commission4mission presentation at Chelmsford Cathedral

Jonathan Evens was the keynote speaker today at the Winter Festival of the Friends of Chelmsford Cathedral. Invited to speak about the work of commission4mission, he used commission4mission’s name and aim to explore understandings of art in mission, perspectives on commissioning and debates about definitions of Christian Art. Jonathan said: “To encounter the Gospel in […]

Members update: Colin Burns and Ross Ashmore

Colin Burns will be exhibiting paintings along with three other artists from 12th – 13th October at Charlie Wright’s wine bar and restaurant (45 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 6DA). This Art Exhibition has been named Discoveries in the Dark for a reason. The location is a venue with much depth and atmosphere; coupled with leather sofas and […]

Newsletter No. 12 – April 2012

Completed commission: Holy water stoup The latest completed commission undertaken by commission4mission is a holy water stoup designed by Mark Lewis for St Margaret of Antioch Ilford. The holy water stoup, which is made from oiled oak and polished brass, was dedicated by parish priest Fr. Stephen Pugh on Sunday 25th March 2012 in memory […]

Pentecost Festival exhibition: Saturday programme

Here is the event programme for Saturday 26th May at our Run with the Fire exhibition for the Pentecost Festival (Strand Gallery, 22nd – 27th May, 11.00am – 6.00pm): ·         Painting demonstration – Harvey Bradley, ongoing throughout the day. See Harvey work on a painting and discuss his approach with him. ·         The Spiritual Image in Modern Art […]

Exploring the nature of Christian Art

Jonathan Evens gave the following talk about commission4mission and the nature of Christian Art at West Mersea Parish Church yesterday, as part of their Learning Supper: commission4mission was launched in March 2009 by our Patron, the Bishop of Barking, to encourage the commissioning and placing of contemporary Christian Art in churches, as a means of […]