Great Women of Faith Exhibition

The Great Women of Faith exhibition was held 1-10 March 2024 at St Patrick's Cathedral, East Melbourne. 

This unique exhibition comprised 24 beautiful portraits of extraordinary women of faith by Cologne-based artist Barbara Skorupa. The portraits were selected from the artist's collection of more than 100 paintings of extraordinary women from different cultures and eras.

Purchase an EXHIBITION CATALOGUE and souvenir postcards online or in person at St Patrick's Cathedral Shop (1 Cathedral Place, East Melbourne).

DIGITAL GUIDE to the Great Women of Faith Exhibition is avilable on the Catholic Precinct Walking App.

Images copyright Barbara Skorupa.

Read more about Barbara's calling to this work in this Melbourne Catholic article, 'Great Women of Faith’ exhibition coming to Melbourne this March'. 

‘When people talk about icons today, especially of women, the focus is often on their external features and behaviours,’ she says. ‘I am concerned with representation of the inner attitude of the women painted, which radiates from them and becomes visible through their lives.’    Barbara Skorupa, Melbourne Catholic, 2024


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