Synergy /ˈsinərjē/

by Pete Fennell Synergy /ˈsinərjē/  noun: “The interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects.” When Kris and I began Arte Soleil, we both had a vision of a place where we could help […]

Keeping a Promise = A Happy Heart

By Robin Barnstead-Long Finger painting, drawing, macaroni art, modeling clay-sculptured dinosaurs and pinch pots, colorings inside and outside the lines, story writing, neighborhood talent shows, school plays, and musical instruments… we were encouraged by our teachers and caregivers to create, starting at a very young age.  And we all knew […]

Why I Create

By Nancy Tingley The thought of “why I create” has never come to my consciousness. Creativity is just what I do. If it was taken away from me, I wouldn’t be who I am. I did have a thought a few years ago about why my paintings and drawings actually […]