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“Portals” Art Exhibit

"Portals" Art Exhibit

We are excited to announce that Sr. Mary Southard will be one of the artists exhibiting her work at “If These Walls Could Talk”, a custom framing and art gallery located in Aurora, Illinois.  This exhibit, entitled “PORTALS” will have the work of the members of the Book Club Artists.  The gallery is located at 32 S. Stolp Avenue in Aurora.  Gallery night is Friday, […]

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Moving Sale News

Moving Sale News

As many of you know, Southard Art will soon have a new home.  The Arts and Artifacts Sale is scheduled for April 7th and 8th from 10am-3pm.  Sr. Mary Southard will be giving away many copies of old calendars that have beautiful prints in them.  In addition, the Aurora Borealis pictured on the right is available as a Giclee Print for $75.00.  This piece is […]

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Moving Pre Sale

Moving Pre Sale

Pre-Sale of Original Art Big changes are happening here in La Grange and spring is just around the corner! As I downsize my studio and other aspects of my life I am pleased to let you be the first to know of original art that is on sale. If you click on the “Moving Sale” tab under Gallery on the Home Page you will see […]

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Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

As the signs of spring surround us and the smell of fresh flowers is in the air, we have some great news that we’ve done a little “spring” cleaning to Sr. Mary’s website.  We’re excited for you to see some of her new paintings and we’ve added some of her additional artwork from previous years.  While the update to the website was exciting we understand […]

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Honoring Mary Southard, CSJ and John Surette, SJ

Honoring Mary Southard, CSJ and John Surette, SJ

It is with great pleasure that The Well Spirituality Center will be honoring Mary Southard, CSJ and John Surette, SJ on May 22, 2016. Mary was on the team of CSJs who co-founded the eco-spirituality ministry of the Center in the late 1990s.  Mary is an artist and a visionary. She recognizes and responds to the Holy within all. As an adjunct member of The […]

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Prints On Sale Now!

Prints On Sale Now!

A new year for Southard Art means some studio editing is in order! Clearly, we need more space for Mary Southard’s original paintings! As a result, we are making a special offer. Spiritearth  18″ x 24″ prints Signed by the artist and includes an original poem written while the painting was in progress. $15.00 each plus shipping and handling (while quantities last) Happy New Year to all, Nancy Pipal […]

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Our Message, Our Hope

Our Message, Our Hope

Sitting in the stillness of dawn these mornings, I’ve felt a surge of love, care, and concern rising from everywhere in the world AS ONE VOICE from people’s hearts from all over the globe . . . their MESSAGE to those gathered in Paris for the Climate Change decisions and commitments. I felt  myself as held in a global energy FIELD of CONSCIOUSNESS and longing […]

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“I Am About To Do a Brand New Thing!”

"I Am About To Do a Brand New Thing!"

“I Am About To Do a Brand New Thing!” “Remember not the former things, or consider the things of the past. I am about to do a brand new thing: now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?” Is. 43: 18-19   Advent is a season wherein our deepest longings are felt,  and  Christian rituals are filled with hope and promise. These words spoken through […]

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Thanksgiving Hope

I wake each day “with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving” (Kahlil Gibran)…for another day of living!  I love this morning mantra!  It puts everything in perspective from the first waking moment. In this season of Thanksgiving, and in anticipation of the season of Advent Longing which is upon us as Winter begins, I offer this reflection . . . […]

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