The Art of Faith: A City Walk

Art of Faith

The City of London has the greatest concentration of historic church buildings anywhere in the country. In the 16th century there were 111 churches in the City. 80 were destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666 with 51 subsequently rebuilt under the direction of Sir Christopher Wren. Today there are no fewer than 42 historic churches situated within the Square Mile, all […]

Members update: Jonathan Evens & Rob Floyd

Art Trail 2

Jonathan Evens will be talking about the Art Trail for the Barking Episcopal Area to the Friends of Valence House on Tuesday 12th May at 3.00pm. The Art Trail was created for the Barking Episcopal Area by commission4mission and aims to raise awareness of the rich and diverse range of modern and contemporary arts and crafts from the […]

Members update: Henry Shelton and Jonathan Evens

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Jonathan Evens and Henry Shelton ran a commission4mission stall selling work by members at the Seven Kings Winter Fayre today. Henry Shelton is to judge the 2015 Summer Exhibition of the Barking Art Society (25th & 26th July). Entries for the exhibition will be Local Scenes (any medium), Water colour, Other Mediums, Oil, & Acrylics. Jonathan […]

Retirement gift is our latest commission

Henry Shelton with Fr. Benjamin Rutt-Field and the retirement gift commissioned from commission4mission

The retirement of Fr. Benjamin Rutt-Field from St Paul’s Goodmayes was marked by the gift of a painting commissioned from commission4mission. The painting by Henry Shelton will join several others already in the collection of Fr. Benjamin, including a portrait of the retiring priest. The gift was commissioned by the three Anglican churches which form a […]

The Big Draw: Norsey Wood

The Big Draw: Drawing, printing and digital images. Norsey Wood, Saturday  20th  July, 10am – 3 pm. Free. Drawing opportunity for all.  Come and take part. Artist leaders – Mark Lewis and Peter Webb. Trail artists – Julia Tanner, Dezadie (digital artist), Lesley Cartwright. Meet by the Visitor centre. Children to be accompanied by an adult. Associated with the national Big Draw movement – www.campaignfordrawing.org. The Campaign for Drawing […]