Sanctuary Reviews

Reviews and Testimonials Super Sweet Story “Jody Sims is a talented artist. Her story is enjoyable and her paintings are beautiful. The book, although at first seeming to be something for a child, is anything but. It is indeed a picture book, but it is so much more. It’s a reflection of a remarkable journey, […]

Soul Provider Reviews

Reviews and Testimonials “I was deeply touched by your book…it is a masterpiece and will support so many others in their path to healing and going within.” – Carol Mills, RN, MA CHTP; Healing Touch Integrative Counseling, Mindfulness & Restorative Yoga “This is one of the most moving, deeply profound, personal accounts of a journey […]


Miscellaneous “Ode Nothing” “Last Chants” “Mourning Has Broken” “Ode Nothing” “Mourning Has Broken” “Last Chants”

Women in Sports

Women in Sports Works in Progress Champion Swimmer Diana Nyad Tennis Champion Billie Jean King LBGTQ Trailblazer Coach Sherri Murrell Legendary Coach Pat Summitt Hall of Fame Coach C. Vivian Stringer TV Broadcaster Robin Roberts LBGTQ Trailblazer Coach Sherri Murrell Champion Swimmer Diana Nyad Hall of Fame Coach C. Vivian Stringer Legendary Coach Pat Summitt […]

Soul Provider

Soul Provider These paintings are from Jody’s award-winning book; Soul Provider: Conversations with My Cat. “Sees the Day” “Blew on Blue” “How Grate Thou Art” “Past Do” “Eye See Red” “Here to Hear” “Leased Resistance” “A Knew Day” “Our of Need” “The Other Sighed” “Know Greater Love” “Prey For Me” “When” “Rays Me Up” “Soul […]


Landscapes Be sure to “zoom in” to read the inspirational quote in each painting! “Site Unseen” “See Change” “Nowhere2” “Deep See” “Worth the Weight” “Sea the Light” “Brake Free” “Heavy Wait” “Nowhere” “Light Raze” “Flying so-low” “Flying so-low” “Nowhere2” “Sea the Light” “Worth the Weight” “Heavy Wait” “See Change” “Brake Free” “Light Raze” “Nowhere” “Site […]

Compassionate Art

Compassionate Art Jody’s new series was inspired by the wonderful people and animals she met at the Gentle Barn Tennessee. She became a vegetarian in 2012, shortly after she was diagnosed with breast cancer and today she enjoys a completely plant-based diet. Although giving up meat and dairy was a health decision initially, her awakening […]

4Them Portraits

4Them Portraits 4Them Sanctuary is a vegan-run farm animal sanctuary in Sweetwater, Tennessee with over 100 residents. When you purchase prints of any of these works, 25% will be donated to 4Them. 8″ x 8″ prints on wood $48 each (includes shipping) “TRUCKER” “MONET” “KRYSTAL” “DOLLY” “MONET” “TRUCKER” “KRYSTAL” “DOLLY”

Gentle Barn Portraits

The Gentle Barn Portraits Prints of these portraits are available in the Gentle Barn stores located in California, Missouri or Tennessee. Also a limited number of prints are available online at “ZEUS” “LOLLI + MINNIE MAE” “MAYBELLE” “STANLEY” “ADELINE” “MAGIC” “JEMIMA PUDDLEDUCK” “SUN DANCE” “SKIP + JONI” “RICK SPRINGFIELD” “JELLIE + MOLLI” “CHICO” “DESTINY” “JOHN […]

Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits The last line of Jody’s book “Soul Provider” is “…maybe I’ll paint dogs!” Hah! Yes she will! In addition to working on her next book and series of paintings, Jody is enjoying a vibrant business of painting portraits of pets. Each portrait is customized with her uniquely creative use of text, which lovingly […]