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Deadline June 8   Call for Entries
Speaking in Tongues: The Spirit Unleashed
The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Kenmore, WA invites artists to submit original two-dimensional artwork for its upcoming exhibition "Speaking in Tongues: The Spirit Unleashed". Deadline for entries is June 8th, 2007. The entry fee is $15 (USD) for up to three images, payable via PayPal. For details about the show and submitting your work, see the Call to Artists under "Upcoming Events" at or email
Deadline July 30   Call for Entries
Body of Christ
A national juried exhibition sponsored by the Washington theological consortium will be held October-December 2007. Work can include painting, printmaking, sculpture, and other media which engages the literal and metaphoric meanings inherent in that phrase which is so familiar to all who share the Bread and Cup of new life. The selected work will be exhibited in galleries or other appropriate spaces at member institutions of the Washington Theological Consortium including: John Leland Center For Theological Studies, Lutheran Theological Seminary At Gettysburg, Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School Of Christian Education, Virginia Theological Seminary, Washington Theological Union, Wesley Theological Seminary. The exhibition juror will be Theodore Prescott. Entries to be received by July 30, 2007. For additional information visit or contact Deborah Sokolove, Curator, Dadian Gallery, 202-885-8674, email
May 1 - June 26   Exhibition
Falls Church Arts Members
Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads is featuring the work of 18 members of Falls Church Arts in a juried exhibition May 1 - June 26. Paintings, collages, and three-dimensional wall art will be on view at Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, Virginia. For more information contact Lynda Smith-Bugge at or 703-578-7218.
Thru May 25   Call for Entries
Stations of The Cross
The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Kenmore, Washington, invites you to submit two-dimensional artwork expressing the theme of "Stations of The Cross" for a group exhibition in the nave of the church from April 1 - May 25. Artists may submit work depicting a particular one of the 15 stations, or expressing the theme of the Stations of the Cross as a whole. For details, please visit
May 27-31   Gardens and Grace: Soul Sanctuary, Quiet Delight
After a successful debut in 2006, this conference returns as an opportunity for prayer, creativity and healing in Kanuga's beautiful natural setting. Workshop leaders include the Rev. Philip Roderick, founder of the Quiet Garden Movement; Terry Hershey, speaker, storyteller and landscape designer; the Rev. Barbara Crafton, spiritual director and author; and Denise Inge, gardener and writer. For rates, registration and more information, visit To read about last year's conference in an article at ECVA, please click here.
Thru June 5   Exhibition
A Variety of Gifts

The New York Chapter of ECVA will have an exhibition "A Variety of Gifts" hosted by the parish of Trinity Church-St. Paul's Chapel at the Trinity Museum, Broadway and Wall Street, New York City. The exhibition will run from April 1 to June 5, 2007. The reception will be on Palm Sunday, April 1, 1- 4 p.m. All are invited. For more information contact: John Moody or Krystyna Sanderson
June 3-7   Art & Soul, Nurturing your Spiritual Life Through the Creative Arts
Releasing creative energy, community with fellow artists, nurturing your soul through
music, worship, rest, exercise, fresh mountain air, and nourishing food – this is all part of
the 2nd annual Art & Soul Conference at Shrine Mont in June 2007. Participants will stay in their chosen class throughout the week. Classes offered: Poetry as Sacred Space, Movement & Dance, Writing from Your Creative Soul, Learning to Sketch, The Art of Nature Printing, Icons, and Painting. In addition to these specific classes, there will be opportunities for everyone to join together for evening classes in Bible study and the arts, worship and fun! For more information contact Carolyn Chilton at 1-800-DIOCESE (ext 25), email, or click here for the brochure as a PDF.
Deadline July 16   Call for Entries
Faith & Form/IFRAA International Awards Program
For Religious Art & Architecture
Faith & Form Magazine and IFRAA have announced the 2007 Call for Entries. The juried awards honor the best in architecture, liturgical design, and art for religious spaces. Application deadline is July 16, submission deadline is July 20. For more information contact Trena McClure, 704-927-2253 or

ECVA Online

– "Visio Divina | Concept and Practice" is currently on view at

– ECVA/Visio Divina artist Christine Nicoll Parson is currently on view at, with a video telling the 'personal story of Christine's visionary art complemented by the contemporary "Blue Forest
Mass" composed by Matthew Davidson'.

Ongoing   Instruction
Prosopon School of Iconology 2007

The Prosopon School of Iconology Philadelphia Branch meets at All Saints' Church, Wynnewood, PA, for regular monthly meetings, exhibition, and instruction. Teaching the theory and practice of egg tempera and gold leaf Byzantine­style iconography by using traditional materials is under the direction of founder and master Vladislav Andrejev. During the week there will be lectures on the theory and history along with hands on practice making an icon on a gessoed wood panel. Students will be directed through the process of gilding and painting with explanations of board preparation and oil finishing given. The emphasis is placed on personal spiritual discipline and growth through a study of Christian Church teachings and principles. Please contact ECVA artist Susan vonMedicus at or 215-646-3424 for more information.
Ongoing   Highly Favored: Contemporary Images Of The Virgin Mary
Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) has posted a new exhibition titled "Highly Favored: Contemporary Images Of The Virgin Mary" at their Web site Included in the 36 works of art, are pieces by ECVA exhibiting artists Sandra Bowden, Kathy Hettinga, and Edward Knippers.

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