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Thanks to you, the real work begins!

Dear People, There has been a great shift in my work and in my life.  Here is what has been happening–  On November 15th, wIth less than 72 hours left on my Kickstarter Campaign I miraculouly received this email from the Dalai Lama’s assistant:                       At that point we still…

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Creating the first draft crowns

Hello Everybody, Last week I began making cardboard mock-ups of the Torah Crown you all helped fund on the Kickstarter.  Here are some pictures of the process:                                                               Initial sketch…

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Pope Francis Sends his Prayers and Blessings for Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness

Hello Everybody, After the His Holiness Dalai Lama endorsed the artwork, I had the courage to send the proposal– Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness to His Holiness Pope Francis.  Today I received a letter on his behalf saying that, “He appreciates the devoted sentiments which prompted this throughtful presentation.” and “The Holy Father gives the assurance…

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Creating the Crown

Hello everyone, I’ve been so grateful to have the privilege to make this amazing piece of art– that will bring more understanding and compassion to the world!  This BLOG post is all about the process of making the art.  So expect lots of pictures.  Last I updated you, the paper mock ups fit on the Torah and I had ordered the…

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Fiscal Sponsorship a Go! AND A GREAT Progress Video!

Hello Everyone! I have great news to share about ‘Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness’!  We are now fiscally sponsored.  What this means is any donations to the project are tax deductible!  I will also be able to apply for grants and money from foundations to support the creation of this art project.  Check out my fiscal…

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Sharing the Teaching of the Mezuzah

Last Sunday, when I was in my neighborhood– the Oceanview District of San Francisco– walking my dog Zev, I passed the Cosmopolitan Baptist Church– which had just finished a service.  I could tell because lots of upbeat people were coming out of the church and jovially socializing. Now– David, Kaleb and I had attended a church service there about two years…

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Aimee’s Art has been Accepted to an Interfaith Art Exhibit

Hello everyone, Wonderful news!  I have two pieces in an upcoming interfaith art exhibition called “We Are the Bridge” at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in Oakland CA, from May 3 – 30th. Here are the pieces I have in the show.  Click each picture for more information about the work. Lotus Flower Shabbat Candle Holders        …

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1000 Origami Cranes and Tikkun Olam

Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness is a three room art exhibit that is meant to inspire compassion among a diverse audience.  I was continually inspired on a trip to Japan– and so the first room is dedicated to the ways that Judaism (with some Christianity) mesh with the spiritual teachings of Japan.  One day, I was…

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