There has been a lot of challenge and a lot of heartache with the pandemic; yet there has also been a lot of creativity. Here is work by a number of artists that emerged while sheltering in place.
We asked high school and undergraduate students to respond to the question "Who Is My Neighbor?" These are their creative answers. This show was exhibited at Good Shepherd Arts Center March 8 - May 27, 2020 and was interrupted by the pandemic.
Curator Pat Johnson provides background on this exhbit. Markus Allen Johnson provides a Generational Interpretation of the exhibit. This mini-documentary was produced by Joyce Olinga for PROUD (People Reaching Out for Unity and Diversity) and was the subject of a "Couragous Conversation" via Zoom on June 14, 2020.
To mark the fifth anniversary of his encyclical Laudato Si′: On Care for Our Common Home, Pope Francis declared May 16–24 “Laudato Si′ Week.” This is a slide presentation of our exhibit from May 2016 celebrating the one year anniversary of that document. Art was created by seven sisters and one priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.