Publications of interest to Christians in the Arts
Compiled by Anthony Foster
For addresses, check with local library.
Walford, John (Art History prof. at Wheaton College) Art and the Christian
Today. occasional papers, Messiah College, #9 1985 - He is working on a
college textbook on art history.
Barker, Nicholas. Christian's Responsibilities in the Arts. paper presented
for tenure, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Tn. October 1969- short
, straightforward overview of the issues.
Motive -no longer published - full of helpful articles- liturgical standpoint.Nov.
1956 issue helpful.
ARTS- Arts in Religious and Theological Studies (strange brew of ecumenism
and helpful articles)
3000 Fifth St. NW
New Brighton, MN 55112
(10.00 a year for three issues)
Radix- Some good and some of questionable value.
P.O. Box 4307
Berkeley, CA 94702
Christianity Today- good source for staying up to date in your world view.
Journal of the Grace Theological Society- bi-annual journal each issue has
at least one article of pertinance to artists.
Chroniques d'Art Sacre-Liturgical church arts (if you have French)
Cross currents- from time to time has intellectual articles of help. marginal,IMHO.
Check out Spring 1993 issue as well as winter 88-89 and winter 1960.
First Things- a Journal of Religion and Public Life. Solid evangelical POV.
not all articles of equal help.
Faith and Form- Journal of the Interfaith Forum on Religious Art and Architecture
-ecumenical and liberal
Arts Magazine - IMHO, one of the few clearly written secular arts magazines.
255 Jefferson Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The Christian Scholar's Review
c/o Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
National and international networking organizations for Christans in the
Artists in Christian Testimony (ACTS)- Missions by artists, quarterly newsletter,performances
workshops, mailing list 3000 ; founded 1973; P O Box 1002 , Rancho Cucamonga,
CA 91729-1002 ; PH 909/987-3274
Associates in Media- Media and entertainment, primarily West Coast; newsletter;
monthly meetings, retreats; mailing list 250; founded 1986 ; P O Box 2014,
Burbank, CA 91507-2014; PH- 818/5581025
Catholic Artists of America- visual arts; quarterly newsletter, classes;
founded 1955 ; Maria Regina Hall,
Molloy College, 100 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Center, NY 11571-5002; PH
Christian artists Europe- Multidisciplinary, music-oriented;monthly magazine,directory,
annual conference , concerts; mailing list1500; founded1981; PO Box 81055,
Rotterdam 3009GB,Netherlands ; PH-011-31-10/456- 8688 ; fax 011-31-10/456-9022
Christian Performing Artists Fellowship- Classical music and ballet; semi-annual
newsletter, directory, quarterly professional performances; mailing list
250; founded 1984 ;10523 Main Street , Suite 31, Fairfax, VA 22180;PH 703/385-2723
Christians in the Arts Networking, Inc. (CAN) -Multidisciplinary networking
service; quarterly nevsletter, directory; mailing list 2500; founded1986;
P O Box 242, Arlington, MA 02174-0003; PH-617/61541
Christians in the Theatre Arts (CITA)- bimonthly newsletter, magazine ,
directory, annual conference mailing list, 550 ; founded 1989; P O Box 26471,
Greenville, SC 29616; PH- 803/271-2116
Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA)- Trimonthly newsletter, directory,
biennial conference ; mailing list1,000; founded1979; PO Box 18117,Minneapolis,
MN 55418-0017; PH 612/378-0606; (This one grew out of Christians who were
members if the College Art Association who wanted something beyond the standard
academic fare offerred by CAA.)
Fellowship of Artists for Christian Evangelism(FACE)- Multidisciplinary;
missions training for artists; quarterly newsletter, monthly updates, performances;
MA in Arts Missions, summer institute; mailing list 1,000 founded 1973;
1605 Elizabeth Street, Pasadena, CA 91104; PH- 818/398-2445
International Christian Dance Fellowship (ICDF)- with USA chapters, annual
conference; semiannual newslet-
ter, prayer letter, directory; mailing list 250; founded1988 ; 11 Amaroo
Crescent,Mosman,NSW 2088, Australia ; Ph- 01141-2-960-1510; fax 011-241-969-1157
International Christian Media Commission(ICMC)- Media and the arts, cross
cultural communication ; quarterly magazine, annual conference; mailing
list, 850; founded 1986; P O Box 70632, Seattle, WA 98107; Ph- 206/781-0461
National association of Pastoral Musicians -Liturgical music; performances,
bimonthly newsletter and magazine, directory; mailing list, 7,400 ; founded
1976 (supersedes National Catholic Music Educators Association, founded
1942) ; 225 Sheridan Street NW, Washington, DC 20011; Ph- 202/732-5800
UpstreamArts Fellowship-Multidisciplinary; monthly newsletter, monthly meeting,
performances; mailing list, 150; founded 1992; 375 Colville Blvd, London
ON N6K 2J4 Canada; Ph- 519/641-8943
Artists in Christian Testimony (ACT)- Missions by Artists; newsletter; performances;workshops;
mailing list, 3000;founded 1973; P.O.Box 1002, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729-1002;
Associates in Media- Media and entertainment, primarily West Coast;newsletter;monthly
meetings, retreats; mailing list 250; founded 1986; P. O. Box2014, Burbank,
CA 91507-2014; PH 818-558-4025
Catholic Artists of America- Visual Arts; newsletter; classes; founded 1955;
Maria Regina Hall, Molloy College, 100 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Center,
NY 11571-5002; PH 516-678-5000
Summer Conferences at Rose Hill House of Studies (Anglican)
P. O. Box 3126, Aiken, S. C.29806
L'Abri Conferences (Interdenominational)
Francis Schaeffer Institute
Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO 63811
1398 L. St. NW
Washington, DC 20005