Seven short verses are sung before the Magnificat during the Evening Prayer of the Church on the seven days before the vigil of Christmas. Each begins with the exclamation “O.” Each ends with a plea for the Messiah to come.
In my work, I interpret contemporary experience and political events through papercuts that are rigorous, beautiful, and thought-provoking. This is a new direction for Jewish papercuts, which traditionally served primarily to embellish holiday and life cycle events.
Continuum is an interdisciplinary/multi-cultural exploration of consciousness, the continuity and interconnectedness of life, and our capacities to learn, to be well, and to care for others. Blending images, quotes and research spanning fields, cultures and 1000s of years, the first 33 panels of the 66 panel exhibit are currently on tour.
These digitally printed banners resemble Chinese scrolls and invite you to reflect on the thresholds of our interior landscapes.
Over the course of a lifetime, teacher and Marian scholar Mary Kaye Medinger has accumulated a collection of Marian art from various genres and cultures. Beginning with a small porcelain statue of Mary that stood on her dresser when she was growing up Catholic in the 1950s, her collection of images now encompasses images from places as disparate as Ethiopia and Ireland, Native American pueblos and Alaska, Mexico and Minnesota, Poland and Prague, Russia and El Salvador, and beyond.
Minnesota brush painter Bob Schmitt brings landscape paintings capturing iconic Minnesota scenes interpreted through his training in and practice of Chinese brush painting.