Grace Groot serves as worship and arts coordinator at Willoughby Christian Reformed Church in Langley, British Columbia, Canada.
Articles by this author:
- The Road of Suffering According to the Gospel of JohnBy Grace GrootIn considering art pieces that would capture the events leading to Christ’s death, the idea of using simple images and fabric came to mind. Textiles are flexible, offering texture and color. Each of the art pieces is made of cut fabric that has been woven or pinned together and stitched onto a base fabric. They were backed with quilt batting, then machine-stitched to add color and form. The color palette is limited for all seven pieces: Blacks and grays create a dark, foreboding atmosphere; teal contrasts with blood red.
The Art Pieces