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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
1998 (Mission San Jose) Photographer, Photomontage
Dominican Sister of San Rafael
Past Recipients of the Fra Angelico Award
1999 (Sinsinawa)  Liturgical Consultant/Interior Design
Dominican Sister of Elkins Park now Peace
2000 (Adrian) Musician/Composer/Vocal/Preacher
Central Province
2001 Elkins Park) Drama/Actress
Dominican Sister of Adrian
2001( Elkins Park) Sculptor/Liturgical Design
Dominican Sister of Houston
2002 (Sinsinawa) Writer/Poet/Film Maker
Western Province

2003 (Sparkill) Interior Liturgical Design
Dominican Sister of Adrian
2003 (Sparkill) Interior Liturgical Design
Dominican Sister of Adrian
2004(Racine) Sculptor/Stain Glass Artist
Dominican Sister of Sparkill
2005 (Adrian) Painter/Advocate for the Poor
Dominican Sister of Peace
2006 (Mission San Jose) Sculptor
Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids
2007 (Racine) Printmaker/Mixed Media
Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa
2008 (Columbus) 
Film Maker/Writer/Director
Western Province
2009 (Convent Station) Weaver of Words and Fabric
Associate of Sinsinawa
2010 (Grand Rapids) Poet
Dominican Sister of Caldwell
2011 (Springfield) Composer/Musician/Vocalist
Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa
2012 (Oakland) Musician/ Composer/ Painter
Dominican Sister of Adrian
The year and in parenthesis (are the place of gathering) not congregation or province. 
Dominican Institute for the Arts means an Organization, a group that gets together to show appreciation for and to experience aspects of art that are so fantastic . whether it is music or color or it’s just so great all the
way through.
 -Mary Ellen Paulson OP
2013 (Columbus) Multimedia.
Dominican Sister of Amityville
Alice Van Acker OP
 2014 (Adrian)
Visual Artist
Dominican Sister of Adrian
Elaine DesRosiers OP
2015 (Great Bend)
Visual Artist, Dramatist
Elizabeth Slenker OP
2016 (Racine)
Visual Artist

Janet Wright OP​
2017 (Adrian)
​Visual Artist
Dominican Sister of Adrian