2021 Spring - Visioning Through Art with Mari Shibuya
Visioning Through Art with Mari Shibuya
April 21st - May 26th
Your imagination is the most powerful tool you have to shape the world around you. In this six week session, we will explore the power of visualization, visual thinking, manifestation, our values and how to use art as a vessel to align ourselves with visions for the future that invite our excitement! Come ready to make marks and engage with different mediums, to connect with yourself and with the rest of our Y-WE community, to draw and to discuss what is important to you in this time. Our session will conclude with a final art project that will put your ideas and visualizations out in the world.
Mari Shibuya (she/they) is an artist, muralist, facilitator, and visual thinker passionate about the power of creativity to seed a fertile space for transformation. Coming from a background in psychology and philosophy, Mari fuses their passion for mental wellness with their deep belief in creative self expression as an avenue for individuals to gain authorship in their lives and in their communities by cultivating self confidence and leadership through self expression. Mari’s work as an artist focuses on community building through public artwork and visually exploring the regenerative and healing power of creativity. In their work as a visual thinker, Mari creates illustrations and graphic recordings for organizations committed to social justice and environmental work that depict trainings, mission, vision and values of the organization. In their work as a human, Mari is fond of connecting and having deep and goofy conversations with community, imagining a regenerative world and enjoying rice noodles of any variety.