The work on this website is part of an
on-going project, that of creating an illuminated Bible. (see: Illuminated
Bible) Most of these illuminations are responses to specific moments
in the biblical narrative, and where that is the case, chapter and verse
From a formal point of view this work owes a direct debt to the pioneering
art of Jo Milgrom (See her book: Handmade Midrash: Workshop in Visual
Theology, 1992). Jo first taught me the methods of handmade midrash and
she has been an inspiring mentor to my development as an artist.
My art represents a migration from more than 25 years of working
imaginatively with the Bible in a form of improvisational drama called
www.bibliodrama.com ) For biographical information (see:
The work displayed on this website exists both in digital and actual form.
In general the size of the actual pieces is 16"x20". The digital images are in the public domain and may be used in any way
without the consent of the artist. (Obviously I would appreciate
attribution, but that is a courtesy I leave to the user.) If anyone wishes
an original image, he or she should be in touch with me at
welcome commissions and inquiries. I welcome as well hearing from other
artists working to illuminate the Bible.
This website was co-created and designed by
Lisa Galanaugh (firstname.lastname@example.org).