Art gallery guidelines and call for submissions

Holy Wisdom Monastery Art exhibits 2 Comments

Submissions due Friday December 11, 2017 for the spring and fall 2018 exhibits. Benedictine Women of Madison at Holy Wisdom Monastery sponsor two art exhibits every year as part of their mission. Held in the spring and fall, these exhibits hang in the Gathering Area of the LEED-certified monastery building. Selected artwork is in keeping with the monastic environment and reflects the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity, contemplation, and reverence for creation. Exhibits at Holy Wisdom Monastery seek to: Highlight creativity as an aspect of our spiritual lives Encourage a ‘new way of seeing’ by the viewer Open our …

Gaia Series features the visual art of Beth Racette

Holy Wisdom Monastery Art exhibits 1 Comment

Holy Wisdom Monastery is pleased to announce Beth Racette as the featured artist for the 2016 Fall Art Exhibit. Beth is a visual artist who works in many mediums—acrylic ink paintings, sculpture, and installation. Her work has explored a variety of topics from social structure, such as the prison system, to the web of life. This fall’s exhibit, the Gaia Series, is taken from the name the ancient Greeks gave to the Earth Goddess, the Creator of Earth, and the Universe. In the 1970s, systems theorists borrowed the name Gaia when they developed the theory that the Earth is a complex, …

Art gallery guidelines and call for submissions

Car McGinley Art exhibits 1 Comment

Submissions due November 30, 2015 for May 6, 2016 opening reception  Benedictine Women of Madison at Holy Wisdom Monastery sponsors a rotating art exhibit as part of their mission. This exhibit will hang in the Gathering Area of the LEED-certified monastery building. Selected artwork is in keeping with the monastic environment and reflects the Benedictine values of beauty, balance, simplicity, contemplation, and reverence for creation. Exhibits at Holy Wisdom Monastery seek to: Highlight creativity as an aspect of our spiritual lives Encourage a ‘new way of seeing’ by the viewer Open our space to the creative gifts of others and …