Everyone has an artist buried within and to bring that to life intensifies and illuminates experiences – present and past. Artist eyes on the world create awareness of the moment, and show how to live fully in each one.
There are lots of arts and crafts, keep busy-kind of art offerings for seniors, but many are capable of much more. They can have a deeply satisfying, true experience of being an artist by learning to draw exquisitely, understand colors, and gaining the techniques of a medium. This gives them a new language to express their inner lives, as well as understanding of the natural world. A new study from the Mayo Clinic shows that when people engage in art making later in life, they have less than half the amount of cognitive impairment compared with others.
Wendy Soneson can open this world for you or someone you love: fully engaged in learning and conversation about art. By hearing stories, and providing guidence in the tools needed to help express them, this is a joyful spot in the week to look forward to.
Wendy has been bringing this experience to students for 40 years and now specializes in working with retired individuals, with attention to personal needs. Her testimonials will tell the story of her impact on the lives she touches.