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The Spiritual Power of Art:
The Human Spirit art exhibit
The first in a series of multiarts shows exploring three different meanings of spirit: Human Spirit, Universal Energy and Mystical & Religious Experience
Saturday, January 24, 2015
6 - 10 PM
January 24 - May 12, 2015
Opening & Closing Receptions
The Spiritual Power of Art exhibit series explores three different meanings of “spirit”: Human Spirit, Universal Energy and Mystical & Religious Experience. The Human Spirit exhibit focuses on spirit as greatness of human character: people who triumph over adversity, encourage others, are gracious and welcoming, stand up for justice, show kindess and compassion, give wise counsel.
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. From portraits of people who exemplify human virtues such as compassion, courage, wisdom and creativity, to explorations of joyous and peaceful human community; from depictions of the hero's journey to the gamut of human emotions, this show mirrors back to us the energy of the human experience. 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: The Human Spirit
Steven Blaine Adams
Shauna Aura Knight
Kao Ra Zen
Mark Van Dyk
The Spiritual Power of Art: The Human Spirit is the first 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 activate the spiritual power of the visual, literary and performing arts in artists and audiences. 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.