Posts by araffi

Creative Courage Chat with Butch Heiss

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My chat today is with an old friend of mine Butch Heiss. Butch is a Principal for the Clark County School District. We talk about education and the importance of support and encouragement in school. Learn more about Butch here: or at

Bradford L. Salamon painting my portrait

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I had the privilege of being the subject of one of Bradford J. Salamon’s paintings. This was a high point in my creative journey for a couple of reasons. One is the honor of having a portrait done by such a fantastic artist whose work I have loved and respected for longer than I realized…

Creative Courage Chat with Kate Stern

No Comments Had a very fun chat with Kate Stern. She shared a bit about her life filled with creativity, art, and animals. As a contemporary art curator living in Los Angeles, Kate Stern conceptualizes and executes large-scale public art installations as well as museum and gallery exhibitions. Raised within a family of writers and artists…

Creative Courage Chat with Rachel Cline Owner of R. Cline Arts gallery.

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This interview is with Rachel Cline, owner of R. Cline Arts. She provides inspired relevant and creative solutions to the architecture, design, and hospitality community in Southern Nevada. Inside her Las Vegas studio located in the 18b arts district, she strives to create a conversation between the local and international emerging contemporary arts communities. She…