Springfield Art Association’s part in the Liturgical Arts Festival of Springfield kicks off Saturday, May 3, 4:30-6:30 p.m., with an opening reception of its month-long exhibit titled, Come Creative Spirit. Thirty-five artists from 12 states had works chosen by a jury of artists to participate in the exhibit that explores spirituality and faith from diverse perspectives. Eight locals have work in the display. From Springfield Wendy Allen – “Holy Ma Durga,”; “Ganesh” (pictured, left), “Quan Yin Altar”; Delinda Chapman, “If they had guns …”; Paul Jurgens, “Mary, Christ and St. John the Baptist”; Betsy Dollar, A Lesson in Letting Go; Dennis Morris, “Genesis Separation of Waters”; Felicia Olin, “Blood Tears”; Marianne Stremsterfer, “He Has Come to Save Us”; and from Edinburg, Amanda Greive, “The Last Judgment” and “Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus.” An awards ceremony will be held at 5:30. The exhibition will run through May 24. For more information, visit springfieldart.org. Pictured right is “Tree of Life of Eyes” by Tatiana Nikolva-Houston from Austin, Texas.

Liturgical and Sacred Art 2014 Exhibit
May 2-24, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday, 10am-3pm
Opening Reception
Saturday, May 3, 4:30-6:30pm
M.G. Nelson Family Gallery
Springfield Art Association
700 N. Fourth St.
217-523-2631
Free

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