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Life Force Arts Center

Open Gallery Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:30 - 6:30 PM and by appointment

Events:

Life Force Arts Center opens 30 minutes before the event starts. Calendar of Events.

image: Imagina Flower (c) Loretta Angelica
The mission of Life Force Arts Center (LFAC) is to create transformation and community through the spiritual power of the visual, literary and performing arts. We focus on the arts as a common ground of human expression, where artists of diverse spiritual traditions present artistically excellent exhibits, events and publications to awaken human potential, create spiritual transformation and connect audiences to the mystical dimension. LFAC programs are based on the concepts in the Life Force Arts Manifesto.

Life Force Arts Center (originally called Sentience) was founded in 1988 as a non-profit, tax exempt 501 (c) 3 organization to present the modern dance and performance work of Joan Forest Mage. The organization grew to support the broader exploration of art and spirituality, opening our own space in Chicago in 2008.

Visit Pantheon, LFAC's journal of spiritual art

LFAC presents an average of 20 events each month! Click here for our Calendar of Events.

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Spirits, Saints & Angels

LFAC's Annual Fundraising Campaign

 

now through August 31

We're a community of artists creating transformation through the spiritual power of visual, literary and performing art. We

Sales of artwork and admissions to events alone do not pay for all LFAC's expenses. We thank you for your extra help!

Life Force Arts Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt, 501 (c) 3 organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

 

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Our Current Show

The Spiritual Power of Art:

Universal Energy

The second in a series of multiarts shows exploring three different meanings of spirit: The Human Spirit, Universal Energy and
Mystical & Religious Experience

Exhibit runs
May 22 - September 1, 2015

Free admission to exhibit &
Opening & Closing Receptions

Experience art that explores spirit as the flow of energy as Life Force Arts Foundation presents the art exhibit and multiarts show The Spiritual Power of Art: Universal Energy, running May 22 - September 1, 2015 at Life Force Arts Center, 1609 W. Belmont, Chicago IL 60657. Opening Reception is Friday, May 22, 2015 from 6:30 - 10 PM. Closing Reception is Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 7 - 9 PM. Open Gallery Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30 - 6:30 PM, and by appointment. Admission is free to the exhibit and Opening and Closing Receptions. Workshops, performances and other events related to the theme of Universal Energy will be held as part of the show. For more information, please contact Joan Forest Mage, Executive Director, 773-327-7224, joan@LifeForceArts.org.

The Spiritual Power of Art exhibit series explores three different meanings of “spirit”: Human Spirit, Universal Energy and Mystical & Religious Experience. The Universal Energy exhibit focuses on spirit as the flow of energy including concepts such as auras, chakras, meridians; and how color, line, tone, vibration, symbols and other aspects of art affect energy.

The artwork in this exhibit features a wide variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media and installation. Life Force Arts Foundation Executive Director Joan Forest Mage says, "It's fascinating to see the interpretations artists have about the theme. At LFA, our art exhibits create sacred space in which events become healing rituals: performances, concerts, poetry readings, workshops, lectures are all infused with transformative power to heal and enlighten the those present."


Featured artists - The Spiritual Power of Art: Universal Energy

Loretta Angelica

Fred Casselman

Cortez Curtis

Miguel Del Real

Judy Demchuk

Linda DeViller

Carrie Fletcher

Angel Fritz

Dorothy Graden

Amy Hassan

John Henderson

Pat Heydlauff

Shauna Aura Knight

Colleen Koziara

Janice Lincoln

Lorraine Moretti

Susan Mullen

Sharyl Noday

Britt Posmer

Kao Ra Zen

Diana Rudaitis

Anatoliy Snigirev

Sujata Tibrewala

Mark Van Dyk

Sarah Rose Warman



The Spiritual Power of Art: Universal Energy is the second exhibit in the four year Life Force Arts Manifesto series. Each year (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) Life Force Arts Foundation will focus the theme of its shows on one section of its core statement, the Life Force Arts Manifesto.

  • 2015 - The Spiritual Power of Art. Three different meanings of spirit: Human Spirit, Universal Energy and Mystical & Religious Experience
  • 2016 - The Art Continuum. The 3 Perceptual Modes (auditory, visual, kinesthetic) that are the basis of human perception, communication, healing modalities, learning styles and cultural expression, and that at their highest level of development are called “the arts”
  • 2017 - 4 Fields of human life that the spiritual power of the arts impacts: Communication, Learning, Healing and Community
  • 2018 - 4 Types of spiritual art: Informational, Instructional, Transformational and Cultural
The mission of Life Force Arts Foundation (LFA) is to create transformation and community through the spiritual power of the visual, literary and performing arts. We focus on the arts as a common ground of human expression, where artists of diverse spiritual traditions present artistically excellent exhibits, events and publications to awaken human potential, create spiritual transformation and connect audiences to the mystical dimension.






















 

 

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