Marian Art Exhibition by Marianists

An Exhibition of Marian Art by Marianists

Exhibited at the Marian Library: June 4 - July 31, 1990.

Bro. Joseph Aspell, SM
Cupertino, California

Bro. Aspell is an art instructor, having received his M.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara. His commissions include the design of the altar platform, liturgical furniture and silver objects for the papal visit to San Francisco in 1987.

bronze, 24" high NFS

Bro. Joseph Barrish, SM
Dayton, Ohio

Bro. Barrish has been represented in galleries and collections worldwide, such as the IBM Gallery (NYC), the Dayton Art Institute, Sentanta Gallery (Dublin, Ireland). He is assistant professor of Fine Arts at the University of Dayton and is the director of Marianist Press, a printer for non-profit organizations.

serigraph, 20.5" x 26.5", Ukranian Marian Collection

Mother and Child
oil, 19" x 25" (framed) $350
[Mother and Child]
Mother and Child

Bro. John Lemker, SM
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Bro. Lemker excels in nature photography. He has contributed to Time-Life Books, Sierra Club calendars, International Wildlife magazine and numerous textbooks. He has exhibited in Michigan and Ohio, including the University of Dayton Kennedy Union Gallery and Gallery St. John in Dayton, Ohio.

Reeds and Reflections
photograph, 9.75" x 13.75" $200

Reflections in a Maine Stream
photograph, 9.75" x 13.75" $200

Silver Cascade in Fog and Snow
photograph, 9.75" x 13.75" $200

Bro. Gary Marcinowski, SM
Dayton, Ohio

Bro. Marcinowski earned his B.F.A. at Boston University. He works in a studio setting involved with liturgical space and furnishings. His work has shown nationally, with pieces in private and museum collections. Of special interest to him is contemporary furniture design.

Bro. Brian Zampier, SM
Dayton, Ohio

Bro. Zampier's specialization is drawing. He is a graphic designer at Marianist Press, Dayton, Ohio. His work has been published in National Catholic Reporter, America, and Ohio magazine. He holds an M.F.A. from Syracuse University.

Icon of the Visitation
collage, 21" x 23.75" price on request
image by Bro. Gary Marcinowski, SM
design and format by Bro. Brian Zampier, SM

Bro. Mel Meyer, SM
Kirkwood, Missouri
Bro. Meyer has studied art throughout Europe, South America, the Far East, as well as the United States. His M.A. was received from the University of Notre Dame. He has completed numerous commissions for churches and business nationally.

Mother and Child
enamel on metal, 31" diameter $650

Bro. Don Smith, SM
Dayton, Ohio

Bro. Smith specializes in raku - the characteristically Japanese fired glazed tiles. Recent exhibitions and shows in Ohio include the University of Dayton Kennedy Union Gallery, Dayton Art Expo and Sinclair Community College Learning Resource Center in Dayton. He is a full-time artist in-residence at Mount Saint John and director of Gallery Saint John.

Mother and Son
raku-fired clay tiles on cloth-covered wood
16.5" x 23" $200

Pentecostal Tympanistra
etching, 15" x 17" $75

William Joseph Chaminade
raku-fired clay tiles on cloth-covered wood
19" x 23" $150


The Dayton-based exhibitors are members of Marianist Network for the Arts, a Cincinnati province group of artists "dedicated to the Marianist spirit of building community, openness, listening and creative action. [They] aim to inspire others with [their] creative service, to expand awareness, to foster broad creativity and to risk a gospel impact with [their] art."

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