Thangkas are paintings that illustrate the life and teachings of the Buddha and other Buddhist deities. Gyan Ghising, a performing artist, practicing Buddhist, and local religious leader, will use images of Thangkas to discuss his faith. Service Coordinator: Kelly Armor
Topic: Artistic Expression
Hear musicians, parents, gardeners, and others in our congregation describe how improvisation can be a practical and joyful mindset. In keeping true to the theme, we’ll even devote time in the service for some on-the-spot creating!
Antonio is currently employed by the Federal Public Defender’s Office and was recently awarded an Emerging Artist Fellowship from Erie Arts & Culture. Hear Antonio’s powerful story and how visual art and poetry have shaped his life. Musician: Jackson Froman.
If you want to be a painter, then paint. If you want to live a life of joy, be joyous. Mardi Gras revelers know how the art of celebration – in style! Musician: Jackson Froman.
From the folds of a crumpled newspaper to the outline of bare wood showing through chipped paint, or the mother singing a goodnight song to her child for the ten-thousandth time. Daily events can inspire works of art in many forms.
Erie artists Tom Ferraro and Ed Grout will explain the Looking Glass Project that will happen at UUCE over the fall and winter. Under their leadership, the members and friends of UUCE will create a collaborative art piece for the long wall in the … read more.
Many people don’t know the types and uses of forensic art and what goes into the making of a human reconstruction. Michelle will explain several forensic applications and will visually lead us through some of the cases she has dealt with.
Erie Art Museum Curator Susan Barnett and Education Director Kelly Armor present a lively dialog on how visual artists and musicians have bravely stood up to all manner of oppressive regimes. Be inspired at how the pen, brush, and guitar, and voice have proved mightier … read more.