Erika Cleveland is an artist, writer, and former art therapist. Her mission is to work with women at mid to late life transition whose roles and identities no longer fit and who urgently want to reconnect to their true selves. Since moving to DC from the East Coast, she started Transformative Healing dolls. For the last ten years, she’s been leading healing doll workshops and exhibiting her healing dolls in the greater DC area and beyond.
Laura Sandage is a community arts leader and performer in transition. The recently completed Earth Chapel in her backyard is her ritual container, creative retreat, and current teacher as she unfolds into new songs, writings, and reverence practices. Her life path has circled around creativity and connection, voice and vulnerability, ancestors and transformation.
Kohenet Ketzirah Lesser (she/her/hers) is a maker and teacher of the sacred arts and a corporate priestess. Through Devotaj Sacred Arts she creates Jewishly-rooted objects and artifacts that serve not only as spiritual tools in the present, but also as a dialogue between past and possible futures. Her work is rooted in Jewish mystical, magickal, healing, and folk practices across space, time, and all the worlds. She received ordination as a Kohenet from the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute in 2009, as part of the first cohort.
You can learn more about Ketzirah on her websites: DevotojSacredArts.com and CorporatePriestess.com.
Sabrina Percario is a multi-award winning actress and producer known for Julia, Be(lie)f, Open Mic, Mojave Shadows and many others. She is now the producer and lead actress in the upcoming feature film “Living the Dream” and producer for the upcoming feature film “Happy”.
Born in São Paulo, Brazil with an Italian citizenship, her purpose is to touch people’s hearts, inspire them, and spread a good positive message through her characters and films she produces.
Marilyn weaves cotton kitchen towels and napkins with a desire to add beauty and sacredness to the tasks of everyday life as well as to remind people of the beauty, worth and worthiness that each of us carries with us, within us.
Marilyn also has a blog & podcast, Walks with Asha, where she shares reflections inspired by walking with her dog Asha in the woods on the ancestral homelands of the Pocumtuck, in what is now known as western Massachusetts.
David Austin Veal is a SAG-AFTRA actor, and a writer, living in Los Angeles. He has acted in several award winning indie films and television shows. When he is not acting he is writing screenplays. He has several ongoing writing projects, including short films and features.
Batya Diamond is a Hebrew Priestess who offers inspirational music and personalized rituals, guiding Jewish seekers at all stages to move through life with deep and meaningful connectedness to the divine. Learn more about Batya and her music at https://batyadiamond.bandcamp.com
Chaya Malka creates space for the Divine within her being on a daily basis through prayer, meditation, and altar work. She uses watercolor to create feminine, whimsical, and spiritual images. In her spare time she loves to strum a ukulele on mountaintops and sings in spiritual communal spaces.
Chaya Malka’s work is available for purchase on her website, cmsinspirit.com. You can also connect with Chaya Malka on Instagram at @cms_in_spirit.