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


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When you love what you do, the hard work doesn’t seem so bad.
fotoMahaloness -moments captured and a rare glimpse of the author of this blog, well kind of…


Foto courtesy Michelle MacDonald


The Lab and a special someone named Agent R made me a sign20130719-125701.jpg

Natural sandbag, well sand dirt grass bag used to secure cut tools on top of the sea container I am currently painting, more on that when the job is complete, lots of fotoMahaloness coming your way featuring cosmic creative explorations20130719-125758.jpg


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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