Notes on the Need for Beauty

Artist, writer, and teacher J. Ruth Gendler is committed to the transformational potential of the arts. Her experience with the rhythms of creativity is evidenced by a diverse background in art, writing, publishing, teaching, and lecturing. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Gendler received her B.A. in English and Communications from Stanford University.

The Healing Artist

Janet Bernson, The Healing Artist, uses creative expression as a tool for making positive life changes. Janet is the author and creator of several popular expressive arts programs which focus on the individual as they relate to the world at large. These innovative and interdisciplinary programs teach quick and effective steps to quiet the inner critic. When this happens, the artist within…comes out; moreover, when one is in touch with creativity, personal limitations are dissolved.