Though little is known about Boniface’s physical appearance, I attempted to depict a sense of his spirit. In particular, I hope his warm demeanor appeals to the grade school students who will see this image every day.
My studio is only a few blocks from St. Boniface School and Parish. I often hear their church bells while I am working and imagine myself back in Assisi. I felt honored that the school chose me to help them celebrate the 75th anniversary of their school building in this way. In the photo, kindergarten teacher Ginny Hampton shows my painting of St. Boniface to three of her students.