Old Masters and Black Bodies

Using the tools of the old masters – grand canvases and oil paint, and fluently speaking their iconographic language – Ballon has moved Black bodies from the margins of the canvas to the forefront, portraying them as Biblical characters.

UBE Celebrates New African-American Bishops

“The past few years have uncovered a level of hatred far greater than I ever imagined from my fellow American citizens. These are scary times we’re living in. We need to acknowledge it and not be paralyzed by it.”

Bp. Goff on Racism and Culpability

“This current scandal provides us an opportunity to examine not only the lives of our political leaders, but to take a close look at our own lives.”