Sunday, October 14, 2018


By Gregory & Ernest Disney-Britton
"Triumphal Entry" by Brian Jekel. A framed print hangs in home of Robert & Marva Sears, Minnesota.
Every Spring, the family of Robert Elmer Sears rents cottages by the lake to be together for a week: five sons and daughters, and their spouses, 13 grand kids, and nine great-grands. Most extended families get together for the obligatory holidays, weddings, and funerals, but not this one. Family gatherings are their weekly norm, but this weekend was an obligatory one. It was a funeral for the family patriarch, Robert Sears. During the eulogy his youngest child shared the story of his driving them in one of his vintage cars, and playfully warning them to “be ready to jump if the brakes fail.” Greg’s Uncle Bobby is now gone, but those brakes did not fail because Christ brought him home safely, as he’ll bring us all home one day.

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February 2018 - Carole P. Kunstadt's "Sacred Poem XI," 7.5 × 8 × 1.5 in. 24 karat gold leaf, gampi tissue, thread, paper: pages from Parish Psalmody dated 1844. Private Collection
March 2018 - Gary Gee's "Even with a Cracked Crown, a King is Still a King" (2018). Underglaze, hematite, black diamond, and gold luster on ceramic. 6' x 3-1/3" x 3
April 2018 - Kehinde Wiley's "Lamentation Series"
May 2018 - Patrick McGrath Muniz's "Cruz Y Ficcion" (2018) in CREDO exhibition. Oil on canvas, 42 x 80 inches
June 2018 - Ramon Maiden tattoos Christ, the Virgin Mary and other Christian images
July 2018 - Bill Viola's video game to explore a spiritual journey
August 2018 - Stephen Sawyer's "Calvary" explores heroin addiction
September 2018 - John Gutoskey's "PULSE Nightclub: 49 Elegies" is a series made to honor and commemorate–-with a monoprint–-each of the 49 people massacred at the LQBTQ PULSE nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016.