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Join us for a conversation between three artists that have witnessed the extraordinary power that creativity plays in lifting our spirits.
FREE, though we welcome a suggested donation of $10
We are using Zoom for this call, you can either access it by phone or from your computer. Access information will be provided in your confirmation upon registration.
After the interview, live questions will be encouraged and we look forward to partnering with our listeners to introduce thought-provoking conversation from our homes, on the air.
About the guests:
Claudia Giacoma: Ordained as an Episcopal priest at age 72, Claudia Giacoma served at St Luke’s Church in Park City where she also offered “Art & Soul” workshops to community members. Over the years, Mother Claudia provided creative spiritual exploration for the elderly at three facilities in Salt Lake City. She also served as an ACPE hospital chaplain a spiritual director and mentor to many artists and spiritual explorers. Her academic background includes a B.S. in interior design, as well as graduate work in art therapy, Anglican theology and gerontology.
Saundra Shanti: As a board-certified multi-faith chaplain, Shanti merges art and spirituality in an imaginative process that transforms art supplies and life experience into something therapeutic and meaningful. She has engaged hospital staff, patients, and survivors of domestic violence in creative expression and presented on the integration of art and spirituality at state and national conferences. Her academic credentials include a bachelors in Art and Education, a masters in Theology, a masters in Arts in Medicine and a certification in Spiritual Direction. She is currently a chaplain at the University of Utah Hospital.
About the host:
Caroline Lovell: For over a decade, artist and activist Caroline Lovell has been dedicated to raising awareness of gender-based violence and humanitarian inequities through her nonprofit, the Women’s Wisdom Initiative (WWI).