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

alter, shrines and a few random bits of awesome

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to me there is no argument, commodification of art alters the authenticity of the message.

-from my tiny studio to Mexico, alters and shrines


3 magic random bits for your personal enjoyment


get lost in Paintaverse no. 26573IMG_5119

Super Gracias

hälts art painting timelapse video experience on Vimeo, click here por favor

bonus fotoMahaloness
-Mother Earth magic bus mural art detail, treat her right.


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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