stories with respect and love about nature and people
my images are maps
Joan Kathryn Beard
My images are maps that have physical representations of land, water and people and point me toward the mystery, the wonder and the possibilities that are here now if we restore our relationship with nature which includes people.more
Earth Way thoughts 2022
a letter with some thoughts about connecting to nature and healing the planetmore
Pandemia at Center on Contemporary Art
Witness: 9812 at CoCA as part of
TOWARDS RESILIENCE: ART IN THE TIME OF PANDEMIAmore
The Many Faces of Marita Dingus
These sculptures fill me with awareness, hope and joy!more
my sea star summer
The "super low" is when the sea pulls up all her water and reveals some of her mysteries beneath the water line.more
Teen Art Circle Fall 2021
Join other Artist Students as we explore Contemporary Art as well as share your work on Zoom!
No experience necessary
All cameras and artistic mediums welcome
Class size is small 6-9 students.
Monday 10/04- 11/15 - 6 classes and 1 final Celebration Exhibition - fill out class survey to confirm times : ).
Cost is $175 and reach out for more info as well as financial support.more
Art as Meditation 101
This is for anyone who has felt or been made to feel that making art is something you need to do perfectly - IT IS NOT.
Creating is what we humans we do and shame has no place in connecting with people and places and ourselves.
Making Art 101 is an active and engaging exploration of oneself, a meditation. This particular form is about exploring oneself and the contemporary landscape of art through the meditation of exploring...more
Fall Photography for Student Artists 2021
photographer artist Joan Beard
The goal of the class is to have fun making art, hanging out with other Student Artists and walking away some inspiring imagery from this period of their life.
Student Artists will bring in photographs (previous work welcome as long as mixed with new work), have their screens on and be supported and supportive of the other Student Artists. It promises to be an enjoyable time.
This class is for Teens and open to Tweens. All...more
what on earth do you truly love?
Dear Artist Students, past, present and future
What I can help you learn??? I know we will have so much to learn together!more
Women Artists and Making Our Work
Whether you have been happily and successfully making art for years, struggling with bumps and hurtles or somewhere in the middle (me!) or taking early steps – it is nice to hang out, learn about other artists and share insights with each other about our art in a supportive environment! If you are a photographer – great, that work translates really well as a screen share but I am open to other mediums too and you wont be the only...more
Visiting Seattle Fall 2022 for Aaron's Bar Mitzvah
Larry and Joan
Seattle is casual for a big city, please wear what makes you feel good! It can get cool and you may need rain gear.
Saturday: Ties and dresses not needed, but welcome, shoes required.
Sunday: fun casual. Wear layers so you can adjust as temperature changes, comfy walking shoes or sneakers, weather permitting the plan is to spend time outside playing, walking around or sitting on chairs under trees listening to music.