'Painting connects me to God's heart'

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_246507" align="alignright" width="250" caption="Gina Hurry and her husband, Tim"][/caption] Gina Hurry was a lucky little girl. She intuitively knew by the time she was 6 years old more…

Christian art hidden in America's dusty corners

by Marisa Martin -- Dotting the nation in obscure, off-beat or neglected venues, all types of art await the public's pleasure – many just don't know it yet. Christian-inspired art is even more…

While the West embraces Karl Marx …

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_224619" align="alignright" width="250" caption="'Com'on, You Reds' by Klas Eriksson"][/caption] If the contemporary art world materialized as a physical place, a large chunk would resemble Disneyland. With its more…

The Apocalypse appears in art

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_216419" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Devi Anne Moore"][/caption] I remember when I first stumbled across the work of artist Devi Anne Moore years ago. Her treasures surfaced during a more…

Won't that make 'em mad: A black tea partier!

by Marisa Martin -- Birds of a feather might stick together, but they aren't inviting artist-activist Lloyd Marcus to their dinner parties. At least most of the blackbirds won't anytime soon. Marcus more…

Poetry and praise hit streets of New York

by Marisa Martin -- "Dancing faces you towards heaven, whichever direction you turn." – Terri Guillemets [caption id="attachment_207445" align="alignright" width="135" caption="Maiysha Mondesi"][/caption] Dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur and Christian – Maiysha Mondesi faces heaven more…

Heaven and hell take on Mexican cartels

by Marisa Martin -- "Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist," claimed composer Franz Liszt. Nowhere is that truth more vividly embodied than in Mexico at this moment. While more…