Exhibition Opening in Orvieto

An exhibition of student artwork, poetry and reflections from the course of a semester in Orvieto, Italy.

Withdrawing to Gain Strength in Orvieto: One Student’s Reflections on a Semester Abroad

orvieto

“Together we withdrew momentarily only to immerse ourselves again in the quintessential Italian hill town and the many characters who call it home.”

Breaking the Fourth Wall: Reinventing Shakespearean Performance

karin coonrod

In the heart of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, Italy, Karin Coonrod ’75 directed “The Merchant of Venice,” followed by a mock trial for the play’s main character held by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The Arts of Reconnection and Presence

orvieto studio

Steeped in rich history and artwork, Orvieto, Italy has proved to be the essential meeting place for students and professors alike to experience the interconnectedness of art, faith and history. When John Skillen (pictured below) created the Gordon… Read More

Under the Tent: The Unification of Artistic and Religious Community

orvieto mural class

With bold colors, religious iconography and symbolism, and layering themes, a mural created by Bruce Herman’s Gordon IN Orvieto painting class celebrates the program and connects it to the universal church.