Leigh J. McCloskey is a modern renaissance man – an artist, author, actor and visual philosopher. His life, career and art reveal in beauty and meaning his devotion to the ideal of cultivating renaissance and imaginative rebirth through shared enthusiasm for the more interesting and inspiring stories of being human. McCloskey has enjoyed a long career in Hollywood as a professional actor starring in numerous TV and film productions. In 2005 Keith Richards selected McCloskey’s art to tour with the Rolling Stones for their ”Bigger Bang Tour.”Show More
More recently his art formed the visuals for Flying Lotus’ highly acclaimed album, Cosmogramma. He has written, illustrated and published seven books as well as many articles. Leigh lectures both nationally and internationally and has given numerous talks and presentations of his mythic art, visual philosophy and has posted many of his talks on youtube.
Please visit his website.
Leigh will take guests on a journey of exploring the Mandala, the Major Arcana of the Tarot, Spontaneous Creation, the Divine Feminine and the Etiquette of Energy to discover the symbolic meanings of each art form to enable individuals to become a gardener of their inner self and journey towards one’s hidden depths.Show More
Blossoming Wheel: Phoenix Mandala
Symbolical Operating Systems of the Imagination – Phoenix Arise & Visual Philosophy
We Are Each A Phoenix, Whole, Holy, Holographic. The Revelation of the Phoenix-Demonstration and Workshop to construct “Phoenix Arise” mandalas. Learn how to use the cards as a great tool for meditation and dream travel.
Steering Wheel: Tarot ReVisioned
Brief introduction of Tarot history, its meaning and value and how the symbol of the wheel reveals structure and meaning. Tarot is a symbolical tool for navigating our inner Theatre of the Psyche and working directly through art and imagination with archetype. Leigh will provide suggestions on how to experiment with the cards in meditation and with shaman medicine.
Imagining Wheel: The Return of the Ancestors and our Ancient Books The Codex Tor and Illuminations of Creation
Exploring the prophetic sublime of art through spontaneous creation. Leigh will provide suggestions to cultivate use of art as medicine and a bridge to creative spontaneity. Guests will experiment with writing and gesture to draw/write in one’s own spontaneous language and create one’s own work of creation/art. Suggestions on utilizing the tools of the artist to become a gardener of the inner self and one’s hidden depths.
Living Wheel: The Hieroglyph of the Human Soul (THOTHS) Library – Liberating your inner creator and trusting the hidden self
The Emergence of the Feminine Divine and The Etiquette of Energy is a visual Journey Through the Hieroglyph of the Human Soul, Healing through story telling and cultivating one’s artistry of consciousness through inclusivity, finding home together and telling the better story.
Here’s what’s included with your 7 or 14-night journey
Luminaries will interact and share eight hours with guests each week:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 1 – 3 p.m.