"Temple" (Photography Series)

"Church at 10:30" (2020), digital photograph, 20" x 30" (E-Surface print). Location: Woodlawn, IL (White Swan Baptist Church). This piece received Special Recognition (Photography & Digital Category) in the 2020 Light Space & Time 10th Anniversary Online Art Exhibition (https://www.lightspacetime.art). This piece was juried into the 2020 Shrode Photography Competition and Exhibit at the Shrode Art Center at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mount Vernon, IL.

"Omega" (2020), digital photograph, 12" x 18" (metal print - glossy with white base). Location: Omega, IL (Omega Presbyterian Church).

"Stones Cry Out" (2020), digital photograph, 24" x 20" (E-Surface print). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (First Presbyterian Church).

“Historic St. James" (2020), digital photograph, 6” x 4" (metallic print). Location: McLeansboro, IL (St. James Episcopal Church).

"Primitive House" (2020), digital photograph, 8" x 10" (metallic print). Location: Benton, IL (Middle Fork-Salem Primitive Baptist Church).

"'They tell me of an Unclouded Day'" (2020), digital photograph, 20.8" x 15.6" (matte glass print). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (Oak Grove Missionary Grove Baptist Church).

“Empty House" (2020), digital photograph, 6” x 4" (E-Surface with lustre coating print). Location: Xenia, IL (Salem Primitive Baptist Church).

"Snow on the roof, No fire in the furnace" (2021), digital photograph, 16" x 20" (E-Surface print). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (East Side Missionary Baptist Church).

"Hope House" (2020), digital photograph, 20" x 30" (matte print). Location: Salem, IL (Zion Church). This photograph won Second Place in the 2021 Cedarhurst Biennial at the Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mount Vernon, IL.

"House at the Top of the Hill" (2019), digital photograph, 8" x 10" (glossy print). Location: Makanda, IL (Makanda Baptist Church).

"Sunshine and Shadow" (2020), digital photograph, 7" x 5" (E-Surface with lustre coating print). Location: Logan, IL (Logan Baptist Church).

"Out in the cold" (2020), digital photograph, 16" x 24" (metal print - glossy with white base). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (Liberty Church).

“Abandoned Tabernacle” (2019), digital photograph, 8" x 10" (glossy print). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (Greater Faith Tabernacle Church of God in Christ). This photograph won Second Place (Photography Division) in the 2019 Illinois Art League Membership Show at the Time Gallery in East Peoria, IL.

"Storm approaching" (2021), digital photograph. Location: Okawville, IL (First Baptist Church).

"Place of the Skull" (2020), digital photograph, 20" x 16" (E-Surface print). Location: Benton, IL.

"Antique Heaven" (2020), digital photograph, 7" x 5" (E-Surface print). Location: Dix, IL (Dix Christian Church).

"Shall we gather at the...Beautiful River" (2020), digital photograph, 18" x 24" (E-Surface print). Location: Belle Rive, IL (Belle Rive Church of Christ).

“Old House of Worship” (2016), digital photograph, 7" x 5" (glossy print). Location: Hoyleton, IL (Bethel United Methodist Church). This piece won Third Place (Photography Division) in the 2018 Illinois Art League Membership Show at the Time Gallery in East Peoria, IL.

“Lost Focus" (2021), digital photograph, 5” x 7" (E-Surface print). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (The Church of New Beginnings).

"Shadow on Old Palestine" (2020), digital photograph, 20" x 30" (E-Surface print). Location: Iuka, IL (Palestine Church).

"Watch Your Step" (2021), digital photograph, 18" x 12" (metal print - glossy with white base). Location: Ashley, IL (Ashley Baptist Church).

"St. Clement's - Closed" (2020), digital photograph, 5" x 7" (E-Surface print). Location: McLeansboro, IL (St. Clement's Catholic Church).

"Sunsets on a Church Gone By" (2020), digital photograph, 11" x 14" (matte print). Location: Dix, IL (Boyd Pentecostal Church).

“Suppressed Sanctuary" (2019), digital photograph, 6” x 4" (glossy print). Location: Dahlgren, IL (St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church).

"'Served over 150 Years'" (2020), digital photograph, 8" x 10" (print on silk habotai). Location: Irvington, IL (Irvington United Methodist Church).

"Home in the Woods" (2021), digital photograph, 8" x 12" (wood print). Location: Bonnie, IL (Bakerville Free Will Baptist Church).

"No Sign of Life" (2021), digital photograph, 20" x 30" (E-Surface print). Location: Dix, IL (Dix United Methodist Church).

“Higher Learning (Morthland College)" (2017), digital photographs, each 5” x 7" (glossy prints). Location: West Frankfort, IL (First United Methodist Church).

“Signs of the Times" (2019), digital photographs, each 4” x 6" (glossy prints). Location: Carbondale, IL (Walnut Street Baptist Church).

"Old Country Church" (2020), digital photograph, 20" x 30" (metal print). Location: Nashville, IL (Hahlen St. Peter's Lutheran Church). This piece won Second Place (Photography Division) in the 2021 Illinois Art League Membership Show at the Time Gallery in East Peoria, IL and is on display August 9th - September 25th.

"Fading Away" (2020), digital photograph, 20" x 30" (metal print - matte with white base). This piece received Special Recognition (Photography & Digital Category) in the 2020 Light Space & Time 10th Annual Open Online Art Exhibition.  Location: Mount Vernon, IL (Apostolic Deliverance Tabernacle).

"In need of pruning" (2020), digital photograph, 18" x 24" (E-Surface print). Location: Rinard, IL (United Methodist Church).

"Chapel bells" (2020), digital photograph, 18" x 12" (metal print - glossy with white base). Location: Christopher, IL (St. Andrew Catholic Church).

"Fallen-Away" (2021), digital photograph. Location: Opdyke, IL (Hams Grove Missionary Baptist Church).

"Space available" (2020), digital photograph, 24" x 36" (E-Surface print). Location: Mount Vernon, IL (Salvation Clinic Pentecostal Church).

"Paradise for Sale" (2020), digital photograph, 40" x 27" (deep matte giclee print). Location: Tamaroa, IL (Paradise Baptist Church).

Description

Photographs of church buildings, located in southern Illinois, that are no longer used for Christian congregations to meet for regular worship services.