hearthandsDeborah has followed her calling to share Touch Drawing, presenting workshops at numerous conferences and educational institutions. She has a unique way of holding space for people to dive deep into their souls. Integrating expressive arts modalities such as movement, group vocalizing, and writing, she crafts each workshop as a transformative experience. Deborah generates a sacred sound field during drawing sessions with her voice, drum, chimes and crystal bowls. 
More about Deborah’s workshops.

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or 360-221-5745 with questions.

July 28-30 in Seattle, Washington
Gaianeering – The Art of Hope and Wholeness
In this three day summit we will focus on the pioneering work of forming partnerships with the multiple, circulating streams of life found throughout the interwoven dimensions of earth’s ecologies. Deborah will be Interpretive Artist and hold sacred space with crystal bowls & voice.
Find out more and register

Friday afternoon Sept 22 – Sunday Sept 24 near London, England
At Emerson College in East Sussex
This will be long weekend Touch Drawing retreat. We meet in Ruskin Hall, a beautiful space designed for anthroposophical events. Limited private rooms available onsite, or stay at a local BnB. Interest is high! People are already making plans to fly in from Europe for this rare retreat. This workshop is filling fast – register soon. 
Time: 2:00pm Friday, September 22 through lunch Sunday, September 24 
Location is one half hour from Gatwick Airport
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October 4-8 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
12th biannual conference of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association 

Indigenous Roots of Expressive Arts Therapy:
Transformation, Social  Justice, and Social Change, Globally and Locally
Deborah will hold a three-hour Touch Drawing workshop on Saturday afternoon of the conference.  
Find out more and register

Friday evening, Nov 3 – Sunday Nov 5 in Western Massachusetts
Rowe Conference Center in Rowe, Massachusetts
This is a deep weekend retreat. Time to delve into your soul and gather seeds of inspiration through Touch Drawing. We meet in the beauty of the Berkshire Mountain foothills in an historic community chapel.
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Plan ahead for 2018

March 12-16 near San Juan, Costa Rica 
Dawn of Interspirituality
Deborah will be Interpretive Artist at this leading-edge international gathering of spiritual practitioners exploring the common elements in all religions. 
Find out more about Dawn of Interspirituality

March 30-April 2 in Los Angeles
Expressive Therapies Summit 
Deborah will give two three-hour workshops. Take one or both. To be confirmed
Find out more about the Expressive Therapies Summit

June 21-24 at Skalitude in Twisp, Washington 
Fairy and Human Relations Congress
This is the most highly respected gathering of people who explore ways of communication with other realms of life. Deborah will hold a two hour touch Drawing workshop. She is Interpretive Artist throughout the event, and is co-facilitating the Saturday evening group ritual.
Find out more about Fairy Congress

July 8-13 on Whidbey Island, Washington
21st Annual Touch Drawing Gathering
This intensive retreat is designed to support you in a journey through expanding fields of awareness from personal, to interpersonal, and transpersonal. With Touch Drawing at the heart of each day, Deborah weaves deep sharing, vocalizing, movement and writing practice for a sacred expressive arts experience. Time in silence and nature balances the rich sense of creative community. People travel from all over for this signature event each year. The Gathering provides the deepest experience of Touch Drawing. If you are in a position to bring Touch Drawing into your area of expertise, you are particularly encouraged to attend. The Gathering page at the link below is not yet fully updated for 2018, but you can get a sense of it from the descriptions and photos.  Join our mailing list to be notified when the 2018 Gathering opens for registration.
Find out more about the Gathering

Saturday September 22 – Friday September 28 in Findhorn, Scotland 
Subtle Worlds Conference
Deborah will be interpretive artist throughout the conference. She will also offer a three-hour Touch Drawing workshop.
Saturday, September 29 – Friday October 5 in Findhorn, Scotland
Touch Drawing and Sacred Expressive Arts  
Deborah will offer a week-long creative intensive in the legendary Findhorn Community.
More details to be announced. Contact us if you want to be notified when it opens for registration. 

Thursday November – Wednesday November 7 in Toronto, Ontario Canada
Parliament of the Worlds Religions
Deborah will be Interpretive Artist for the second time at this major international event.
Find out more about the 2018 Parliament 

Other events are still in process of being arranged.
Deborah will offer day-long workshops on Whidbey Island, Washington and in the New York area. Other locations in still in potential.
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Deborah is currently focusing on options for presenting live video Touch Drawing webinars. She is open to creating a live video workshop with a group you bring together. 
Contact us if you are interested

Do Touch Drawing anywhere, anytime, by yourself or with family, friends and colleagues
You can begin Touch Drawing using educational media (digital downloads available) & materials kits. 
Buy educational media and art materials

 Contact The Center for Touch Drawing or call 360-221-5745.