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Hello! I am a 1L, born and raised in Rhode Island, arriving at the School of Law after receiving a B.F.A. in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design. I am an eco-vegan-yogini-artist who will always remember a 5th grade school trip to the Johnston Landfill, driving up to the top of the...

Rachele's Archive for September 2010

Posted by Rachele Ciccone-Paquin
09/27/2010 at 08:40 PM
It has been pretty easy to get into the groove of being in school again after being out of school for five years now.  It helps that the RWU campus is so beautiful, as being able to see the water and smell the salt air in between the intensity of classes really helps clear the mind.  RWU is situated on a little slice of beautiful RI coastline, and I make it a daily routine of mine to go down to the koi pond on campus and sit for a bit to get some serenity. My schedule is a little hectic as I am sure all of my fellow classmates can attest to.  I am up at 4:30, run my dog for 45...
Posted by Rachele Ciccone-Paquin
09/17/2010 at 10:44 AM
It is a rainy Sunday and I set up my canvas on my easel in my studio, unsure of what I will create but knowing that I need to be open to the possibilities that will flow forth as I place my brush to the blank canvas.  The only thing I am certain of is that I plan to have a showing of the new body of work created during this, my first year at RWU SOL.  This blog will be a record of my lifeʼs intersection between art and law, with some musings on meditation, yoga, eco-living and tattoos thrown in, for good measure. My easel is the one I used while an undergraduate at RISD.  I...