|Image credit: Nativity Angel,
Watercolor with black crayon
over pencil sketch on paper,
Copyright Saint Anselm Abbey 2010
November 10 - December 10, 2011
Announcement of Opening Reception (PDF/5.3MB)
Opening Reception - Wednesday, November 9th, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Exhibit continues through December 10, 2011
Gallery will be closed Wednesday, November 23 (closing at 12:30 p.m.) through Sunday, November 27.
A little more than twenty years ago, as the new president of Saint Anselm College, Fr. Jonathan DeFelice, O.S.B. commissioned Fr. Iain to make drawings expressly for his annual Christmas greetings to the college community, alumni, friends, and associates. Soon to follow, drawings were also done for Saint Anselm Abbey's Christmas card.
This exhibition will showcase a selection of these works, as well as other commissions received throughout the years. Focusing on later works executed as "mediations," this collection represents years of artistic invention coupled with a monastic spirituality. This assemblage is a special occasion to view the works together, many of which have never been exhibited before.