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The Day After
"The morning after the storm / small clusters of maple leaves / scatter over the yard. It must / have…
Mary Jean Port
An Invitation to See Deeply
Introduction to our September issue.
I don’t think there’s a particular kind of Quaker artist. I have encountered some artists whose practice and work are…
Ocean of Infinite Light and Love, Transformation in Waiting, and Iris Sing My type of painting comes from tapping into…
The Absence of Art or the Art of Absence?
Is it even possible, in this era, to be Quakers if our minds are filled with alluring images?
These photos are from my self-portrait series Transcendence, which brings together gender diversity, spirituality, nature, mythology, and storytelling. Cai Quirk,…
The Art of Quaker Quilts
The world is hard on all quilts, but it is especially hard on quilts like the ones that have been…
Let Your Art Speak
I once asked a group of Quaker artists whether their art was different from non-Quaker art.
The Oakwood Triptych—Oakwood in the 1960s
The September 2021 celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of Oakwood Friends School’s relocation to its current site in Poughkeepsie,…
Artwork by Jonathan Talbot, words by Elaine Miles
I Paint to Reclaim My Light
What is Quakerly about my art? Or would I consider my artwork Quaker art?
Transforming Weapons into Art
I became an artist when I began to perform acts of aesthetic fury to decry gun violence.
We Are Never Alone
About seven years ago I attended a Baltimore Yearly Meeting spiritual formation retreat where quite suddenly I realized that my…
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