Visual Arts

Meet Elena Davis, jack-of-all-(artsy) trades

You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town.

"I'm an artist, writer, actress, business owner," says jack-of-all-(artsy)-trades Elena Davis, who's also a massage therapist, yogi and the owner of Peace of Mind Massage, where you'll find some of her artwork, as well as her new yoga-inspired clothing line, Peace of Mind Designs. How do you go from masseuse to artist and mindful clothing designer? The connection isn't so hard to draw: "Massage is an art, similar to painting," Davis says. Always inspired by yogic notions of mindfulness, she adds, "Anytime you are doing art, you are so present -- you have to be!"

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Jamie Siebrase is a Denver-based freelance writer, and author of the forthcoming Falcon Guide Hiking Wth Kids, Colorado: 52 Great Hikes for Families.
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