Here are some of the great artists we work with!
Aloria Weaver - Designed the "Compassion" Print for our Frequency Collection.
Aloria Weaver was born in 1979 in western New York. She began oil painting at the age of 14 as an apprentice to several professional artists at the Buffalo Art Studios of Western New York. She studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, then SUNY at Buffalo. She has trained in classical realism through the Loveland Atelier (run by graduates of the Florence Academy of Art in Italy) and traditional egg tempera with the artist Fred Wessel.
Aloria Weaver studied the human form through life drawing, figurative sculpture, oil painting, anatomy & physiology courses, and hands-on through Massage Therapy. After exploring a variety of mediums as a young artist, including bronze casting, ceramic sculpture, photography, etching & printmaking, she dedicated herself to oil painting.
After working as co-curator for several galleries in upstate NY, Weaver relocated to Seattle, WA in 2005, where she met the artist, David Heskin. The two began collaborating together immediately and were later married in 2010. Along with Heskin, Weaver is a co-founder of several cultural arts organizations, including the Colorado Alliance of Visionary Artists, an organization dedicated to empowering and catalyzing the growing network of young visionary artists in Colorado. Together, Weaver and Heskin travel extensively throughout the US and Europe, painting, teaching, exhibiting and giving lectures and presentations. They have a private gallery and studio in Loveland, CO called Luminous Flux, where they also offer classes.
Weaver is an instructor at the Vienna Academy of Visionary Art in Austria (the world’s first international school for Visionary Art) and the Academy’s summer program in Italy. There she offers courses in drawing and oil painting in the Mischtechnik, which is a process of painting with tempera and oil glazes that was thought to be the secret method of the Italian Renaissance masters, and later revived by Viennese artist, Professor Ernst Fuchs.
Weaver has exhibited work in a multitude of prestigious locations in the US, including Alex Grey’s MicroCoSM Gallery (NYC), the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (OR), the Fenario Gallery (OR), the Hive Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), the Temple of Visions Gallery in (Los Angeles, CA) and Bash Contemporary (San Francisco, CA). Outside of the United States, Weaver’s artwork has been exhibited and sold in Austria, Hungary, England, France, Spain, Portugal, Holland, Australia, South Africa and Mexico.
David Heskin - Designed the "Wisdom" Print for our Frequency Collection.
David Heskin is an oil painter who looks to the beauty of the natural world for inspiration, in its infinitely subtle and intricate patterns.
Forms in nature become letters in a secret language of consciousness at every scale.
It is from this diversity of phenomenal lifeforms that Art emerges.
To employ traditional terms David is primarily self taught, though his ongoing education consists of a lifelong dedication to the evolution of vision and skill. His studies have delivered him to numerous mentors in three distinct traditional master’s lineages, thus his original work has become an integrated expression of this artistic trinity. With an artistic focus to elegantly fuse the richness of traditional symbolic themes with the innovative spirit of a modern renaissance man, David lives in service to drawing forth new visions that invite a wide audience to bask in the inspirational light of creativity.
David’s paintings are inventive in their forms as he has taken his art far beyond the limitations of the status quo, into an altogether unprecedented realm. By devising special techniques which allow his canvases to be constructed in nearly any shape, the form of the canvas itself becomes suited to adequately fulfill the depth of his visions. In joyous exploration of creative freedom, elegant forms, curves and impossible angles emerge in his 2- and 3-dimensional paintings. David’s versatility spans genre and medium alike, allowing the artist full access to the brilliant splendor of unlimited creation. Synthesized with visionary artistry, imaginal and photo-realistic subject matter is a driving aspiration to create artifacts and visual experiences which are otherwise unavailable to the human eye.
David Heskin’s artwork is exhibited in museums, galleries, cultural centers, theaters and private collections throughout North America, Europe and beyond. His art and writing have appeared in numerous publications, including the book cover artwork for
The First Manifesto of Visionary Art by Laurence Caruana. David is a course instructor for the Vienna Academy of Visionary Art in Austria and also taught the 2015 Visions in the Mischtechnik Seminar in Italy alongside his wife, Aloria Weaver and the airbrush artist A. Andrew Gonzalez.
Aloria Weaver and David Heskin opened Luminous Flux Gallery + Studios in 2014 in Colorado, where they teach art classes in drawing and painting fundamentals, in addition to focused intensives on traditional painting methods and techniques.
Some know me as a visual designer, some as a fire performer, some as a yogi, and some as a stylist and body-painter. I'm always on the go, always creating, always supporting others.
Not only do I have an eye for aesthetics and a strong understanding of visual communication, I am pragmatic, reliable, and cooperative. I value collaboration and authenticity. Let's make the world a little more beautiful, together.
Art Direction | Visual Design | Branding | Project Management | Fire Performance | Body-painting
Justin Totemical - Designed some of Buddhaful's most widely used prints, including our "Totem" print and "Lotus Subs" print, as well as some t-shirt designs.
In my early 20′s I had many recurrences of eagles which followed with dreams of a large white wolves. I became very interested in the representation of these animals in my life and aboriginal spirituality. Around that time I started using totemical as my art alias as this was a turning point for my art path. I went from graffiti street writing into the dimension of fine art and design within a year.
I equip myself with a variety of software as each one serves a different purpose for me.
I love discovering new software and technology as I feel electronic created media is still in its first stage of blooming. My favourite current software is: Corel painter 12, Adobe photoshop & Illustrator, C4D, Zbrush, Poser & Groboto.
“Justin Guse (Totemical) continues to grow in the northcoast of North America in Vancouver, BC. Utilizing digital tools since the age of 12, Justin has found himself blurring the lines between the material and the virtual as well as the scientific and the spiritual. His precision offers viewers of his work insight into the depth and complexity of nature, but his vision carries us beyond known realms.”
Since finding artistic ground in the Bay Area as a youth, Leif has been deeply inspired by the street art movements springing up everywhere around him. Since his early twenties he has embarked on numerous overseas journeys to India, South and Central America to learn both the lifestyles and spiritual traditions of our ancient cultures. His travels and studies in the artistic traditions and heirlooms of our Earth's people have served as the primary inspiration for his latest work. From sand mandalas to textile weavings, temples to ceremonial wear, Leif's work seeks to recapture the great mystery so elaborately revered by our predecessors, and communicate it to our modern world.
Luke Brown - Created some of Buddhaful's classic t-shirt and hoodie prints as well as jewelry designs.
Luke Brown is an intrepid explorer, part of a new generation of visionaries reconstructing the templates of culture as we know it. His art speaks of the spiritual mysteries in the human imagination.
Mystical experiences, dreams, medicine journeys, and channeled lucid dialogues with the source of creativity itself, seem to guide and be guided by the colorful symmetries and living surfaces of his art. Much of his work emerges from a graceful synthesis of digital and painting mediums. Developing his work through mix and remix technologies, Luke is constantly redefining his style as a spiritual medium for growth. He is intent on mapping his hyper-spatial experiences with utmost accuracy, with whichever medium seems best suited, as a form of multidimensional cartography.