JOURNAL and CALENDAR
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…

May 20, 2018
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The feel  of  mother earth beneath my bare feet introduces  the sacredness of each step in living . Nourishment given and taken away in a blink and dazzling lies of man disappear  within the whispers  of the trees .  Willing to feel . And I mean Feel . Then the sounds of the heartbeats  of…

May 6, 2018
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    A realization that came early on in my life was that when the drive to explore was awakened  I couldn’t  sit around waiting for someone  else to  decide to join me ….or not . That would be too big of an invitation to frustration and regret . Those moments arrive like a click ….