Books

  • The Art of Sandra Bowden - edited by James Romaine

    The Art of Sandra Bowden is a beautiful visual record of Bowden's amazing personal and spiritual journey of more than forty years through the veiled mysteries that lead us to belief. Rooted in her faith, as well as the varied long and rich Judeo-Christian tradition in the visual arts, her work explores the systems and limits of textual and visual languages as vehicles of communication and meaning. Bowden's voice is a vital and clear statement of conviction within the often-baffling clamor of our image-driven culture; her art is evidence that faith is alive in our time.

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  • Objects of Grace: Conversations on Creativity and Faith - by James Romaine

    This new book of conversations with some of today's most intriguing artists— Sandra Bowden, Dan Callis, Mary McCleary, John Silvia, Edward Knippers, Erica Downe, Albert Pedulla,Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Joel Sheesley and Makoto Fujimura —focuses on the intersection of Christianity and creativity. Objects of Grace promises to enrich our understanding of the artistic process and works of art as they offer insights into the creator God.

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  • Faith and Vision: Twenty-Five Years of Christians in the Visual Arts -edited by Cameron Anderson and Sandra Bowden

    Founded in 1979, Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) was born as a response to the absence of a tangible Christian community within the contemporary American art world. As it matured, CIVA grew to become a place of aesthetic stimulation and spiritual encouragement both to its members and to the several thousand artists and institutions in its formal network.

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