The Shamanic Arts Center in Hotchkiss, Colorado is a cultural preservation & exchange center for groups, schools, & communities.  We host a wide range of shamans, visionary artists, & wisdom teachers who facilitate earth-based cultural programs that foster health and a loving  connection to our beloved Grandmother Earth and all the beings who live here.

The Shamanic Arts Center website features a directory of amazing experience creators, a listing of upcoming events and exchanges. 

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Shaman/Artists Quotes

“In the mythic tradition, both artists and shamans walk perilously close to the realm of madness; indeed, in some cases, their gifts specifically come from journeying into madness, or Faerie, or the Realm of the Gods and then back again.” Read More: The Artist as Shaman by Briana Saussy

As an artist, and shamanic practitioner, I have been interested in the healing powers of art for some time now. Growing up as an artist, I had no idea of the power of art, I just loved to create and replicate. As time has passed and I have grown older I have experienced art as a doorway to healing, and awakening consciousness. And as I stepped onto the shamanic pathway, I began to see how shamanic cultures throughout time have understood the deep healing power of art, and its capacity to express the wisdom of the soul, as well as bring healing to the mind, body and spirit. Read More: The Role of Art in Shamanism By Visionary Artist and Shamanic Practitioner Katherine Skaggs