vision . create . pollinate
THE HONEYBEE TEMPLE
is a not-for-profit, private arts foundation
& community service organisation
It exists as a community arts pollinator
to inspire new vision & innovation
through arts, culture, knowledge & healing.
The Honeybee Temple Foundation
community services include;
Arts & culture events
Knowledge based resources
Community Yoga classes and workshops
Community Art workshops & classes
The launch of The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation
@ Mycelium Studios, Melbourne 2018
Melissa-artemis Shemanna is a Yarra Valley based visionary artist, gallery curator and sacred arts high priestess, who founded 'The Honeybee Temple Arts Embassy' in 2009, as a community empowerment service for the art of life, ceremony and sovereignty under universal law. Its purpose being an arts and culture pollinator, a hive of innovation and dream-seed generator for multi-dimensional creativity to fruit in our local and global communities.
Melissa's community portfolio includes arts festival production events, managing & curating international & local art galleries such as The Rainbow Serpent Festival Evolve Gallery VIC, Earth Frequency Luminarium Gallery QLD, EarthArtBeat Arts Festival, Eclipse Festival Oregon USA, Babylon Festival VIC.
Community arts extravaganzas, and sacred arts ceremonies and rituals.
Melissa Artemis Shemanna’s paintings hold a deep enquiry into our evolutionary form of cosmic intelligence, morphed with super-worldly imagery of organic form, mythic knowledge and ancient lore with a futuristic frontier, hyper-colour lenses & a powerful visionary edge. Her mediums include oils & egg tempera traditional painting techniques, high chroma acrylics & pure pigments hand blended paints, ochres and graphite. Melissa has been initiated into various ancient mystery traditions and enjoys studying vigorously through her life.
VISION. CREATE. POLLINATE
VISION. CREATE. POLLINATE
Melissa-artemis Shemanna is an ambassador for freedom and true sovereignty within all hearts,
and for all
epic creativity, natural resonance and
Shemanna holds the gift of inner vision & teaches the Kundalini arts, Nectar of Life Yoga and embodies the role of a Honeybee Queen Priestess on the Path of Pollen.
Based at her home studio 'The Honeybee Temple Embassy' in regional Yarra-Valley Victoria, Melissa has chosen the off-grid mountain lifestyle to maintain integrity in her practice of yoga, meditation, and painting.
Her arts practice originated as a self-taught discipline in painting and drawing as a young child, her mentors include artists that spring from the lineage of Visionary/Surrealist Arts & traditional Arts.