Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

Are you a believer (five)?

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After a night sesshin, pretty close to complete. Are you a believer (five)? A paintamentary covering the Obama years. 30 x 40 in. acrylic on panel 2012 and studio document #75
Ps maybe I have been focusing my energy on rather not so Mahaloness subjects, fret not, for the explorations will go on, no one said this was going to be easy my friends, I will say this, I am in ‘it’ til the end, and while I am here I will do what I can to be graceful, and not necessarily in it to win it, no this is some thing sweeter than that, with bitter as a reminder of past time on the side.
FotoMahaloness -paintings and the afterlife




Author: hälts

Mahaloness is an art blog documenting the inner spirit and artist journey of Shane Haltman, also referred to as 'hälts'. He lives, breathes and makes art in Canada. Hälts often travels to remote and exotic locations to produce community spirit murals and paintings using available materials. He is unconventional in his approach to art and chooses unique projects and sometimes they choose him. He is known for guerrilla lawn art shows, painting helmet art for a Canadian Olympic Athlete, and once painted a magic bus out of this world. Mostly he is human as anyone else, however very driven and disciplined with respect to his artistic practice. He has experience working with the bereaved and helping people who are experiencing, or who have experienced trauma in their lives. He also enjoys working with the youth and passing on his wisdom, usually in the form of art jams. Hälts is a full spectrum artist, living and breathing art, as a daily practice, in this mixed up beautiful world.

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