Pentecost Festival exhibition

Five Commission For Mission artists – Harvey Bradley, Jonathan Evens, David Hawkins, Rosalind Hore and Henry Shelton – will be exhibiting at Westminster Methodist Central Hall (Storey’s Gate, Westminster, SW1H 9NH – click here for directions) as part of the Festival Feel section of the Pentecost Festival programme. Our exhibition will be taking place on […]

St Andrews Leytonstone

Sanctuary of St Andrews Leytonstone Painted altar Stained glass by Hilary Davies Stained glass by Margaret Chilton Stations of the Cross by Lewis Davies Above are photos of the interior of St Andrews Leytonstone, venue for our summer exhibition. St Andrews contains windows by noted stained glass artist Margaret Chilton, banners and a window by […]

Airbrushed from Art History?

Jonathan Evens is asking for help with a Personal Development project that he is currently undertaking. The project involves him firstly in reviewing and updating his reading on Christian influences on Modern and Contemporary Art and secondly in posting summaries of these influences at his blog. He is calling the series of posts ‘Airbrushed from […]

Guest post on Commission For Mission

Jonathan Evens has been asked to write a guest post for Phil’s Treehouse, the blog of Revd. Philip Ritchie, about Commission For Mission. Philip has responsibility for lay education and training in the Diocese of Chelmsford and he writes that he is delighted to publicise the exciting initiative in mission and art that Commission For […]

David Hawkins

David Hawkins, the Bishop of Barking and Patron of Commission For Mission, describes himself as an artist first and priest second. He is inspired by landscape, with most of what he paints having its inspiration in landscape. There are a large number of artists and periods that he finds absorbing but what fires him most […]

Peter Webb

Supper at Emmaus The Betrayal Peter Webb is a Fine Artist and former Art Teacher. His commissions include paintings of St George and also of the Supper at Emmaus. His painting of the The Betrayal can be viewed at St Marys Woodford. Peter is a member of the Faith & Image group and is a […]

Art & Spirituality exhibition

Together with St Andrew’s Church Leytonstone we are planning to hold a summer exhibition on the theme of Art and Spirituality for the Leytonstone Festival and Leytonstone Arts Trail. The exhibition details are as follows: Community launch and preview: Sunday 5 July, 2009 , 12 noon – 2pm. Exhibition Opening Times: Tuesday 7 – Thursday […]

Colin Joseph Burns

Secret Forest I Destiny Colin Joseph Burns works mainly in acrylics and paints landscapes and other works with a spiritual/Christian element. Colin writes: “Journeying into the unknown, a sense of adventure and discovery, hinting that there may be something more beyond the physical world than we can see – these are the themes that I […]

Martin Webster

Martin Webster is interested in promoting Christian Art as a form of engaging with the gospel. He paints (oils and acrylics) particularly ‘sacred spaces’ usually forest/landscape views. He is the Archdeacon of Harlow.

A journey of discovery

In addition to exhibiting his paintings in the Open Studios exhibition at Wimbledon Art Studios, Colin Burns will also be performing at The Lighthouse Café Club on Friday May 22nd in‘A journey of discovery: explorations in music and painting – an evening with Colin Burns.’ Colin has been playing guitar for over 30 years and […]