Jennifer Champoux, director of the Book of Mormon Art Catalog, is interviewed by Margaret Olson Hemming, art editor of Dialogue, in their newest issue. Read it to learn more about how the Book of Mormon Art Catalogue is recovering the history of LDS art, how it can enrich your study, and why variety in religious
New book from Maxwell Institute! Available now at Amazon. Approaching the Tree: Interpreting 1 Nephi 8 is a collection of new scholarly, theological, and artistic considerations of these scriptures. It is an invitation to view again one of the Book of Mormon’s best-known texts. From the fresh interactions of an array of artists and scholars,
The current issue of BYU Studies includes an article by our director, Jennifer Champoux. Check it out to learn more about how the catalog developed, the research possibilities it enables, and how you can use it as a study and teaching tool. https://byustudies.byu.edu/article/the-book-of-mormon-art-catalog/
Video excerpts from the Wayfare virtual launch party a couple weeks ago! Jennifer Champoux, Director, and Emma Belnap, Research Assistant, discussed their Book of Mormon art essays in the new issue.
Wayfare magazine published a series of art essays by the Book of Mormon Art Catalog team! Each essay analyzes artwork of the brother of Jared, showing the variety of artistic interpretations of this scripture passage. https://www.wayfaremagazine.org/p/that-we-may-have-light?utm_medium=web
How do you read meaning into a work of art? What helps you understand art you’ve never seen before? Check out this “Mystery Object” video with Becca Lloyd of Bowerbird Art Tours and Jenny Champoux of the Book of Mormon Art Catalog to learn more. Spoiler alert: Jenny’s mystery object is an obscure Book of
The Maxwell Institute’s 2022 Annual Report features the Book of Mormon Art Catalog! Check out the messages from our Director and two of our student Research Assistants about the project. Plus, gorgeous art by Kathleen Peterson. Click the link below to see the full report.
The Juvenile Instructor’s annual round-up of Mormon studies highlights from the year includes the Book of Mormon Art Catalog! “[The] collection may end up being the most important contribution to Mormon studies this year. There’s a wealth of material here that will spawn future studies.”
An interview with Book of Mormon Art Catalog Director Jenny Champoux, by Joseph Stuart for the Maxwell Institute Podcast. Listen in to learn more about how the catalog was created, why religious art matters, and some examples of Book of Mormon art.