VISTAR Founders

Ron Friedman, MD, and Victoria Friedman

Victoria Friedman and Ron Friedman, MD are Co-Founders of Vistar Foundation (1994), a non-profit organization dedicated to exploring the Power and Potential of Collective Consciousness. In 2000, they founded Voicepoint, a 12member co-creative theatrical ensemble that performed at spiritual centers, universities, and poetry festivals for over eight years, including at the United Nations. Ron and Victoria’s background includes 12 years in “The Work” of Gurdjieff followed by a 4 years mentorship with a non-dual master. Meeting with small groups for over 18 years, they developed the Vistar Method, a spiritual meeting technology for evolutionary co- creative meetings. Barbara Marx Hubbard incorporated The Vistar Method on the faculty of the Shift Network’s Agents of Conscious Evolution (ACE) courses. Their upcoming book on the Vistar Method launches in 2022.

Victoria Friedman

Victoria Friedman

Victoria worked for 20 years as a ceramic artist and founder of “Spirit Club for Children”. She is the author of SPIRIT DOODLING: The Effortless Expression of No- Mind and the children’s book, Florissa The Fish. Victoria is on the Board of Directors of FIONS NYC (Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences) and Unity Earth. Ron and Victoria serve on the Advisory Board of The Source of Synergy Foundation and
are founding members of The Good of the Whole and The Co-Creators Convergence.

Ron Friedman

Ron Friedman, MD

Ron studied physics at Columbia, medicine at NYU, did research in immunology at Walter Reed and pathology residency at Harvard. He is the author of two poetry books, “unaccustomed looking” and “forever’s looking“. Victoria and Ron co-create large and small events that inspire and involve people in new creative forms of spiritual expression, with a focus on connectivity and conscious culture.