“The Gussie Tribute Collection” Gallery Opening

March 24, 2016
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High School Art Students to Honor “Five Years in Heaven” Star & Celebrated Artist Sister Augustine with “The Gussie Tribute Collection” Opening Event and Sale at ECCOTA Gallery on April 1 [See selected pieces from “The Gussie Tribute Collection” at…

“The Unfinished Works Collection” By Sister Augustine

November 8, 2015

Final Works of Celebrated Artist Sister Augustine To Be Made Available To The Public At a special event on Wednesday, November 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Benedictine Gift Shop (139 Church Street) in St. Marys, PA, will release…

My One-On-One with “A Seeking Heart” on Real Life Radio

June 27, 2015

A Seeking Heart host Allison Gingras and I chat about the power of forgiveness, finding solitude, compassion, life’s undone stitches, and many more of the lessons I learned from Sister Augustine in Five Years in Heaven. To listen, click HERE.

The Art of Sister Augustine

June 24, 2015

Introduction to The Art of Sister Augustine As Depicted in Five Years in Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship That Answered Life’s Greatest Questions   During her more than 40-year career as a self-taught artist, Sister Augustine completed thousands of clayware art pieces, often with...

“Five Years in Heaven” Has Become a Fun & Inspiring New Canvas For Me…

June 5, 2015

It’s been such a pleasure to not only share the story told within the pages of FIVE YEARS IN HEAVEN: The Unlikely Friendship That Answered Life’s Greatest Questions, but to also use my hand-drawn inscriptions as one more way to inspire and connect...

Washington, D.C. Installation of THE SMILE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (is yours)

September 24, 2014

On September 20, 2014, my 18-foot long, participatory art piece titled THE SMILE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (is yours) was installed in Washington, D.C. at The Yards Park. Hundreds of attendees of all ages and from all walks of…

Planting COMPASSION: A Participatory Art Project

September 14, 2014

Planting COMPASSION a participatory art project by John Schlimm from The Book of Compassion art series INSTRUCTION: Below are the 10 letters of COMPASSION. Print out one or more letters. In a secret place only you know, dig a…

Asha Sanctuary Founder Tracy Murphy “Planting Compassion” ~ Asha Sanctuary, September 14, 2014

September 14, 2014

To watch Asha Sanctuary Founder Tracy Murphy Planting Compassion, please click HERE.

Our Hen House: Schlimm’s art is “reminiscent of the work of Andy Warhol”

September 9, 2014

SO HUMBLED & HONORED by Our Hen House’s description of my The Book of Compassion art pieces: “…reminiscent of the work of Andy Warhol…Viewing these paintings is an invitation to think about how compassion grows as it is repeatedly shared.” To read…

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