Image from the Rubble: Painting the Norcia Commission

October 9, 2017

Collecting Reference Material A year ago I wrote about the destruction waged by earthquakes in central Italy, and the effect it had on the Benedictine Monks of Norcia, whose community was founded on the birthplace of the Saint Benedict and his sister, Saint Scholastica. Last winter some friends of the… Read more

Faces of Mercy: A Traveling CIVA Exhibit

September 15, 2017

A version of this post first appeared on the blog of Christians in the Visual Arts: Jubilee Year of Mercy CIVA’s newest traveling exhibit, Faces of Mercy, is halfway through its tour of the United States. I curated this exhibit over the course of 2015 and 2016. The inspiration for… Read more

Tips to Keep the Creativity through Change and Mommy-hood

September 8, 2017

  School is starting, and this is only the third year of my (somewhat middle-aged) life when I have not somehow been professionally involved in that event. Lots changed for me when we moved to Ohio a couple years ago. I am no longer teaching (too long a commute from… Read more