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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist John McNaughton (Part 7)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the seventh piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. John McNaughton Religion and politics make strange yet frequent bed fellows. John McNaughton’s work is highly polemical. For him, the issues are obvious and the answers are simple. This …

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Trevor Southey (Part 6)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the sixth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Trevor Southey Trevor Southey is a controversial art figure. Steeped in the intellectual high arts he found the paintings of Harry Anderson representing the Mormon Church at the 1964 …

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Kirk Richards (Part 5)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the fifth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Kirk Richards   The work of Kirk Richards seeks to integrate the traditions of contemporary art, historic Christian icons, and LDS religious imagery. All the images of Jesus examined …

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Del Parson (Part 4)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the fourth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. The four contemporary LDS artists I will look at are Del Parson, Trevor Southey, J. Kirk Richards, and John McNaughton. Parson like the illustrators of the previous generation produces …

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Mormon Christs: The Europeans (Part 2)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

This is the second piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Six Mormon Christs Over the course of almost two hundred years, Mormonism has grown from a small idiosyncratic sect of Christianity to an established world religion. Along with the …

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Mormon Christs: Introduction (Part 1)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

A couple of years back, I wrote a six-part series entitled Five Evangelical Christs. My academic research is on the relationship between religion and contemporary art; so of course, images of Christ is a natural part of that. I’ve become interested in how Jesus is represented in different faith traditions. I naturally started with my …

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Tournament of Artists

Tournament of Artists 2016:1

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

In 2014, I started the Tournament of Artists. It first began as a spinoff of March Madness. But, there are so many good artists…I couldn’t keep it down to 64. My list had several hundred and the Tournament could not be contained in just one month. It went on for several months and eventually I …

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Reynoso Art: It Made Her Sad

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

In 2008, I was selected by the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity at Calvin College to be one of eight art professors to take part in a cross-cultural seminar in Indonesia. It was an amazing experience. Part of the commitment from participants was to produce artwork inspired by the experience for a …

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The New ReynosoArt.com Boutique

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

I love this meme that I saw on Facebook the other day. I think the reasons are obvious. But, there is one reason that is less obvious. Over the last few weeks I have been working to set up an on-line boutique so that people can purchase my art and Pamela’s photography. The boutique was just …

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Reynoso Art: July 2, 2007

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

July 2, 2007 was one of the worst days of my life. I was very close to my mother growing up. That closeness continued into adulthood. But, on July 2, 2007 she passed away from breast cancer. I had just moved to Louisiana to head an art department the following year and I had to …

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