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

near birth

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Almost to this day was I delivered into this world, from water, and one day I will return to the water, my true origins.


Thank you to my mother and father and sisters, and brother in law. Thank you to my love and to Mother Earth for all of the experience up to this moment and the so on. Thank you to all who have taken the time to explore the blog, and I do hope you have enjoyed it so far, more to come in the near future. Mahaloness
a snow full moon offering


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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