Alexander was the inner of the prestigious Henry Hering Memorial Medal in 2007 presented by the National Sculpture Society. Mr Tylevich collaborates with architects designing sculptural objects to create spaces that are aesthetically unified. In 2008, Alexander won a Faith&Form/IFRAA Visual Arts Award for this work Symbolic Gates of the Evangelists.
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Anne is a Salesian Sister and since 1961 she has been engaged in ministry to young people aged from 4 to 16 in parishes and schools in various parts of England.
Brian started in sculpture about 35 years ago working on a small scale in wood and graduated to stone over the next several years. He is self taught and has no formal qualifications in art. The artist is essentially a figurative sculptor although that can extend to the semi-abstract.
Donna began painting in 2003 and presently teaches Children’s Art classes at the Townsville Art Society, specialising in drawing and painting. She has a Diploma of Visual Arts covering painting, drawing, illustration and printmaking.
Dorothy Woodward RSJ
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Dorothy Woodward, a Sister of St Joseph, is a former secondary school teacher and subsequently a member of the Religious Education team of the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Schools Office. From as far back as her memory goes, art and life have been inseparable for Dorothy.
Gail is an Adelaide based artist who has works in Scotland, Ireland, the United States, and throughout Australia. Gail says, “I experience all of Creation as saturated with Divinity. My images are a response to the infinite beauty and wonder I experience in every aspect of nature, in many wonderful people in my life, and my personal reflection and meditation."
Gerard was born in Lancashire, England, in 1928. He first became interested in sculpture in the early fifties when training as an art teacher in London. For the next 30 years, whilst following a career in education, he practised sculpture in his spare time.
John was chosen as the chief sculptor for the Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero. Mr. Collier is one of America's most honoured Artists and in 2008, John won a Faith&Form/IFRAA Visual Arts Award for his work Annunciation.
John, the son of Italian immigrants, studied art at Pratt Institute in New York and apprenticed with Russian icon master, Vladislav Andreyev. Soon his religious calling took precedence, and he was ordained as a Catholic priest, giving his life to the church as a chaplain and priest while continuing to study the humanities. In 2008 John won a Faith&Form/IFRAA Visual Arts Award for his work titled Bolivian St. Christopher and Child.
Mardi says, "Art is a bridge to the spirit. My sculptural work exists so that others can use it as a bridge to share my feelings and to explore the depths of human tenderness, strength and fragility..."
Mary Southard CSJ
Mary is a life-adventurer whose fascination is the wonder and creativity of our Sacred Universe! As a visual artist she works in a variety of media--paint, plaster, fibreglass, clay, cast paper, pastel--and is best known as creator of the Earth calendar which has been a favourite in homes around the world since 1980. Mary is also an experienced educator, retreat director, and a voice for Earth healing.
Nancy is a multimedia artist who is both a painter and a creator of large, seasonal and site specific liturgical spaces. Often this work is aerial, architectural in scale, and made from ephemeral materials for particular seasons or feasts.
Pauline is an Australian Fine Art Sculptor. Pauline has extensive experience in Adult Education with a particular interest in justice and the environment. She lectures at the Australian Catholic University as a member of the Arts faculty.
Peter is an artist who is interested in creating visual images that explore the relationship between ecology and spirituality. He uses his art in workshops that focus on creation centred spirituality and the new cosmology.
Richard J Campbell
Richard is a Gumbaingirr/Dhungutti man from Bowraville, NSW. He is an accomplished Artist who has been painting for over 30 years. He is mostly self taught, though he recently graduated with a degree in visual arts from Geelong.
Susan Daily IBVM
Susan, a Loreto Sister, has worked in Religious Art for over thirty years. She has qualifications in Fashion Design and Art, Teaching, Educational Technology, Religious Education & Liturgy.
Timothy P Schumalz
Timothy, from Elmira, Ontario, first discovered his passion for sculpture at the age of 16. He received his first commission from the Church at the age of 19. Since then he has gone on to complete over 100 original commissions and several thousand casts of his stunning masterpieces.
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Tony says, "I now have the leisure of using my art in devotional illustration and design image. In other words, my long, meditative walks bring me close to God.... and art results."