Goals for the New Year?

What are your goals for the new year?

I ended up not writing a Christmas letter this year. It wasn’t a purposeful decision. It just didn’t happen. In fact I still have a stack of Christmas cards, addressed, with stamps, just waiting for me to write a short note. I guess I haven’t figured out how to take Brian Tracy’s advice and “Eat the Frog.! ” Thanks Dee Overly, for sharing this with me.

This all did get me thinking about the importance of being in the moment. So one of my goals for the New Year will be focusing more on today, worrying less about yesterday ,or tomorrow.  Another of my goals is to complain less, create,  and celebrate more.

Then, a dear friend, Maria Elena Rodriguez, gave me a Nicho containing an Ex Voto. People create these in gratitude for a small miracle or some moment of grace granted in their every day life.

Stay tuned. This concept of daily thankfulness is providing some new inspiration for art and personal resolve.

So being the first day of a new year,  I’d express my thanks for the opportunity to exhibit in New York in the New Year. The exhibit is called “Sanctuaries in time,”. My work will at Columbia/Barnard University-Kraft Center for Jewish Life, from January 18 -March 1, 2011. Meet the artist reception February 10, 2011, 5:30-7:00PM.

Here are the two pieces that will be exhibited.

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About Babs

I'm a narrative sculptor navigating her way through the ever-changing currents in what feels like an art ocean. Whether appreciating the calm rhythm of calls for art and exhibiting, or waiting to catch a big wave of inspiration to take me to the top. I just love being in the water. Formerly a pickle packer, theater major, crisis counselor and occupational therapist with a BA in Communications and a BS in Occupational Therapy, only to discover I've always been an artist. My work grows from a strong connection to people and a passion for discovering the beauty in ordinary things. I sculpt figuratively in clay, utilizing the female form and women’s themes. Frequently my inspiration is drawn from childhood memories and my own short poems. Like each of us as humans every work is uniquely influenced by the past and present and has a narrative.
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