“Ecospirituality through the Eyes of an Artist” – Part I

Presenter: Imogene Drummond, international artist, and filmmaker (New York)

In these presentations, Imogene Drummond will share how her growing awareness of our integral connection with the Universe influenced the development of her art in diverse media, including film, video installation, and an educational program that combines Self-worth, Creativity, and the Cosmos.

Imogene Drummond, M.F.A., M.S.W., A.C.S.W., is an internationally collected painter, award-winning filmmaker, artist/educator, and former psychotherapist. Her experience, talent, and vision converge in Art Sparks. Her article “Options for the Future”; is the closing piece in the thought-provoking anthology The Rule of Mars (KIT, 2006) which was endorsed by Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist and author Jared Diamond. Due to her painting expeditions around the world, Drummond was invited to join the Society of Woman Geographers whose membership includes explorers of ideas as well as geography, among them Eleanor Roosevelt, Amelia Earhart, and Jane Goodall.

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“Gardening with Native Plants”

Presenter: Kathy McDonald, Master Gardener

Get started gardening with native plants by learning how to use them in a basic pollinator garden. Kathy will show her front yard garden design and choice of plants installed in her front yard last Fall.  Plant selection and curb appeal are important for any garden project, and using native plants promote biodiversity and stewardship of our natural heritage. Learn why this is true, and how to extend this theme in your yard or to other landscaping projects. 

Kathy is the Program Director for the Midwest Native Plant Society, www.midwestnativeplants.org. She has earned certification for the OCVN (Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist) Program and the Master Gardener Program through the Ohio State University and has a passion for providing habitat to benefit all of creation. 

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