Monday, November 1, 2010

A&O Prize (2010): Thomas Blackshear

NEW YORK - Alpha Omega Arts members have voted to make the US postage stamp portrait honoring Mother Teresa their 2010 choice for the A&O Prize for Contemporary Religious Art of the year. The commission was created by illustrator and sculptor, Thomas Blackshear II. The A&OPrize (no trophy or cash prize) is an annual contemporary religious art recognition for a single artwork by an American artist which has promoted a major dialogue about religion in America through during the past 12-18 months.