ART from the HEART with Karen Putnam
(805) 966-9078

AgesĀ 6 months to 106 years "young" are invited to DANCE, DREAM, PAINT & PLAY!

ART from the HEART
is an inter-generational program to encourage diverse expression of all ages through the ARTS!

Dance, Dream, Paint & Play!

Activities are designed to
welcome participation 
from all ages, backgrounds and abilities through creative dance, music, drama and art. 

 Plan ahead to schedule

your family, school, group, club, church or retirement community 
to participate in a unique . . .

Tea Party


Multigenerational Event

We made the news with a story about our multigenerational music, dance and painting
bridging a generati
on gap and
forming forever friendships.

(805) 966-9078

From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise. 

Karen Putnam, AKA: 
"Mrs. Dancing Paint Brush," 
is a wife, mom, artist and dancer with over 30 years experience teaching children and adults, including special needs.  
owned and operated a Home Daycare for infants and toddlers.  Karen has worked with children through theater groups, schools, churches and autism programs. Karen has experience teaching music and dance enrichment at Learning Centers, Workshops and Kindermusik studios.  She has also coached Special Olympics, and foster parented 5 children.  

Karen has been blessed with opportunities to dance, mime and clown in Japan, Mexico
and Cuba. 

Currently in Santa Barbara,
she plans events, teaches art and offers unique dance sessions for all levels of dancers . . . especially for those children and adults who "think" they can't dance. 


Gerardo Soria.

PRAISE DANCE VIDEO by Mike Warner, MercyMe appears courtesy of Fair Trade Services, LLC from the album "Almost There" (P) & (C) Fair Trade Services, LLC (admin. by Music Services) All Rights Reserved. Used By Permission. 

filmed by J. North Productions the night before Karen's surgery.

DAY IN THE PARK VIDEO, courtesy of Emerald Rose Photography.

TEA PARTY VIDEO by Brooklyn West Films.