Newsletter No. 2 – April 2009

Since our launch in March interest in Commission For Mission has grown considerably with new members, a new webpage (http://commissionformission.blogspot.com/), plans for three exhibitions, funding for a catalogue and our first commission. Information about all of these exciting developments can be found in this edition of the Newsletter. Information and updates about members can be […]

Joy Rousell Stone

Joy Rousell Stone studied under John Nash, Edward Bawden, Stanley Spencer, Edward Ardizzone at Royal College of Art. She has had many one man shows. Her favourite subject matters are: The Holy Land, Egypt, Greece, Italy (especially Assisi) and USA. She works in all media and is the retired Head of Art & Design at […]

Summer workshop & exhibition

Commission for Mission will be running an art installation workshop at the ‘Fun in the Park’ event being organised by Holy Trinity Barkingside on Saturday 13th June (11.00am – 4.00pm). As part of this workshop participants will be able to create a small artwork reflecting something of themselves. Each artwork will be nailed to a […]

Peter Shorer

Peter Shorer is a museum trained Conservator and Archeologist commissioned to mould original antiquities for reproduction in bronze, gold, silver and pewter. Established in 1969, his business Historic Jewellery Reproduction, has become the leading retailer of a specialist range of historic artifacts and stunning gold, silver and precious stone-set jewellery which have the uniqueness of […]

Pentecost Festival exhibition

More information about Commission For Mission’s exhibition at the Pentecost Festival can be found by clicking here. Venue: Westminster Central HallAddress: Storey’s Gate, Westminster, SW1H 9NHNearest Tube Station: St James’s Park/WestminsterDate & Time: Saturday 30th May, 12:00noon – 6:00pm

Henry Shelton

Henry Shelton is a noted painter of religious art in a contemporary style. He trained as an apprentice draughtsman in a London studio developing his drawing skills in lettering and fine art. After 15 years he set up his own studio receiving many commissions to design for such clients as the Science Museum, Borough Councils, […]

Harvey Bradley at Chichester

Harvey Bradley will be among a group of Veritasse artists exhibiting at Chichester Cathedral from 15th May to 18th June. The exhibition is called, ‘A Brush with the Almighty’ reflecting the awe and gratitude with which the artists view their relationship with God, who is the inspiration for their artwork. Many of the works on […]

Mark Lewis

Christ before Pilate Chalice for Hornby Church Mark Lewis is an artist, jeweller and silversmith and until recently, was a full-time Lecturer in the Sir John Cass Department of Art Media and Design at London Metropolitan University and Chair of Faith & Image. He has undertaken drawing and painting in a Christian context and has […]

Interviews with C4M Patron & Founder

David Hawkins, the Bishop of Barking, is himself a practising artist as well as being Patron of Commission For Mission. His views on art and the need for the Church to re-engage with the arts can be read in a three-part intervew by clicking here, here and here. Henry Shelton is the founder of Commision […]

Meditations on Stations

Jonathan Evens has posted a review of the Northwood & Northwood Hills stns to his blog together with photos of selected artworks and his associated meditations. Feedback from the project on his meditations has included: “Thank you so much for these meditations. We found the whole journey [around the artworks] together really moving – thank […]