Congruity and controversy: exploring issues for contemporary commissions

Jonathan Evens, our secretary, was recently invited to write a post on commissioning art for the ArtWay blog. His post draws on his sabbatical art pilgrimage, his experiences through commission4mission and the example of St Stephen Walbrook where he is Priest-in-charge. In the post he writes: “The Henry Moore commission at St Stephen Walbrook … brings into […]

June 2015 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter has information about St Alban’s Romford, the venue for our launch in 2009, based on an article written for ArtWay by our secretary, Jonathan Evens. There is also information about The Bridge exhibition at St Martin-in-the-Fields, a service series linked to the Guildhall Art Gallery at St Stephen Walbrook, and exhibitions or […]

Sabbatical art pilgrimage

commission4mission’s secretary, Jonathan Evens, is currently on a sabbatical during which he is visiting significant sites connected to the renewal of religious art in Europe during the twentieth century. His programme includes two UK-based retreats, a series of visits to UK sites, and a pilgrimage around sites in Belgium, France and Switzerland. On the European leg of his sabbatical he […]

Newsletter No. 15 – January 2013

Christmas Exhibition: Incarnation Wendy McTernan curated and organised an excellent commission4mission exhibition entitled ‘Incarnation’ at Wimbledon Library Gallery in December 2012. commission4mission’s South London launch took place at a well attended Private View. We were encouraged by the interest shown by all who came both in the conversations that took place and in the works […]

Eyes on Jesus

Christopher Clack and Jonathan Evens feature in a new Dutch book entitled Jezus voor ogen (Eyes on Jesus) with visual meditations and word and image Bible studies for Lent. The visual meditations have all featured previously on the ArtWay website and include the meditation which Jonathan Evens wrote on Christopher Clack’s Descent II. Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker, who edited the […]