Arts Connection for Monday, June 20, 2016 - Timothy P. Schmalz - Fort McMurray Firefighters memorial statue

The art of tonight’s guest can be seen in churches and public spaces in Europe and North America. St. Jacob’s sculptor, Timothy P. Schmalz ( had just returned from the unveiling of his statue “Jesus as Homeless” in Detroit when he heard about the Fort McMurray forest fires—making his most recent project, a tribute to that city’s firefighters, which had been commissioned two weeks before the fires began—even more significant. Tim talks about his works, especially the Fort McMurray project.


Interludes feature music from Nabi's Hibernation CD





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Interview date: 
June 20, 2016 - 21:00