Experience the magic elixir of discovering the stories of a place combined with the technique of art mapping to create your own personal art pieces. This workshop allows you to explore your own relationships and stories with the landscapes you care about and create a cartographic record of those experiences through intuitive collage, writing, and other mixed media.
Art Mapping is a tool for exploring the various territories we inhabit both personally and collectively. These maps are a way of making sense of the various histories of a place & our personal connections to it including the past, the present and the unknown. They can open up the imagination to the intricacies and mysteries of our lives lived in closer connection with the land. Designed for all levels of creative experience.
I envision that this workshop would be taking place inside and outside. Participants would choose how much personal cartography they wish to include in the art maps they create.
Participants must bring a journal.
Additional Supply Fee: $15.00 handmade papers, art sprays, paints, mixed media supplies, ephemera
” Freya is such a delight to work with. She is so welcoming and supportive of anyone seeking opportunities for creative exploration. Her talent, wisdom, experience and treasure trove of materials are so inspiring, that I feel moved to create in her presence! I personally have some creative blocks that made me nervous to make myself so vulnerable with another person, and she was so understanding, encouraging and practical in her support. Working with Freya has opened up my ways of looking at creativity, art and life!!” Melissa, Corvallis, Oregon
“Carol/Freya’s Art classes really inspire me with stories, fables, great art supplies, music, encouragement and ideas of what to focus on before and during class. It’s always soul searching and grounding.”
Karen, Corvallis, Oregon
About the Instructor
Carol Freya Soth is an artist, storyteller and lover of the mythic who combines all three into her art and her teaching. Her work includes soulful collage, personal cartography, the Hero’s Journey and art mapping which provides a process for creating transformative art that enriches both students and teacher.
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology; Oak Creek , Linn Benton Community College, Boulder Community Center, Patagonia Center for the Arts, Freya’s Studio, Corvallis Arts Center