Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jan 31, 2020.
  • Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,552.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $3,008.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $2,768.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $2,528.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,504.00
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,384.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,264.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,140.00
  • Women only Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,032.00
  • Women only Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,032.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,032.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,032.00
  • Glamping – CAD $974.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $944.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $1,760.00
  • Commuter – CAD $882.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on June 7
Ends with lunch on June 11

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $425 + $75 material fee

Package Price: $900 - $1,447 / 5 nights. Includes tuition, material fee,room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Taxes and fees are additional. A $395 deposit is required at registration, with the balance due on your departure day.

Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need. We prioritize Indigenous people, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2IA+, youth, elders, and those who can articulate how their Hollyhock experience will support positive impact in their life and communities. A $195 refundable deposit is required, please apply within your registration form.

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Luminous Threshold: The Art of the Personal Altar

With Lisa Gibbons

June 7 - 11, 2020

What do you find sacred and how do you express it? Explore your visual language by delving deep into the process of creating a personal sacred altar.

Utilize a variety of mixed media techniques, including creating burnished/antiqued surfaces, acrylic painting, collage, assemblage (use of found objects), bees wax, gold leaf, and incorporating personal ephemera. To deepen your experience in this program, we’ll also journal, meditate, and have a guided inquiry in the natural landscape.

A wooden base and art materials will be provided. All levels are welcome.

Lisa ‘s art illuminates deep layers of the collective unconscious, in a profound sense her work is a revelation in images, the primary language of the psyche. – Atum O’Kane; Hollyhock presenter, Sufi Order International

View some of Lisa’s work:

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Lisa Gibbons
Lisa Gibbons is a Canadian artist, working in mixed media, employing a variety of techniques, including acrylic, oil, watercolour, drawings, collage, found objects, bee’s wax, gold leaf, and other elements to create multi-layered textures in rich colours. Her work borrows images from the lush, wild landscape and juxtaposes symbols that reflect two worlds: a world we see and a world we can’t see. Lisa studied art at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, Canada, and also studied with artist mentors. Her work is widely held in private collections throughout North America, Europe, South Africa, and Australia. She teaches art programs as well…
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