our own inner cycles repeating until we are ready to throw caution aside and be brave . It is joy as  ,  it is freedom as certainly as it is brave to continue pulling out from the creative depths of the mind , heart and soul . Of…

December 30, 2018
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Sometimes in my sleep  I have dreams of the animal kingdom .  The experiences , and they are like living an experience , are sometimes so powerful that they  awaken me . The feeling of having received  an encounter in a dream lingers until I create a work of art inspired by the animal in…

September 23, 2018
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It is no longer the false   ideal of creating perfection that I seek . It is , rather , the honest and quiet self and the passion and courage living freely in imagination that is explored in creative endeavors that guided  outward and into works of art . When the works in that unmissable…

September 15, 2018
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There are moments when a sense of separateness enters my awareness .  Most often it goes unexamined these days usually due to the pulls and tugs of work and social  expectations  .  It has become so easy to fall into routines of distraction with out examination .  A pause holds the space of power ….

September 8, 2018
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  Three original works of art  by Barbara L. chapman are included in a  show at Sisters Restaurant  . The show will run until the beginning of November 2018 .

September 6, 2018
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The  inner pull to protect  all that is irreplaceable  ,  to embody the power of courageous love . In this work one  idea of protection was explored .  It was an emotional desire to protect the earth and all of her inhabitants while attempting to fill the  mind with a sense of power , of…

June 27, 2018
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They were mine once, in a dream …or was it in that other lifetime ?  The heart must know . That’s where I’ll go to seek my wings . The sense  of them wrapping around me gently  and protecting my soul soothes me into sweet release . It is a difficult sort of freedom not…