about alena

“Work is love made visible.” –Khalil Gibran

Alena Hennessy is an artist, author of Cultivating Your Creative Life, The Painting Workbook, and beloved teacher of painting and mixed media. Her work has been featured in numerous magazines, including Dwell, The Washington Post, Spirituality & Health, ReadyMade, Redbook, Stitch, Victoria, and Natural Health magazine. Her paintings have been exhibited across major cities in the U.S., along with several museum shows. Alena also holds a passion for flower essences and other plant spirits, along with being a Reiki master and energy healer. Through grace and intuitive guideposts, Alena lives in the beautiful town of Asheville, NC, with her gifted partner Matthew and champagne fox Mimi Simone. As a facilitator, her intention is that each participant leave a little more transformed, content, and open to wild possibility.


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