Artist's Pilgrimage Through Europe

October 2-19, 2018

I recently had the opportunity to have my own European expedition with Journey Arts Collective and World To The Wise, and came back with a vision and a calling to extend this experience out to those in my reach that have already experienced so much creative and spiritual renewal.  Perhaps this could be your next story of unfolding, since we know that our creative journeys continue to unfold layer by layer.  I am even now working with David and Becky Durham to create the adventure, but it will include France and Italy.  We will spend concentrated time with great works of art, the city of Paris and Florence, and have reflective time in the hill towns and countrysides of Italy.  We will spend time together and alone as we listen to what God has to say to each of us. Be on the look out for further details coming soon.  Please contact me at jennieschut71@gmail.com to let me know of your interest.  We can begin to plan and prepare now.  Can't wait to see what will unfold as we follow an invitation to come and listen, rest and receive renewal.

       Book Release Celebration

          Waking Up Grey Night of Stories Come celebrate the release of the 2nd Edition of Waking Up Grey: An Exploration of Creative Awakening with us as we hear stories from those who have experienced more creative freedom as they've worked through this book. Enjoy visual art and music that has emerged through each creative process. There will be light snacks, wine, Coke products, Lemonade and Iced tea. Take the opportunity to purchase a book signed by the author.  Date: May 21, 2017  Location: Franklin Mercantile Deli   100 4th Avenue North   Franklin, Tennessee 37064  Time: 5-8 From professional artists to novice painters to those who still draw in stick figures, Waking Up Grey has insight for the budding creativity to be found in anyone. This work inspires exploration of one’s creative side while simultaneously demonstrating the link between creating art and drawing closer to God. From creative awakening to spiritual awakening, Waking Up Grey has something to offer every audience. Readers learn how to invite God into their creative process, how self-care is essential to that process, and how to shape and refine their creative voice, exploring the messages they want to portray through their art. Easily utilized for individual or group study, Waking Up Grey: An Exploration of Creative Awakening is a process that will be extremely useful to churches, classrooms, and small groups. By fostering a creative community and strengthening spiritual connections, readers will discover how art brings them closer to the world around them, and the God who created them. If you are interested in creating your own small group, bringing the book to your church community or participating in a workshop with me, please contact me through my website and I would love to create something to fit your needs.  

          Waking Up Grey Night of Stories

Come celebrate the release of the 2nd Edition of Waking Up Grey: An Exploration of Creative Awakening with us as we hear stories from those who have experienced more creative freedom as they've worked through this book. Enjoy visual art and music that has emerged through each creative process. There will be light snacks, wine, Coke products, Lemonade and Iced tea. Take the opportunity to purchase a book signed by the author.

 Date: May 21, 2017

 Location: Franklin Mercantile Deli  

100 4th Avenue North  

Franklin, Tennessee 37064

 Time: 5-8

From professional artists to novice painters to those who still draw in stick figures, Waking Up Grey has insight for the budding creativity to be found in anyone. This work inspires exploration of one’s creative side while simultaneously demonstrating the link between creating art and drawing closer to God. From creative awakening to spiritual awakening, Waking Up Grey has something to offer every audience. Readers learn how to invite God into their creative process, how self-care is essential to that process, and how to shape and refine their creative voice, exploring the messages they want to portray through their art.

Easily utilized for individual or group study, Waking Up Grey: An Exploration of Creative Awakening is a process that will be extremely useful to churches, classrooms, and small groups. By fostering a creative community and strengthening spiritual connections, readers will discover how art brings them closer to the world around them, and the God who created them.


If you are interested in creating your own small group, bringing the book to your church community or participating in a workshop with me, please contact me through my website and I would love to create something to fit your needs.  

Encaustic Workshop

Recently, I was invited to bring an Encaustic workshop to a group called Journey Arts Collective  Encaustic means "to burn in" in Greek.  It is an old tradition dating back to ancient Egyptian sarcophagi, since the wax component stands the test of water and time.  It has recently seen a rebirth among visual artists.  Every element applied must be heated.  The wax stays molten as it is worked with.  It is an outstanding material for collage and mixed media.

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