Artists

Meet Helina Metaferia

Helina Metaferia is an Ethiopian-American Visual Artist and Holistic Practitioner. She is certified in Integrative Yoga Therapy, Y.O.G.A. for Youth, Thai Massage, Shin Tai Shiatsu, is a Gendai/Usui Reiki Master, and is currently completing a practitioners degree in Metaphysical Science. She is also a practicing student of Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and certain Yoga systems. She received formal art education at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and at Morgan State University, where she obtained her Bachelors in Fine Art.

Helina specializes in Intuitive Art, the process of combining introspective meditation with art for the purpose of achieving a higher consciousness. As a holistic practitioner, she focuses on the direct application of metaphysics and energy alchemy through professional healing modalities that create wellness in the mind, body, and spirit. A large part of her professional art and holistic practice has been about women’s health, power, and wellness, though she also works extensively with youth and diverse communities.

Helina has exhibited her artwork in galleries and museums across the nation, including Casa Frela Gallery in New York City, Eubie Blake Center in Baltimore, Vivant Art Collection in Philadelphia, and the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. She has completed over fifteen urban murals in the Washington, DC metro area. Helina has taught art and holistic wellness classes in schools, hospitals, businesses, non-profit organizations, community centers, wellness centers, juvenile detention centers, and government agencies since 2004. She is the owner and founder of The Meta Experience, a visual and healing arts company that exposes and educates people about paths to creative wellness.

www.metaexperience.com