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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Shiloh Sophia McCloud










Shiloh Sophia McCloud



... "Painting for me is a devotional act, a spiritual practice, a prayer and a way to share my love. My creations are the bountiful harvest from a life lived in service to Beauty and the Divine. I feel like a tree whose branches offer fruits and flowers to the sky – that must be -because they do not belong to me. My creations are both my offering and my overflow.

When I create with inquiry and intention, I am able to open a door to the sacred space between worlds. That is where I paint from – straddling spirit and matter, unmanifest and manifest, broken dreams and dreams fulfilled, suffering and healing. It is here that I find I can synchronize my own heartbeat with that of the world. Where I am in some small way one with all that is, even just for a few moments." ...

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Bio

Shiloh Sophia McCloud has dedicated the past seventeen years of her life to the study and practice of art as a spiritual discipline as well as to helping equip women with the tools and understanding to develop their own creative potential. Shiloh’s artwork is dedicated to providing healing images of women and family. As a leader in helping to build a transformational art movement, Shiloh lives and teaches a philosophy that all art forms are tools for individual, social and spiritual transformation. Thousands of women have deepened in their creative practice through Shiloh’s illustrated Color of Woman journals and her workshops. Shiloh is the founder of Cosmic Cowgirls Ink, LLC a woman and girl owned university publishing company, magazine and membership community that now produces five Color of Woman journals with dozens more on the way. Shiloh is also the founder of Palm of Her Hand, (501c3 pending) which collaborates with artists. poets, musicians to create events and products. Shiloh’s paintings are internationally collected and her product line is represented at galleries and fine shops throughout the Unites States.

Training and Education

Two year mentorship in painting and clay with artist and illustrator Sue Hoya Sellars
Icon Painting Apprenticeship to Pavel Tikhimov, famous Russian iconographer
Academy of Art, San Francisco, Two years 1992-1994
College of Marin, Kentwood, Two years 1990-1992
Dominican College, One year 1989
Holy Orders – 2 Years St. Mary’s – Ordained Reverend

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2 comments:

Valdja Maria said...

Estava sentindo falta!!!Um abraço!

Artodyssey said...

Obrigada pelo mimo Valdja:)

Abraço

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