July 2016, interview with Elizabeth Ries & Steve Patterson on “Twin Cities Live”, featuring “The Great Green Okayness”! After July, can be seen by clicking here: Recorded Show!



Summer Solstice Monday, June 20, 10:30 am, at The Cupping Room Cafe, 359 W. Broadway, in the Soho neighborhood of New York City!

the cupping room

Saturday, July 16, 2:00 pm, at Barnes & Noble, Har Mar Mall, 2100 Snelling Ave, St. Paul, MN

Barnes and Noble, Roseville, MN

Thursday, September 22/First day of fall! 10am-Noon, Rachel will be signing books at West Asheville Dobra Tea, 707 Haywood Road, Asheville, North Carolina

dobra tea with rachel awes

Friday November 4 from 6:00-8:00 & Saturday November 5 from 5:00-8:00, Rachel will be signing books at Art Attack in the Kolman & Pryor Gallery, Studio 395, 1500 NE Jackson St. Minneapolis, MN


Saturday, November 12, Rachel will be signing & facilitating conversation about magnificence to a circle of women at the home of Kelly Rae Roberts in Portland, Oregon!



Thursday, July 7, Rachel will be speaking & offering books at the Brave Girls Symposium in Boise, Idaho, alongside a number of fantastic women!


Monday, July 18, 5:30-7pm, “Art Prompts from The Great Green Okayness” at Wet Paint in St. Paul, MN!


Sunday, April 23, 2017, Rachel will be speaking at “Art Is You” in Minneapolis, MN


Rachel Awes is available for speaking, book readings, signings, and interviews, for your special event as well.

 speaking pic rachel awes

Speaking endorsements:

“Rachel Awes uses words to reach across a room, lift you up and hug you tight. She makes you feel as if she is speaking directly to you.” Sunny Carvalho, artist, educator, painter of ugly girls, sometimes pretty girls, and maker of things.

“Rachel comes across as much more than a psychologist. Her speaking reveals an integration of the dimensions of her true self. She expresses this through her creativity, mingled with soul.” Sister Lucy Bruskiewicz, masseuse, Simply Grounded Therapeutic Massage.

“­Rachel Awes is truly gifted in her ability to bring people together, touch their hearts and lift their spirit with her warmth and wisdom. She is a rainbow in human form.” Lori Franklin, artist.

“Rachel’s joy spills out of her heart, like a jar of colorful jellybeans! Such pure goodness and truthfulness in her speaking. It is so refreshing and almost addictive – I want more!” Vanessa Kiki Johanning, artist, designer, instructor, seeker of smiles.

“Rachel Awes is a magic maker. She speaks and exquisitely brings out the best in everyone around her. She draws you in with her warmth and authenticity.” Kim Geiser – artist, maker of happiness.

“Rachel is a highly entertaining speaker who’s warm, colourful words will resonate with everyone who listens.” Sallianne McClelland, event director.

“Rachel really has a way of bringing out the inner joy in people!” Sue Georgacas, active older adult coordinator, YMCA.

“Rachel’s talk was so fun and inspiring! Our group was left buzzing with energy afterward! She was such a hit that she was invited to be the keynote presenter at one of our larger YMCA conferences!” Catherine Quinlivan, director of healthy living, YMCA.

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