Education & Professional Development

  • Living Compass Congregational Wellness Advocate Training, Sewanee, TN, 2017
  • Theology Summer School, Continuing Education, Oxford University, 2016
  • The Red Madonna, Shiloh Sophia McCloud, 2016
  • The Red Madonna, Shiloh Sophia McCloud, 2015
  • The Gospel of Thomas for Advent With Cynthia Bourgeault, 2014
  • Soul Coaching© Master Oracle Card Reader Practitioner, 2012
  • Sacred Landscapes, Continuing Education, Oxford University, 2010
  • Usui Reiki Level III, 2008
  • MFA fiction writing, Sarah Lawrence College, 1998
  • BA studio art, Transylvania University, 1992

Exhibitions & Appearances

  • She Who Loves: Solo Exhibition, St. Raphael the Archangel Episcopal Church, Lexington, Ky., 2017
  • Exit 115: Art of the Bluegrass, 22 North, Ypsilanti, MI, 2017
  • Tarot: An Exhibition, the Bread Box, Lexington, Ky., 2016 
  • All the Buzz: Art Exhibition and Celebration of the Hive Mural, the Hive, Lexington, Ky., 2016
  • Way of Sorrows: Stations of the Cross, Lexington, Ky., 2016.
  • Cane Ridge to Cathedral Basilica, Art as Prayer: A Discussion Between Artists, with photographer Kopana Terry at ArtsPlace in Lexington, Ky., on March 12, 2016, as part of LexArts’ Arts Showcase Weekend.
  • Untangling Mary Magdalene: Apostle to the Apostles at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Louisville, Ky., on February 27, 2016.
  • Sacred Sites – Churches and Art of the Lexington Episcopal Diocese at Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, Ky. Gallery Hop is 5-8 p.m. January 15, 2016.
  • The Mother Mary Paintings: Art & God, an artist’s talk and exhibition, Soul Mates Gallery, Ewing, Ky., December 5, 2015
  • Abiding With God Through Art, Rector’s Forum, Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, October 11, 2015
  • Guest on the Clarity Now! podcast, October 2015
  • Guest teacher in the Soul Sanctuary, January 2015
  • Untangling Mary Magdalene, Rector’s Forum, Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, November 14, 2014
  • Journaling the Chakras Workshop, Open Heart Yoga, January 8, 2011



  • Red Velvet: A Romance in Seasons, 2016
  • Bats, Chevy Chaser Magazine, January 2008, winner Carnegie Center flash fiction contest.
  • A Wedding Journey, A More Perfect Union: Poems and Stories About the Modern Wedding, Virginia Hartman and Barbara Esstman, editors, St. Martin’s Press, 1999


  • Bird Signs, Words Dance 13, 2013
  • Revision, Motif 2, Come What May: A Collection of Writings About Chance, 2010
  • All That You Touch, My Poem Rocks, 2009
  • Suspension, Calliope, 2008; Third place in the Women Who Write annual poetry and short prose competition.
  • Sleep, Harbinger, 1998


  • How Praying the Rosary Saved Me, Over the Moon Magazine, 2015
  • Mary of Bethany: Devoted During Darkness, Over the Moon Magazine, 2015
  • Waiting for the Birth, Over the Moon Magazine, 2014
  • Mary Said Yes, Over the Moon Magazine, 2014
  • Who Was Mary Magdalene, Over the Moon Magazine, 2014
  • Journaling as Spiritual Practice, Simply Woman, 2014
  • Contributing Writer, 23 Ways to Live With Love, 2014
  • High Art: Linda Wise McNay raises money for institutions she cares about, Transylvania Magazine, Fall 2008
  • Profile of Dewey Cornell, Preventing Violence Before it Begins, Transylvania Magazine, Fall 2008
  • Profile of Mandy McMillian: The Confidence to Act, Transylvania Magazine Spring 2007



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