Archives for November 2009

Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art (4)

The Rt. Revd. David Hawkins, Bishop of Barking, spoke at commission4mission’s recent Study Day from the perspective of those envisioning others on the commissioning of contemporary art for churches: “All human beings are made in the image of God; everyone has creativity within them and, for Christians, that creativity becomes part of their worship whether […]

Nadiya Pavliv

Joy and Sorrow Trinity Nadiya Pavliv is a student of Middlesex University in the final year of a BA Fine Art degree course. Her interests are in traditional oil painting and moving images or film. During 2005 she was apprentice to Clarence Crawford; where she learnt traditional oil painting technique with a particular emphasis on […]

News update

Our catalogue of current commission4mission artists has just gone to print. The cover can be seen above. The catalogue features a foreword by our patron, the Bishop of Barking, an introduction to commission4mission, an article on ‘Challenges of Church Art’, profiles of each of our current artists, and a listing of c4m commissions and exhibitions. […]

Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art (3)

Dr. James Bettley spoke at commission4mission’s recent Study Day from the perspective of those advising on the commissioning contemporary art for churches: Commissioning contemporary art for a church is just about the most difficult thing that a PCC may have to do. It is in a different league from most other decisions because of the […]

Valerie Dean

Behold the Man Annunciation in the City Valerie Dean came back to England, in the summer of 2007, after living for 27 years in Belgium. There, she studied art for six years and had various exhibitions, in and around Brussels. On returning to England, she became involved in the Kent arts scene and exhibits, regularly, […]