Art and Theology week, Oct. 15-19

By Heidi Heater, a junior from Jackson, Ky.

WILMORE, KY— The Asbury College art department is hosting Art and Theology week Oct. 15-19, to equip believers with a stronger understanding of the redemptive nature of the visual arts.

Asbury College art professors Linda Stratford and Keith Barker will speak in Hughes Auditorium Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. They will be joined by Shannon Steed, who is a recent graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary and a practicing artist.

Asbury College art professor Rudy Medlock and guest speaker Catherine Kapikian from Wesley Theological Seminary in D.C. will speak at 10 a.m. in Hughes Auditorium on Oct. 17. Also on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Z.T. Johnson Cafeteria, Kapikian and John Silvis will inform students about Bethel University’s New York City semester art program. Asbury College and Asbury Theological Seminary students and faculty are invited.

Kapikian will speak Oct. 18 in Estes Chapel at Asbury Theological Seminary at 11 a.m. with a question and answer session to follow.

On Oct. 19, there will be an art reception from 6-8 p.m., in the Asbury College campus art gallery, with artist and seminary graduate Shannon Steed.

For more information, contact Linda Stratford at 859-858-3511 ext. 2239.

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