Sunday, February 05, 2012

tranquility du jour #234: artist success

Welcome to the 234th edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today’s show features upcOMing happenings and Artist Success with Lesley Riley. 

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi  for a tranquilologie experience.

* 1:1 Mentoring 
* DIY Creative + Conscious Business E-course
* Tranquilologie: A DIY Sprinkling of Everyday Tranquility E-course (New issue releases 1st of each month)

* Art Journal Playshop in DC February 12 
* 7-week Creativity Circle in DC launches February 15
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia April 13-15 (6 spots left)
* Doga in the Park in DC May 12
* Yoga, Vegan, Vintage in DC May 20
* Yoga + Art Retreat in Paris + Provence May 24 - June 2 SOLD OUT + June 7-16 (6 spots left)
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia October 12-14
* Yoga Retreat in India November 2012
** Details and sign up here **

Featured Tranquilista: Lesley Riley 
Best known for her Fragment series of small fabric collages, Lesley is an internationally known art quilter and author with a passion for image, color and the written
word. She has taught extensively in the US and internationally. Her art and articles have appeared in numerous publications and juried shows. Lesley is the
author of 4 books and 3 DVDs that focus on combining fabric with innovative materials and ideas. Her TAP – Transfer Artist Paper won the award for Most
Innovative New Product at the Winter 2011 CHA show.

Lesley currently focuses her skills and attention on Artist Success, a company she founded to provide solutions for the struggling artist. Through her coaching and programs, Lesley inspires and helps other artists find their own voice, define and reach personal success and share in the magic that is art.

Savvy Sources:
Twitter: @LesleyRiley

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OMwork: What are your takeaways from tonight's podcast? Ponder ways to practice artist success. Join me in the sketchbook project adventure.

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