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What’s On Tauma’s Mind

Outside the Bubble

It’s amazing how attempting even the smallest new thing when more or less “set in your ways” can send one into a sea of uncomfortable unbalance. For example: -Going to a party and meeting new people. -Drawing/writing with the non-dominant hand. -Teaching someone something. -Trying to paint outside in public. -Doing a cartwheel. -Learning to…

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YAIS Summer 2018 Application

Tauma Wiggins is an architectural watercolorist in Dallas, Texas.  Based on her own journey as an artist & two decades of working with youth, she created YAIS, a program to help young artists. Young Artists In Studio is a new program connecting middle & high-school art students to Dallas’ top creative professionals. YAIS’ current rotation of…

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Art Club

Art club. That’s how I’ve spent March- hanging out with middle/high school art students & teachers at three DISD schools.   Sometimes I arrive just as the bell rings, instantly surrounded in a swarm of teenagers with their typical angst & attitude, earbuds & goofy smiles. But these students have already experienced many hardships, much…

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Everything Sh*t Happens for a Reason

She was older but not elderly, a slight figure in a long, dark coat; outdated large-framed eye-glasses & warm house shoes. I was going into an office building and it was cold and she had just put out a cigarette. She held the door open for me, mumbling to herself but also maybe she meant…

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Having Fun With Sea Sausages

“Tia! Paint with me!” My four-year-old niece Natalia grabs my hand and looks up at me intensely with beautiful, big eyes, brushing unruly curls out of her face. It had been already quite a long day of fun kid stuff I planned;  Chic-fil-a!  Rangers game! The Legos store! We were tired – well I was.…

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Keeping it Real

Hello Tauma Wiggins Art friends, If you are on my email list, we have connected before through art, and even though days and weeks get crazy, I truly cherish the connections and meaningful conversations. I also cherish keeping it real. Art career-wise, I’m “forking” in the road, taking a new, more authentic-for-me path. Writing is…

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Young Artists In Studio – YAIS

Thank you for taking time to learn about Young Artists In Studio-YAIS.   The YAIS program is designed to connect young people interested in exploring their artistic potential in a mentorship with professional artists inside working studios. About YAIS *YAIS’s goal is to give a real-life experience to art-minded youth, ages 12-18, providing them with…

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Traffic Jams Do Not Inspire

In January, my cousin & I went on an “artist adventure” in New Mexico. We explored the same terrain that inspired Georgia O’Keeffe’s famous paintings.

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