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“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ― Mary Oliver

“Cultivating Wonder”

Creating art that brings more beauty, joy and inspiration to the world!

Welcome to the creative world of mixed media artist Michelle Lisenbee.

The Soul’s Slow Ripening

The Soul’s Slow Ripening

I recently returned from a five day retreat at the Omega Institute in upstate New York. The retreat was based on the book, "The Soul's Slow Ripening" by Christine Valters Paintner, the abbess of the online community Abbey of the Arts. It was five days of sacred space,...

Springtime and history and artists…oh, my!

Springtime and history and artists…oh, my!

Art Asylum, Spring 2019 Come see me at the spring Art Asylum on Sunday, June 2nd! This is one of my favorite events. The artists who attend create some amazing things, it's two blocks from home and I pretty much just love Savage Mill. Come spend the day soaking up the...

Deep Work Happening Over Here

Deep Work Happening Over Here

Hello! I am just home from ANOTHER retreat experience. After returning from 1440 Multiversity in California last Monday evening, I was home for one day, then left again on Wednesday the 19th to drive to Connecticut. For years, I've been saying I want to become Board...

Beauty, Connection and Soul Work

Beauty, Connection and Soul Work

I just returned from a truly transformative retreat at 1440 Multiversity​ with Kelly Rae Roberts​ and Beth Kempton​, entitled, "Hello Soul, Hello Business". It was a stretch for me to go, financially and personally. I've never traveled alone before to somewhere...

Different Vibes

Different Vibes

Here are two art pieces I recently added to my Etsy Shop. Very different vibes, and I love them both! I'm delighted to share them with you.... This one, titled "REST", is several years old. I haven't advertised it much because I really like it. It's one of my favorite...

Soul Care Day

Soul Care Day

It's been a busy month. My husband has been working overtime, and so have I in a different way. Between getting ready for Art Asylum, BEING at Art Asylum, filling orders after Art Asylum...I've also updated this website quite a bit (Thanks, Jason!!) and opened my Etsy...

BIG News!!!

BIG News!!!

My Etsy shop is now OPEN! Yay!!! Loading the items took wwaaayyy longer than I expected, but after working almost all day last Sunday, I finally hit "open shop" about 9:30pm. So happy to have taken another step toward making my work more visible. It's both exciting...

Art Asylum, Spring 2018

Art Asylum, Spring 2018

I promised I'd add a few photos of last Sunday's Art Asylum, and here they are! Art Asylum is an art show/sale held at Historic Savage Mill twice a year presented by The Queen's Ink This was my first show/sale ever and it was fantastic!! I am so glad I decided to be...

Art Show Success….

Art Asylum today at Historic Savage Mill, sponsored by The Queen's Ink, was amazing. So many talented and creative people. I did really well, had a great time...and I'm exhausted (smile). Promise I'll write more and post some pictures in the next day or two, but for...

My favorite mug

My favorite mug

No - not this photo...'cause I actually look kind of a mess here, but I just had to tell you about this teal mug I ADORE!! I got it a few weeks ago at Greenbridge Pottery and it is my new favorite. I discovered Greenbridge on my way home from a retreat at Bon Secours...

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