Visualizing the Psalms


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001_Threshold_ Janet Read.jpgVisualizing the Psalms with Janet Read
Saturday June 3 10am – 3:30pm
Registration fee $25 per person includes Materials. This workshop is open to all, regardless of art experience and ability to pay. For assistance please contact the office.
Please bring your lunch, coffee & tea will be provided.
No experience required, this workshop is open to upto 20 participants.

Course Description:

The psalmist digs deep into the human soul in forms of praise, entreaty, anger and fear.  The psalms reveal what might be called a personal blog to the divine in today’s culture.

Depths of pain and praise are plumbed by a myriad of voices. Spend the day visualizing through paint and paper, cut outs and drawing, your response to the personal voices found in the psalms.

Expressive art can deepen our understanding of texts and lead to the place where words alone are incomplete. Previous art experience is NOT necessary.

Led by Janet Read ,a practicing visual artist, musician and sometime poet and member of St Clement’s Church. She studied philosophy, English and medieval studies at the University of Toronto. She has a degree in Education and an MA in aesthetic philosophy from the Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto.

More information and images of her work can be found at www.janet-read.com.

Registration Deadline May 30, 2017