GAIA ORION

Art for a peaceful and flourishing world

Gaia’s Art Podcast

Gaia’s Art Podcast

I started a podcast to build the community of art professionals that I have met over the years leading my art career. This interviews are a way of sharing publicly all the amazing conversations we have when we meet at conferences, shows, art galleries or over the phone. Here are the first three conversations. I invite you to visit the website www.GaiasArtPodcast.com...

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Public Talk: Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist

Public Talk: Debunking the Myth of the Starving Artist

Gaia gave a talk at the Creative Entrepreneur Weekend at the Hashtag Gallery in Toronto. Here is a 6 min snippet of the 1:30 h presentation she did. Gaia is a certified creativity coach and assists artists with their art career.  She brings to her coaching practice 25 years of experience developing her artistic work – including 12 years of international professional career. For more...

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Award: The Healing Power of Colours

I’ve had a long time relationship with Manhattan Arts International. Renee Philips, the director is also an ‘artrepreneur’, she was my art career coach when I started my career. I love Renee’s vision and mission in the art world. She strives to present art that uplifts, inspires and heal.  This month I am delighted to see that my painting Wholeness has won the contest The...

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I Fell in Love with The Red Book by Carl Jung

I Fell in Love with The Red Book by Carl Jung

I just received The Red Book by Carl Jung and it might be the most amazing book I have ever held in my hands. The book is entirely made by Carl Jung himself. Each page is handwritten in calligraphy with illuminated letters, accompanied by colorful illustrations. I had seen some of his sketches before, but here the artwork is so beautiful, meticulous, vibrant, organized, intricate, profound, deep...

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A Bit of Education on Artist’s Copyrights!

A Bit of Education on Artist’s Copyrights!

If I need an image I go to Google Images, right click > Save as, we all do it! Often I save an image for my ‘inspiration’ folder or because I will use it as a reference for drawing specific items; and that is just fine because the use of the image stays within my home and I do not use it for any commercial purposes. What is not fine is when we copy images from the net and use them on...

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About Gaia’s Workshops

About Gaia’s Workshops

  Art is one of the great ways to learn about oneself. In immersing ourselves in playing with colours, we reach places that are not easily found in our busy lives. The beauty of going there via art is that it is utterly fun: colored pencils in hand, we simply reconnect to a child-like state, open untethered and free to express. On the other hand art can also be a cathartic process when we feel...

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Life Moves: An Art and Movement Weekend

Life Moves: An Art and Movement Weekend

Here are a slide show and reviews from participants from the workshop Gaia co-hosted with movement meditation teacher Mala Sikka at the Dharma Centre of Canada.   A weekend blending art, movement and music wrapped in the beauty and inspiration of Nature. Lillie Swanson The Life Moves experience moved me a great deal and facilitated some deep glimpses and insights into myself and my life. So...

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Video of the Art Show Opening in Paris – For the Exhibit SPIRITU’ELLES

Video of the Art Show Opening in Paris – For the Exhibit SPIRITU’ELLES

At the galerie Espace Saint Martin in Paris, France in January 2018.   HONORARY COMMITTEE: JULIETTE BINOCHE Actrice – SOPHIE ANDRIEU Fondatrice Womanin Action – LILOU MACE Fondatrice LA Télé de Lilou I ANNE GUESQUIÈRES FONDATRICE DU MAGAZINE FÉMININ BIO ANNE-SOPHIENOVEL Journaliste du Monde – PASCALE D’ERM Journaliste et auteure Sœurs en écologie – BRIGITTE BARONNET...

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Short video from a recent creativity retreat in France

Short video from a recent creativity retreat in France

This retreat was co-hosted with Karine Nivon, editor of  the French magazine Rêve de Femmes. we explore our uterus and creativity during these 5 days in Southern France. Our collaboration was seamless and we promise you many more retreat in the future. Sign up on my newsletter to stay...

