Expanded ‘Art of the Passion’ returns

Press Release: Art of the Passion
For Immediate Release

Twenty-four Artists Featured in Art of the Passion Art Exhibit

Twenty-four award winning and notable artists will be featured in a four week religious art exhibit commemorating Holy Week and Easter through a collaborative depiction of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of the Light.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Frankfort, Indiana, is host to the reflective and meditative gallery-walk March 22-April 18, 2015.

A juried exhibit, Art of the Passion commemorates Christ’s passion and resurrection.

The 2015 exhibit brings together the creative work of a variety of artists into a meditative gallery walk.
The exhibit features two sets of stations.

Leading up to Good Friday, Stations of the Cross invites visitors to a deeper experience of the story of Christ’s journey to the cross.

Then, on Easter Sunday, Stations of the Light will open and continue the story with the Resurrection, as it guides visitors along the disciples’ walk with Jesus to Pentecost.

Twenty four artists have been chosen to interpret an assigned station within their own interpretation and style. The result is a dynamic and contemplative experience for the visitor and artist alike.

Featured Artists for 2015

Stations of the Cross
March 22-April 3

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 4-8
Saturday: 10-4
Sunday: 12-3

Ann Dahman: Logansport, IN
Teresa Martin: Julian, PA
Brenda Buckingham Ehrmann: Frankfort, IN
He Qi: Minneapolis, MN
Barb Kinsler: Frankfort, IN
Von Biggs: Indianapolis, IN
Thea Wilder: Frankfort, IN
Kerry Jackson: Indianapolis, IN
Bridgid Manning Hamilton: Lafayette, IN
Daniel Driggs: Frankfort, IN
Ann Lahr: Corvalis, OR
Ed Selvidge: Camden, IN
Mirvia Eckert: Indianapolis, IN
Susan Fox: Pittsboro, IN

Stations of the Light
April 5-April 18
Monday-Friday: 4-8
Saturday: 10-4
Sunday: 12-3

Beth Crawford: Denver, CO
Elias Garza: Frankfort, IN
Trish Williams: Peoria, IL
Daniel Driggs: Frankfort, IN
Stephanie Robertson: Indianapolis, IN
Brenda Buckingham Ehrmann, Frankfort, IN
Laura Fox-Wallis: Rock Hill, SC
Dwayne Daehler: Lafayette, IN
Cheryl Kaldahl: Lafayette, IN
Wayne Schedler: Lexington, KY
Marge Burkholder: Plymouth, IN
Von Biggs: Indianapolis, IN
Moises Garcia: North Manchester, IN
He Qi: Minneapolis, MN

VENUE
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
2029 S State Road 39
Frankfort, IN 46041

CONTACT INFORMATION

Pastor Joshua Burkholder
pastor@stpauls39.org
765.654.5933

Carol Rodibaugh
carolrodibaugh@yahoo.com
765.586.5172

Group Tours: Mondays – Fridays available, by appointment only
Contact:
Marshall Smith
mpsmith900@sbcglobal.net
765.659.1615

2015 Art of the Passion: Featured Artists

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is proud to announce the featured artists for the 2015 Art of the Passion exhibit.

Commemorating Christ’s passion & resurrection, 2015 Art of the Passion brings together the creative work of a variety of artists into a meditative gallery walk. This year, the exhibit will feature two sets of the stations.  Leading up to Good Friday, Stations of the Cross invites visitors to a deeper experience of story of Christ’s journey to the cross.  Then on Easter Sunday, Stations of the Light picks up the story with the Resurrection, and guides visitors along the disciples’ journey with Jesus to Pentecost.

In 2015, Art of the Passion will feature 25 artists working across a range of media, creating a two part exhibit of the Stations of the Cross and Stations of the Light.

Stations of the Cross

March 21 – April 3

Von Biggs                                   Indianapolis, IN

Brenda Buckinghma-Ehrmann          Frankfort, IN

Ann Dahmen                                 Logansport, IN

Daniel Driggs                                Frankfort, IN

Mirvia Eckert                                Indianapolis, IN

Susan Fox                                    Pittsboro, IN

He Qi                                          Minneapolis, MN

Kerry Jackson                               Indianapolis, IN

Barbara Kinsler                             Frankfort, IN

Ann Lahr                                      Corvalis, Oregon

Brigid Manning-Hamilton                 Lafayette, IN

Teresa Martin                                Julian, PA

Ed Selvidge                                  Camden, IN

Thea Wilder                                  Frankfort, IN

 

