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Annie Dixon

 
Annie Dixon is the studio's project manager and archivist.
   
She is also a contemporary artist, whose work explores the relationship
--or lack thereof--
between the contemporary artworld and the religious arts.
  
She serves on the board of directors of The Catholic Virginian, her diocese's newspaper,
and served 15 years on the editorial advisory board and as a contributing writer to Faith & Form,
a national ecumenical magazine focused on religious art and architecture.

Contemporary Art

See samples of Annie's art installations here:

Another Roadside Distraction
street art, 2019

8th Catholic Arts Biennial
Saintly Selfies, one of 52 works selected from 396 submissions
See page 15 of exhibit catalog


Articles

Read a selection of her articles here:

Tearing Down, Lifting Up
commentary on the politicization of religious statuary and artwork
The Catholic Virginian, 2020

Nashville Bound
profile of a young employee, as she leaves the studio and heads for the convent
The Catholic Virginian, 2019

The Materiality of the Middle
an exploration of the purpose and power of distinctive materials in the worship space
Faith & Form magazine, 2018

The Bishop's Parish Priest
To celebrate the installation of a new bishop in her diocese, Annie acknowledges
the influence of his former pastor and mentor, Msgr. Andrew Cassin.
Catholic Virginian newspaper, 2018

Memento Mori
For the 50th anniversary issue of Faith & Form magazine, Annie contributed
an ominous and humorous essay on the past, present, and future of stained glass.
Faith & Form magazine, 2017


Amazing Space: He's Blind But How He Sees
an interview with a blind priest who appreciates the liturgical arts
Faith & Form magazine, 2015

The Great Art Commission
experience, opinion, and suggestions for commissioning custom works
Faith & Form magazine, 2013

God's Garage Sale

an overview of the vintage ecclesiastical art & furnishings market
Faith & Form magazine, 2012

Book Review: Catholic Church Architecture and the Spirit of the Liturgy
review of book by Denis R. McNamara
Faith & Form magazine, 2010

Stained Glass: Light into Art
an essay on the purpose and power of stained glass
Faith & Form magazine, 2009

Book Review: Building a New Church
review of book by James E. Healy
Faith & Form magazine, 2009

From Gawky to Graceful: Post Vatican II Art & Architecture
For the 40th Anniversary Issue of Faith & Form magazine, Annie Dixon was
one of forty practitioners, patrons, and pundits invited to look back and
look forward on the state of the liturgical arts.
Faith & Form magazine, 2007

  


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