Art is Reverence

Rediscovering the Art of Reverence          –by John O’Donohue (May 09, 2016) What you encounter, recognize or discover depends to a large degree on the quality of your approach. Many of the ancient cultures practiced careful rituals of approach. An encounter of depth and spirit was preceded by careful preparation.   When […]

Featured in the Documentary: Transformative Art is?

This post features a film created by Cynthia Hanson in the Holistic Studies graduate program at JFKU, in Arts and Consciousness. She interviews several Transformative Artist posing the inquiry, what is transformative Art? What does Transformative Art mean to you? Art that connects you to a deeper self. Art that evokes the memory of something that is truly […]

When Art Likes You Back by John Seed

When Art Likes You Back Click here to listen to this blog on I once asked an art collector: “What do you enjoy most about living with art?” Without hesitation, he offered this description: “When the house is quiet, and everyone else is sleeping I like to go out into the dining room, turn […]

Arts and Healing Has Been With Us Throughout Time

Background  The connection between the arts and health is nothing new. The ancient Greeks saw a clear link between art and healing. They believed that being in contact with painting, sculptures, and mosaics could heal the mind, body, and soul. Professor Samir Zeki is a prominent professor at the Institute of Neuroesthetics at University College […]


“My experience of creating with these extraordinary children, two of my core beliefs about art have been affirmed. Art is intrinsic to the nurturance of the human spirit and art’s true essence is transformative.”~ Lisa Rasmussen MFA The Hands of Creation series manifested in 2006 to 2010 from my teaching and creating a transformative art […]

Interview with the Arts and Healing Network

Check out the interview I did for the Arts and Healing Network Below is the article, and you can listen to her interview online here.   Art Break Day Co-Founder and Healing Artist: Lisa Rasmussen May 2013 Lisa Rasmussen is a transformative artist, educator, curator and art advocate who truly believes and embodies the notion […]