This edition of ReligionLink explores the complex and at-times surprising role religion and spirituality play in the lives of millennials.
What is the role of faith in art, and of art in faith?
Kiki McGrath is curator of the Dadian Gallery at the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., where she also teaches a course in creating art as a spiritual practice.
Alyssa Mumtaz is a mixed-media artist based in Charlottesville, Va. She describes her work as exploring “the intersections of abstraction, contemplativity and artisanship.” She is a 2017-2018 artist-in-residence at the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion in Washington, D.C.
Bernard Maisner is a contemporary artist and master calligrapher whose works were collected in a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St. Louis University in St. Louis. He is internationally famous for his illuminated manuscripts. His artist’s statement for that show describes his art as a doorway to the spiritual. He […]