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Charis Bio - Barry Krammes


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Barry Krammes received his B.F.A. in printmaking and drawing from the University of Wisconsin –Eau Claire and his M.F.A. in two-dimensional studies from the University of Wisconsin--Madison. Since 1983 he has taught at Biola University in La Mirada, California where he was art department chairman for fifteen years and is currently Professor of Art and Director of the Biola University Art Gallery. Krammes is an assemblage artist whose work has been featured in many solo and group exhibitions, regionally and nationally. Krammes’ work can be found in various private collections throughout the United States and Canada. He has taught assemblage seminars at Image Journal’s annual Glen Workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Krammes has served as the visual arts coordinator for the C.S. Lewis Summer Institute in Cambridge, England and is the coordinator for Biola’s annual arts symposium in Southern California. He is the editor of CIVA SEEN, the journal of Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA), a national arts organization. Images of his work will appear in 500 Found-Object Works to be published in fall 2010.


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Exhibition Schedule
CHARIS at the International Forum for Christian Higher Education on Critical Breakthrough
in Atlanta, Georgia
February 24-26, 2010
This conference of 1200 leaders in Christian Higher Education includes a session with CHARIS artists, a media presentation of the exhibit and onsite presentation of a portion of the artwork followed by a lunch reception at Columbia Theological Seminary in nearby Decatur to view the rest of the CHARIS exhibit.

CHARIS at Columbia Theological Seminary
in Decatur, Georgia
January 20-August 7, 2010

CHARIS is featured in the Spring 2010 Issue of Image and SEEN.

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CHARIS featured in Mosaic Newsletter

The Charis exhibit was featured in the most recent issue of MOSAIC, a newsletter put out by StoneWorks to connect creative culture makers around the world. Click here to read the four page article (in .pdf format).