Magical Mosaic

While I was tooling around downtown to shoot all the gorgeous historic buildings for my Art Deco series, I came across this incredible mosaic installed over what was once, presumably, a rather plain door front on Broadway (2141).  It’s stunning.

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It’s hard to see in the photo above, but there are words embedded in the trunk of the tree as it curves around the doorway… they read “Awakening Imagination for Transformation.”

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It was unclear to me what the business was… there’s a psychic next door to the left; the doorway itself has signs for a notary. I googled the address and came up with the University of Creation Spirituality. I’m not sure if this college still exists at this location, but this is clearly the origin of the mosaic as the detail in tile below reads “UCS 2002.” Other than that, I see no artist’s signature for this amazing creation.

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2 thoughts on “Magical Mosaic

  1. Amina Wolf

    I went to this university, founded by expelled Dominican Matthew Fox. After they sold the building, they relocated to The Presidio and Matthew retired; the university is now headed by Jim Garrison and is renamed Wisdom University with courses around the world celebrating all the wisdom traditions and utilizing Fox’s format of body prayer (music and dance), Spiritual academia, and art as meditation.

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