2017 Events

Reception, The Next Cairn at p:ear Gallery
338 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 
Friday, December 15th
5 - 7 pm Cairn Building by participants in Shaping Clay, Shaping Life workshops in October
7 9 pm Celebration Reception for everyone

Launch of Cairn & Cloud Chronicle: news, resources and stories related to the Cairn Project
Tuesday, November 15th

Cairn Project Web Archive: 

Ongoing expansion

C G Jung Institute 2017 Founders Day Symposium

One of four speakers, Healing Trauma through Myth, Story, and Image - March 18th

2016 Events Past

"An Extended Interview of Corinne D Peterson"
The Spontaneous Vegetation Show
WPLN 105.5 FM or stream at:
Wednesday, December 7, 11 am to 12 noon

by Nance Klehm, who has been an ecological systems designer, landscaper, horticultural consultant, and permacultural grower for more than two decades…A consultant, speaker, and teacher, Nance is internationally respected for her work on land politics and soil heath. Her work has received extensive national and international media coverage. See more on her website:

Launch of developing Cairn Project Web Archive:; soon
   (without the "weebly")

Cairn & Cloud: a collective expression of trauma and hope
Corinne D Peterson and over 550 collaborators

Citlalin Gallery, 2005 S Blue Island Ave. Chicago, IL

Friday, Nov 18 - Reception 7 - 10 pm

  •7:00 - 10:00 pm
Browse our new (under development) website shown on a large screen.
You’ll  have the chance to add your stories and reflections.

  •8:00 pm   Dance  Video  Poetry  Story  Music  Light
Witness the celebration of healing demonstrated by a variety of performers.
Silvia Inéz Gonzalez, Victor Sanders, Ginny Sykes, Elaine Bachman,
Rebekka Brennan, Christopher Elmore, Béthany Pozzi-Johnson,
Sarah Gottlieb’s BodyCompass Dance Project with Chrissy Martin,
Amanda Maraist and Cat Miller

Dramatic lighting by Dana Major

This final exhibition is open by appointment

November 19 - December 31
Citlalin Gallery
2005 S Blue Island Ave
in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood

Gustavo Sanchez: 312.480.1096
Corinne D Peterson: 773.742.5037

               •personal stories are told by workshop participants 

                  •join in wrapping and packing Cairn & Cloud for safe-keeping until the next exhibit  
                 (come anytime)

               Enjoy music, food and drink all afternoon



2016 Events Past

Cairn& Cloud: collective expression of trauma and hope at NVAM

National Veterans Art Museum, 4041 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

May 27 - June 11, 2016
May 27 - Reception for all museum exhibit, Friday, 4-7 pm

May 29 - Shaping Clay, Shaping Life, drop-in workshop, Sunday 1-3 pm

May 29 - Tones of Belonging by BodyCompasss Dance Project, Sunday 3-4 pm

Cairn Project Kickstarter

completed on 4/12/16 $9,970


2015 Cairn and Cloud: collective expression of trauma and hope 

Lillstreet Art Center, 4101 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL

November 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016

Reception: Friday, November 27 


Wicker Park Lutheran Church, 1500 N. Hoyne Ave, Chicago, IL
November 1-15, 2015
Reception: Friday, 6-9 pm, November 13


Art on Armitage: a window gallery
4125 W. Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL
August 2 - August 30

Zhou B Art Center, part of Seductive Material Exhibition
1029 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609
May 15 - June 13