Gearing up for a ‘new normal’

We have entered a 3rd 'lockdown' in India (May 3rd- 17th 2020) with some relaxations in different pockets of the Nation. What we might enter into the Post-COVID days would most likely not be the same prior to March 2020. Hence, it is essential to prepare for the 'new normal' that many are talking about. … Continue reading Gearing up for a ‘new normal’

Daniel 2

King Nebuchadnezzar II was a powerful, irrational and highly emotional king.  The book of Daniel chapter 2 records his frustration over a troublesome dream he had. He doesn't remember his dream and is determined to know what it means. His fortunetellers, magicians, and enchanters are brought in for this task. Their responses recorded in verses … Continue reading Daniel 2

Journey with Jesus : Remember

Maundy Thursday, commemorates the mandetum or commandment of the Lord. Jesus along with his disciples celebrate the Passover meal together as part of the Jewish tradition in remembrance of how Yahweh saved them from the Egyptians and made then into a nation. During Jesus' lifetime the Israelites were under the Roman rule and were hoping … Continue reading Journey with Jesus : Remember

Art and Meditation Workshop

Many of us know the benefits of meditation. This workshop introduces you to Creative Meditation. Meditation using the visual arts.  The art form we will use here is very basic lines and patterns and require no prior artistic skills. This workshop will be offered at 4 different times. The timings mentioned here are Indian Standard … Continue reading Art and Meditation Workshop

Defining Symbol

Every year since 1995 Japan chooses a defining symbol for the year going by. This year  Japan announced 'disaster' as its defining symbol for 2018. (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46539333) The Japanese voted for 'disaster' recollecting the many natural disasters the nation had experienced this year (2018). This made me wonder how I would define 2018. The word for … Continue reading Defining Symbol

Pulling all the stops!!!

Christmas!!! God pulls all the stops in announcing the birth of His Son. Its a beautiful time to ponder God's heart and excitement over His plan to be with us forever. God knows no timeline, He is Omnipotent and Omniscient He reveals His plan for the birth of His Son, our Redeemer hundreds of years … Continue reading Pulling all the stops!!!

Art & us

Creating a memory, creating a space for fun and art. Art & us offers you the chance to gather as individuals or a group of friends, communities or businesses and make memories together. Its a fun environment to bond while making art. The best part is you get to take your unique artwork home. You … Continue reading Art & us

You know me

Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, … Continue reading You know me

Art Talks : Art around the world

This is a series of art classes conducted for children between the ages 8 - 12.  The classes were once a week over a month. Artists and styles at a glance : Picasso (Spain), Paper Mache bowls, Madhubani art (India) and Jackson Pollack A brief over view of the geographic and historic surrounding that influences … Continue reading Art Talks : Art around the world

Art Talks : Story Telling

Art as Story Telling workshop In this workshop we discussed the role of art in communicating a story. Other areas that were discussed: * The role of art in marketing and the role of art in communicating your story/thoughts * Writing an Artist Statement * Creating a venue to share your story (in this case we … Continue reading Art Talks : Story Telling