Rev. Areeya Marie Sharpe is a Priestess, Interfaith Minister, Artist and Chef whom has worked on Visual and Sacred Sound Art projects, Large Themed Prop Construction and in Private Chef venues for over 15yrs, serving Las Vegas and several other locales around the world. Creating recipes of visual/sound art, prayerFull cuisine and sacred scent honoring the earth, sacred sites and ceremonies.  Gratitude for 25yrs of education, nourishment and encouragement provided in Las Vegas community art projects, music, song, group ceremony and woman’s circles. Living  the ” Arts of Sanctuary”,  honoring rites of passage and practices that offer sanctuary of essence in reciprocity with all our relations. Thank you for every day, in every way life gifts opportunities to share the union of heaven and earth in our hearts… here in the Mojave desert, in and around the world. Thank you beloved teachers, guides, friends, family and the divine essence that guides for the best good of all beings, in this life, throughout all lives.

Home nested in the desert over a couple decades, Areeya lives between Nevada, Western Mass, CT, Oregon, NC and Costa Rica. A Devotee of Sekhmet and Medical Qigong Practitioner, Areeya enjoys studying, documenting and perpetuating the “Arts of Sanctuary” while visiting and serving Buddhist Sangha, Earth Centered Goddess Temples, Indigenous and Matrilineal cultures and sacred art communities around the world. Blessed to guide folks for over 18yrs with Journeys to the Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet, in Cactus Springs, NV. Currently a resident Priestess/co-care tender at the Temple since Jan 2021, living an experiment of Maternal Gifting, honoring Genevieve Vaughn’s wondrous offering to the world, a Temple perpetuating Goddess Spirituality, Peace Activism and the Maternal Gift Economy .  You can find Areeya most often singing with the waters at the spring and with Mother Earth, co-creating ceremony, playing an instrument, creating altars, gardening and practicing Qigong!

Current projects- 2023-2025

Elemental Goddess Series: Essence (canvas art and clay, Winter 2023-2024)

Raw Vegan Vegetarian Cook Book( Sense of Taste, 2025)

Song Recordings: (TBD)

Earthsong Mojave April 2023-Gathering of Families, honoring the sacred waters, Mother Earth and all our relations, A yearly celebration with elders from first nations and the Interfaith communities, offering prayers, dance and song for Mother Earth and her sacred waters as one.

Las Vegas Buddhist Temple

Temple of Goddess Spirituality

for more on the maternal gift economy press home below