Author Archive for Jonathan Pageau

Jonathan graduated with distinction from the Painting and Drawing program at Concordia University in Montreal during the late 1990s. Quickly disillusioned with contemporary art, he discovered icons and traditional Christian images along his own spiritual journey. Rekindling his love of art through study of traditional forms, Jonathan developed a passion for wood carving. Having studied Orthodox Theology and Iconology at the University of Sherbrooke, since 2003 Jonathan has been carving different types of liturgical objects. His carvings have been commissioned by priests, bishops and laypeople in the United States, Canada and in Europe.

Making Art with an Axe

As we have just passed through the season of Theophany, I have been brought to ponder what Theophany means for art, especially liturgical art. The icon of Theophany offers much to reflect upon as we gaze at the elements it…

Encountering God – Climacus Conference 2017

The Climacus Conference is a clas­sical Chris­tian intel­lectual/spiri­tual event featuring scholars and voices across the fields of Theo­logy, Philo­sophy, Clas­sical Educa­tion, Litera­ture, and Hist­ory/Poli­tics. It is unique in that it provides an opportunity for attendees to be enriched by think­ing well…

Fr. Ivan Moody at SVOTS

As part of their Sacred Arts Initiative, St-Vladimir Seminary is organizing an event with our own Father Ivan Moody. The event is titled Past, Present and Future of Orthodox Music , and some of the tone and content can be…