Notans & Yupo Inks

One of my favorite art exercises is to combine the traditionally black & white paper cutting design called notans with the art technique of putting alcohol inks on yupo paper. The results are always a burst of color and energy. I recently was commissioned to design a cover for a Christian education brochure and catalog… Read More


This week I have the privilege of teaching a course called “Artmaking: The Spiritual Practice of Creation.” Each day we will experiment with 2 different art expressions. Today, it was found poetry thru altered books and collage poetry. Here are some of the amazing results:

Blessing Bowls

  As many know, I have been doing a chaplain residency this year on my road to ordination. One of my areas of responsibility in the hospital is the Birth Center, which everyone thinks will be fun, until they realize ‘no one calls the chaplain when labor goes well.’ Much of my jobĀ has beenĀ holding the… Read More