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Is an artist run initiative

 not for profit

private arts foundation

Founded in 2018 as a

 humanitarian organisation

for the

visionary, magical, esoteric & shamanic

arts & culture.

a revolution for

art, poetry, storytelling

myth, magick & dreaming, 

and for deeper meaning and initiation

that comes

when we journey inward

The Honeybee Temple

Arts Foundation 

offers various community services 

for international art projects

that pollinate excellence

in the realms of art as the living myth

Arts & culture events

Art Gallery / Curatorial

Community art/ yoga

workshops & classes

Honeybee awareness & Totemic Bee medicine

Esoteric knowledge & practice

Ceremonial Rites of passage

community sacred ritual

the Honeybee totem


pollinating creativity




Innovative skillful means

natural balance

true abundance

heart-based sovereignty

wisdom store

visionary gnosis

mystical psychopomp

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The launch of The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation 
'Pollinate Exhibition' 
@ Mycelium Studios, Melbourne 2018


Based in the UK, Melissa Artemis Shemanna is an Australian artist known for her esoteric and visionary paintings. She draws from a lineage of artistic mentors and has a lifelong devotion to the magical arts & towards proliferating initiative art as transformative magick. Her works, primarily in traditional oils and tempera, create visionary portals that explore profound themes. In 2018, she founded The Honeybee Temple Arts Foundation, curating international gallery projects that promote esoteric, magical, and visionary arts. Melissa has exhibited her art extensively in Europe and the UK. Her paintings can be found in private collections across the world.

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Photo credit: Edica Pacha

I give my deep respect and acknowledgement to the original people of this land and country, where I live, dream and raise my family today, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. 
I recognise and respect all original peoples of this sacred land, past, present and future, whose natural law remains intact and suveran. Always was & always will be the originee's land. And I will live in accordance to this living law. 
Id like to acknowledge that all natural people born onto and  living apon the planet Earth, our natural habitat., that we hold sacred the original people and cultures. Our cooperation, respect and understanding is vital to create peace on this special planet.
- Melissa Shemanna, Honeybee Starfire medicine woman, daughter of the wild honey

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