"And just when I began to feel safe, IT happened again. But this time, it was shockingly different. It was pleasurable!" 

                                                                                                                                                                                   Transformation Tree 


© 2017 Illuminative Forest of Storytelling Trees 

                                                    The Illuminative Forest by lead artists Deb Cripps and Carl Hiebert

integrates visual arts, music, technology and stories

Assisting visual artists - Nicole Battista and Sophie Cortez

Forest Curator - Nicole Battista 

Contributing Artists : Carl Hiebert, Deb Cripps, Nicole Battista, 

Mary-Eileen McClear, Aaron Williams, Alan Ralston

Supporting artists: Carrie Snyder, Ron James, Cheryl Lescom, Nonie Thompson, Sophie Cortez, Eugene Rea, Zoe Clemens,

Pete Flood, Holly Archer, Ray Walsh, Phillip Psutka, Wilber Cortez, Lawrence McNaught, Arnold Irwin

Illuminative Forest Stories

SERENDIPITY  

 

 

Writer: Carrie Snyder

Voice Artist:  Mary-Eileen McClear

HUMOUR   

Writer: Phillip Psutka

Contributing Writers: Ron James,

Deb Cripps  

Voice Artist: Ron James

DIVINE TOUCH   

 

 

Writer: Deb Cripps 

Voice Artist: Zoe Clemens

FREEDOM   

 

 

Writer: Carl Hiebert 

Voice Artist:  Wilber Cortez 

TRAVELLING MAPLE   

 

Writer: Cheryl Lescom

Singer: Cheryl Lescom                  Musician: Ray Walsh

ELDER   

Writer: Carl Hiebert 

Voice Artist: Arnold Irwin 

UNCOMMON GRACE  

 

 

Writer: Deb Cripps

Voice Artist: Aaron Williams

HAPPINESS   

 

 

Writer: Carrie Snyder 

Voice Artist: Mary-Eileen McClear

DO YOU LIVE ON MY BLOCK   

 

 

Writer: Carrie Snyder

Voice Artist: Zoe Clemens  

CANADA ABIDES   

 

 

Writer: Carrie Snyder

Voice Artist: Mary-Eileen McClear

IDENTITY   

  

Writer: Deb Cripps

Voice Artist: Aaron Williams 

REFLECTIONS

  

Writer & Singer:  Nonie Thompson 

Musicians: Eugene Rea, Pete Flood,

Holly Archer 

SEASONS OF CANADA

 

 

Writer: Carrie Snyder

Voice Artist: Lawrence McNaught

RESILIENCE

 

 

Writer: Deb Cripps

Voice Artist: Aaron Williams

TRANSFORMATION   

 

 

Writer: Deb Cripps

Voice Artist: Zoe  Clemens       

ENGINEERING THE FUTURE   

 

  

Writer: Deb Cripps

Voice Artist: Aaron Williams  

CONNECTIONS   

 

Writer: Deb Cripps

Voice Artist: Aaron Williams    

The forest installation of 17 sculptures, each embodying the spirit of a tree with its own eclectic presence, has many stories to tell