Green New Deal Art

Just a quick post to announce the Creative Action Network’s Green New Deal campaign, launching today. I’m super happy to be part of this effort to raise awareness, through art, about our climate, economy, and infrastructure. Each sale helps support independent artists and the Sunrise Movement, an organization dedicated to stopping climate change and creating new jobs…

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Universe dancing

Someone wonderful posted these words on Instagram. I loved them, and of course, since I’m me, they wound up on a chalkboard. Years ago, I coined the phrase “universe dancing” to describe that feeling you get sometimes, when you lean hard into doing the thing you love, even if it’s scary – because sometimes it is…

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I’ve got sunshine

It always starts on paper. My latest lyrical chalkboard came to me as a suggestion on Facebook. I immediately wanted to do it, not only because I like the requester, but also because this particular song has a special place in my heart. When I was pregnant with my oldest son, I read an article…

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Stuck-Unstuck: Maggie

As part of my on-going Stuck-Unstuck project, I’ll be exploring and posting occasionally about the myriad ways in which we humans often feel hopelessly stuck in our lives – personally, professionally, and creatively. These illustrated posts  will be divided into three categories: personal stories (from all of you); advice (in the form of flow charts, maps,…

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To live a creative life

I created a chalkboard for the new year, a Joseph Chilton Pearce quote: To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. I spotted the quote on Instagram, and it resonated with me because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to live a creative life. Certainly, for…

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