ARTIST'S ROLE   Animating the Unconscious

The artist evolves humanity through the ages by researching and animating the images of the unconscious. They function as “higher” and “collective” humanity in creating the iconographic imagery of the soul in periods of Reformation (like the Renaissance or rebirth) in which humanity is reborn or transformed through art.

 “There is a need for individuals to find ways of transcending their limiting identities, of periodically committing egocide. The submission to God by following transformative spiritual practices can more safely engage the death-rebirth transcendence axis. Some cultures have elaborate and cathartics rites of passages for every stage of life. Our culture has not fostered safe death and rebirth rituals. So people create their own, consciously or unconsciously.”

Alex Grey, The Mission of Art.

The Artist Archetype
Wounded Healer

Heal Thyself 

Bipolar

Visionary Art

Movements

Groups

Art Complex

Core Wound

Complicated

"To perform this difficult office [artist] it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being." C. G. Jung              
Avant-garde

Leading the Charge

Visionary Iconography

Soul's Images

Visionary

In His Own Words

"All this [collective nature] being so, it is not strange that the artist is an especially interesting case for the psychologist who uses an analytical method. The artist cannot be otherwise that full of conflicts, for two forces are at war within him." C. G. Jung
Artist's Life

Your Life

Collective Humanity

Higher Humanity

A Mythic Call

Your Call

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes." C JUNG 
ABOUT HEATHER
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Heather is an artist who loves to explore art and education as a creative path to discovery and revelation. She is inspired by our collective human potential and how we can catalyze personal passion into powerful and sustainable collective change. She is a doctoral candidate at Pacifica Graduate Institute and the website Seeingthruart is a result of her study on Jung and his art-based methodology.

HEATHER TAYLOR-ZIMMERMAN
(360) 359.1522

Heather@soulofcreativity.com

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