Arts and Faith
An Online Exhibition (May 2020)
If the world will not go away then the great discipline seems to be the ability to make an identity that can live in the midst of everything without feeling beset.
~ David Whyte, “Besieged” in Consolations
Beauty invites us, through entrancement, to that fearful frontier between what we think makes us; and what we think makes the …Read More »
This online exhibition comprises the following parts:
The artworks and poems selected for this exhibit are ekphrastic, that is, they were inspired by one or more words selected from a list included in the call for submissions, and all relate generally to the …Read More »
The artworks and poems selected for this exhibit are ekphrastic, that is, they were inspired by one or more words selected from a list included in the call for submissions, and all relate generally to the theme of pandemic.
The word choices, serving as both prompt and inspiration, are:
Beauty, Children, Comfort, Community, Compassion, Connect/Connection, Endurance, Faith, Family, F…Read More »
All of the poems are presented in a pdf for which a link is provided. The poems are grouped in the document under headings that correspond to the main word(s) the poets selected as inspiration from the list of word choices in the submissions call. Where appropriate, associated words from the list follow the text of each poem.
Please click here to read poems.
Participating Poets…Read More »
Carolyn M. Abrams
Carolyn Abrams has participated in numerous solo, juried, invitational, and group shows, as well as public art exhibits, throughout New York State. Her work also has been published in the Still Point Arts Quarterly, The Edge of Faith magazine, Professional Artist magazine, and other arts-related periodicals.
Abrams has been an arts educator since 2005, as well…Read More »
Kristin Berkey-Abbott earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of South Carolina. She has taught at many colleges and published in many places. Currently, she is the director of education at the Hollywood (Florida) campus of City College.
Salma Arastu is primarily a visual artist. See her profile in the doc…
Alphabetical List of Artists and Artworks
Carolyn M. Abrams, “Victory Garden I” (Hope, Healing), Mixed Media, 5-1/2” x 5-1/2” ($75)
Carolyn M. Abrams, “Victory Garden II” (Hope, Healing), Mixed Media, 5 ½” x 5 ½” ($75)
Salma Arastu, “Pandemic” (Fear, Grief, Loss), Charcoal and Acrylics on Canvas, 40” x 60”, 2020 (NFS)
Salma Arastu, “Prayer I” (Faith, Sp…Read More »