The Art Monastery cultivates personal awakening and cultural transformation
through art, community, and contemplation.
If this vision touches and inspires you, we invite you to join us.
Thank you for considering the Art Monastery Project
in your practice of generosity!
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Art Monastery Project
c/o Nathan Rosquist
681 Oberlin Avenue
Kensington, CA 94807
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The Art Monastery Project and all the good that comes out of it is made possible by the generosity of heart of our supporters. It is an unending renewal of hope and energy for those of us who are dedicating their lives to the project, in the hope that all beings will benefit from this work. To our donors of time, heart, and financial support, we thank you.
“I can no other answer make but
thanks and thanks.”
$5,000 or more
G. Parker Johnson
Microsoft Matching Fund
$1,000 to $4,999
Adele & Scott McCall
$500 to $999
Cindy, Lola & Alan Macy
$101 to $499
Roger & Dawn Calafato
Leah A. Hofkin
Gary Johnson & Princess Paulette Pumpkin
Sara Huey Thompson
Up to $100
Amber Bammers! Cady
Maria Carmen Guerra
Michael & Patricia Helm
Dick & Sally Huey
Daniel & Anzhelika Johnson
Edward Maxwell & Bebita Augustin
Tom & Cathy Samanen
Lynn Santa Lucia
Maureen & Charles Taylor
Daniel & Katie Westreich
Dr Deb Windham
Our deep gratitude to Gerard Jara & Magda Barceló Profile: Gerard Jara, Visitor/Donor
When Spanish businessman Gerard Jara visited Art Monastery Italia in August for a long weekend with his partner Magda Barceló, he wasn’t prepared for a transformative experience. But after just three days with the artmonks, he was inspired to donate 3,000 euros, hire the Art Monastery to design his company’s holiday card, and write a beautiful email, excerpted below.
“You are working to pursue dreams of art and community, of creativity and straightforwardness… I’d like to say that there’s a holiness in what you’re trying to do, and holiness has never been an easy path to walk…
In a world of chaos and social and economic dispute, your community is a source of light and inspiration for me… What really matters is the honest and sincere spirit that you put every day into your work.”
Our volunteer worktrade program has become one of the Art Monastery’s most important and influential methods of outreach, publicity, and recruiting. Worktraders are like-minded souls from all over the world, who sleep in tents and work 5 hours per day, 6 days per week, performing duties from gardening and manual labor to data entry and prop making. Whether they plan to volunteer for a week or a month, they almost
always are inspired to extend their stay – some for life. The people who have come through this program have touched the Artmonks’ lives as much as the project has touched theirs, and we are profoundly grateful for their contributions.
Giuseppe Clinamen Menna
Billy Dancing Moose
Milou van Dueren den Hollander
Katherine Stuart Sheppard
Tilly Walker Wood