Holly Friesen

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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation painter
Location Montreal/Mont Tremblant, QC, Canada
Introduction I am a working artist/painter struggling to find my way through this glorious, anxious life with a heart full of unresolved questions. Beauty is my compass, fire is my heartbeat and the earth is my body.
Interests Painting, Poetry, Art making in any form, Music, dancing, FLOWERS, forests, the moon, solitude, prayer, sexuality, intimate friendships, being by a river or falling water, music, a life-long fascination with the balance/struggle between light & dark, evoking the unexpressed.
Favorite Movies Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter..and Spring, Fur, Pollock, Babel, American Beauty, Winter Light, Stealing Beauty, The Fastest Running Man, Antonio's Line, The Decline of the American Empire, Constant Gardner, Little Miss Sunshine, Crash, Manufactured Landscapes, WIngs of Desire...
Favorite Music Radio Head, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tragically Hip, John Mayall, Dede Mercan, Bambatula, Ry Cooder, Joni Mitchell, Jazz, Blues, World Music, Krishna Das, Putamayo, Wah!, Alberto Iglesias...
Favorite Books The Voice of the Earth, Green Man, Earth Angel, The Dream of the Earth, Ecological Intelligence, The Spell of the Sensuous, The Autobiography of Red, A Pilgrim Hawk, poetry, Rumi, Sweetness in the Belly, Slow Man, Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer MarieRilke, Joseph Campbell books, Jungian writings, The Art of Loving-Eric Fromm, The Gift -Lewis Hyde, Bone - Dying into Life/Marion Woodman...and many, many more...