This web site is dedicated to my meditation teacher Dr. Ramamurti
S. Mishra (Shri Brahmananda Saraswati) and Dr. A. L. Mehta and Dr.
Aruna Mehta, my spiritual guides. They generously taught me about
my soul and about the Chakras and about the true joy of art/life.
I also want to thank the Roman Catholic Church for welcoming me
home. Dr. Mishra's wish was that all of his students feel the truth,
according to our definition of truth and our religious upbringing.
That is my journey and my art is my vehicle. I wish the same for
all of you.
I thank everyone who has supported my art. I extend a special thanks
to Robert J. Shiffler for his support as a collector, and the Robert
J. Shiffler Foundation staff, Peter Huttinger, Barry Rosenberg and
Matt Distel, for facilitating this web site and making my art accessible
to a wider audience via the world-wide-web.
Payne, the majority of the photographs on this web site.
Minnette Lehmann, photograph of handcuff.
Annie Sprinkle, photographs of Chakras.
Katherine Gates, computer collage of drawings/ photographs.
Gisela Gamper, photographs of Chakras.
Michael T. Parks, photograph of Montano as male/female.
Teching Hsieh, photographs of "Art/Life One Year Performance 1983
Jessica Yankura, photographs of installations at the University
of Southern Maine.
Tony Walsh, photographs of coats and shoes.
Marda Barbour, Video: 7 YEARS OF LIVING ART.
For all friends, (say your name here) who have helped make my
The Robert J. Shiffler Foundation:
Robert J. Shiffler, Director
Peter Huttinger, Archivist and Project Coordinator
Barry A. Rosenberg, Web Site Administrator
Matthew Distel, Research Assistant and Perparator
Web Designer for the Linda M. Montano Project:
Randall Wright, Wright