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“Welcome Home”

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Hilarious!  As I read the daily prompt, “what makes a place home to you”, I felt very topical!  Today’s mandala (21/31) is generated from an image I saw on the floor during yoga the other day, a small half heart with wing, spiraling out into a larger full heart with two wings.  In my mind, the heart is born with a longing, which is satisfied as it travels the path of life, coming to a place of wholeness and contentment, as one is welcomed home.  Is this deep or shmoopy, you decide!

Filed under: Healing Art, Mandalas

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As a Phoenix native, Vikki Reed's vibrant watercolors of desert botanicals evolved from her love and appreciation of the desert's ability to produce tender beauty in the midst of harsh conditions. The mandala series which began in 2004 resurrects a childhood knowledge that mandalas are a primordial tool for centering and healing. Vikki studied in the 1980s with watercolor greats Irving Shapiro and Paul Kuo, and began exhibiting at the outdoor shows in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico after Paul's encouragement. This led to gallery representation with the Wickenburg Gallery and Work of Artist's Gallery. Vikki also exhibited at the Celebration of Fine Art for eight years. Before taking sabbatical to act as caregiver for her father in 2010, Vikki was featured in a one woman show at the Northern Trust Bank in January 2008 and was selected to create an ornament for the White House Christmas Tree that same year. Vikki's current focus, the Mandala Series, combines ancient symbolism and the healing power of color.

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