Research & Presentations

Lutheran Tradition in the Visual Arts
by Rev. Donald Moldstad
Resurrecting Liturgical Art
by Jonathan Mayer
Vehicles of the Gospel
by Jonathan Mayer

Artist Networks

Lutheran Arts
Christians In the Visual Arts
WELS Artists Network
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Artist Blogs

The Art Curmudgeon
Edward Riojas
Confessional Lutheran Art Resources
Kelly Klages
Ecclesiastical Sewing
Carrie Roberts
The Process
Jason Jaspersen
Scapegoat Studio Blog
Jonathan Mayer

Liturgical Consultants

Avignon Art Studio
Paintings and furnishings
Center for Liturgical Art
Concordia University in Seward
Groth Design Group
Architectural planning and design
Massman Studios
Liturgical design and renovation

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Synodical Affiliations


Reading List

Christensen, Carl C. Art and the Reformation in Germany. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1979.

Gioia, Dana. "The Great Divorce: Catholicism and the Arts," Napa Institute, September 9, 2014, (accessed June 25, 2015).

Hourihane, Colum. Objects, Images, and the Word: Art in the Service of the Liturgy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003.

Klein, Patricia S. Worship Without Words: The Signs and Symbols of Our Faith. Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2000.

Kretzmann, Paul E. Christian Art: Its Place and Use in Lutheran Worship. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1921.

Maschke, Timothy H. Gathered Guests: A Guide to Worship in the Lutheran Church. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2003.

Precht, Fred L., et al. Lutheran Worship: History and Practice. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1993.

Schaeffer, Francis A. Art and the Bible. Downers Grove, OH: InterVarsity Press, 2006.

Schalk, Carl F. Luther on Music: Paradigms of Praise. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 1988.

Veith, Gene E., Jr. God at Work: Your Vocation in All of Life. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2002.

Veith, Gene E., Jr. State of the Arts: From Bezalel to Mappelthorpe. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1991.

Wainwright, Geoffrey, and Karen B. Westerfield Tucker. The Oxford History of Christian Worship. New York: Oxford Press, 2006.

Wiker, Benjamin D. "The Redemption of Catholic Art," Catholic Culture, November 2005, (accessed June 22, 2015).