Three Questions Before Studying Art Ministry

Are artists born or made? Our culture tends to think they’re born. We put artists on a pedestal while hailing their predetermined genius. This mindset encourages a shallow, superstitious distance, and makes artists seem just weird. No, I think artists are mostly made. Mostly. I have met artists who were born a genius, […]

Because He First Loved Us

I’m an artist who works in the medium of people… and I’ve learned a few things. If the church loves artists—in all their glorious mess—artists will find hope & healing. Pictured in the frame is Alyee. When I met her 5 years ago, she was struggling for life and abandoned by her […]

Introducing Art Ministry School

First, a Short Video… Here’s a peek into our art ministry (our amazing art family!) Watch this 700 Club video feature about VineArts. This was filmed in the fall of 2014. CBN headquarters heard of us and wanted to come check out our art ministry and studio in Boise. Our interviewer even made a painting as […]

Art and Church: The Missing Link

My heart is singing. I love the way Manuel takes all the mashed-up gooey colors and mysterious smoke and gears and ice cream sprinkles that constantly swirl around in my brain and heart regarding art in the church, and he articulates it exactly. I might have to jump up and […]