Archives for April 2016

New member – Michael Garaway

Michael Garaway studied Fine Art at Manchester Polytechnic and University College Chester, and has made and exhibited his work since the 1980’s. As a student he struggled with tensions between evangelical christian culture and contemporary art practice, and eventually decided to take a path of learning from the new and experimental. He later moved away […]

Summer Newsletter

Victoria Norton writes: “A warm welcome to the latest commission4mission e-news. We hope you all enjoyed a meaningful and art filled Easter. Spring has sprung and our artists are busy with shows and commissions in the coming weeks. See below for details. There are also some super events at St Stephen’s in Walbrook which Jonathan […]

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 […]

Members update: Rob Floyd

‘Stations of the Resurrection’ is an exhibition by Rob Floyd in The Well and Other Areas of Liverpool Cathedral until 15th May 2016, 09:00 – 18:00 (each day). Rob Floyd brings his distinctive painting style to Liverpool Cathedral in this specially commissioned exhibition that follows on from the acclaimed ‘Stations of the Cross’ cycle previously displayed at Manchester […]

Members update: Tim Harrold

The Perceptualist Eye is an exhibition by Tim Harrold at The Wellhouse Gallery from 15 May to 10 June 2016. Tim defines ‘Perceptualism’ as ‘the place where the conceptual and the metaphysical meet’, and comes from the word ‘perceive’. The Perceptualist Eye is therefore about a way of seeing, a worldview, a certain perspective. Informed by […]