Riva is an artist, writer and certified Kaizen Muse
creativity coach who lives and works in New York City and
the magical mystical Hudson River Valley of New York.

She creates sacred works of art with found natural and
industrial materials. Seeds of Peace: 18 Life Affirming
Found Objects from Nature, is included in
Exit Art's
Reactions, a part of the Smithsonian permanent collection.

Her workshops have been featured at Barrett Art Center,
Brookfield Craft Center, Orange County Arts Council and Wing
and Clover. She has been an Artist in Residence at the
Omega
Institute
for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, New York.

She is the author of
Magic Medicine: Rx for Creativity.

Follow her @rivaweinstein on Twitter.
Photo by David Needleman