March 16, 2015
The Episcopal Church Visual Arts website hosts digital art exhibitions.
Today’s link features the exhibition “Women at Prayer.” When you visit the main exhibition page you’ll see a grid of thumbnail images. Clicking on a thumbnail will open a page with the full image and more information, including an artist’s statement and bio.
Here’s the artist statement for the work “Psalm 121,” an acrylic painting by Kathy Gibson.
“Psalm 121 begins with ‘I lift my eyes to the hills.’ Upon my mother’s passing, I found a bookmark with this Psalm. That small discovery has stayed with me since then. You see, she wasn’t a religious woman. However, this passage must have resonated with her. And, I believe that is the case for many generations of women, whether they be connected to a formal religious affiliation or not. Peering from an opening in a tent or a kitchen window, women have looked beyond the landscape of their lives to the distant horizon in yearning for comfort, for help. “
link suggested by Alena Amato Ruggerio