True to type

Monday, August 18th, 2014

ACU Strathfield Campus Library recently hosted an exhibition of paintings inspired by the acquisition of The Saint John’s Bible. Now visitors are being treated to a display of graphic posters designed by ARTS111 students. An exploration of typography, the students researched the influence of Modernist art movements such as Cubism, ...

Week 5 winner: The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

The final winner in The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition is Isabella Plust for her painting, In the Beginning. What is this all about? How does the Bible speak to you? First-year visual arts students were invited to view The Historical Books volume of The Saint John’s Bible. They were then issued ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 4 winner

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

This week’s winner is Laura Caruso for her powerful artwork, The Agony of the Cross. 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My work focuses on the brutalisation and abuse taken by Jesus before his Crucifixion, descriptions explain him being "struck in the face" and swelling of the ...

Week 3 winner: The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

This week’s featured winner for The Saint John’s Bible Student Art Exhibition is Montana Burnett for her painting Let There Be Light. 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My artwork is an abstract interpretation of light conquering the darkness of our world. The light of God shines ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 2 winner

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 2 winner is Daniel Smith 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My art work was inspired by art deco style and so I incorporated art deco buildings from New York and Paris and the Eastern Orthodox use of gold ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork Winners

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

How does the Bible speak to you? First-year visual arts students were invited to view The Historical Books volume of The Saint John’s Bible. They were then issued with a challenge to create a contemporary painting inspired by the text and illustrations contained in the work. 110 paintings were produced. ...

Congrats! Marianne’s 25 years with Strathfield Campus Library

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Congratulations to our beloved leader Marianne Chauvet, on 25 years of outstanding service to the Strathfield Campus Library. Marianne commenced work at Strathfield as the Curriculum Centre Librarian in 1989. During her time in this position, she led its development into what is now a thriving and dynamic Education Resource Centre. Marianne then ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Art Exhibition at Strathfield Library

Monday, February 17th, 2014

If Caravaggio could see this: The Saint John’s Bible Student Art Exhibition. It’s not about throwing a bit of paint on canvas then praying for a Caravaggio. It’s about composing, reworking and getting it right. The assessment request was simple: view the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible housed at ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Strathfield

Monday, October 21st, 2013

On Wednesday the 9th of October at 10 am, a liturgy and morning tea was held simultaneously at all six ACU campuses to celebrate the acquisition of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible. At the Strathfield Campus, Fides Lawton, Director of Libraries, introduced the event and spoke about ...