Our Inaugural Visual Artist: Shadra Strickland

Jan 22, 2018 | Campus Happenings, Highlights Foundation News

Shadra StricklandWe’re excited to announce our first on-campus art exhibit! We’re having a reception and book signing to celebrate Shadra Strickland’s original art from A Child’s Blessings and Prayers: From Faiths and Cultures Around the World, written by Deloris Jordan (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books). We’ll have Shadra’s art on display throughout our 2018 workshop season.

A Child’s Blessings and Prayers: From Faiths and Cultures Around the World

Here’s a look at some of Shadra’s wonderful artwork–click on an image for a larger view.

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Shadra Strickland art

Shadra Strickland art

Shadra Strickland art

Shadra Strickland art

About the book:
From cultures and countries near and far, this collection of more than twenty poems and prayers selected especially to share with children affirms the wonder and beauty of all things great and small in our world. Whether it be the flowers in spring, the wind and the rain, the wide sunset sky or friends and family who we hold dear, there are many reasons to give thanks for the world we live in.

Thank you to our faculty for this Guest Post!

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Our campus (The Barn at Boyds Mills) is tucked away in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  It's a few hours from both New York City and Philadelphia, but worlds away from everyday life.

Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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