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Stephanie Hilvitz
I am making every effort to live a creative life.
Interests: i love fabrics, tiles, papers, beads, anything mexican, folkloric and colorful...i love designing and working in my mango studio, working in my garden. i love riding my bike and reading by the fireplace. i love my sweet understanding husband and my best creation daughter!
Recent Activity
lighting the hannukah candles, bringing their warm (beeswax) honey glow to the ever earlier darkness savoring this glow heading into the solstice tipping toward the light sharing Haiku my heart Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rodrigvitz Style
wrapped up our holiday sale at katy's...was a great success, for those that could not make it please enjoy a little tour of the weekend thanks to all that came out to see us! I'm taking some time off to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rodrigvitz Style
my little lupita, goddess, angel shrine in her honor and on her way to katy's holiday sale...tonight, this weekend packing up the flock too... now ready to take flight on this warm december day on into the light for Rebecca's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
sharing for the Light of Lupita...we gotta pray, alicia keys can we never learn an unbearable sadness the light in our eyes haiku too Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
I have many images, paintings, sculptures, art and books of the Virgin of Guadalupe...this a vintage litho on tin. While I love this iconic image I am not only honoring her but am honoring the woman/goddess spirit in all of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
Rebecca and I were talking of the sadness of the dwindeling of our once rich blogging community of sharing. We are all torn in so many directions that this avenue seems the one less taken. I am walking now with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
We were so fortunate to see so many talented artists, see their studio spaces and watch them work the work of Magdalena Martinez, incredible detail of traditionally dressed indigenous with her daughter Naomi, a wonderful little artist in her... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
Just a taste of much to pour through still, sorting through many images and gathering my thoughts I knew I would see so much incredible folkart, again, just a taste...Magdalena Martinez who shows at the Santa Fe Folkart Market... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
off to explore dia de los muertos in Oaxaca! Plenty to do in Longmont for day of the dead this weekend and coming week... Las Ofrendas at the Longmont Musuem and my Art of Remembering My paintings and other wonderful... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
I am one lucky gal...this wonderful treat landed on my doorstep, a Day of the Dead box with a teeny delightful book inserted in the back when the box is reconfigured it becomes a tiny shrine, perfect for all the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
on the road...away from home, savoring our last garden dinner...our broccoli romanesca, a huge plant, very large leaves producing this one beautiful vegatable the late evening light in the garden...enjoy our bountiful table being away from my little world makes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
Longmont celebrated dia de los muertos for their 2nd Friday art event...from the exhibit at the museum to many galleries up and down Main St the Catrina's were ready to rock! There was a bus decked out for day of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
a huge thank you to Laura at Bella Frida for asking me to be a featured artist for the Day of the Dead show...wonderful opening with face painting, henna painting...artwork and a store full of fun and vibrant Mexican art... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
Another Dia de los Muertos opening tonight at Bella Frida in Louisville...and next Friday, in Longmont with a bus that will take you to all the festivities downtown, the new Roosevelt studios and the Museum... I went back the Museum... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
the Art of Remembrance Goddess is settling into place, she is surrounded by so many fluttering souls and embracing all those she is remembering a tiny altar at her feet and the night of the opening is my dad's birthday...he... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
The stories continue...this rich community has grown to embrace family memories and those of friends near and far. local friends, Bernadette and Jim have shared stories that were too long to be fully included so I am sharing here....Bernadette's father... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
The community of this piece reaches far and, old friends...and new. Ellen (Bateman) Bulterman of the blog Tree Fishing joins the family of Remembrance, My Mom and Dad on their wedding day Jesse Benjamin Bateman, Jr. August 20, 1924... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
the studio is FULL...of memories and stories...lives connected now, ties that bind and are released, sweet and warm I was overwhelmed and touched to my core...with a package of delight, that will help send these sweet souls, that fill this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
more stories, more connections...the fiber of life carrying us into death Lea, a dear blog friend whose paths, mine and hers crossed in Mexico, the place that held her Milt's her words, Milton E. Harris 5/5/1947 to 10/2/2010 Milton... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
there were so many beautiful heARTfelt stories shared with me...many too long for me to include in the small space I had on the Goddess that I am compelled to share in more detail here... another group of stories that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
a short drive from Santa Fe is Ghost Ranch...a magical property where we hiked the Box Canyon trail and where in the early 1900's cattle rustler brothers used to hide their stolen goods we walked for a while and came... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
We headed to Santa Fe for a long fall birthday weekend. I have my iPhone and Greg's iPad and found typepad does not play well the iPad. After some research I found Blogsy...I'll let you know what I think in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
I have been making small faux tin frames to hold so many precious photos for my growing Art of Remembrance Goddess, it's been humbling and I take this charter very seriously...people have been sending me images of loved ones and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
we all need a little magic, a surprising mother nature mystery. So fortunate to have been able to see this night blooming cereus...a huge white bloom lighting up the night. This cactus like plant can go 5-7 years without blooming...when... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style
First of all...a huge thank you for all your sweet comments and support of the Mango Studio blog. I will carry on here. Yes things change and the world seems crazy fast but I choose to slow down, take the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Rodrigvitz Style