Cultivating the Spiritual Life and Creative Work of Artists

The Grove helps artists cultivate personal and professional results with inspiring retreats, artist community gatherings, and online resources.


Welcome The Grove's New Executive Director

We're so excited to introduce our new Executive Director, Bob Murphy. Hear a brief message from Bob below.


Please Take Our 2021 Artist Survey

We have 3 simple questions for you! We value your ideas and feedback! As a thank you, we'll send you a FREE Grove Online pick!

Take the Survey Now!

The Grove Christmas Party
Sunday, December 4, 5-9 PM

We're celebrating Christmas and you're invited. Join The Grove artist community for a drop-in party at Joey & Krista O'Connor's home in San Clemente (come at any time!). We'll have live music, tasty snacks, dessert, wine and beer. Click here to RSVP! Invite a friend...(please let us know how many).

Cultivated Artist Showcase
Saturday 6pm, May 20, 2022
Mountain View Church, SJC

Join us for an evening of celebrating artists and the arts in San Juan Capistrano. Featuring live musical performances, film, visual art, writers and more. $20,000 in artist grants will be awarded.
(Grant application opens in February, 2022).

Authentic, Inspiring Stories about Art, Life & Faith . . . from 21 Artists.

Now FREE (Kindle, iBook, Nook, epub)
#1 on Amazon - Artist Essays

In Create: Transforming Stories of Art, Life & Faith, you'll read the personal and professional challenges of artists. Visual artists, filmmakers, writers, dancers, and musicians. The Kindle ebook has over 25 beautiful paintings, photos and illustrations. Free for Kindle & Epub. $9.99 print - Amazon.

Kindle - Amazon Print - Amazon iBook, Nook, etc.

The Cultivated Artist Experience
in Southern California

to cultivate your spiritual life & creative work.

The next Cultivated Artist Experience will begin in fall of 2022 in Southern California. More details to come. 

Learn More

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Fresh from The Grove Blog

Receive weekly inspiration and practical help for cultivating your spiritual life and creative work on The Grove Blog.

FREE 5-Day Video Course for Artists

Discover the 5 pillars of creative breakthrough that have helped hundreds of artists get unstuck. Start creating with confidence and joy. Click here to learn more or get your free course below now.

Guided Courses

Deepen your spiritual life and progress in your creative work through our online courses.

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Do You Feel Stuck or Blocked? - A FREE Gift

Join Grove Founder, Joey O'Connor, in this free video course designed to help you get unstuck & unblocked in creating your art. You'll also receive free updates from The Grove. Get started today!