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Jesus Rhythms

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Added by Jim Baker on June 3, 2019 at 8:40am — No Comments

May is the Month of Mary

 Mary Icons

There are three classic prototypes of Mary Icons Icons, their collective messages point towards a new contemporary kind of trinity. Perhaps the concept of Mary is still undeveloped, as our society has changed her message is still provocative and meaningful. It has been through contemplating her image, and painting icons of her that I have…

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Added by mary jane miller on May 6, 2019 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Newly Forming Angels' Atelier Retreat seeking partners, resident caretaker, and volunteers!!!!!

                                                       in the spectacular…

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Added by Tea Schiano on March 3, 2019 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Stations of the Cross by Mary Jane Miller

Stations of the Cross

by author  Mary Jane Miller…

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Added by mary jane miller on February 22, 2019 at 8:46am — No Comments

PRAYERS FOR THE JOURNEY -- Inspiration for Lent Year C

In invite you to explore this collection of resources that I created for the Worship Blog of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America:  http://blogs.elca.org/worship/1229/

Added by Linda Witte Henke on January 23, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments

Women's image and voice in the Church

Traditionally there have been too few images of women in icons, too few Orthodox women iconographers, and too few Catholic women who teach, or are recognized as female mystics. In light of this historical absence of women in the traditional Byzantine era, there is room today for change and new expression. 
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Added by mary jane miller on January 5, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coloring books

Ancient Image, Sacred Lines

Coloring books on the market.

This is great resource for your church or school is this book filled with spiritual imagery offering contemporary ideas with an old world feel for the divine. The 26 historical images…

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Added by mary jane miller on January 4, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Iconograohy Workshop Lewes Delaware

February 4th to 8th, 2019          with Mary Jane Miller

Saint Peter's Episcopal Church

St Peters Episcopal Church is on the ocean. The town is a lovely harbor to stroll and enjoy —a beautiful and peaceful setting for insights, teaching,…

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Added by mary jane miller on December 28, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Digital Magazine is a great way to share art!

Hi This is Polly Alice. I'm a soft sculptural painter in Kansas City, MO. I'm a graduate of Messiah College in 2000 and received my MFA from Hamline University. Thanks for checking out the new things that are happening in Kansas City. I'm opening a publishing company and doing new things in the studio. Check out my digital magazine about this year. Let me know if you'd like to make one too. Art Worth…

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Added by Polly Alice McCann on December 28, 2018 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Full of His Glory

Blog post from my blogger site. Click here for original post.

This might be a long blog post, but I had what I found to be a really interesting thought this morning about a part of my Bible reading, and I would…

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Added by Brenda Stichter on October 8, 2018 at 7:08pm — No Comments

ECVA on Line show This Fragile Earth

Three works were selected for an online show with Episcopal Council for the Visual Arts, Curated byKathy Thaden, called This Fragile Earth. The variety of works submitted for the 2018 ECVA Fall Exhibition "This Fragile Earth" is a wonderful reminder of the richness and varied talents of ECVA member artists. It was inspiring for me to look through the entries…

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Added by mary jane miller on October 8, 2018 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Undiscovered Women in the Christian Tradition

Cultural bias against women has to a large extent been overcome in the societies of developed nations, however, the tradition and status of women is still unfortunately inferior to men around the world. Jesus strongly promoted the dignity and equality of women yet the early Christians leadership greatly reduced…
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Added by mary jane miller on September 25, 2018 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Contemporary Iconography,

Someone came in my studio a while ago and exclaimed, “it is rare for me to see artwork that I want to own. I usually find myself saying…I could do that! I don’t have artwork on my walls because I like looking at clean and empty space. The walls of my house…

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Added by mary jane miller on September 16, 2018 at 9:20am — No Comments

Who Cares for Your Heart? Who Cares for Your Art? The Cultivated Artist Experience

As an artist, I have two really important questions for you . . .



Who cares for your heart? And who cares for your art?…



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Added by Joey O'Connor on August 1, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

WORKSHOP July 15 to 20

Mary Jane Miller is a skilled and generous teacher. The artist who is proficient in oils or acrylics will find the experience of working in the medium of egg tempera to be new and exciting,…
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Added by mary jane miller on May 15, 2018 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Art and Image on Amazon

Women in the Catholic Church worldwide continue to seek a more meaningful role in the society and the formation of spiritual life. Despite evidence to indicate that Jesus strongly promoted the dignity and equality of women and that early Christians gave leadership roles to women, the influence of prevailing cultural norms has historically caused the role of Women in the Church to be diminished.…

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Added by mary jane miller on May 15, 2018 at 3:34pm — No Comments

"Trust" Makes Finalist in ARC Salon Competition

Trust / ARC Salon Competition                                                                                                           Jeremiah 17:7



“Trust”, a 16″X 48″ acrylic painting by CIVA member Sheila Ballantyne, was selected as a Finalist in the 13th International ARC Salon…

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Added by Sheila Ballantyne on March 20, 2018 at 11:51am — 1 Comment

The Beauty of Who I Am

The artists didn’t know what they would be making 3 weeks-worth of art about.

Art for Change, a New Delhi, India, based arts organization with a vision to see art shape society with beauty and truth was running its 5th annual International Artist Residency.  The residency started with a simple assignment: Make a portrait with and about a young girl.  Ten…

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Added by Art for Change Foundation on March 13, 2018 at 4:14am — No Comments

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