Art



There Comes a Little Pilgrim, and This Time, He’s a Rabbit

By Gina Sutphin

I’m not exactly sure where this journey began. It certainly didn’t start with us as a couple. It didn’t start with little Joe Sutphin drawing pictures on church bulletins with his dad. It didn’t start with little Gina Black singing into her hairbrush wanting to be Amy Grant. It didn’t even start with our parents, or Helen Taylor, or even John Bunyan himself. Parts of this puzzle probably began all the way back before God made humanity. It’s likely rooted somewhere in that space of existence and knowledge that reaches beyond what our finite mind can fathom and understand. I have come to accept that much of this experience we call life falls into that space.

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Hutchmoot 2021 Re-entry: A Planet Full of Roses

By Drew Miller

In his Sunday Chef’s Address, John Cal referenced The Little Prince and made an insight that has stuck with me. He said, “It’s like when the Little Prince discovered a planet full of roses, when at first he believed that his one single rose was unique and special in the universe. ‘It is special because it is your rose,’ the Fox tells him, ‘Not that it is unique, but that it is yours.'”

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Convene the Hutchmoot: 2021

By Drew Miller

Every year, as October approaches, I feel like there’s a little extra promise and anticipation in the air—partially just because I love the fall season, but in large part because October means Hutchmoot.⁣

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Rabbit Room Membership: Our Hopes for 2022 & Beyond

By Shigé Clark

This week, we’re sending membership gifts out to our new members. I used to be the one to pack those, and took a particular delight and care in it. I got to envision the joy on each face as they unpacked their mug, read their letter, and pondered the mystery of their member card. More than that, though, I reveled in knowing that each parcel going out represented someone who loved the Rabbit Room the way I love it.

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Hutchmoot: Homebound 2021 is Coming

By The Rabbit Room

Friends, Hutchmoot: Homebound is right around the corner. This Friday, October 8th, we will celebrate art, music, story, and community together, in pockets of family and friends all over the world. Here in Nashville, the Rabbit Room staff is so excited to finally get to share the sessions, concerts, and fun extras that we’ve been filming for months. In fact, we would love to give you a taste before the conference even begins—so throughout this week, follow our social media (@therabbitroom) to catch snippets and snapshots of what will become fully available this Friday.

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Rabbit Trails #34

By Jonny Jimison

Jonny Jimison is back with the thirty-fourth edition of his beloved comic, Rabbit Trails.

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Story Restoration: Giving Classic Literature a Visual Facelift (Homebound Session Preview)

By The Rabbit Room

In this special preview of their Hutchmoot: Homebound session, Joe Sutphin and Jamin Still explore the challenges and rewards of revisiting old, beloved stories with re-imagined illustrations.

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Making as Vocation: Is Art Commerce or Expression? (Homebound Session Preview)

By The Rabbit Room

In this special preview of their Hutchmoot: Homebound session, John Hendrix and Eddy Efaw discuss the age-old tension between art and commerce.

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Rabbit Trails #33

By Jonny Jimison

Jonny Jimison is back with the thirty-third edition of his beloved comic, Rabbit Trails.

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A True Artist Is Always Learning: Reflections from Hutchmoot Homebound 2020

By Cindy Anderson

Hutchmoot: Homebound, a seat at the table for everyone. Trusting these words to be true, my seventeen high school students and I registered for this online conference, hoping it would feel welcoming and inviting. The event was more than we could have hoped or imagined.

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Introducing Hutchmoot: Homebound Rundowns

By The Rabbit Room

Hutchmoot: Homebound attendees, check your email inbox! Our inaugural rundown has been sent. With it in hand, you’ll be well on your way to navigating the vast terrain of discovery and surprise that is the Hutchmoot: Homebound website. Not sure what a Rundown is? Allow us to explain.

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Membership & The Rabbit Room

By Shigé Clark

As we head toward Hutchmoot: Homebound and the rundown/roundup/hoedown/low-downs are sent out, you may notice some messages to our Rabbit Room members. For folks seeing those messages and wondering what this whole membership thing is about, I’d like to take a moment to tell you what it means to us. After all, there are gym memberships and club memberships—the term can come with a whole host of assumptions or misunderstandings, and it’s often associated with some sort of exclusive access you can buy your way into. But at the Rabbit Room, we approach things with a different spirit. We chose the term “membership” intentionally back in 2013, and I want to take a moment to expound on what it means to be a Rabbit Room member.

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