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Saturday @ CoSM:Urban Permaculture
with Andrew Faust
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Permaculture Design your life and your livelihood to create a better, healthier and more equitable world for all. Join us as Andrew Faust, NYC’s long time Permaculture scholar, brings Permaculture into your life.

Learn how to use the principles of permaculture in the urban landscape and ways to create deeply ecological businesses and enterprises like improving rooftop farms,restaurant farm to table operations, bicycle compost pick up, rooftop edible native plant landscaping, natural non-toxic interior design, and cleaning indoor air with houseplants.

Andrew Faust has been practicing permaculture and biodynamics since receiving his Permaculture Design certificate in 1996. He moved to Brooklyn in 2007 and has been applying his knowledge to the urban landscape culminating his Permaculture Design Certification course, with over 500 graduates in NYC, many who consider it life changing.

Visionary Salon:
Man of Peace Book Discussion

with Robert & Nena Thurman, William Meyers, Michael Burbank
hosted by, Alex Grey & Allyson Grey
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join authors & artists, Robert Thurman, William Meyers, Michael Burbank, Alex Grey & Allyson Grey for a discussion on the book Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama.

Co-Author, Robert Thurman, gifting His Holiness with the first copy of the graphic novel, "Man of Peace: The illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet." Front cover art by Alex Grey.

This work was conceived by William Meyers, its script written in collaboration with Robert Thurman as editor, keeping a promise made to the Dalai Lama in 1993. It has been expanded and refined over a decade; produced by the financial and organizational support of Tibet House US, the U.S. Cultural Center of H. H. the Dalai Lama; initiated artistically by master of both traditional and modern Tibetan art, Rabkar Wangchuk; further developed visually by a graphic artist team led by Steve Buccellato; and completed in book form with the technical assistance and production coordination of digital artist Michael Burbank.

"Dalai Lama" painting by, Alex Grey.

Sunday @ CoSM:OS Permaculture
with Delvin Solkinson and Grace
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Converge with a conscious learning guild at CoSM to explore the next level of your life using permaculture design. Amidst the art and amazing atmosphere of this creative retreat and sanctuary, we will explore core concepts, design principles and the invisible structures of permaculture.

This workshop will look at how the permaculture toolkit can help us to generate meaning and abundance in our lives while doing a design upgrade on our project or business, home or garden, relationship or job, practice or path.

A design charrette will give participants an opportunity to contribute creatively to the ongoing process of permaculture design at CoSM. We will also learn how to infuse honey with healing herbs and adaptogenic superfood mushrooms.

Delvin Solkinson's permaculture education spans three Diplomas and a Masters Degree with Bill Mollison, the originator of permaculture. His programs, developed over thirteen years, are informed by sixteen advanced courses taught by the premier designers of the field. Delvin’s current Doctoral Degree program in Permaculture Education focuses on creating curriculum that offers free media learning crafted with open source teaching tools.

Grace has spent over a decade studying plant medicine and natural skincare, with a focus on integrating plant medicine into the daily diet to enrich health routines. She recently journeyed to the UK for a 10 day advanced Permaculture intensive course with Looby Macnamara focused on Social Permaculture, and has studied with herbal maestras Susun Weed and Dinah Falconi.

Create this Summer with Alex & Allyson:Visionary Painting
Portfolios due March 15th

Join us for the Visionary Painting Intensive at CoSM.
This workshop offers an immersive program to serious painters
at every level of experience.


The 2018 7-Day Painting Intensive
with Alex Grey & Allyson Grey at CoSM has two pre-requisites:

— A high level of commitment
— Previous experience as a painter

To apply for one of fifteen spaces in this summer’s Intensive, please:

—  fill out the application below, and
— attach no more than 3 images (jpg)

CLICK HERE to Apply for the 2018 Painting Intensive

Visionary Art Intensive @ Omega Institute

For ALL LEVELS of Ability & Experience
Sunday, June 24th - 29th

Visionary artists Alex Grey and Allyson Grey teach painting and drawing from the wellspring of divine imagination. In this workshop, artists at any level of experience create from the sacred ground and the mystic eye.

Through illustrated talks, vision practices, and group interaction, we empower the process of bringing our heart’s iconography to outer form and examine the worldwide visionary art movement.

Using guided imagery, meditation, shamanic ascent, and live model chakra drawings of body and soul, we open the doors of the imagination to the theater of revelation. Utilizing basic materials such as graphite, colored pencils, pastels, and watercolors, we commit mental pictures to paper and discuss the aesthetic dimension of our mystical experiences. Explore art as a spiritual path and art as a career, address technical concerns, and define your creative goals.




Alex & Allyson
Visit: Chapel of Sacred Mirrors
46 Deer Hill Rd
Wappinger, NY 12590 USA
Phone: (845) 297-2323
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