educational foundation of sarasota extends invite to createsrq

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County extended an invitation for all of us to join the  CreateSRQ Juried Art Show featuring almost 250 works of art by talented high school students throughout Sarasota County, Florida. CreateSRQ Juried Art Show January 13 to January 16 Ringling College of Art and Design Daily 12:00pm to 4:00pm Free…

city of north port extends belle soiree invitation

The Art Evangelist has received an invitation to participate in the 2017 Annual Belle Soiree in North Port, Florida for the third consecutive year.  The North Port Art Advisory Board extended their thanks for our participation in demonstrating some of our favorite art media at the annual Belle Soirée. Date: 1/26/17  Times:  Event from  6:00pm to 8:00pm…

calling englewood: sequential community art

We just returned from a rainy Saturday’s art exhibition and reception for a community art project. In Calling Englewood, new works based on previous sequential works were created, all stemming from an original photograph in one of four tracks. Artists were only able to see the rendered piece immediate to their own, and from that…

Christmas Art at Saddleback Church, CA

  Saddleback Visual Arts (SVA) is a community-focused arts initiative and ministry within one of the top ten evangelical megachurches in the United States, Saddleback Church. Saddleback Church is pastored by Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven Life) in affiliation with the Southern Baptist Convention.  The Lake Forest, CA location is the central site.  The…

the misreading of Brown Mary, Black Jesus mural

In late November 2016, Cedar Rapids’ The Gazette printed a story about a muralist and his Brown Mary, Black Jesus.  In fact, that was the headline hook.  Now what you need to know is that I am a voracious consumer of historic and contemporary sacred and secular art and it’s my business to know what…

contemporary modern holy gifts

The sisters over at A Nun’s Life Ministry have compiled a list of sites where you can acquire special holiday items produced and made in convents, monasteries and other places of dedicated worship and prayer life. While you’re over on their site, you’ll meet people of all ages, spiritual persuasions, and cultures, offering diverse perspectives…

a servant’s heart: secret santa giveaway

It’s nearly December and The Art Evangelist is celebrating our 1st Annual Free Christmas Giveaway to anyone residing in the US.  Send your name and address and we will send you a FREE and ORIGINAL unframed artwork by Shauna Lee Lange.  No catches, no gimmicks, no tricks – just grateful, generous and giving for the Christmas season. …