An Artist’s Perspective On Creating Visual Art For Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following article examines the process of commissioning and creating visual art for worship from the point of view of an artist, exploring in particular the unique concerns of the liturgical artist.

After fourteen years as a professional craftsperson, working in pottery and fiber, I have become increasingly interested in making things for use in worship. The occupation of "dressing the church" uses many of my past experiences and skills, but it brings with it a new set of...


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