Episcopal Church and Visual Arts (ECVA)

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December 14, 2009

An association of Episcopal artists has launched its final exhibition of the year -- a slide show of two dozen pieces of art for Advent that best convey the varying concepts of grace. The exhibition, Full of Grace, can be viewed atwww.ecva.org.

"The term 'grace' has many definitions,"...

June 5, 2009

They create to praise.

About 90 artists from all corners of the country, as well as Mexico and the United Kingdom, participated in Gifts, the first open-studio exhibition hosted on the website of the Episcopal Church and Visual Arts. Artists submitted what they considered to be their...

December 18, 2008

The Advent Collect, echoing Paul's words in Romans 13:12, admonishes us to "cast away the works of darkness and put upon us the armor of light," says Margaret Adams Parker, a Washington, D.C., artist, who introduces the latest exhibition on the website of the Episcopal Church and Visual Arts....

April 28, 2008

Thirty-one artists contribute works of self-expression to the latest exhibition, Portraits of the Self, launched on the Episcopal Church & Visual Arts website this month.

It is the first exhibit of 2008 and the 25th on the Episcopal artists' website since the organization was...

May 24, 2007

Artists who are members of Episcopal Church & Visual Arts have produced "The Visual Preludes," a set of two DVDs that has a series of 10 multimedia meditations -- each 10 to 12 minutes in length -- set to music for private or group viewing. The meditations feature the work of 123 visual...

June 5, 2006

As the General Convention prepares for Eucharist each morning, the bishops, deputies and guests will be greeted by music and artwork, known as Visual Preludes, projected on large screens as the congregation gathers in the worship space.

The artwork, solicited and curated by the Episcopal...

August 18, 2005

"Compelling stories, timeless poetry, music inspiring meditation or exultation, dramatic movement, and colorful images‚ the arts are everywhere in Episcopal worship and that is just the beginning." Those were the words used to describe the "Mystery, Muse and Ministry" conference on Spirituality...

April 10, 2003

How do you transform a 99,000 square foot convention hall into a space for worship for 9,000 people at General Convention--on a limited budget? Use projected images to create visual meditations on the convention theme, Engaging God's Mission, and the sub-themes--Receive, Repent, Reconcile, and...

April 16, 2002

The Episcopal Church and Visual Arts seeks works of calligraphy, manuscript illumination, and/or book arts by Episcopal artists for an online exhibition entitled 'Illuminating the Word.' The exhibit will open on the ECVA website June 1, 2002. Submissions should enrich or explicate a Biblical or...

April 16, 2002

The Episcopal Church and Visual Arts seeks works of calligraphy, manuscript illumination, and/or book arts by Episcopal artists for an online exhibition entitled 'Illuminating the Word.' The exhibit will open on the ECVA website June 1, 2002. Submissions should enrich or explicate a Biblical or...

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