Jennifer Esperanza Photography

Artist Erin Currier • FROM TAOS TO LAOS • Blue Rain Gallery • Santa Fe, NM 2014

Art, Artist, Erin Currier, Jennifer Esperanza, painter, social justice, woman, Taos, Laos, NM, New Mexico < Jennifer Esperanza, Photography, Blue Rain, Art Gallery, Social Justice, Beauty, Truth, Love

“We are what we do, especially what we do to change who we are.” Erin Currier     “For the past decade and a half, the underlying theme of all of my work has been that which I have found to be true, time and again, in all of the countries I’ve traveled to: that […]

Now I am Dreaming ~ Dreaming 9/11~ By Jennifer Esperanza

Tattoo, Jennifer Esperanza

Now I am Dreaming Visions and Dreams Between The Veils Dreaming September 11th by Jennifer Esperanza A few weeks before September 11, 2001 I sat in my first Ayahuasca Ceremony. During this sacred experience I saw visions of what was to come in New York City. The morning of that fateful day I slept late, […]

Erin Currier & Anthony Hassett ~ Artists, Travelers, Activists, Partners

Family, Artists, dog, Erin Currier, Anthony Hassett, Santa Fe, New Mexico, NM, Jennifer Esperanza , Studio Visit

Our Spring Studio Visit with Santa Fe, New Mexico Art Partners Erin Currier & Anthony Hassett   My partner, artist Richard Kurtz and I visited the Santa Fe studio and home of artists, world travelers and partners Erin Currier & Anthony Hassett. We met their new puppy Foca & shared good coffee that Tony made for […]

Woven in Love • Women in Ecuador & Santa Fe Unite in Kindness

La Mega Copoerativa Artesanal de los Saraguros Somewhere in the southern highlands of Ecuador a woman sits and quietly draws one strand of thread to loop directly over the thread above, rather than passing through a bead, the ‘usual’ way of bead weaving. She is duplicating a beautiful floral pattern that lives only in her head. Later she will present this […]

Human Trafficking Survivor ~ Wellness & Kundalini Teacher Pavandeep Kaur Khalsa

Teacher, Yoga, Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico, nature, survivor, Human Trafficking, Jennifer Esperanza, Power, Grace, Goddess

 Pavandeep Kaur Khalsa  Human Trafficking Survivor & Advocate ~ Addictions Counselor ~ Kundalini Teacher “Survivors of sex slavery are the only ones that can free themselves. My mission is to provide the tools to accomplish that state of deep healing.”   I am very moved by the vision & work of my Kundalini yoga teacher […]

Artist & Beauty Alexandra Eldridge

Alexandra Eldridge, paintings, Studio, animals, beautiful, woman, Art, Jennifer Esperanza

Artist Alexandra Eldridge “Art exists because the world is not perfect” I met Alexandra about 17 years ago in Santa Fe, New Mexico at a yard sale that she was having with our friend Jodie. I was so drawn to her, she was beautiful & dripping with style & kindness. I remember her big beautiful smile […]

My Ex-husband’s Ex-girlfriend Tantrica Julianne Parkinson & Me

Green, Woman, trees, Tantrica, Julianne Parkinson, Jennifer Esperanza, NM, New Mexico, Santa Fe

“There is a light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond us all, beyond the heavens, beyond the highest, the very highest heavens. This is the Light that shines in our heart.”   Chandogya Upanishad (circa 7 th to 8 th century B.C.E.) Sacred philosophical Hindu literature.    ~ I am good friends with […]

Richie Havens & The Thirsty Ear Music Festival Santa Fe New Mexico 2009

Richie Havens, Thirsty Ear, Music, Music Photography, Prayer, Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico, Jennifer Esperanza

Richie Havens is featured in my book Many Years ago in 1999, my friend Mike Koster started The Thirsty Ear Music Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He and I met in a coffee house called Downtown Subscription near famed Canyon Road. We sat outside & he told me of his plans to start a […]

May We Find The Grace Images of Beauty … Some In Rough Places

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never […]