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 […]

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 […]

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 […]