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memories of Connie
Judyth Weaver

Judyth Weaver

The first time I met Connie was 1970 or 71, on Monhegan. Around that time, Connie and Leon bought a home in Woodacre, which was next to where I was living, in the bucolic valley called San Geronimo, in California.We might say we shared the San Geronimo Valley...

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Richard Lowe

Richard Lowe

Connie was one of the earliest and strongest supporters of the idea of forming an association of leaders at a time when many people for various reasons were against it.    She was also very involved in the long and difficult process of hammering out the language of...

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Ray Fowler

Ray Fowler

"I met Connie and Leon in 1971 in Charlotte's Studio 2G on West 73rd Street in Manhattan. There was an amazing party at Connie and Leon's Brooklyn apartment in the same spring.   At the party, Mary Alice Roche spoke joyously about the whole world becoming engaged with...

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Sensory Awareness Leaders Guild

Sensory Awareness Leaders Guild

The Guild has lost one of its Founding Mothers.  Connie Smith Siegel passed away on August 4th, surrounded by devoted friends and students. Among her many, many other contributions was her passion for creating a Guild for Leaders of Sensory Awareness, and she became...

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Marin Open Studios

Marin Open Studios

Connie Smith Siegel Connie Smith Siegel, accomplished landscape painter and art teacher, died August 4 at Long Life Living Board and Care in San Rafael. She had been a resident of Woodacre, CA for 40 years. Born April 20, 1937 in Colorado Springs, Connie was raised by...

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San Geronimo Group Show Video – Michel Kotski

San Geronimo Group Show Video – Michel Kotski

A few images of the San Geronimo Valley Community Center (SGVCC) Annual Spring Art Show artist group photo shoots. 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017. Group photos taken by Donn DeAngelo: dharma3339@sbcglobal.net No audio.

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Larry Rippee

Larry Rippee

"I was saddened to hear the news that Connie Smith Siegel died on Tuesday, August 4th. When I think of ‘Valley art’ usually the first image that pops into my mind is the work of Connie. It’s not just because she did landscapes, plein aire pastels of Marin environs....

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Eric Nerino

Eric Nerino

"The Memory is A friend and I visited the San Geronimo area about 2 years ago and had a very memorable few days. One of the days we had a great lunch at Two Bird Café and I noticed a painting, which has since been speaking to me every time I reminisce. It captured...

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Spirit of Space Art Show Video – Michel Kotski

Spirit of Space Art Show Video – Michel Kotski

Connie Smith Siegel's "Spirit of Space" Art Show at Toby's in Point Reyes Station in Marin County on March 1st of 2020. Photos by Michel Kotski. Connie's Art Reception "A Spirit of Place" - A Retrospective Celebration at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, Marin...

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Michel Kotski Video of “Peace in the Valley”

Michel Kotski Video of “Peace in the Valley”

Here are a few glimpses of Connie's "Peace in the Valley" Art Show at the San Geronimo Cultural Center in October of 2018. See Connie's "Spirit of Space Show at Toby's here: https://youtu.be/ruhdEGmYktE Audio is a short excerpt from “Music for Massage” from “Inviting...

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Connie’s Memorial Guest Book

We’d love to have you share your favorite memory or blessing about Connie. We hope to include it on Connie’s Virtual Guest Book and Zoom Memorial event on November 15th. If you have a photo or video, please email them to Connie@conniesmithsiegel.com

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