Carl Schmitt in the media
In print and across the web you can find articles and podcasts discussing the life and work of Carl Schmitt. Here are a few of our favorites.
Episode 20: Carl Schmitt, Painter of Vision
by Thomas V. Mirus | Oct 17, 2018
In this episode Andrew de Sa, the Creative Director at the Carl Schmitt Foundation, shares the life and work of Carl Schmitt, an artist content to paint in obscurity for God.
Portrait of the artist as an unknown man
by Phil Hall | March 01, 2019
A journalist visits the studio of Carl Schmitt and is surprised by the work he finds and the man he encounters through them.
The Catholic artist Carl Schmitt’s enduring vision of beauty
by John Burger | Feb 09, 2019
An exploration of how one of the founders of the Silvermine artists community saw art and faith intimately connected.
Foundation seeks to preserve, perpetuate artistic legacy
by Kendra Baker | Jan 01, 2019
A reporter from the Wilton Bulletin visits the studio of Carl Schmitt. Schmitt first bought land for a studio in Wilton in 1919 and spend most of his life in the quiet town.
Catholic creators to share methods
by Zoey Maraist | Oct. 10, 2018
An article and podcast interview leading up to the Foundations event Defining the Catholic Artist Today: A Symposium. The event hosted some of today’s leading Catholic artists as well as an audience of more that 200.
Artist’s grandson delves into Silvermine’s history
by Erin Kayata | 7/12/17
Samuel Schmitt’s grandfather, Carl, was one of the artisans in the original Silvermine artist’s colony. Samuel Schmitt’s recent book, “Silvermine,” tells the story of the neighborhood through photos.
Carl Schmitt: The Vision of Beauty
by William Newton | 12/03/13
The work of American painter Carl Schmitt (1889-1989) is a bit difficult to categorize, as his son Carl B. Schmitt, Jr. explained in a presentation at the Catholic Information Center in Washington. The talk was timed to the launch of a new book on his father’s work entitled “Carl Schmitt: The Vision of Beauty”.
The Paintings of an American Catholic Master, Carl Schmitt
by David Clayton| May 17, 2013
Scholar David Clayton examines the Deposition a painting by Carl Schmitt and the need to balance the general and the particular characteristics of the person in sacred art.
by Carl Schmitt Jr. | Jan. 01, 2007
This article written by the artists’ son Carl Schmitt Jr. appeared in the quarterly Dappled Things. Carl Jr. reflect on one of his Father’s most mysterious and enchanting paintings, The Eclipse.