Barbara Chenicek OP and Rita Schiltz OP
In 2003, the Fra Angelico award was given to the Adrian Dominican Sisters: Barbara Chenicek OP and Rita Schiltz OP. They have been working together for years creating sacred space that utilizes lighting and structure to produce a contemplative atmosphere in INAI studios. The designs of worship environments emanating from their studio are marked by simplicity of form and focus. Their home base, INAI Studio is located in Adrian, MI. A walk through their studio is a walk into a contemplative and holy space. 

Their work is known internationally. Hear their 40 year story  and photos of  their work. In the June 6-19 , 2014 section Mission and Ministry of the National Catholic Reporter, Rita Schiltz OP and Barbara Chenicek OP from Adrian were given a large article with wonderful pictures to celebrate their 40th anniversary at INAI Studios.  Barbara joined the fullness of God's creativity in fall 2015.


INAI-Carmelite Monastery Chapel, Baltimore MD
INAI- Chapel at Salem Heights, Dayton OH
INAI-Dominican Chapel of the Plains ,Great Bend KS
INAI-St Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, LewisvilleTX
Installations
Barb sharing the studio in a special workshop at the
Adrian Gathering in 2014.
Dominican Institute for the Arts
Dominican Institute for the Arts
www.diartsop.org
www.diartsop.org

Searching for Truth and Beauty. Preaching through the Transforming Power of the Arts
Searching for Truth and Beauty. Preaching through the Transforming Power of the Arts
Rita's Metalwork rings