Nicole Deyton
Artist, Designer, Teller of Stories


Community Projects

In 2013, and again in 2014, I created a series of big head puppets with members of Epiphany Presbyterian Church for their Winter Solstice performance.


In August 2013, I was Artist in Residence at Wesley Long Cancer Center. I helped patients and caregivers create a paper gratitude quilt that hangs in the Cancer Center.


Beginning in 2009, I started working with Hirsch Wellness Network to create free art classes to caregivers and people undergoing treatment for cancer.

Among the many classes I've taught are Visual Diaries, Bookbinding, Suminagashi (paper marbling), Intuitive Painting, Garden Art, and Designing Air Plant Terrariums.


In 2003, I performed a two-day meditation ritual in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The community was invited to witness and bless a sand mandala as I first created and then deconstructed it. Small samples of sand were given to participants to release in nearby waterways.