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Craneway Crafts Festival

As the opening day of The Craneway Crafts Fair is approaching fast, metalsmith and artist Aimee Golant is utilizing her talents to promote ‘Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness.’ This special broach pin symbolizes the efforts artist and metalsmith Aimee Golant is making to build a bridge of empathy, understand and peace to our troubled world. Digital…

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The Aesthetic Sense: Goods for the Soul

It’s not every day that an artist finds a gallery that is such a terrific fit with the goals and ideals of your work. The Aesthetic Sense: Goods for the Soul— is a retail source for good: “world peace and understanding through shopping.” I feel so honored that Karen and Jay have chosen to highlight my artwork in their beautiful…

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Taking Action Since The Election

Taking action helps me feel better during a time when I feel powerless. My mom and I– with the help of many of you– have compiled a list of things we can all do in the short term to make a difference. As new things arise we’ll update the list. 1.) Under a Trump administration, Planned Parenthood will loose Federal…

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Safety Pins to Support the Oppressed

As a granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, a woman, and citizen of the United States, I am appalled by the recent presidential election of Donald J. Trump and all that he stands for. I have read about the rise of his supporters physically and emotionally abusing those who are oppressed in this country. This includes, perceived immigrants, minorities, the disabled, Muslims,…

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ACC Show — Big Success

Hi All, Thank you so much for your support at the 2016 San Francisco American Crafts Council Show. The last time I did the ACC show was about 12 years ago– it had been so long, I did not know what to expect. I met lots of wonderful new people– made about 38 sales in all– and had nice visits…

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The Blacksmith and the Artist – Closer to the Heart

I have had the honor of founding the copper arts program at San Francisco Waldorf High School. for the last 12 years. Last year, I won a grant to create an ‘outdoor classroom’ just outside my regular classroom that is specifically designed for forging steel. Learning to work with the elements is an important part of Waldorf education. While the…

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Afikomen Judaica – A new voice for Aimee Golant

Nell and Chaim at Afikomen Judaica have stepped up their support of local Jewish Artist Aimee Golant. “We’ve created a partnership by showcasing Aimee’s art and sharing her story, we can help her cause for peace.” In a new agreement, they have significantly expanded their collection of her art in the store. They have more jewelry– the Shin Tree of…

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Mezuzahs at Unity Spiritual Center San Francisco

Thanks to the leadership of Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon, I had the honor of presenting and affixing mezuzot at the Unity Spiritual Center in San Francisco on Sunday, April 10th, 2016– and I am still walking on air. Some of the people who attended the service had never heard of the mezuzah before my presentation. Others had seen them because…

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Meaning of the Mezuzah – Event – April 10th!

The spiritual benefits of the mezuzah are vast and wide ranging. Whether we are coming or going, the mezuzah embodies spirituality in action — from being a declaration of faith, to helping us create sacred space, and being reminded to live a life of loving kindness. Not just for Jewish people, this tradition can help all spiritual seekers. Please read…

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