Rejuvenate in Nature! @brownpeoplecamping

'Blue Hummingbird Lady, Bottle by the water, image design Catherine Herrera, 2008.

If you are like many Americans, these days, taking time out from the extreme politics and scandals, is a must for self- and family-care. Consider an outdoor trip to rejuvenate. I feel very fortunate my parents started us kids off early with camping and hiking trips. Those memories, and experiences infuse who I am today. … Continue reading Rejuvenate in Nature! @brownpeoplecamping

Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera

I've been working behind the scenes on breaking down the 'Open Doors' preview - I was quite surprised by the impact the creative process had on me personally, opening doors in ways unexpected. I am grateful to grow and develop, and learn each day. As that work continues, here is a new spoken word poem … Continue reading Flor de Miel Media presents ‘Narco Beauty and La Environmentalista,’ spoken word poem read by Catherine Herrera

Looking towards the Spring…

I have a new series of photographs that I am sharing, its entitled 'From my Window.' You can view the slideshow here. I am working on the installation footage, and editing a short video about the residency of Kim Shuck and Michael Horse.  Working with both of them, and now, going over the footage and … Continue reading Looking towards the Spring…

45 Hours to Go!!

Click on the Kickstarter link to the left or visit to read more about the project, and the fund raising effort that ends in just 45 hours! Receive rewards, help tell a unique story in the diverse history of California. Didn't get a chance to join? No problem. Receive a tax deductible receipt for … Continue reading 45 Hours to Go!!

Letter of Courage: #9 Lessons

I am still on this journey of healing, more tests, more doctors appointments. Improvements, setbacks, fighting courage, resignation. Acceptance of the present now. Raw foods, nuts berries tofu too, my green tea with honey and apple cider vinegar, and aloe vera every morning. I tell myself I have all the medicine I need. Whatever is … Continue reading Letter of Courage: #9 Lessons

Hummingbird. 1000.

This blue bottle is etched with the rendering of a drawing I made during the time when I was involved in bringing forth the vision for the 1000 Hummingbird Ceremony. In late 2007, early 2008 I began working with a group of women to create what was to become known as the 1000 Hummingbird Ceremony. … Continue reading Hummingbird. 1000.

Letter of Courage #8 – A series of drawings

I began this series of drawings in 2007, after several years of not drawing or painting, the longest I had gone since I first started. Drawing and painting have been other mediums of expression, walls to bounce off of when video or writing or photography wasn't quite the medium to capture what I was trying … Continue reading Letter of Courage #8 – A series of drawings