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. ...

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: North Sydney

Sunday, November 10th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10622" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Fr Anthony Casamento, Amanda Cafearo, Sam Hou[/caption] At North Sydney, the Launch was attended by over 40 staff and students. Father Anthony Casamento gave the speech about The Saint John's Bible, and performed the blessing and dedication of the Pentateuch volume.  All attendees enjoyed the story of the ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Canberra

Monday, November 4th, 2013

About 35 people attended The Saint John's Bible launch in Canberra on 9 October. [caption id="attachment_10597" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Msgr Wood, Annette McGuiness, Campus Dean Patrick McArdle and Rachael Bahl[/caption] Guests included Monsignor John Wood. The blessing by Fr Bony was "lovely" according to Campus Librarian, Ms Annette McGuiness. [caption id="attachment_10599" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Annette ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Ballarat

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10610" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Father Tom Brophy and Joe Fleming (Campus Dean)[/caption] The Blessing of The Saint John’s Bible held in the Ballarat Campus library on the 9 October was a great success. Joe Fleming, Campus Dean gave a reading from the Bible, Psalm 23. Father Tom Brophy the Parish priest of Our ...

The Saint John’s Bible Launch: Brisbane

Monday, October 28th, 2013

ACU Brisbane library was thrilled to host the Blessing of the St John’s Bible by Fr Jose on Wednesday 9 October. Approximately 40 were in attendance, including Associate Vice-Chancellor Professor Jim Nyland. Our Campus Librarian Freya Bruce turned one of the pages of the Bible for the official party and morning ...