Visual Arts at RUMC
The name Charis is derived from a Greek word meaning "favor" or "grace," but is perhaps most accurately rendered by the concept of goodwill.
Founded in 2010, Charis (KAR-is) Gallery is located in the Sanctuary building and spans the hallway west of the main lobby. The Welcome Center (off the hallway) accommodates multi-dimensional fine art in three glass cabinets. The Apostles Gallery is located in the opposite hallway. This collection of Kenneth Wyatt’s paintings of Jesus and His disciples (and Paul) are on permanent display.
Call for art
"Through the Eyes of a Child"
A Call for Amazing Children's Art
On Sunday, November 12, 2023, a very special exhibit will open in the Charis Gallery at Roswell UMC and remain on display through January 7, 2024. “Through the Eyes of a Child” will showcase the most creative, colorful, and original children’s art we can find.
"All God's Creatures"
NEW EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY THROUGH OCTOBER 22
Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Closed on Friday and Saturday.
All God's Creatures, the photography and art of RUMC member, Ruth Fletcher, opens today in Charis Gallery. This exhibit features animals Ruth photographed in the wild, in locations from Alaska to the southernmost tip of Africa, from frozen Montana to western Europe. You will be blessed to see God's creatures from Ruth's point of view.
Ruth shares, "As an artist, animals have always been my favorite subjects. I’ve been lucky to get to travel, and this exhibit represents some of the amazing animals I’ve photographed from Alaska to the tip of South Africa, from snowy Montana to Western Europe. Most were photographed in the wild, where I believe animals are usually intended to live. I’m calling this show “All God’s Creatures” and I hope you will see in each animal the imagination and magnificence of the Creator."
Our visual arts patrons
Thank you to our 2023 visual arts supporters
Jack and Frances Barnes
Joe and Mary Griffin
John and Roberta Braid
Bill and Mary Anne Browne
Carl “Jere” Justus
John and Marilyn Kleinhans
Martha Jane and Charlie Mason
Wanda and Tom Lemke
If you would like your work to be considered for future exhibitions, please contact Ann Moore at email@example.com to be added to our Artists Registry and you will receive our next Call to Artists. We would love to see your work!