BUDART Festival 2017! An International festival of Meditative Arts, Music and Infinite Love


Artists and meditators from around the globe are gathering in celebration of our awakening world.  In the presence of the sacred Piprahwa Relics of the Buddha, inspiring art and heartfelt speakers, we engage our hearts and minds as we pave a path to Peace. Hosted by the University of the West located in Rosemead, CA, we are inviting everyone to participate in this week long festival celebrating our expanding consciousness.

Learn more about this exciting event:

BUDART Festival 2017

I have the honor to share my work among many talented artists from around the world.  The exhibition will run all week from Sept 16-21.  Opportunities to participate in blessings, guided meditations and interactive art experiences are available to the public.

Sunday afternoon, September 17, I will personally be participating in a collaborative art project followed by a lively discussion:

Colors of Music: Artist Collaboration


Artists are painting music, musicians are playing colors and forms… A three-hour musical art meditation done by celebrated artists and musicians is a truly spectacular sight. Nikolai Makarov, Sherab Khandro, Ola Hikari, Izabel Raa, Liana Moon and other Budart artists will create a collaborative piece together with the SAMHEY band. Witness the incredible art performance and see how the dividing lines between people, sounds and images disappear.


Beyond the Threshold: A Panel Discussion


A panel discussion with distinguished artists on why and how meditative techniques can expand, deepen and illuminate one’s experience of art and reveal the ultimate nature of existence.

Wednesday evening you are invited to join me as we empower our lives through the Wisdom of our Hearts:

The power to uplift our world and all the people in it lies in the palm of our hands. Like the power found in a single atom, the ability to create great change can be found in the smallest of acts.

Each one of us is a vibrant, pulsating center of creation, every thought, every word, every deed setting energy in motion.

How do we harness this magnificent creative power to pave a path to Peace?

Drawing on her experiences as a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition and the practice and study of meditation and mindful-awareness, Shey shares tools for creating lasting change.


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Peace Week with Goldenstein Gallery!

May we know Peace, Peace in our Hearts, Peace in our World!

I am proud to be among the incredibly talented artists of Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona AZ celebrating another International Day of Peace!  Join me in the gallery for A kick off meditation September 14 at 9:30 am and a closing meditation and dedication September 28 at 9:30.

Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona Curates City-Wide Art Exhibition EVERY DAY PEACE

“This year marks the 36th Anniversary of the International Day of Peace, established in 1981 by the United Nations. Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. In 2012 Sedona was honored to receive a proclamation from the United Nations making Sedona the 35th International City of Peace.

This year, the International Day of Peace will focus on engaging and mobilizing people throughout the world to show support for refugees and migrants with Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All. In Sedona, from September 14th -28th, the public is invited to take part in Every Day Peace, a special Sedona City Wide Art Exhibit curated by Linda Goldenstein.

Every Day Peace officially opens at Goldenstein Gallery on September 14th at 9:30 a.m. with a guided Peace Meditation led by renowned artist and speaker Sherab Khandro. Khandro will lead another guided peace meditation at Goldenstein Gallery on September 28th at 9:30am. The public is invited to attend both meditations.

Stretching across five locations throughout Sedona, Every Day Peace locations include Goldenstein Gallery, Sedona City Hall, L’Auberge de Sedona, Sedona Rouge and the Chapel of the Holy Cross. Sedona City Hall Plaza holds seventeen outdoor pieces: life-size and monumental sculptures by internationally renowned artists James Muir, David Phelps and an interactive Bell Garden featuring the reclaimed metal bells of Cheston Trammel.

A Painter and sculptor, Khandro wishes to inspire the hearts and minds of others. She is one of a handful of early western artists to receive formal training from Buddhist masters in exile in the US, bringing forth traditional sacred art in the way it has been done for centuries. Using the neo-impressionist style of pointillism, her paintings resonate with purpose: tiny dots of color create vibrant imagery, every dot is offered as a blessing to end suffering in the world. The power of presence can be viscerally felt in her work and flows into paintings and also encompasses her sculpture and intentional jewelry line.

As an extension of Every Day Peace, Khandro will be featured in Los Angeles September 16-21 in BudART, a special exhibit that highlights the work of artists whose art is a living representation of meditation.

Allegorical Art is a term Sedona artist James Muir uses to describe his art as being filled with symbolic meaning. His meticulous attention to detail, coupled with an insightful grasp of the human experience results in exquisitely crafted and poignant bronzes.

