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Let’s Talk About Beauty

By Tina Christophillis

Feb 14th 2012

Inspiration

Let's talk about beauty.  Let's talk about what makes you come alive.  Let's talk about the heart beating inside of you.  

What is your heart's desire?  What is joy?  What is beauty?

Let's talk about beauty.  Let's investigate what this means.  Let's create a new space for which you are safe to explore the possibilities.  Let's go one step further into a personal territory that only you know, only you have access to, only you can understand.  

To me, beauty is beginner's mind, simplicity, elegance, freedom.  Beauty is riding a horse and feeling the rush of wind on your face.  It is the joy of discipline, the surge of emotion, the unexpected wave of passion.

Beauty can also be strange, painful and disturbing.  It holds a lesson, a gem, a story, deep within a resevoir that may...

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Risk Everything

By Tina Christophillis

Feb 10th 2012

Inspiration

I'm going to risk everything.  There comes a point in anyone's life, where you have to make a decision.  Sometimes it takes a lot to see that decision clearly, to see the crossroads, to see the dynamic point of change, recognition and desire.

Move beyond fear, move beyond words... what will it take?

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Exhibition at the Coastal Community Foundation

By Tina Christophillis

Feb 06th 2012

Exhibitions

I recently installed an exhibition of paintings and drawings at the main office of the Coastal Community Foundation located on 635 Rutledge Ave., Suite 201.  The work will be on view until April 20.

The mission of the Coastal Community Foundation is to foster philanthropy for the lasting good of the community.  They are committed to taking the broadest perspective of community, as seen through their extensive nonprofit involvement and initiatives. Ranging from arts or health-related organizations to education programming, conserving the environment, strengthening neighborhoods and satisfying human needs, they are connected to the full spectrum of charitable and nonprofit organizations.

Established in 1974, Coastal Community Foundation is a public grant making foundation fostering...

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Hi I'm Fotini 

Welcome to my blog!

I am a painter currently based in Greenville, South Carolina.  Through my work, I seek to communicate an internal narrative using traditional painting processes.  

Here you will find information about what I am working on, recollections of my process, things that inspire me. I am asking questions about art, writing letters to myself, reflecting, learning, growing, discovering.  Thank you for joining and supporting the adventure.