Wednesday, July 31, 2019

1st Anniversary Bash!


Join us August 10th for the One Year Anniversary of Serene Abundance Studio Space (SASS) In Florence, OR!

We’re celebrating with a full day of multi-media presentations and activities, showcasing the latest and best from the world of Art and Healing/creative arts therapies. All events are free, all ages, and open to the general public.

If you’ve ever been curious about how creativity can be used for healing, personal growth and insight, this is something you won’t want to miss!

Schedule of Events:


Creative Healing with Virtual and Augmented Reality
10am-11am
Siuslaw Public Library, Conference Room

Sit in on a panel discussion with Media Psychologist, Jedediah Walls, and multimedia artist, Kristoffer Godwin of Zuul Industries, as they discuss new advancements in technology aimed at healing and personal expression- such as VR therapy for Veterans with PTSD.

Visionary Arts and Healing
11am-12pm
Siuslaw Public Library, Conference Room

Visionary Art shows us things “beyond what the eye can see”, an illustration of spiritual truths. This presentation with Serena Appel, MA showcases visionary art through history- from cave paintings to religious art of the Renaissance, Abstract Expressionism to examples of today’s leading visionary creatives- with a focus on how visionary expression can help transform the individual, and society.

Creative Journaling Mini-Workshop
1-2pm
Siuslaw Public Library, Conference Room

Learn techniques and tips to get more depth and richness out of your journal-keeping experience, such as visual journaling prompts, ways to express thoughts and feelings using mixed media, and how to get started on a weekly journal practice for wellness. Materials provided; you’re welcome to bring your own blank journal or sketchbook in progress.

Virtual Reality Demo
2-3pm
Florence Business Center, Conference Room

Explore virtual landscapes, experiences and immersive 3D art pieces in this hands-on demonstration.

Art Opening- Expressive Voices
3-5pm
Serene Abundance Studio

Our One Year Anniversary Exhibition, showcasing local and regional Oregon visual artists. Each piece provides a personal example of how art media can be used to express one’s unique “voice”, serve as a means to cope with conflict and difficulty, appreciate that which inspires, communicate complex feelings and experiences, and so much more. 

The Opening coincides with Florence's 2nd Saturday Gallery Tour, hosted by Beaux Arts supply store. Refreshments will be available. 

The Exhibit will be up through October 6th. You can visit the gallery during Open Studio on Thursday afternoons, on 2nd Saturdays, or by appointment. 

Soundscape Room
3-5pm
Florence Business Center, Conference Room

Relax inside an art installation made of sounds, rhythm and music, and experience sound in a whole new way. Get soothed, harmonized, energized by the all-over vibrations!


NOTE: Event times/details may be subject to change. Visit the Serene Abundance Studio page on Facebook.com to view the most up to date info.