The Travelling Kindness Rocks Team

 

Ginger - Travelling Kindness Rocks Creator

Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

My name is Ginger. I make my home in the beautiful Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia, Canada.

I am a trained musician and educator and fell in love with dot painting after exploring the Aboriginal artwork of Australia with my grade 5/6 elementary class. That was in May of 2015. I have since followed my passion and intuition, allowing my paintings into creation and Travelling Kindness Rocks programs, products, and services to blossom.

For the full story of how I developed the Travelling Kindness Rocks concept, click here.

It is exciting to perform many roles as the creator of Travelling Kindness Rocks. I handle everything from website design, facilitating workshops, communicating with people around the globe on social media, email, and phone calls, creating new programs and products, to packing your order for shipment, purchasing new supplies, and cleaning the paint off surfaces pretty much everywhere I go! I am excited and grateful for my journey with Travelling Kindness Rocks.


Steve - Tool Guy

On my birthday, just weeks after beginning to explore dot mandala painting, Steve, my life partner, made and gave me what would be the prototype for our first set of dotting tools. 

Months later, Steve's work with construction dried up just as Kristin Uhrig posted her first YouTube video featuring one type of our dotting tools. The rest, as they say, is history as he rather seamlessly moved into the critical role of producing tools for Travelling Kindness Rocks.

Steve spends his days hand-making sets of dotting tools that travel as far and wide as the Travelling Kindness Rocks themselves. As the demand for his tools increases and more people become involved in Travelling Kindness Rocks, Steve oversees the training and work of those we bring on board to help with tool production.


LUella - Administrative assistant (AKA MOM!)

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With many years of experience in administrative roles, I am fortunate that my mom, Luella, willingly lends a hand, helping with a number of Travelling Kindness Rocks tasks. My mom and I are the only two people who view a request for a Travelling Kindness Rock. This information is forwarded to Luella where she then hand writes the personal notes from those who request a Travelling Kindness Rock for a loved one and addresses the corresponding envelope. Luella also carefully tracks the funds raised through sales of Pattern Club memberships, mandala patterns raising money for charities, and so on.


tina - Travelling Kindness Rocks Dotter

Tina's first Travelling Kindness Rock was sent October 2016. Learn more about her graphic design and letterpress work at arquoisedesign.com.

Tina's first Travelling Kindness Rock was sent October 2016. Learn more about her graphic design and letterpress work at arquoisedesign.com.

Hello! I'm Tina, a graphic designer, letterpress printer and a design purist at heart. I have a love and appreciation for all things hand-made.

I've worked as a commercial graphic designer for over 20 years. As my artistic journey evolves, I'm passionately guided to create soulful items that will keep my creativity inspired and bright. From handmade journals to letterpress mandalas, my designs are fueled by passion.

My creative soul lights up when I'm graced with the opportunity of creating heart-made items to share with the world. I'm truly grateful to be part of the TKR dotting team, helping spread kindness through the journeys of the Travelling Kindness Rocks.

Tina also designed the Travelling Kindness Rocks logo.

Kindness, both giving and receiving,
is an essential ingredient in a life well lived.
May these Travelling Kindness Rocks
bless the maker as much as it has the receiver.
— Recipient, Poughskeepsie, New York, USA