Gelareh Khoie is an Iranian-American artist, writer, DJ, impresario, and budding Jungian scholar. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute and a Master of Arts in Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life, Emphasis on Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Gelareh is currently enrolled in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies program, also at Pacifica Gradute Institute, working towards her second masters degree and her first PhD. For many years, she lived and worked in Honolulu where she coordinated and organized countless art and music events. For nearly ten years, she owned and operated a highly influential creative space in Honolulu’s historic Chinatown district. thirtyninehotel was where she honed her skills at creative space design, exhibitions and curating, event production, and extensive community development. Her artwork has been widely exhibited in Honolulu, where she received numerous awards for her artwork and her professional work. She is currently transitioning to an academic, scholarly life, and to publishing her artwork and writing in journals and other suitable venues. 

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