A group of world-class artists and musicians. A culture of self-development. A community of people eager to make a positive change. Experience one of the most inspiring art and meditation festivals in Los Angeles celebrating the values of kindness, giving, and self-expression.
The exhibition of paintings and installations at the heart of the Festival brings together a group of remarkable artists, who take delight in meditation and translate their personal and very exciting spiritual journeys into shapes and colors. This art captures the pure essence of the spiritual experience and conveys it to the viewer, eliciting feelings of profound love, happiness, and serenity.
In addition to a carefully curated lineup of artworks, the Budart Festival features music performances, meditation sessions, yoga classes, film screenings, food trucks, and much more. So we truly have something for everyone!
The exposition features: a vibrant collection of Pointillist paintings by Sherab Khandro, immersive contemporary pieces inspired by traditional Tibetan painting by Pema Rinzin, intensely emotive meditative paintings by Nikolai Makarov, Buddhist-inspired graffiti by Kimyon Huggins, intricate nature paintings by Anna Maria Velasco, the “Wheel of Life” installation by Hector Marcel, the Gamelatron musical installation by Aaron Kuffner, and “Art of Hope,” a breathtaking series of over twenty paintings created by female artists incarcerated in Mexico. A special screening will be previewed of Sarah Barab's independent films entitled, “Naked Mind” and “Heavily Meditated.”
The festival program invites you to take part in a wide range of art and meditation workshops, meditative music concerts, talks by prominent speakers and performances. Featured events include: Katherine Patiño Miranda’s “Luncheon,” a performance exploring the concept of interdependence; world music concerts and sound healing sessions by celebrated musician Denis Kucherov of the band Samhey, Sufi and Bollywood singer Kailash, and opera and mantra singer Sangeeta Kaur; “Journey to Your Future Self” meditation workshop with Peter Oppermann; and Sherab Khandro’s workshop on meditation and art.