Delve Summer 2019: Narratives in the Tarot: The Fool’s Journey


Delve Summer 2019: Narratives in the Tarot: The Fool’s Journey


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Thursdays, August 1 – 15 (3 meetings)
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Guide: Coleman Stevenson Tuition: $110

In this three week Summer Delve, we will study the narratives hidden within the archetypal imagery of the tarot deck, focusing on the Major Arcana in the first week and the four suits in the second week. We will explore traditional ways these tales have been told as well as locate our personal stories within the classic images. Through this crash course in tarot storytelling, participants will also learn some basics of reading the cards for self-study, focusing on an intuitive approach to interpretation. No prior experience with tarot is required.

Text: any Rider Waite Smith style tarot deck (a list of choices will be emailed to participants prior to the first week)


Coleman Stevenson is an illustrator, writer, tarot practitioner. She is the artist behind the Dark Exact Tarot Deck and author of two poetry books, Breakfast: 43 Poems and The Accidental Rarefication of Pattern #5609. She is co-curator of The Doppelgänger Museum, a multimedia collaboration with artist and sound designer Aspen Farer. She has taught a variety of subjects at institutions around Portland, including creative writing, literature, folklore, culture & design, and image & text interaction.

Delve Access Program
We want Delve seminars to be accessible to everyone, regardless of income and background. We understand that our tuition structure can present obstacles for some people. We are happy to offer an Access Program which provides reduced tuition to qualifying participants. Our Access Program offers Delve seminar registrations at a sliding scale amount of $45-$100 per registration.Contact Susan Moore at if you would like to take a Delve at the Access Rate.