Tag Archives: art making with seniors
Thirty plus participants gathered from all over the world at the Creative Center at University Settlement Creative Aging Training 2015! Robin Glazer, the Director of the Creative Center at University Settlement and the powerhouse behind so much of what they do … Continue reading
Ken Crossley, of EngAGE Utah, an organization that facilitates arts-in-healthcare opportunities for seniors, invited me to come to Utah to do inkblot workshops at two different facilities. In the last blog post, I talked about the workshop we did at … Continue reading
Inkblot: Drip, Splat and Squish Your Way to Creativity is in stock at Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Inkblot-Drip-Splat-Squish-Creativity/dp/159078720X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386639736&sr=8-1&keywords=inkblot), Barnes and Noble (http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/inkblot-margaret-peot/1029549909?ean=9781590787205), and other indie book sellers, just in time for holiday giving. Spend the holidays making inkblots and drawing into them with … Continue reading
I had a bunch of ink that I inherited from my friend Frank and decided to play around with some of the colors–some so old I had never even seen them before. This is a large Moleskine sketchbook, landscape … Continue reading
This past Monday, I participated by teaching an inkblot workshop at another fantastic Creative Aging conference at The Creative Center at University Settlement. Studies show that when elders are having creative experiences, they are more engaged in their lives, use … Continue reading
Octo-inkblot, inspired, I think from our trip to Coney Island’s NY Aquarium. This is Cephie, a one-year old. She was in the process of transforming herself to the color and texture of the rocks in her enclosure.
This week is The Creative Center Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Creative Aging conference. Yesterday, Dr. Jerry Levine, geriatrician and photographer, spoke in the morning about how health care needs change as we age, showing his wonderful black … Continue reading