Margaret Hemming Olsen

MARGARET OLSEN HEMMING {[email protected]} is the former editor in chief of Exponent II and the coauthor of The Book of Mormon for the Least of These. She sits on the advisory board for the Center for Latter-day Saint Arts and is currently curating an exhibit on art about Heavenly Mother for the Center Gallery in New York City. She lives in North Carolina with her spouse, three children, and a large vegetable garden.

The Book of Mormon Art Catalog: An Interview with Director Jennifer Champoux

Articles/Essays – Volume 56, No. 4

MOH: Please introduce the project and tell us a bit about how it works. JC: Thank you, I’m so excited to share this great new resource! The Book of Mormon Art Catalog is a comprehensive…

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Abstraction in Latter-day Saint Art: An Interview with Chase Westfall

Articles/Essays – Volume 56, No. 1

MOH: In official LDS Church materials, from magazines to manuals to temple walls, there’s a lack of abstract art, in favor of highly representational, literal art. What is the role of abstraction in religious art,…

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First Place: Times and Seasons

Articles/Essays – Volume 55, No. 4

Listen to the Out Loud Interview about this article here. They came to us just before spring arrived, at the same time I began putting seeds into the ground in my garden. Lettuce, spinach, arugula.…

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The Divine Feminine in Mormon Art

Articles/Essays – Volume 55, No. 1

For the first century of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, members generally did not condone artistic renderings of deity, including those of Christ.[1] It was not until the mid-twentieth century that Mormon…

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Mormon Women Claiming Power

Articles/Essays – Volume 53, No. 1

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Wrestling with the Racism of the Book of Mormon

Articles/Essays – Volume 52, No. 3

Dialogue 52.3 (Fall 2019): 209–217
A sermon wrestling with the curse of blackness in the Book of Mormon.

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