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 […]

Fantasy Realism ~ Artist Janet Stein Romero

Janet Stein Romero, clay, figure. sexual, woman, art, altar, NM, New Mexico, Jennifer Esperanza

“I want to knock you out of your complacency, engage you in my images.” My partner, artist Richard Kurtz & I love to visit other artists in their studios. On a bright, crisp spring day we visited the studio of artist Janet Stein Romero in El Ancon, New Mexico. Janet has lived in the village […]

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 […]

Sensual Native American Designer Patricia Michaels of Project Runway

Patricia Michaels, Project Runway, Native American, Designer, Fashion Designer, Jennifer Esperanza, NM, New Mexico, Taos,

  Patricia Michaels ~ AKA Water Lily Contemporary Native American Taos Pueblo Clothing & Textile Designer “My idea of “green” is really blue. My ideas come from water. When there are obstacles, I go back to my given name Water Lily & things become clear. As Pueblo people, we consider our source Blue Lake. Our […]

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 […]