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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dave Weiss posted these thoughts after his firsthand experience at the Creative Church Conference in Boise, Idaho.
What happens when you take: 4 VineArts artists, 3 Envision artists, and 3 Fresco Arts Academy high school artists …all of whom have faith in Christ, discipline in visual art, and a heart to serve others… And you set them loose on a college worship event? Two days ago, the […]
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 […]