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St. Monica, random-stitch, free-motion, embroidery, 33"x22"

Embroidered Lives

The embroidery art of Fr. Frank Sabatté, CSP


January 23- February 28, 2019

Artist Reception: Thursday,  February 7, 2019, 7-9pm

In the historic Church of St. Paul the Apostle, W60th and Columbus Ave. in Manhattan.


Fr. Sabatté’s work is a merger of “random-stitch” and “free-motion” embroidery. The painstaking process involves layering threads of various colors to determine value and tonal qualities.  This exhibit will include work completed since 2017.


Father Frank Sabatté, CSP, holds a BA in Studio Art from UCLA and an MA in Sacred Theology from The Catholic University of America.   While at UCLA he studied under James Vallerio, Lee Mullican, Elliot Elgart and Oliver Andrews.   He was the former vice-president of the Liturgical Arts Guild of Ohio and has shown in galleries throughout the US.  A member of the Paulist Fathers, a society of Roman Catholic priests,  Fr. Sabatté is currently the Director of "Openings" an artist collective in New York City and is Senior Curator for The Gallery at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture.  Fr. Sabatté is also Artist-In-Residence for the Paulist Fathers.                                    

Press Contact: Fr. Frank Sabatté   212-265-3209 x218

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