Pentecost Festival interview

Jonathan Evens was interviewed by the Pentecost Festival team prior to the Run with the Fire exhibition. This is what he said: Can you tell us about yourself and a little bit about the work you do?   I am a minister, writer and visual artist located in East London.  I’ve been writing poetry and short […]

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 […]

Dedication of ‘The Baptism of Jesus’

Yesterday, Revd. Jonathan Evens dedicated ‘The Baptism of Jesus’ by Rosalind Hore which his family have donated to St Edmunds Tyseley, through commission4mission, in memory of his father, Revd. Phil Evens, Vicar of Tyseley from 1989 – 1999. Jonathan introduced the painting and its donation to the congregation as follows: “The painting that is to […]

Spirituality – the heartbeat of Art? (3)

In the third presentation from the Art & Spirituality networking evening at St Andrews Leytonstone, where three artists addressed the question ‘Spirituality – the heartbeat of Art?’, Mark Lewis speaks about spirituality in art as a sense of aliveness: “I have taken something of a comparative approach and a very personal outlook on art and […]