Heather Madden

"portrait of the artist"

I can’t really believe everyone isn’t an artist.  I started drawing peoples’ portraits at 5.  I have improved a little bit since then, but don’t feel I really know a thing until I paint it. I sincerely hope my work inspires everyone to explore their creative potential. I love painting on walls, which lead me …

Mukul Purohit

"portrait of the artist"

Mukul is the Co-Founder and Producer of Mystic Art Retreats with a role to facilitate the growth of the franchise globally. Ekabhumi is his partner in this enterprise, and together they partner sacred artists worldwide to offer creative immersions at spectacular locations. Mukul has over a decade of multi-regional experience within corporate finance, corporate development, …

Jennifer Mazzucco

"portrait of the artist"

Jennifer will be eternally grateful to all of her professors from Hartford Art School during her BFA in Illustration and Pace University while working on her Masters of Art Education for teaching her how to be an artist and a caring teacher who strives to be a change-maker. Yet Pema Rinzin, with whom she studied Tibetan Thangka …

Mithun Madhav

"portrait of the artist"

Mithun grew up in the lush South Indian state of Kerala. As a child, he experienced visions, and his parents thought he had mental problems. They saw him make idols of goddesses and play with them like dolls. It wasn’t until he received proper spiritual guidance from his gurus that he was able to make …

Tazuo Yamaguchi

"portrait of the artist"

Tazuo Yamaguchi has been inspiring, entertaining, educating, and empowering folks of all ages worldwide for over two decades. Through performance poetry, visual storytelling, illustration, painting, and multimedia digital arts. He applies the power of the media and fine arts as a vehicle of learning integrated into the education process to develop self-awareness and empowerment knowledge …

Kanika Tripathi

"portrait of the artist"

Kanika Tripathi is a professional artist, with a BA in Fashion/Graphic Design and a certified Hatha Yoga instructor in the Shivananda lineage. She has also studied jyotish (vedic astrology) and spiritual practices extensively with with Dr. David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi. Her interest in sacred art came after a series of personal unfoldings and experiences. …

Illustrations for Awakening Shakti

"portrait of the artist"

OESA associate Ekabhumi has created a magnificent set of illustrations for Sally Kempton’s popular book, Awakening Shakti, published by Sounds True. Because of the subject matter, mostly goddesses, both lovely and fearsome, obedient and victorious, are depicted.

Ekabhumi

"portrait of the artist"

Ekabhumi is an award-winning poet, author, illustrator, yoga instructor and arts educator with 20 years of international teaching experience. Ekabhumi’s poetry, prose, and illustrations have been published widely, including articles in Tarka Magazine, illustrations in Sally Kempton’s Awakening Shakti and his own Bhakti Coloring Book, which is now available from Sounds True Press. He is currently a member of the core faculty of livingsanskrit.com and co-founder of Mystic Art Retreats. …