Tanja Butler

Tanja Butler is a painter and printmaker whose studio is located in Beverly, MA. She received her B.A. in art history and studio art and her M.A. in painting from the University at Albany, NY. Her work has been displayed in many solo and group exhibitions across the United States. She has participated in a number of print portfolios, including The Florence Portfolio, which is now part of the Vatican Museum of Contemporary Religious Art and the Armand Hammer Museum of
Art, UCLA. She is currently an associate professor of art at Gordon College in Wenham, MA, where she teaches printmaking, painting, drawing, illustration, and liturgical art.

Fra Angelico Sketching the Holy Family for Georges Rouault

Oil and acrylic on panel 10" x 8" 2005My artistic mentors are depicted here. The Renaissance artist Fra Angelico, known for the depth of his devotion, provides inspiration for Georges Rouault, described as the greatest Christian artist of the twentieth century.The...


Oil, acrylic and gold leaf on panel 10" x 5" x 2" 2005These two paintings depict an intersection of time and eternity in the moment of decision offered to Mary by the archangel Gabriel. The bottom panel describes the story within human history, while the upper panel...