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Healing Art on display at Riverside | Zimmerman depicts states of healing on canvas

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com"The Royal Feminine" by Truckee artist, Sara Zimmerman, is one of the many new works on display of Saraand#8217;s and#8220;Healingand#8221; series at Riverside Studios in Truckee from January through February. Opening Reception is Friday, Jan. 6, 4-8 p.m. and is open to the public.

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Truckee artist and designer Sara Zimmerman will celebrate her newest artworks at the and#8220;Healingand#8221; exhibit opening Jan. 6, 4-8 p.m. at Riverside Studios in Truckee. and#8220;Iand#8217;m excited to show my newest series of works that visually represent my healing journey in all aspects of my life,and#8221; said Zimmerman. These unique artworks will be on display Jan. 6 through February 2012 and is open to the public.

The Artworks

Zimmermanand#8217;s Healing series reflects her path of trying to find emotional, spiritual and physical healing through art, many alternative healing modalities, and mindfulness. As Sara explains, and#8220;My healing artworks are my visual therapy for working through emotional and spiritual challenges. Regardless of where people are in their own journey toward becoming a better or healthier person, creating art like this most likely can help their process. It has for me.and#8221;

Through these works, Sara experiments with what a certain thought or feeling truly feels like, painting those first in colorful, textured layers. It is a very abstract process that requires a lot of quiet and inner exploration so she can and#8220;seeand#8221; what colors and shapes really come to mind when thinking of a particular issue. She paints what she feels is needed in the healing process by adding different colors that evoke a healing thought. Finally, Sara adds the last layers that end up as visual reminders to her of what she needs to see to remember what it feels like to feel healed and whole. Included in these pieces are and#8220;Strength,and#8221; and#8220;Voice,and#8221; and#8220;The Royal Feminineand#8221; and and#8220;Soul.and#8221;

Opening Reception

and#8220;Healingand#8221; will be on display from January 2012 through February 2012 at Riverside Studios, 10060 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. An opening reception for the artist will part of First Fridays on Friday, Jan. 6, 4-8 p.m.

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For more information about Sara Zimmerman or the and#8220;Healingand#8221; artworks, please contact Sara directly at 530-587-7492 or sara@sarazimmerman.net. Visit http://www.sarazimmerman.net. Sara Zimmerman is an artist, illustrator, and graphic/web designer in Truckee. Sara has shown her works in art shows throughout the Truckee- Tahoe region, Reno and the Bay Area. Her artworks are in collections nationwide.