In 2011, for the first time in Kilifi County, Kenya, parents of hearing-impaired children were saying, “I want to communicate with my child.” Julia Spruance’s 100 Signs for Parents in Kenya Sign-Language was their introduction.
For 20 years, artists Bruce Herman and Bryn Gillette ’02 have been pursuing the perennial question they discussed in their very first meeting: What does it mean to be a Christian who is an artist?
Over a decade of conversations, including during a sojourn in Italy, John Skillen and Bruce Herman thoughtfully gave shape to an innovative study abroad program, which piloted in 1998 in the small, historic Italian hill-city of Orvieto.
The start of any new semester brings lots of new faces to campus. But the 99 faces in Ken Olsen Science Center don’t belong to first-year students or faculty members.
Embodying the rich tradition of collaboration, Bruce Herman’s most recent artistic endeavor, Ordinary Saints, is an intersection between painting, poetry and music.