Category Archives: Iconography

“Orthodox Coffins” By Local NW Craftsman 2017


A Joyous Lent to All! For those preparing for a loved ones demise here are some resources to aid you in the Orthodox Christian approach to death and dying.  The door to meet the Risen Saviour. St Nicholas Orthodox Church … Continue reading

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Reunited: “Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece” at Portland Art Museum March-July 2017


A Joyous Lent to All! “Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece” Opened  at the Portland Art Museum.   It runs March 25th -July 9th, 2017. “Francescuccio Ghissi (Italian, active 1359–1374), St. John Altarpiece, 1370s, tempera and gold leaf on wood, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Icon Workshops Boise, ID, Bozeman, MT, and Goldendale, WA, with Deacon Matthew Garrett in 2017


The Saturday of the Dead. Tone one.  Holy Martyr Agatha of Palermo in Sicily (251). St. Theodosius, archbishop of Chernigov (1696).  Upcoming Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett .  Icons and more information can be found on his website- … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett in Boise, Idaho Sept 7-11th, 2015


XB! Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett  hosted by St Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church, in Boise, Idaho. (fb)   From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front page article on Nov 5, 2011 about the Northwest’s … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett Coming Up in Montana: June 15-20, 2015


A Joyous Lent to all!  Pray for the suffering Christians of the Middle East.  Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett  hosted by St Nicholas of South Canaan, in Billings Montana. From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front … Continue reading

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Miraculous Myrrhstreaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God to Visit NW Parishes! March 6-9, 2015


A Joyous Lent to All!  Please remember the suffering Christians of the Middle East, and for Russia and Ukraine in your prayers.   Miracleworking and Myrrh-streaming Iveron  Icon of the Mother of God from Hawaii  to visit the Northwest: “With … Continue reading

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Iconography Class at Pokrov Parish Seattle with Athonite Trained Priest Monk, Registration Due Oct 11, 2014 Date of Class to be Decided


Holy Protection of the Theotokos Orthodox Church (Serbian Patriarchate).  Is hosting an Iconography Workshop.  Registration is due by Oct 11, I apologize for late notice.  Class Filled   Iconography Workshop Мастер Класс по Иконописи Iconographer: Priestmonk Dimitrian, 10+ years of … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Visit of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God to St Nicholas Cathedral 2014


The “Kursk Root Icon visited St Nicholas Cathedral (FB) in Seattle, Washington  August 2014:   Many Thanks to Mr Kalfov for sharing.  Many more pictures can be found on the Parishes FB page.

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Miraculous Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God to visit NW Parishes August 2014!


The “Kursk Root Icon will visit several parishes in the NW.  Below is an article and amended schedule from the Western American Diocese of ROCOR.  The full schedule is avail on website.     Please Note the Schedule has changed I … Continue reading

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Two Icon Workshops with Deacon Matthew Garrett Coming Up in Montana: August 11-15th, and Sept 1-5 2014


Two Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett are coming up in Montana: Eureka poster 2014 The August Workshop at St Nicholas of South Canaan, in Billings Montana. was posted earlier in the year so here is a reminder:  Billings-poster-2014 From a Previous … Continue reading

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From Ocean to Ocean Pilgrimage In Defense of Human Life Bringing a Copy of the “Black Madonna Icon to Kirkland Wa July 9-10th


AfterFeast of Pentecost St. Macrina, grandmother of St. Basil the Great (4th c.) The From Ocean to Ocean Pilgrimage In Defense of Human Life brings “a replica of the  world-famous “Black Madonna” icon (also known as Our Lady of Czestochowa) … Continue reading

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Special Icon, Woodcarving and Embroidery Workshops to be held May- Sept 2014


A Joyous Feast of the Annunciation to All! is offering a special Combination class of Iconography, Iconic Woodcarving, and Embroidery.  These classes are not a NW sponsored event but there are a number of talented Artisans here who might be … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett in Steamboat Springs, Colorado July 21-25th, 2014


A Joyous Lent to All! Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett in Colorado:  If you have Orthodox artists friends in the area please let them know:   Steamboat Springs details 2014pdf From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had … Continue reading

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett in Billings, Montana August 11-15th, 2014


Icon Workshop with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett at St Nicholas of South Canaan, in Billings Montana. From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front page article on Nov 5, 2011 about the Northwest’s own Boise Iconographer Deacon Matthew Garrett entitled; “Faces … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures: Ecclesiastical Arts at Maryhill Museum of Art Saturday, November 9, 2013 and Last Days of “Windows to Heaven” Treasures from the Museum of Russian Icons at Maryhill Museum September 14-Nov 15th, 2013


Maryhill Museum of Art (FB) presents: SEE AND HEAR about some of Maryhill’s seldom-seen treasures, when curator of art Steve Grafe shares objects from the museum’secclesiastical arts collection. Get a closer look at Russian and Byzantine-style icons, ornate embroidered vestments and other … Continue reading

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“Windows to Heaven” Treasures from the Museum of Russian Icons at Maryhill Museum September 14-Nov 15th, 2013


Afterfeast of the Dormition Maryhill Museum of Art (FB) presents: Windows to Heaven: Treasures from the Museum of Russian Icons September 14–November 15, 2013 Upper Level Special Exhibitions Gallery  – view museum map A Smith Kramer traveling exhibition featuring 25 historically significant Russian icons … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshot: Holy Cross in Yakima is Having New Iconography Painted by Serbian Iconographers


St. Olaf, king of Norway (1030) (Celtic & British).  (Happy Feast To Abbot Tryphon and Hammi) Holy Cross Orthodox Church in Yakima, Washington is having New Iconography painted for its Church.  You can see the website and some pictures of the … Continue reading

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Icon Painting Workshop with Father Deacon Matthew Garrett September 10-14, 2013 Sign up now!


Northwest Orthodox Iconographer Deacon Matthew Garrett based in Boise, Idaho will be teaching an Iconography Workshop at Maryhill Museum of Art.  (Mr Garrett and other NW based Liturgical Artists/Suppliers are linked on the side of  this site)   “Explore the rich history and … Continue reading

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Encaustic Painting July 19-20, 2013 at Maryhill Museum of Art


Encaustic Painting July 19-20, 2013 at Maryhill Museum of Art “Learn how heated beeswax and colored pigments can be used to versatile effect. Led by encaustic artists Manuela Kalestiantz and Robyn Anderson, participants will explore a variety of techniques, including … Continue reading

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