Edward Knippers - oil on panel - 32" X 24" - 2010

Edward Knippers

The devout Christianity of Edward Knippers as reflected in his monumental paintings, sets him apart from many other contemporary artists.  Rarely does a contemporary painter or sculptor turn to literal religious subjects for inspiration and still maintain a fresh, vibrant style.  Knippers has created a careful balance between traditional Christian subject matter and the gestural,…

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Making Psalms

By Nicora Gangi My only objective is to paint a Christ so moving that those who see him will be converted. —George Rouault A God who lets us prove his existence would be an idol. —Dietrich Bonhoeffer Pondering the weighty parameters suggested above, I embark on the task of creating Scripture-inspired collages with no small…