Here is the event programme for Saturday 26th May at our Run with the Fire exhibition for the Pentecost Festival (Strand Gallery, 22nd - 27th May, 11.00am – 6.00pm):
· Painting demonstration – Harvey Bradley, ongoing throughout the day. See
work on a painting and discuss his approach with him. Harvey
· The Spiritual Image in Modern Art - Mark Lewis, 11.30am. A broad overview of the spiritual impulse in the art forms of the modern world and their potential to turn our minds to higher things.
Spencer – A Visionary of our Time – Mark Lewis, 2.00pm. A talk which examines the life and work of one of Stanley ’s most renowned and eccentric 20th Century painters. The main themes include Spencer’s time as a war artist, and his extraordinary paintings which envision the Christian Gospels played out by the people in his beloved home town of Britain . Cookham
· Praying with our eyes open – Glenn Lowcock, 3.00pm. A talk on using images as an aid to prayer.
· Emotional Tourist – Steve Scott, 4.00pm. What I am learning about art, life, spirituality, Trinity, and relational aesthetics from my travels in
Bali and elsewhere.
· Christian influences on modern & contemporary art – Jonathan Evens, 5.00pm. A broad overview of modern and contemporary art and artists which engage with Christianity.