about

 

stephen shibley, principal

labyrinth builder

an Oregon summer wedding to remember

labyrinth builder

walking Jeffrey's labyrinth in Washington

labyrinth builder

catching a reptile on the island of Curacao

niche

I am a land artist and labyrinth builder working within both public and private sector environments.  My life journey has led me to explore the labyrinth as an inclusive expression, with its varied form and function, of the uniquely circuitous path to discovering one’s center, or creative core.  My company logo embodies this journey.  I design and build labyrinths that inspires transformation and harmony in our communities through reflection, play, celebration, and discovery.

backstory

I am a licensed landscape architect and landscape contractor living and working in Estacada, Oregon.  For the last 30 years I have been reimagining a sense of place through the creative process of landscape design and construction.  I am committed to co-creating playful, vibrant, rejuvenating and transformative landscapes that feed people’s mind, body, and soul.  

other interests

In my home community, I operate Oregon’s first SERF certified christmas tree farm (a program that promotes Socially and Environmentally Responsible Farms).  I am a founding member and Co-Chair of a local non-profit called SEED, a school district wide school garden program operating since 2009.  I am a graduate of the Ford Institute for Community Building Leadership Program (TFFF) in 2011.

I became involved with Labyrinth Network Northwest (LNN) and was active on the Governing Circle from 2007 -2011.  In the global community I have served on The Labyrinth Society’s  (TLS) Board of Directors from 2011 – 2015 and continue to be an active member.

When the opportunity arises I enjoy playing volleyball, canoeing and paddleboarding, mountain biking, hiking and camping. I have a bountiful edible garden and love going to Portland Timbers and Thorns soccer games with my family and friends.

company motto

“May our collective Vision be playful enough to be non-threatening and contagious, the paths we create be wide enough to carry us all, and may the footprints we leave invite exploration, celebration, and harmony.”

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