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Looking In, Hearing Out
I view each painting as a window formed from the gestural strokes embodied in the practice of deepening awareness amidst…
I began a 100-day project in 2021 that has now stretched to more than 400 days of drawing or painting…
In my first years as a Quaker, my theater life stood in uncomfortable tension side-by-side with my faith.
Stuart E.W. Smith
Robert Valiente-Neighbours is a Quaker artist fascinated with the tensions of movement and stillness.
The Leading of Hope
“Truth seems really important to you.” These words, spoken by my graduate school professor, have stuck with me.
It’s Not a Luxury
The author spent time with several Quaker artists, asking them about their art and spiritual practice during the pandemic.
Art Journaling with Spiritual Community
It was the acute phase of the early pandemic, and many of us were longing for connection, community, and a…
Art Is Praying with My Whole Body
My journeys as a lifelong Quaker, artist, and gender-diverse person are inextricably linked.
On Being a Quaker Filmmaker
Creativity is love is joy is God. In any human’s life, there are myriad opportunities for us to experience bounteous,…
Black and White
"every morning I slip robes onto outstretched arms..."
"I smear my skin / with schisms of the songs I heard at night, / tales of a God who…
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