St Ignatius' shoes


"These paintings represent my interpretation of the mission of St. Ignatius Loyola. They incorporate all I know and feel about my life as a Catholic and as an artist. The process of creating this body of work has taken me almost three years in which I have been continuously supported by the Xavier University Community. My research for the exhibition included completing the Spiritual Exercises with Darrell Burns, S.J. and attending the 2008 Ignatian Pilgrimage led by Tom Landy, Director of the Center for Religion, Ethics, and Culture at Holy Cross University."

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Ignatius: 40x60 oil and maps on canvas


Epiphany: 40x60 oil and maps on canvas


Donkey: 36x60 oil and maps on canvas

Angel 2

Angel 2: 36x60 oil on canvas

Black Madonna

Black Madonna: 36x60 oil on canvas

Angel 1

Angel 1: 36x60 oil on canvas

Manresa Woman

Manresa Woman: 24x48 oil on canvas


Fountain: 24x36 oil on canvas


Serpent: 24x48 oil on canvas


Armor: 72x42 oil on canvas


Weaving: 96x60 mixed media


Landscape: 72x50 oil and maps on canvas


Shoes: 40x40 oil and maps on canvas


Tree: 36x36 oil on canvas

Our Lady of the Way

Our Lady of the Way: 66x68 oil on canvas

Adsum: Contemporary Paintings on Ignatian Spirituality On Tour

2016 Creighton University • Omaha, Nebraska

2015 Marquette University • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014 Rockhurst University • Kansas City, Missouri

2012 The Xavier University Mission Identity • Cincinnati, Ohio

2012 Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School • Indianapolis, Indiana

2011 Solo Show • Kennebunk, Maine

2011 Saint Louis University Museum of Art • Saint Louis, Missouri

2011 Phyllis Weston Gallery • Cincinnati, Ohio

2011 Solo Show • Naples, Florida

2011 John Carroll University • University Heights, Ohio

2010 Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat • Staten Island, New York

2010 The Xavier University Art Gallery • Cincinnati, Ohio