In January 2017, Save the Frogs! (STF), my favorite charitable environmental organization, offered a two week ecotour to Ecuador. I signed on and extended my trip to include a visit to the Galapagos Islands. This is the record of my journey.
We all have creative ability, but fear has driven it underground. Come explore your artistic abilities with frog artist Margot Fass in a series of Monday evening classes.
A painting of lotus blossoms–beautiful but potentially deadly if consumed–serves to remind us to care properly for ourselves and our environment.
It takes more than a winter storm to keep Margot Fass from spending productive, soul-nourishing time in her art studio.
A tale of three frogs serves as a metaphor for humans.
Our life is a journey through stages of wholeness, fragmentation, and reconstruction. The physical transformation of frogs from egg to water dwelling tadpole to land-hopping froglet to reproducing frog seems simpler, and yet we can identify, even spiritually.
Frogs are ecological markers for the damage we are doing to the planet and to ourselves. We must find a way to return to taking care and doing good.
Read about some of the inspirations for Margot Fass’s art.