A Unique Call
to A Brush With Art, History, and The Creative Spirit

As long ago as 1232 artisans of painting joined together to share their knowledge and encouragement in confraternities named for St. Luke, the patron Saint of Painters. Throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, communities showed an understanding of the importance of the creative life of the soul by supporting the Guild.

Join the Guild of St. LUke now as a Charter Member.

The Guild of St. Luke is an outreach of Saint Joseph Abbey and Abbey Art Works, curated by Abbey Art Works artist-in-residence Lyn Taylor.

Be A Part of Making Something Wonderful Happen.


Charter Membership will be open until December 31, 2017. Members receive all benefits throughout the year.
$500 per year / "5 for 5" for a 5 year commitment.

Or consider a membership in the Guild through one of the other levels below. Click each image below to make your contribution online through Paypal.


Open to arts organizations or professional artist instructors.
Benefit: once a year use of campus facility for your workshop.
$400 per year


Working artists who want to be a part of the worldwide conversation on what painting is and why it matters in today's world.
$200 per year



For those who are drawn to the arts as patrons, collectors, scholars, historians and philosophers.
$100 per year



Adults who want to encourage Abbey Art Works : Leonardo's Legacy: Painting, Science, and the Life of the Soul.
$50 per year

**All Guild members will be invited to an inaugural celebration in October 2017 at Abbey Art Works on the Feast of St. Luke. For 2017 only, charter members will be inducted and receive a medallion of the rose window featured on the Abbey Church.**

For more information, fill out the contact form here.