Using expressive arts as stimulus for creation
In creative problem solving, using both internal and external stimuli is essential to help keep your brain fresh and your output inspired. In this workshop we will use The Expressive Arts (i.e. drumming & percussion, movement, free writing and visual art) to inspire you to AWESOMENESS!
Emphasis will be placed on the process of art-making rather than on a final end product. It is the raw, unpolished images, sounds, & words that we create, the ‘goof ups’ and mix ups that we encounter as we play and explore with various arts modalities that when coupled with CPS tools, will propel us forward with fresh ideas, new perspectives and inspiration — that will eventually lead to a Masterpiece!
No previous art or music making experience is necessary.
The Skinny: 3 things you will do in this session
- Explore methods and approaches to use expressive arts as stimulus for inspiration
- Apply CPS tools that will help you think differently about the stimulus being presented
- Inspire yourself to create your own new thing using expressive arts
Lee Kitchen is Workshop Leader/Speaker/Presenter and inspired Innovation Catalyst with 30+ years of driving creativity-in-action at Disney.
Now he’s launched his own company serving businesses hungry for a-la-carte (and over the top) strategic innovation sessions infused with tools and techniques to stimulate contagious creative culture change and ‘dream team’ driven innovation! How? Using a unique blend of ‘different thinking’ mixed with proven creative problems solving processes (and just the right amount of magic)!
Lee is a returning presenter. Click to see what they’ve presented in the past.
Terri Segal is an Expressive Arts Therapist, Facilitator, and Educator who is dedicated to sharing the therapeutic value of creative expression through Group Drumming and Expressive Arts workshops. For the past 10 years, Terri has studied and taught West African Drumming and World Percussion. In 2009, Terri completed a three week West African Drum and Dance Immersion with Company Fore-Fote in Guinea, West Africa. She is a trained Expressive Arts Therapist and Drum Circle Facilitator.
Terri participated in HealthRhythm’s Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitator Training Program, Village Music Facilitator Training Program, holds a BA Honors in English from McMaster University, and is a graduate of Expressive Arts Therapy at the C.R.E.A.T.E. Institute.
Through her business Rhythmic by Nature, Terri facilitates Group Drumming Programs at schools, social service agencies, and for small and large businesses for the purpose of teambuilding, wellness, recreation, and education.
In her innovative, fun, and memorable workshops, Terri focuses on how the process of music-making can enlighten her clients in areas of communication, stress management, and inter-personal dynamics.
Depending on the needs of her clients, she can also effectively facilitate workshops that combine drumming with other artistic modalities such as writing, visual art, movement and voice.
Terri brings her gentle and affirming leadership skills to her empowering, resourceful, and community building workshops. She honors each participant’s unique gifts, is an empathetic role model, a good listener and an intuitive guide.
Terri is a returning presenter. Click to see what they’ve presented in the past.
All sessions in this timeslot:
- Pages to Color (Emily White)
- Stimulocity Using expressive arts as stimulus for creation (Lee Kitchen, Terri Segal)
- Threads An intuitive game that reveals our connections with self, others and universal energy (Karen Rudolf)
- The Wabi-Sabi Brain Or how to love the perfectly imperfect mind (Marc Hurwitz)