Penelope Clement started painting in the mid 70’s in response to a ‘call’ to explore her creativity. She hadn’t considered herself an artist but her heart said “Give it a try and see how far it will lead you.” It’s been an extraordinary adventure which has led her to obtain a studio, 100+ completed paintings, completion of two tarot decks and a third in the works.
In 1992 Penelope joined the Matrix Arts Organization and was a member for 12 years serving as President for one term and Chairperson of the Board for another term. It was during this time that she was asked to host and teach The Artist Way Workshops, facilitating Julia Cameron’s famous method of getting in touch with one’s creativity. She still leads these workshops with her co-facilitator Ellen Springwind.
After several years of inspiring others to explore their inner-artist Penelope answered a second ‘call’ to becoming an interfaith minister. She completed her seminary work and was ordained in New York City in 2003. She began the Church of Spiritual Creativity in 2006, providing services quarterly, engendering people’s highest expressions of creativity in a spiritual setting.
Penelope has completed over 150 paintings ranging in size from 4 x 5 feet to 20 x 20 inches. The paintings are on heavy-duty canvas. They are painted on the edges and are ready for hanging. You may purchase the paintings through Pay Pal on this web site.
The Artist’s Way Workshop
Penelope Clement and her co-leader, Ellen Springwind, have developed a workshop based on Julia Cameron’s book, the Artist’s Way. This is a 12 week course that allows everyone to connect to their own inner artist. Even those who have little art experience are amazed by how they open up to their creative abilities and how their lives begin to become a work of art. The secret seems to be the special support that is provided by weekly opportunities to play and create in a safe, intimate, and non-competitive setting. To share in the fun and satisfaction of breaking through your creative blocks and manifesting your own dreams, give yourself the gift of the workshop. You are welcome to contact Ellen at email@example.com or (916) 944-3844 for more information.
A new Artist Way Class if now forming. Dates: Febuary 15 to May 9, 2012. Cost: $300 + $25 materials fee.
Want to See the Art in Person?
The original art work for the Men’s Sacred Healing Deck and Penelope’s Faery Realm Deck are on display at the Kuumba Collective Gallery and Gift Shop, 1001 Del Paso Blvd, Sacramento California, 95815. Phone 916-224-3261. The Gallery is open Wed – Sat from 12 – 6 pm. Not all pieces of the original art are on display so please call to request viewing of specific items.