PURPOSEFUL CREATIVITYTM

WELLNESS AND TEAM-BUILDING THROUGH ART

A spirited and rewarding way for organizations to stimulate innovation, build camaraderie, and strengthen problem-solving

Cards workshop
Wooden block workshop

Lauren Rader draws on a lifetime of creativity and coaching to foster personal growth and team well-being.

Artist, teacher and author of Studio Stories: Illuminating Our Lives Through Art, Lauren can tailor workshops and exercises to any group’s needs.

Purposeful Creativity provides stimulating, yet challenging, group experiences that flex creative muscles, producing a host of benefits. These structured group activities:

  • Rouse mindfulness; promote engagement
  • Reveal untapped creativity
  • Stimulate problem-solving and innovation
  • Deepen and strengthen group bonds
  • Nurture empathy and inclusion
  • Allow us to see with fresh eyes
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Click the button to the right to find out how your organization can benefit from a Purposeful Creativity Workshop.  We look forward to hearing from you!

A 3-layered approach

A typical Purposeful Creativity exercise is built around this time-tested sequence:

 

Opening the Way:
Lauren offers a jumping-off-point and encourages participants to reflect and jot down their thoughts, to help everyone settle in and find their inner voice.

 

Creating:
With Lauren’s guidance, and a wide array of inspiring materials to choose from, each participant creates his or her own piece of personal art.

 

Sharing:
Participants share their work, gaining a deeper understanding of what it reflects, and their own and one another’s uniqueness (this is where the real magic happens).

Wooden boats workshop
Collage workshop
Prayer flag workshop

“It was a wonderful day of creativity, warmth, inspiration, and learning on so many levels.  I love what you do and how well you do it!”

Plasticine clay workshop
Wooden block workshop

Your team will be inspired and empowered:

“I know that the creative process I learned in your workshop plays an immense role in my saying yes to new ventures.”

“It was a wonderful day of creativity, warmth, inspiration, and learning on so many levels.  I love what you do and how well you do it!”

“Your gentle coaching brings me to a place of self-observation and understanding that I never imagined.”

“Listening to each person’s explanation of their piece was profoundly fascinating.”

“It was amazing! I loved the mixture of fun, honesty, spirituality….It was like a vacation day from life.”

Lauren’s Philosophy

Lauren has been creating and teaching art all her life and has led hundreds of successful creativity groups. She believes that we are all born with an innate creative instinct, and that reconnecting with our inner creativity helps better connect us with ourselves, those around us, and the world.  Her warm, encouraging guidance has turned many an uncertain beginner into a confident creator.  Lauren brings a deep knowledge of media and technique, an innate talent for drawing out hidden creativity, a sincere respect for each person’s unique creative process, and a proven ability to nurture positive group dynamics.  See Lauren’s bio. Lauren in Forbes.

Meet Lauren

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