What if... Every time we mention “climate change” or “political change” or “social change” we replace the words with “art for change” - ? I think this softens the implied goal into something immediately achievable, satisfying and easily shareable. It becomes an action and not a want. It becomes a community verb. It carries its … Continue reading What if…
My company, Maia Gilman Architect PLLC, recently completed interior layout design services for a new boutique and gallery in Chatham, NJ, called Scooch A Mi. Check it out! Owner Ellen Eppie has a full range of creative, colorful, culturally-varied and affordable gifts for the holiday season and beyond. I'm thrilled to contribute the thriving of … Continue reading New Boutique & Gallery!
Have you ever wondered what's happened to the wilderness of the suburbs? Wondered how to reconnect with nature when you're city-based and not feeling mobile to visit lesser-explored lands? Asked for just a few minutes of wonder and stillness, without having to travel too far to find it? That's what I am sharing with … Continue reading A wilderness journey from heart to home
Lately: I applied for a job called Planetary Protection Officer. I also applied for a job called Director of Digital Warfare. What world am I playing in? And why? Here is the thing: not only am I not here to protect planets or to blow things up digitally, I am not here to sit idly … Continue reading Planetary Protection
Jump on it! Described by shaman Janet StraightArrow as a journey of awakening and finding positive ways of taking action to assist a world in environmental distress and by architect and AIA Middle East president Raya Ani as a timely and contemporary novel about love and care for the world—The Erenwine Agenda helps us … Continue reading Heading out for the weekend? This Saturday/Sunday only, my books are free!
I'm working on a new bio, inspired by Dan Blank. It's taking shape...here it is: I design, write and paint to reveal deeper connecting rivers of light that flow through our problems and carry us to solutions. I am interested in the weave of words, images and form as they fix our focus on what … Continue reading Getting Personal…
7pm Vancouver Public Library | Raining main floor, main branch, Robson Street, before it was Virgin, and Victoria's Secret, and empty before - Timothy Findley. A most iconic author stood, and read. An ambulance passed, fast in the rain, lights reflecting off that sheer glass façade - Timothy Findley: a most iconic author, stopped, and … Continue reading Most Iconic