About Rhonda

I believe in the art of being well, doing well and creating well. The practice is daily, mindfulness and meditation sitting, walking, eating, talking, making a living – all is meditation.

To see my evolving art practice, visit me on: instagram: @createmeditate

I don’t visit twitter often, though I do have an account: @createmeditate

If you want to connect on linkedin, please make sure you send me a note telling me why you want to connect: http://www.linkedin.com/in/rhondaschaller

Do you want to send a note? Stay in touch? Email: rhonda.schaller@gmail.com

I have written a few books and chapters I am very proud of: to find my books and articles:

The Mindful Eye: Transformative Pedagogies in Visual Arts Education can be found on Amazon.com or  Common Ground Publishing , May 2018

Called or Not, Spirits are Present available on Kindle at Amazon.com, coming soon to iBooks for  iPad. Blue Pearl Press, May 2009

Create Your Art Career: Practical Tools, Visualizations and Self Assessment Exercises for Empowerment and Success. , published by Allworth Press, March 2013

Artsyshark.com: An Insiders Guide to the NY Art World, and  Marketing Visions and Strategies for Artists.  

Newest article: Thriving as an Artist in Mid-Life

In Fall 2012 PDNedu Magazine : Finding Your Inner Voice Project X Snapshot by Harrison Jacobs

Rhonda Schaller’s creative meditation class allows students to be a master of their own tools. Click to read more…


Rhonda is a long time meditator, artist and educator teaching visualization, mindfulness and meditation as life and art practices for over 30 years. She is a Visiting Associate Professor in the School of Art and Integrated Mind and Body Program, and Assistant Vice President for Resilience, Wellness & Well-being at Pratt Institute; founder of the Meditation Incubator project, and a Made in NYC fellow. She chairs the Pratt Resilience, Wellness and Well-being Council, founding chair of the Mindfulness Initiatives in Student Affairs Committee, and Mindful Pratt community. Rhonda was recently awarded a multi year grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Grant for her Mindful Collaboratory project, a national training and study for artists and arts leaders in meditation and mindful community building. She was also awarded a Fulbright Specialist grant to bring contemplative and wellbeing pedagogy into faculty teaching and learning at MTU / Crawford School of Art and Design in Cork, Ireland. In addition to being a certified visualization meditation teacher and qualified Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, she is the author of Create Your Art Career (2013, Allworth Press), Called or Not, Spirits are Present (2009, Blue Pearl Press), and contributed chapters for The Mindful Eye: Contemplative Pedagogies in Visual Arts Education (2018, Common Wealth Pub) and Starting Your Career in the Fine Arts (2011, Allworth Press). Her artworks are in the permanent collections of Memorial Art Gallery University of Rochester and Dartmouth University’s Medical School Art of Healing Gallery.

She lives and works in Hoboken, NJ.


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