Instilling Integrity through Right Actions
Cultivating Healthy Relations with Transparency and Clear Communications
Honoring Prosperity through Creativity and Art
A Center for Professional Artists, young artists and community members to share in performance, ideas, creativity and instruction.
We Adopt and hold true the:
The Four Agreements:
Be Impeccable With Your Word.
Don't Take Anything Personally.
Don't Make Assumptions.
Breath in Life
Dao Moving Meditations
As a renaissance artist and spiritual guide, Samalita is predominately disciplined in the Daoist arts as a 15th Generation Wudang Sanfeng Pai and 26th Generation Longmen Pai practitioner who passes along the insight and acquired knowledge through her life experiences, journey's and indoctrination's. She aspires to inspire those who she comes across to lead happier, healthier and more harmonious lives.
She first stumbled upon the amazing Olympic sport of fencing back in 2003 while in college. She competed locally in the Bay Area and Nationally while sitting on the board of directors as Vice Chair of the Northern California USFA Division. She began coaching beginners and assisting at tournaments with Coastside Academy of Fencing.
She returned to fencing in 2019 with the Fencing Academy of Denver. Recently the need for fencing in the Northern Colorado Area has grown, which lead to the start of the Loveland program.
My Masters Degree is in Theatre from Emporia University of Emporia, Kansas. I also hold a Bachelor of Science, Majors in Art & Secondary Education, Minor English from Dickinson State University Dickinson, North Dakota.
Beginning my Teaching career at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio Design into following my career into holding the Technical Director position in the Theatre Department at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. Later, I chose the Assisting Professor Position in the Theatre Arts Department at Dickinson State University Dickinson, North Dakota and Assistant Professor in the Theatre Department for North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota with a focus on Lectures on Interior Design and for the Art Department. During my Career as Professor, I enjoyed teaching Speech Communications, Radio Broadcasting, Acting, Theatre History, Theatrical Design, Art and Art History, Theatre Acting, Design, Lighting, Interior Design Lighting and the History of Furniture. One of my specialty areas was serving on committees for developing programs for college curriculums for theatre and interior design.
I established RENAISSANCE DESIGN STUDIO offering project consulting, commercial and residential design, production design for theatre and film, graphic and artistic paintings. My recent theatre productions include: “The Last Flapper," Main Stage in Eureka Springs, Arkansas and Designer, Technical Director, Lighting for Willo Mancifoot and the Mugga Killa Whomps a premier childrenʼs performance at The Auditorium in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. and produced and directed “The Bell of Amherst" at Enthios Art Venue in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Several recent Design and Build projects were for American CBD & Kava Bar in the Metro District of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Artist for two large Murals at Northwest Childrenʼs Shelter Bentonville, Arkansas. Additional Design and Build commissioned works range from a dynamic Moroccan Office for Cosmic Caverns to Museum Lighting at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minnesota. I have enjoyed remodeling and designing lighting for my daughter's 5,000 square foot venue Enthios Art Venue Eureka Springs, Arkansas and creating a Monet Experience Design and remodel through out Allen Shapiro Law Office in Minneapolis, Minnesota with numerous Theatrical Productions, Community Theatre Designs and Remodels in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Fontas Pizza Mural Design as Artist/Painter in Greeley, Colorado was one of my first large murals. I spent many years as professional Technical Consultant for lighting/rigging for Fargo Theatre and one of my favorite was my position as Resident Lighting/Designer with Red River Dance Company in Fargo, North Dakota.