Good Friday

  John 18:1 – 19:42 The Passion 18After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with…

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Portraiture as Art

On July 3, 2006 I went to the National Portrait Gallery with Erik. They were celebrating a…

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I am a person who talks a great deal about Place. Perhaps I’ve read too many Wendell…

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The Armature

The arts committee and parish priest at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton have given me the green…

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Annunciation Day

Luke 1:26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city…

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The Work at Hand

Currently, at the studio the major work that is happening is a commission for a church south…

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Genealogies and Frederick Hart

When I was at Jubilee 2012 this past February, I had the privilege of speaking with David…

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I like to think of the apprenticeship model in terms of geneology. My first mentor in sculpture…

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Hempel Studio News

Welcome to Hempel Studio News, a source for a glimpse into the studio as well as commentary on art in the news, information for collectors, tidbits from the history of art, thoughts about community building through the arts, and other musings about the aesthetic life.

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