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Darkness & Light: On the Importance of Drawing

Gwyneth Thompson-Briggs

SACRED ART IN THE WESTERN TRADITION

Gwyneth Thompson-Briggs is a contemporary sacred artist in the perennial tradition of Western sacred art. She is dedicated in particular to reviving techniques from the Renaissance and Baroque eras to reveal the glory of God in the midst of today’s ecclesial and civilizational crises. Her art decorates churches, schools, and private homes throughout the Americas and Europe. In 2017 she was asked to create a painting for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Christ with a Goldfinch

Suspended between the hands of the Christ Child, a ball and a goldfinch suggest His kingship and Passion.

Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross

In the midst of human desolation the glow of divinity anticipates the Resurrection.

Franc Cardinal Rodé

An ecclesiastical portrait of a contemporary prelate in the grand manner.