Arts Chaplaincy Projects is a partnership between University of the Arts London & the Diocese of London, connecting arts practitioners with spiritual communities, and creating mentoring and exhibition opportunities


    Three Questions

    A project aimed at students interested in exploring spirituality through their arts practice, in conversation with others, around three questions…

    The Spiritual Exercises 2

    A project building on connections made between artists during The Spiritual Exercises, seeking new ways of collaborative working and presentation

    The Spiritual Exercises

    An online exhibition mediating memory and longing via the parameters of the present, featuring 100 artists including many UAL students, staff and alumni

    Stations 2020

    An Easter video reflection for such a time as this, with readings by front line workers and those isolating at home, and a new 15th Station

    Ashes to Passion

    A Lenten exhibition of work by MA Fine Art students from Chelsea College of Arts in St Saviour’s Church, Pimlico

    Chelsea Mardi Gras

    Exhibition, Communion, Glimmer Music Festival + Parade Ground pancakes

    Pastiche Mass

    A penitential mass with five video and sound works replacing the choral parts, first performed in an Arts Chaplaincy service at Chelsea College of Arts

    Palo Santo

    A project exploring the potential of craft-based practices for communal healing, working between St Peter de Beauvoir Town, London and Trujillo, Peru

    Heathrow Chapel Lightboxes

    A collaborative art project to celebrate the 50th anniversary of St George’s Interdenominational Chapel at Heathrow Airport

    Central Saint Martins in the Fields

    An exhibition of work by ten recent art and design graduates from Central Saint Martins in the Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields, reconnecting the college and the church that founded it

    Stations of the Cross

    An Easter vigil with 14 video works projected onto the Henry Moore altar in St Stephen Walbrook Church, interspersed with readings and silence, culminating in a dawn Eucharist

    Bright Light 3: Ethos

    UAL Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Research Journal, with contributions from Eleanor Bowen, David Dibosa, Mark Dean, Patricia Ellis, Jonathan Kearney, and Phil Mill

    My Devotion

    A series of talks across UAL focusing on the relation between creative and spiritual practices, with Faisal Abdu’Allah, Bonnie Camplin, Lucy Newman Cleeve, Sophie Gorton, Sarah Lightman, and Justin Senryū Williams