M is for Mindful
by Heather Jones
Nov 12 - Dec 12, 2019
Artist Talk: Nov 14 @ 12:30pm
Book Reading: TBA
Receptions: Nov 14 @ 1pm & 5pm
This exhibition highlights acrylic paintings by GCC Professor of Fine Arts, Heather Jones, created as illustrations for the book M is for Mindful. Including a playful narrative that guides children through an exploration of the themes that shape the way we think and live, M is for Mindful, is a nature based ABC/poetry book written by Robin Flanigan.
"Beautiful illustrations, wise compassionate messages. M is for Mindful is one of those books you and your children will both fondly remember long after they are grown."
- Sharon Salzberg, New York Times best-selling author of Real Love
"This book must be read by every child."
- Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, co-founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
"This is the kind of book I want on my shelf, and when I have grandchildren I will read it to them daily—for them and me too."
- Andie MacDowell, Golden Globe-winning actress
"M is for Mindful will teach children values and attitudes that will give them a positive direction to live their lives."
- Temple Grandin, PhD, author of Thinking in Pictures and autism spokesperson