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Formed in Beauty Conference and Gala
Nov 04

Formed in Beauty Conference and Gala

Annual conference with leading artists, architects & theologians, to rediscover the power of Beauty.

 

Annual conference with leading artists, architects & theologians, to rediscover the power of...

  • On November 4, the Catholic Art Guild will host its second annual conference with leading artists, architects & theologians, to rediscover the power of Beauty in the modern world.


    The conference, entitled "Formed in Beauty",  will feature Alexander Stoddart, Sculptor in Ordinary for Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland , Ethan Anthony, principal architect for Cram & Ferguson,  Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, Thomistic theologian, liturgical scholar, and choral composer and Juliette Aristides, Classical Realist Artist, Author & Founder of Aristides Atelier.


    The conference will open with an Orchestral Latin Mass in the baroque splendor of Chicago’s historic St. John Cantius Church, a community well known for bringing beauty into Christian worship. in the baroque splendor of Chicago’s historic St. John Cantius Church. Conference presentations and discussions will take place at The Drake Hotel, followed by an elegant banquet and culminating in a stimulating panel discussion.


    Ticket sales help us to cover the cost of putting this and future events together for the Art Guild. | But Tickets


    We are extremely grateful for your support and hope you will join us for this amazing event!


    Keynote Speaker:  Alexander Stoddart
    Sculptor in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen in Scotland

     

    I was born in Edinburgh in 1959, son of a graphic designer and a schoolteacher, and was a grandson of the Baptist manse. My childhood was spent in the village of Elderslie in Renfrewshire, in a house near the small monument to the national hero of the Scots, Sir William Wallace, Guardian of Scotland. The presence of this fane in my early days had a profound effect on my later life and career as a monumentalist.

     I was educated in Paisley and then went to Glasgow School of Art in 1976 at a time when it was most unlikely that any student would attempt any form of traditionalism. This meant that I managed to slip through to attempt work in the old styles, as the guard was down. In those days GSA was incredibly slipshod and liberal. Read more...

  • Category
    Special Events and Benefits
  • Date & Time
    Nov 04 2018 at 12:00 AM - Nov 04 2018 at 09:00 PM
  • Location & full address
    140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
  • Event Admins
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