Awakenings Radio interview with Actor, Writer, Visual Philosopher Leigh McCloskey





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Published on Jun 30, 2011

Living a life of Soul Expression-
Awakened Guest: Leigh McCloskey - In many ways Leigh J McCloskey is a modern renaissance man. He is an artist, author, actor and visual philosopher. He has deeply explored the archetypal and hidden aspects of the psyche through his art and experiences as a professional actor for many years. He combines a thorough knowledge of hermetic wisdom, depth psychology and mythic imagination. He's written seven books and numerous essays. He has hosted twice-weekly philosophical discussion groups in his home, Olandar, for over 30 yrs and is the founder of Olandar Foundation for Emerging Renaissance (OFFER). Leigh's art was recently featured with the Rolling Stones on the Bigger Bang Tour. Artwork from his illuminated books the Codex Tor were used for the highly acclaimed album, Cosmogramma by Flying Lotus. Leigh is also an accomplished actor whose professional career has spanned four decades. His life and works reveal remarkable artistry, vision and discipline and are a reminder that we are far more interesting than we have lead ourselves to believe. He founded (OFFER) as a seed idea meant to awaken our deepest knowing and nurture the creative energies of emerging renaissance. Events: 3 day seminar Pacifica Graduate Institute presents "Psyche & Soul: Psychodynamic Diagnosis of Personality Disorder with Dr. Matthew Bennett & Leigh McCloskey. July 29th-31st at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Ladera Campus, Montecito CA - Books by Leigh: Tarot ReVisioned, In the Splendor, Adam Reborn & Eve Restored: A Romance in Two Parts, Vol.1 Codex Tor: Winter Solstice, Vol.2 Codex Tor Summer Solstice, Vol.3 Codex Tor Equinox, Grimoire: Book of Magickal Spells by Leigh J McCloskey. www.leighmccloskey.com, Facebook - Leigh McCloskey & Olandar Foundation for Emerging Renaissance

McCloskey was classically trained as an actor at the Juilliard School in Lincoln Center, New York. As an actor, he is perhaps most widely known for his role as Mitch Cooper (husband of Lucy Ewing Cooper) on the CBS soap opera Dallas. He was a series regular from 1980-1982, and made brief appearances in 1985 and 1988.
McCloskey has also appeared in a number of other soap operas, including Santa Barbara, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless and One Life to Live, and various other films and television series such as Jake and the Fatman, JAG, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

McCloskey has also had numerous film roles, such as the 1988 horror film Cameron's Closet. He also appeared as Jalor Davin in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century episode "Cruise Ship to the Stars". In addition to acting, McCloskey is also a visionary artist, author and teacher.

His artwork premiered with the Rolling Stones on their most recent Bigger Bang Tour.

He has written, illustrated and published five books of his works, including Tarot ReVisioned, In the Splendor, Adam Reborn & Eve Restored: A Romance in Two Parts, Codex Tor: Winter Solstice-Part One and his Grimoire that was featured with the Rolling Stones. He also created the artwork and liner text for the Flying Lotus (Steve Ellison) album Cosmogramma.

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    • Liquid Mind IX: Lullaby
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