Creative Retreat: Othona

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This week the first commission4mission creative retreat took place at Othona, Bradwell, Essex. Our time at Othona was intended to be an opportunity for commission4mission members to enjoy fellowship and have space for individual creativity and reflection. Those that attended responded to the locality in word, paint, drawing or photography at their own pace.  Bradwell […]

Members update: Jonathan Evens

Jonathan Evens was one of the speakers at ArtServe’s Hearts on Fire! festival weekend. Part of a double act with Peter Banks, co-author with Jonathan of The Secret Chord, their talk focused on the twin themes of artistic dilemmas and synchronicity which are explored within the book.Jonathan said:“Our experience of creativity is of disparate and […]

Billericay Art Trail

The Billericay Art Trail has its online brochure available at www.billericayarttrail.co.uk/5html. In the brochure Harvey Bradley says, “Although creativity can be challenging, the struggle often leads to things that lift the spirit and give great joy. This summer, Billericay celebrates those who have overcome such a challenge. We applaud the artistic talent and skills that […]

Mbeng Pouka

Pouka is an artist and sculptor who believes in the ability of human love and kindness to make our world a free and safe environment for every living creature. As we are coming to the climax of technology and increasing knowledge, the interconnection of people makes our world look small. We are now facing a […]

A Reflection on the Art in the Church Workshop

Sara Schumacher has posted an interesting reflection on the Art in the Church workshop hosted online by Transpositions. In it she considers two recurring themes that emerged over the three weeks of rich and deep conversation via the workshop. Her two themes are diversity & the importance of context and art begetting creativity and innovation. She […]