Stations of the Light

April 5 – April 18

Von Biggs                                  Indianapolis, IN

Marge Burkholder                         Plymouth, IN

Beth Crawford                              Denver, CO

Dwayne Daehler                            Lafayette, IN

Daniel Driggs                              Frankfort, IN

Ehrmann                                    Frankfort, IN

Laura Fox-Wallis                          Rock Hill, SC

Moises Garcia                             North Manchester, IN

Elias Garza                                 Frankfort, IN

He Qi                                         Minneapolis, IN

Cheryl Kaldahl                             Lafayette, IN

Stephanie Robertson                     Indianapolis, IN

Wayne Shedler                            Lexington, KY

Trish Williams                             Peoria, IL

Specific times, group reservations, and other information about the exhibit will be forthcoming.  You can also stay up-to-date by following the Art of the Passion on Facebook or signing up for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church email updates.

You can also help spread the word!  Download a full page flyer or a church bulletin (opens in PDF format).

Art of the Passion

Art of the Passion logo

In commemoration of Holy Week, Art of the Passion provides a way for visitors to reflect more deeply on the passion of God revealed in Christ. This unique exhibit brings together the work of several different artists and is hosted by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Frankfort, IN).

The Stations of the Cross was originally developed for those who made pilgrimage to the Holy Land to retrace the steps of Jesus. Particular places in the Holy Land were marked for prayer and meditation on a particular moment of Christ’s passion. This idea was eventually brought to Europe, where monastic communities created a series of images or objects as a way for those who could not travel to the Holy Land to experience walking through the story of Christ’s passion.

Art of the Passion continues in this tradition by inviting a variety of artists to express their own creative interpretations of these stations and bringing those pieces together to form a meditative gallery walk that tells the story of Christ’s journey to the cross.

New artwork is displayed each year and the exhibit is open to the public during the week preceding Easter. Visitors are provided the choice of a written devotional guide (provided in English and Spanish) or an audio recording of the readings and reflections.

The 2013 Art of the Passion will be open March 24th – 30th (exhibit hours listed below) and will feature the following artists:

Linda Witte Henke        Mixed Media
Wayne Shedler             Leather Work
Ed Selvidge                  Painting
Stephanie Robertson      Fabric
Mirvia Rivera-Eckert      Acrylic Painting
Ann Lahr Wood Fired     Ceramic
Barbara Kinsler             Block Print
Cheryl Kaldahl
Elias Garza                  Mixed Media/Block Printing
Lauren Ehrman             Block Print
Daniel Driggs               Acrylic Painting
Bill Dahman                 Sculpture
Ann Dahman               Color Etching on Granite
Dwayne Daehler           Photography
Marge Burkholder

You can read more about these artists and follow the event on the Art of the Passion Facebook page!

It is St. Paul’s prayer that the creative expression of these artists will allow you to enter into the experience of Holy Week in a new way and rediscover in greater depth God’s passionate love for you.

Exhibit Hours:

The exhibit will be on display at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Frankfort, Indiana from March 24th through March 30th, 2013 during the following hours:
Sunday           12p – 4p
Mon-Thurs      10a – 2p, 3p – 8p
Good Friday     10a -8p
Holy Saturday  12p -6p

Artists of the Passion

The 2013 Art of the Passion exhibit will feature all new pieces by several talented artists working across an exciting range of media.  The featured artists will each depict one of the traditional Stations of the Cross, which will then be placed together with a final compilation piece as a meditative gallery walk.

The 2013 exhibit will include 8 new featured artists:

  • Linda Witte Hanke     (Indianapolis)
  • Wayne Shedler    (Lexington, KY)
  • Ed Selvidge    (Delphi)
  • Mirvia Sol Eckert    (Indianapolis)
  • Stephanie Robertson    (Indianapolis)
  • Lauren Ehrman    (Frankfort)
  • Bill Dahman    (Logansport)
  • Dwayne Daehler    (Lafayette)

Returning this year as featured artists are:

  • Ann Lahr    (Corvallis, OR)
  • Barbara Kinsler    (Frankfort)
  • Elias Garza    (Frankfort)
  • Daniel Driggs    (Frankfort)
  • Ann Dahman    (Logansport)
  • Marge Burkholder    (Plymouth)
  • Cheryl Kaldahl     (Lafayette)

The Art of the Passion exhibit will be open to the public during Holy Week, March 24th-March 30th, 2013.

Times, group reservations, and other information forthcoming.  You can also follow the Art of the Passion on Facebook.