Visual Artists Chosen for the Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence

Oct 28, 2021
Ministries/Committees

Welcome to It Is Well Living Church, your hub for inspiration, faith, and creativity. We are excited to share with you the exceptional visual artists chosen for the Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence program. This esteemed program recognizes and supports talented artists who are dedicated to expanding their skills, exploring their artistic visions, and creating remarkable artwork that touches the soul.

Embracing Creativity and Faith

At It Is Well Living Church, our mission is to foster a community where faith and creativity intertwine to bring beauty and meaning to the world. We firmly believe that artistic expression has the power to uplift, inspire, and transform lives. Thus, we have carefully curated the Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence program to showcase the exceptional talent within our community and encourage the exploration of faith through art.

Meet the Visual Artists

We are thrilled to introduce you to the extraordinary visual artists selected for the Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence program:

  • Emily Thompson - A gifted painter known for her vibrant landscapes that capture the essence of nature's beauty.
  • Michael Ramirez - An innovative sculptor who creates mesmerizing, abstract pieces using a variety of unconventional materials.
  • Sarah Parker - An accomplished photographer known for her evocative black and white portraits that capture raw human emotions.
  • Jonathan Sanchez - A talented illustrator known for his intricate and thought-provoking drawings that explore themes of spirituality.

Exploring Their Creative Journeys

Each artist chosen for the Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence program has embarked on a unique creative journey, honing their skills and continuously pushing the boundaries of their artistic practice. Throughout their residency, they have delved deep into their creative process, allowing their faith and personal experiences to guide them.

Emily Thompson's artistic journey began in her early childhood, inspired by the breathtaking landscapes surrounding her rural hometown. She developed a deep connection with nature, which shines through in her expressive paintings that capture the ever-changing beauty of the natural world.

Michael Ramirez has always been fascinated by unconventional materials and their potential for artistic expression. His journey led him to experiment with repurposed objects, creating visually stunning sculptures that challenge conventional notions of art and provoke meaningful conversations.

Sarah Parker's love for photography started as a hobby, capturing candid moments with her friends and family. Over time, her passion for storytelling through images grew, and she transitioned into professional portrait photography. Her work beautifully captures the raw emotions and unique stories each person carries.

Jonathan Sanchez's artistic journey began with a love for sketching and illustration. As he delved deeper into his faith, his artwork transformed, exploring spiritual themes and weaving in intricate details that invite viewers to reflect and contemplate on matters of the heart and soul.

Captivating Artwork

The Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence program has given these talented artists the opportunity to produce awe-inspiring artwork that touches the hearts and minds of our community members. Their pieces, displayed in our gallery, invite viewers to immerse themselves in the beauty, depth, and spirituality conveyed through their art.

Emily Thompson's collection, titled "Harmony of Colors," takes viewers on a visual journey through tranquil landscapes, capturing the serenity and majesty of natural environments. Her use of vibrant hues and textured brushstrokes creates an immersive experience that evokes a sense of awe and connection with the world around us.

Michael Ramirez's exhibition, "Metamorphosis in Motion," challenges traditional sculptural forms, pushing the boundaries of what can be created with unexpected materials. His sculptures, meticulously crafted with a blend of industrial and organic elements, invite viewers to question preconceived notions of beauty and explore the transformative power of art.

Sarah Parker's collection, "Portraits of Resilience," captures the essence of the human spirit through intimate black and white portraits. Each photograph tells a unique story, reflecting the strength, vulnerability, and resilience found within individuals. Her artistic eye and ability to capture authenticity make her work truly captivating.

Jonathan Sanchez's exhibition, "Revelations of the Soul," invites viewers to embark on a spiritual journey through his intricate illustrations. With each stroke of his pen, he explores profound themes of faith, love, and redemption. His artwork sparks contemplation and encourages viewers to seek deeper meaning in their own lives.

Visit Our Gallery

We invite you to visit our gallery and experience the incredible artwork created by our Fall 2015 CFW Artists-in-Residence. Immerse yourself in the beauty, passion, and spirituality conveyed through their art. Allow their creations to touch your soul and inspire your own creative journey.

At It Is Well Living Church, we are proud to support and celebrate the outstanding talents of our community members. Join us in appreciating the remarkable work of Emily Thompson, Michael Ramirez, Sarah Parker, and Jonathan Sanchez. Step into their world of art, faith, and inspiration.

Jerry Stancil
Their artworks truly captivate the essence of life, evoking a sense of wonder and introspection. The intricate details and vibrant colors transport you to another realm, where beauty and emotion intertwine. Each brushstroke tells a story, leaving you mesmerized and in awe. It's like getting lost in a dream, where reality fades and imagination reigns. Hats off to these talented artists who have a unique ability to touch our souls through their stunning creations. Their work truly transcends boundaries and reminds us of the power of art to inspire and uplift.
Nov 11, 2023
Fred Pollastri
Stunning artwork! 🎨
Oct 16, 2023