Designs of Faith (1992-1998)
Design’s of Faith is a project of essays and canvases that explore 12 religions from an artist’s perspective. The content of the essays focuses on the foundational history of the religions and the basic moral and ethical teachings of each faith. The series includes Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Baha’i, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, the Dreaming Religion of Aboriginal Australia, Hopi Religion, Ifa Divination of the Yoruba of West Africa, and Inuit Spiritualism. In addition to the twelve 92” X 79” canvases, twelve preliminary studies were created on 20” X 17” paper. A book version of the project is available. This project is in the collection of the Visual Art Center, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls SD.