Author Archives: Mary Jane Miller
Mary Jane Miller

About Mary Jane Miller
Mary Jane Miller

Iconography, byzantine style contemporary art, catholic art in San Miguel Allende, Mexico. fine art and religion, spirituality and god

Amazing, Ambitious Museum Show in Leon, Gto.

Icon Exhibit Opening Museum of Leon, July 13th 8 PM All Welcome Sacred Art without God? The word Art comes from the Latin stem ar which means to fit together. The word sacred implies being devoted or dedicated to a … Continue reading

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Are you an Exhausted Consumer?

Our Pathological consumption has become normal. Our wealthy and comfortable population has what it needs, but do we call it a sin if we own more than we can care for, and still finding ourselves wanting more? We buy silly … Continue reading

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Fantastic way to Explore Mind, Image and Prayer

Exhibit to open in the MUSEO DE LA CIUDAD DE LEÓN  July 15 th to September 7th Egg tempera is one of the oldest mediums used in the history of paint to make art. The only mediums which precede it … Continue reading

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New Theology, a Women’s Unexpected Treasure

Women’s voices and their images have been lacking in Christian theology for 2,000 years. Christian art has typically focused on Mary, Mother of Jesus whose holiness the everyday woman could not possibly attain. She also is praised for her obedience … Continue reading

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Art and Spirituality, the Love of Being Bold

  Someone came in my studio a while ago and exclaimed, “it is rare for me to see artwork that I want to own. I usually find myself saying…I could do that! I don’t have artwork on my walls because … Continue reading

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Icon Painting Retreat to Learn and Rest

About promoting a workshop, in the beautiful retreat center  called The Jubilee House, In Abingdon, Virginia, July 16 to July 20 2018.  This 5 day workshop introduces the practice and theory of traditional icon painting/writing, offered as a meditation as … Continue reading

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Being Old is like Being Pregnant

The Pregnancy Happy lovers have plenty of sex and then one day Bamm, the doctor tells you you’re with child. We spend the next 8 months thinking about change, a lot of it. Good thing we don’t have sex and … Continue reading

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