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Hope and the Playground of Possibility

Hope and the Playground of Possibility

How do we empower neighborhoods to come together and solve the challenges they face? Thanks to Mel Schuit for the opportunity to talk about the power of art to transform communities. Please check out the entire article at ALL THE WONDERS of Books. As the year winds down, I’m grateful to tell the story of this community work in MAYBE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL and the chance to paint murals with incredible children and families.

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Wonder as you Wander

Wonder as you Wander

As the year winds down I’ve been thinking about wandering. Last month our family drove up the Northern California coastline discovering secluded beaches, taking in the remarkable power of nature. When my son Santiago found this stretch of sand, he threw off his shoes and socks, crossed an inlet of thigh deep water and started running. I eventually caught up with him when he slowed down, took a deep breath and there was this moment. With his help I connect again to that part of myself that really never changes, but sees the world with the wonder of a child.

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New year/ New website at rafaellopez.com

New year/ New website at rafaellopez.com

A brand new year is almost here and I’m looking forward to making a fresh start with a brand new website. It’s an opportunity to share my latest works including illustrations, books and murals.

You can visit me on the web at rafaellopez.com

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