Monday, September 3, 2012

Portals Artist Reception & Film Screening of "Seeking Mother India"

Group Art Exhibition 

Portals-Art as an Object of Power 

September 7th- October 12th, 2012

Featuring Artists: Jessica Dreyfus, Lyle Everette Rushing, Michael Ochinero, Daniel Leighton, Barbara Wurden, Bridget O'Rell, Jeffery Berman, Rob Jacobs,Lisa Rasmussen, Ceylan Hulya, Gail WeissmanMykal AubryJulie Kornblum, Bridget O'Rell, and Lark 

Also, we are featuring Portals (Talismans of Healing) from the Non-profit "Window Between the Worlds" Window Between Worlds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using art to help end domestic violence. Through creative expression, battered women and children recover a sense of renewal and power. Their images of hope, survival and strength educate the public and become "a window between worlds" for survivors taking steps to change their lives.


September 29th, 2012 on the Full Moon

Bring your drums and instruments for a Puja drumming circle with Rosanne Mangio

Time: From 5:00pm-8:00pm
Where: A Y Atelier: A Transformative Art Gallery & Studio at Art 4 All People in Malibu Address: 19562 PCH, Malibu, CA 90265/310.456.6170

RSVP: for Opening Artist Reception/Film Screening @

An Exhibition of Art that is created as Ritual, Interpersonal Transformation, and or Gateways of Consciousness. 

There is a somewhat hidden legacy of the great artists throughout history that have explored the transcendent through their art. The Spiritual in Abstract Painting from 1890-1985 offers a series of exposés illuminating the explorations by artists such as William Blake, Malchevich, and Mark Rothko into the mysterious realms of metaphysics and beyond. They all illuminate the potential of the universe and its symbiotic relationship with human nature. The new sciences are also revealing the mysteries of what the ancients knew through holistic systems and Quantum theory. Jung offers springs of hope to my ideal of being a visionary artist. “We see that [the visionary artist] has drawn upon the healing and redeeming forces of the collective psyche that underlies consciousness with its isolation and its painful errors: that she/he penetrated to that matrix of life in which all men/women are embedded, which imparts a common rhythm of human existence, and allows the individual to communicate his feeling and his striving to mankind as whole.” (Jung). This exhibition explores contemporary artists, who see their ART as objects of power. For millennia, indigenous traditions, humans have used objects in creative ways to gain wisdom, heal sickness, avert suffering, and navigate life.

 Curators: Award winning Transformative Artist and Educator Lisa Rasmussen M.F.A. and Transformative Artist, Ceylan Fadiloglu, M.A.

Preview of Seeking Mother India

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