Highlight Activities from earlier
Juror/Presenter, Art in the Wild at Wildwood Park, Harrisburg, PA
Curated Repetition as Meditation
Developing an etsy storefront
Guest Speaker, Parsons School of Design
2010 and earlier
Valerie Goodman Gallery/Blog 9.20.10
Working by Moonlight: 2-hour and 8-hour workshops in active imagination
in the tradition of alchemy: the technical, the spiritual and the intuitive
Working Rustic: 1 day, 3 day and 5 day workshops.
Making Crossroads Cards working with 300 fifth graders to create a composite mural to greet them as they come from all 4 elementary schools to the 6th grade in Middle School next September. We're creating
and sharing individual trading cards to get acquainted with each other to minimize the chances of bullying.
Arts in Healthcare: Dan developed arts skills in non-traditional healthcare settings, a 20-week weekly, potluck meal seminar series.
Developing the Vegetative Mind, MAD Gardners Symposium. March 6, 2010
Community-Building Workshop, St. Anthony's High School, Jersey City, NJ. January 14, 2010.
60 people--30 mentors and their 30 high school, college bound mentees--
played in Card-Making Workshop to get them to know each other better and celebrate National Mentors Month.
Making Things in the Woods On October 3, Dan worked, er, played with a bunch of people in the Woods for an afternoon of making lightly-scaled Land Art: things that hang, re-arranged fallen wood, colored chalks in unexpected areas of a piece of property belonging to The Orange County Land Trust. They are interested in introducing more people to the many different properties they own.
- Go the the OCLT preserve near Rt 416/207 and see for yourself! Earlier in the year, Dan's artist friend Robbie Haleane did a Stone Wall building Workshop at another site. The point: Get artists working/playing on the Land!
HIKES into HISTORY: Dan leads groups to severeal regional several Lenape Indian and unusual stone sites in the Warwick area. Contact with the Land and visiting sites where people have been for thousands of years has a magical, and political, effect. May 18, 2010, June 5, 2010 September 26, 2009
Imaginal Artifacts Workshop (now Working By Moonlight) : On November 21, seven people met for several hours to explore the languages of making things...some cards, some tools and other imaginal techlnologies. Let the Right Brain lead!
Nature and Human Nature Workshops: play-dates in natural settings.Mindfulness and light engagement. at the Doublekill Creek; October 3, 2009
Woodlander Gatherings: since 2000, Dan has been organizing weekend rendezvous for people interested in working with the ways of nature. His workshops and PlayTimes throughout the year are inspired by this event which has happened 18 times so far