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The AGO: A leader ahead of their time

The AGO: A leader ahead of their time

When I started my art career I decided that the contemporary art world was not for me. Despite not fitting in the surrounding art scene, with hard work, determination and internet I found ways to build my own following. I organized my own exhibitions and people came to them. I’ve been making a living from my art for 12 years and have shown my work all over the planet. Until a few years ago...

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Interview of Gaia on Radio Medecine Douce (in French)

Interview of Gaia on Radio Medecine Douce (in French)

Radio host Thomas Marcilly reveives Gaia Orion, visionary artist, mother and entrepreneur to share about her journey on this episode of  Caractères Libres. We will travel between Africa, France, her world in Canada, as well as with her painting. Recorded February 28,...

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FAQ – 5-day Creativity Retreat in France

FAQ – 5-day Creativity Retreat in France

Who are the organizers? Gaia will co-host the retreat with Isabelle Dupond who is the local yoga teacher. During these 5 days Gaia and Isabelle will bring together their complementary talents and practices to enhance your creativity and well-being.     Do I need to have artistic experience?  No artistic experience is necessary. If you are not a skilled artist, it will be easier for you to “play”...

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Reviews From Previous Retreats in France with Gaia

Reviews From Previous Retreats in France with Gaia

This week is something I will cherish for the rest of my life. I’ve never experienced such a beautiful sense of community, being held in a space where I felt so safe and able to explore all these avenues of expression. Sara  I can’t say enough. It sounds like I am oozing praises   but I truly think it was one of the most amazing experience I have ever had. Jennifer Well Gaia that’s a long story...

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Gaia Orion Relational Leadership Summit at the Integral Center

Gaia Orion Relational Leadership Summit at the Integral Center

**Cette vidéo est en anglais** From Visionary Art to Integral Art: Gaia Orion presents her artwork and how it fits within the integral theory. She opens a dialogue for defining what is integral art and explains her Integral Map 1.0 painting that was created for the 2016 European Conference in Siofok,...

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Exhibiting in the US and Crossing the Border with your Art

Exhibiting in the US and Crossing the Border with your Art

I recently exhibited my art in the US for my first solo show in Boulder Colorado. While I’ve been on road trips in the US many times, this was a first crossing the border with artwork in my van. Needless to say, I was a bit nervous.  The advice I got from artist colleagues was to ‘just say that you are going to show your art at a non-profit art event with a big smile. For me there is no...

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What Are Your Artistic Influences?

What Are Your Artistic Influences?

I am often asked this question when I meet journalists, potential clients, or collectors. I used to be scared of this question because it was a matter that I had never really considered when venturing into my art career. For me the art is what emerged from ‘preparing the ground’: As a young adult I committed myself to live a life that is essentially focused on being vibrant, healthy,...

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Mystical Landscapes: A Revelation

Mystical Landscapes: A Revelation

I’ve been a professional artist for over 10 years now and this emerging period of my career has been mainly focused on ‘finding my family in the art world’. I’ve written a few articles on this process but the truth is that this search keeps unfolding. Earlier this year the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario) put on an exhibition called Mystical Landscapes. I was already excited...

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Integral City: Sponsor of my Solo Show in Boulder, Colorado

Integral City: Sponsor of my Solo Show in Boulder, Colorado

I am thrilled to have Integral City as a sponsor of this catalog. Our work is intimately connected: having graduated as an architect I’ve studied urban planning and have always naturally recognized when cities are well thought out, evidently affecting the quality of lives and communities positively. The work of Marilyn Hamilton is truly aesthetic as it brings the intelligence of nature into the...

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Art Happens Interview In My Studio

Art Happens Interview In My Studio

It was fun to have Art Happens crew come to my home studio for this interview and feature on their show! ” Our fifth episode of the second season, featuring Gaia Orion from her wonderful home studio in Sebright, Ontario. Gaia’s a world traveller, talented artist, motivational speaker, and so much more – and we were thrilled to get a chance to hear her stories and what...

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