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Robert Venosa, Visionary Artist, Dead At 75

Robert Venosa self portrait

Robert Venosa self portrait

We received sad news from Venosa’s wife, an extraordinary artist in her own right, Martina Hoffmann:

January 21, 1936 to August 9, 2011

Dear Friends and Community,

A great soul has completed his earthly journey and graduated to the next level.

The great Venosa left his body on Tuesday August 9, 2011 at 6:56 PM.

His transition was graceful and accomplished in the same composed and calm manner that he exuded throughout his life.

I feel honored to have been able to accompany him to the gate, having walked 30 beautiful years together in this life.

Robert had a long and brave healing journey with cancer and showed incredible strength on this path as well as tremendous courage in facing this great dragon.

He believed in the natural healing ability of the human body and proved the doctors wrong time and again, who only gave him a few month’s to live upon his diagnosis over eight years ago.

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Martina Hoffman’s Landscapes of the Sacred Feminine

Spirit Wind, 2007. Source: martinahoffmann.com

Spirit Wind, 2007. Source: martinahoffmann.com

Martina Hoffmann is a painter and sculptress whose imagery has been inspired by expanded states of consciousness: the realms of the imagination, meditation, shamanic journeys and the dream state. The unique iconography of her painted landscapes reveal a deep connection to the sacred feminine while her sculptural work is undeniably influenced by African energy. Michael Robinson, Creative Director of Reality Sandwich, interviews Martina:

1. What’s your personal mantra?

Every one of our actions affects reality as a whole, so impeccability is of the essence. This is my mantra.

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” Chief Seattle, 1854

2. What does the role of Artist mean to you?

Art reflects the state of the world and its sentiments about all aspects of life as seen through one person’s individual consciousness.

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