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
Dominican Institute for the Arts
Dominican Institute for the Arts
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Jo-Ann Iannotti OP
Sister Jo-Ann Iannotti, OP is a Dominican Sister of Hope and presently Art and SpiritualityCoordinator at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield, CT.

She is a poet and photographer. Her poetry has appeared in national and internationalmagazines.She has had one woman shows of her photography in New York and Connecticut.

A native of Paterson, New Jersey, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Education from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York and a Master's degree in Theology from Fordham University, Bronx, New York. She lectures frequently on the 14th Century English mystic, Julian of Norwich, as well as the inter-relationship betw~n art and spirituality. She is author of the book, Remember, Return, Rejoice: Journeying from Ash Wednesday to
Easter Sunday.

List shows/awards/publications, etc:
Photography: between, 1980 and 1990-one woman shows in NY and CT. 
Most recently:
2001- "Twenty Years in Connecticut: A Photographic Retrospective, Ml T Gallery,Litchfield, CT;

2010- "Continuous Present- Image and Word", Brick Wall Gallery, UCONN, Torrington, CT; 
2015- "Intimate Spirits: Photography and Poetry in Conversation," Clare Gallery, Hartford, CT; 

Writings: Between 1985 and 1995,poetryand prose published in Dominican Ashram, magazine; 2012- Published Lenten
reflection book, Remember, Return, Rejoice: Journeying from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday

Other
Preaching: I have been a Supply Preacher at local Congregational Churches in Northwest Connecticut , since 1993. Awards: Was named one of the 50 Most Influential People in Litchfield, CT in Litchfield July/August Magazine 2011; Photo: Morning Meditation won first place in contest, Litchfield Through A Lens, sponsored by the Town of Litchfield in 2003