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 […]

Mark Lewis – DAC commendation, book and exhibition

The Holy Water Stoup designed by Mark Lewis for St Margaret’s Great Ilford has been awarded a ‘Commended’ certificate in the annual Design Awards of the Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Diocese of Chelmsford.  The judges commented on ‘the simple and elegant design’ of the Holy Water Stoup which they said ‘has been well crafted.’ Mark has explained […]

Recent reviews: Jonathan Evens

Jonathan Evens has recently had a book review published by the Journal of Theological Studies and an exhibition review by the Church Times. His book review is of: Bridge to Wonder: Art as a Gospel of Beauty. By CECILIA GONZALEZ-ANDRIEU. Jonathan Evens The Journal of Theological Studies 2013; doi: 10.1093/jts/flt004 Bridge to Wonder is described by its publisher […]

Mark Lewis: Days and Rites

Days and Rites: Popular customs of the Church by Mark Lewis is due to be published by the Heart of Albion Press in April 2013:“People go to church to worship and, as is often quipped, to be ‘hatched, matched and dispatched’. Yet these quintessential rites have been adapted in all sorts of ways by parishioners […]

Newsletter No. 15 – January 2013

Christmas Exhibition: Incarnation Wendy McTernan curated and organised an excellent commission4mission exhibition entitled ‘Incarnation’ at Wimbledon Library Gallery in December 2012. commission4mission’s South London launch took place at a well attended Private View. We were encouraged by the interest shown by all who came both in the conversations that took place and in the works […]