Tag: Christian art

BUILD: an art exhibition

Harvest Christian Church in Port Elizabeth is hosting their second Christian Art Exhibition since last year’s inaugural event. Artists were invited to submit works based on their individual interpretation of the theme: BUILD. According to curators Ken Holloway and Paul Hendricks, “It is for the simple and God-given reason that we intend […]

Time to get creative with God

God is the creator of everything. Everywhere you look there are magnificent patterns, shapes, colours, shades and hues all expressing and reflecting His absolute glory and creativity. Many years ago I dabbled in painting then feasted down the avenues of history of art, bought an easel, a palette, a good […]

Taking the Gospel to National Arts Festival

Originally published in OM News A focused quietness fills the room as four painters carefully apply their paintbrushes to the motifs in making. A Namibian desert, a peaceful creek and a powerful blue ocean wave take shape on canvas. It’s Wednesday morning at Operation Mobilisation (OM) South Africa’s base, and […]

Famous painting of Jesus by Piero della Francesca in danger

Originally published by Christian Today An Italian Renaissance masterpiece that English novelist Aldous Huxley once described as “the greatest picture in the world” was saved from destruction in World War Two by a British artillery officer who defied orders to shell the town. Today, Piero della Francesca’s 15th Century fresco […]