Placed near the Peace Pole at City Hall, James Muir’s poignant “Children” sculpture epitomizes this year’s U.N. theme. Fleeing before the storm clouds of war, a little refugee girl, herself still merely a child, gives comfort and reassurance to her own doll-child. Through it all, she reflects the uncertain innocence and trust of all children inheriting a world not of their making, yet, filled with the hope of creating a better future. In addition to Sedona City Hall, a life sized special presentation of Children is part of the Permanent Collection at the Auschwitz Birkenau Holocaust Museum in Poland.

Muir is completing a monumental bronze, commissioned for Sedona’s Chapel of the Holy Cross, that will rest on the interior window cross and be unveiled in the Spring of 2017. The maquette bronze sculpture of this poignant piece can be seen both at Goldenstein Gallery and the Chapel of the Holy Cross.

Visitors to Every Day Peace are invited to play Cheston Trammel’s stunning series of sculptural reclaimed metal bells placed at City Hall and other locations.

For more information on their artists, artwork, Satellite Exhibits Sedona City Wide, and Artists in Residence please visit GoldensteinArt.com. Sign up for their monthly E-zine, Instagram and Facebook or call 928-204-1765. Open daily, Goldenstein Gallery’s address is 150 State Route 179, at the corner of SR179 and 89A. Voted Best Gallery in Sedona 10 years running and recently named the best place to shop in Sedona by USA Today’s 10 Best, Goldenstein Gallery is known for its diversity of world-renowned local and regional artists in all media and styles.”   –BWW Media Desk



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Welcome! Thank you for stopping by,

Welcome! Shey here 🙂  It is the intention of my heart to encourage conversations about Love & Compassion. Through fine art, interactive talks, guided meditations and collaborative projects, I am committed to paving a path to Peace. Please join me as we expand the possibilities.

"May We Know Peace. Peace in our Hearts, Peace in our World."

September Events 2017

Goldenstein Gallery in Sedona Curates City-Wide Art Exhibition EVERY DAY PEACE including guided meditation by Sherab.Shey.Khandro

This year marks the 36th Annual  International Day of Peace established in 1981 by the United Nations.  Please join Goldenstein Gallery, the City of Sedona, myself and all our Global Partners as we turn our minds to thoughts of Peace. <<more>>    


BUDART Festival 2017! An International Festival of Meditative Arts, Music and Infinite Love  

Grateful to be among many acclaimed International artists who use meditation in their art I will be in Los Angeles for Budart Festival 2017.  An immersive experience in art, music, meditation and mindfulness, please join me on this exciting journey of awakening consciousness.  <<more>>

The World of Shey's Art:  

Paintings, Sculptures & Jewelry

"Amitabha Buddha: Red Buddha of Infinite Light"

Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture ed/18

Currently on display at L'Auberge de Sedona

This sculpture was commissioned to grace the heart center of the Amitabha Enlightenment Stupa in Sedona, AZ. The first in the edition is part of this magnificent monument to peace and healing.
The stupa is an ancient form of sacred architecture. They date back to the time of the Buddha 2600 years ago. Rare in the West, these sacred monuments are a part of the landscape in the East where Buddhism originally took root and flourished. A stupa is believed to be the living presence of the Enlightened Mind, embodying the qualities of the Buddha’s wisdom and compassion. Why is this Buddha called Amitabha?” “The brilliance of his light is measureless, illuminating the lands of the ten directions without obstruction.”Amitabha is a Sanskrit word that literally means, boundless light and boundless life.Images of the Buddha are considered to be a radiant display of the pure qualities of the Enlightened Mind, qualities of Wisdom, Compassion, Loving Kindness and Joy

Available thru Goldenstein Gallery  Sedona, AZ


Artist in Residence Goldenstein Gallery at L'Auberge de Sedona

  Schedule will be posted soon.

I have returned from New York and looking forward to connecting!

Thank you! 

Coming soon!   TedX Sedona October 2017

The Woman's Show in November at Goldenstein Gallery with Coffee talks Oct & Nov

Woman Arising November 2017!

Stay tuned 🙂

Recent interview with Sherab Khandro

Bronze Pendant with adjustable leather cord

Bronze Pendant with adjustable leather cord

Bronze & Sterling Pendants on an adjustable leather cord
Activate the Love
Created and Cast in Sedona
“Open your heart, fling your hopes high, set your dreams aloft.  I am here to hold your hand”.
~Maya Angelou   
We can be that for each other … reach out and lift someone up.

For the Love of all living things ...  Sherab Khandro Sacred & Contemporary Arts actively supports businesses and organizations committed to a peaceful and compassionate world. 2% of our proceeds are donated locally in support of the same.  We aspire to do more. Thank you for your support.
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