About the Book
Put Your Creative Power Into Practice
100hearts is a workbook, with steps you can follow to enhance your creativity through heart centered art. It is also an inspiration, with quotations and beautiful illustrations all created by the Author/Artist Jo Thompson.
Based on her own project to create 100 hearts and to share her journey and the meaning it has had post 9/11 in terms of being a path to peace, a path of change 100hearts can lead you on your own way.
The world is in need of more heart...more love...more joy, and the simple act of creating hearts has a positive, physical, psychological and emotional
effect on the maker and the viewer.
Make your own 100hearts and see!
Jo Thompson is a painter, printmaker, pastelist and educator. Her classes are relaxed, lively and happy! During her Fine Art career she has had extensive solo and group exhibitions with galleries in Palm Springs, San Diego, Los Angeles and Chicago. Her work is in private and corporate collections. She has continued to offer classes on many media: watercolor, acrylics, drawing, papermaking, book arts, collage and more. She earned a BFA degree from Illinois Wesleyan University, pursued graduate studies in art history in Europe and has an MA in Education, Instructional Technology from California State University, San Bernardino. She has taught art K-12 to College. Jo is also a Co-founder of Women Creating Peace a group committed to art for change, and gathering women in sacred spaces to promote and support personal and social growth.