January 5 – 8, 2017 at the Berkeley Shambhala Center
Changed: The program now starts Thursday night 1/5/17 and is open in its entirety to graduates of the Shambhala Art Program Parts 1-5. There will be separate/breakout sessions for Shambhala Art faculty to discuss inspirations, challenges and resources.
- The program will include Shambhala Art teachings, discussions, individual and collaborative creative exploration, meditation and contemplation
- We will co-create an Art “Happening” for the public at the Shambhala Center on Friday night
- Online sharing for a portion of the event
- Optional evening events TBD and possible field trips to the new UC Berkeley and SF MOMA Art Museums
This program is about collaboration and play and the opportunity to deepen as well as make new connections with the Shambhala Art teachings and practitioners.
If you know some Shambhala Art graduates in your area, please invite them. Thank you!
Thursday Night 1/5:
7 – 9 pm Opening Remarks and Discussion, Reception
Daily Schedule, Friday through Sunday:
10 – 12 Session
12 – 1:30 lunch
1:30 – 3:30 Session
3:30 – 4:00 tea
4:00 – 6:00 Session
Open evenings and optional group activities:
Friday 1/6: Optional participation in co-creating a Public Art Happening 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Stay tuned for possible optional evening gatherings and museum field trips.
Further details coming in November.
Questions? Contact Sandra Ladley: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the teachers:
Shastri Sandra Ladley
is a long-time Shambhala Buddhist practitioner and teacher. She teaches Shambhala and Shambhala Art widely and leads creative, psycho-educational, and Social Presencing groups. She is a core faculty member and the program manger for the Karuna Training program in contemplative psychology. Sandra worked previously as a manager, counselor and teacher in business, mental health, hospice and creative arts settings. Sandra studied art and music at Bard College and received her BA in Painting from San Francisco State University and her MA in Contemplative Psychology from Naropa University. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Anne Anderson Saitzyk received her MFA in painting from Claremont Graduate University and her BFA in illustration from Art Center College of Design. She has served as co-coordinator of Westside Shambhala and is currently Director of Contemplative Arts at Shambhala Meditation Center of Los Angeles. Anne met the Shambhala Buddhist dharma through the Dharma Art program in 1997, is a long-time Shambhala Art teacher and student of Sakyong Mipham. In her professional life, she teaches painting and drawing at Art Center College of Design and occasionally in other locations in the world.