We are pleased to present 300+ new entries in our catalog featuring the little-known work of John Philip Dalby. These illustrations based on the Book of Mormon were published in the Church section of the Deseret News as a weekly comic from 1947-1953. With thanks to Ardis Parshall for bringing these images to our attention.
In this video, artist Stephanie Kay Northrup talks about several of her Book of Mormon paintings. We love the way her art goes beyond just illustrating the stories. Northrup takes a more abstract approach to creatively visualize the message and feeling of the scriptures. https://youtu.be/mThGZo4hhFc http://bookofmormonartcatalog.org/artists/northrup-stephanie-kay/
In this video artist Anna Wright shares how she decided to depict Alma 19 in “The Vision of Abish.” She recounts how her religion class with Dr. Joseph Spencer at BYU helped her consider this passage in a new way. Wright graduated from BYU last year with a BFA in illustration.
A powerful message from Dr. Daniel Becerra, assistant professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. In this interview with the Book of Mormon Art Catalog, he discusses the importance of diversity in religious art, the value in “seeing the image of God in people who are different from us,” and his work on BYU’s
In this video, artist Lester Yocum discusses what we can learn from the example of Captain Moroni, and shares details about his artistic process in portraying this Book of Mormon hero. Learn more at: Young Captain Moroni
We were honored to talk to Dr. Heather Belnap, associate professor of art history at BYU, about one of her favorite Teichert pieces. Her most recent book, _Marianne Meets the Mormons: Representations of Mormonism in Nineteenth-Century France_ was published in 2022. Her current book project, a critical biography of Minerva Teichert, is under contract with
Jennifer Champoux is the Director of the Book of Mormon Art Catalog. She has taught art history as adjunct faculty at Northeastern University, Emerson College, Emmanuel College, and Colorado Community Colleges Online. She holds an MA in art history from Boston University and a BA in international politics from Brigham Young University. Her scholarship on