Sculpture of Eric Gill


Location: 102 Hesburgh Library, Special Collection Reading Room

Ruth Cribb, Exhibitions Coordinator for the Victoria and Albert Museum and PhD candidate, University of Brighton, will discuss her research on the sculpture of Eric Gill and Notre Dame’s undergraduate exhibition, All Art Is Propaganda.

Eric Gill (1882-1940) was an English engraver, sculptor, typographer, and writer, as well as a social reformer. Gill and other artists and designers banded together to create the Guild of St. Joseph and St. Dominic. Gill and his fellow Guild members exemplify the integration of faith, work, and social commitment. Notre Dame’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections houses a significant portion of the works of the Guild of St. Joseph and St. Dominic.

A reception will follow this discussion.

Support for this presentation was provided by the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Learning Beyond the Classroom, the Department of Art, Art History, & Design, the Nanovic Center for European Studies, and the Office of Undergraduate Research.