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Xavier Magazine | June 18, 2018

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Mirror Image

January 2, 2013 |

On his first day as a gear-cutter at the BorgWarner plant, Kelly Phelps strides up to the cavernous factory wearing Carhartt coveralls, thick leather steel-toed boots and safety helmet pulled close.Read More

Brotherly Love of Art

July 1, 2011 |

Professor of art Kelly Phelps and his brother, Kyle, like to say that they work together in creating their art like one person in two different bodies. Currently the twins are exhibiting a new collection of their collaborative work, “God…Steel … Read More

Jazzy Art

January 1, 2010 |

Associate professor of art Kelly Phelps and his twin brother, Kyle, who teaches at the University of Dayton, were commissioned to create a life-sized bronze sculpture of legendary jazz saxophonist Eric Dolphy for the Jesuit campus of Le Moyne College … Read More

King Revival

January 1, 2009 |

Cincinnati’s legendary King Records may get a new lease on life, thanks in part to Xavier’s Department of Art. The University and the art faculty are exploring a partnership with the Evanston Community Council and its Flavor of Art Studio, … Read More

Saving the Station

October 1, 2006 |

Jesus and the other Biblical figures in the historic artwork needed a little help. Twenty-five years ago, the parishes of Saint Boniface and Saint James in Ludlow, Ky., merged, bringing together the German Catholic and Irish Catholic congregations of the … Read More

Sculpting a Way of Life

January 1, 2004 |

Echoing from the perimeter of the gloomy, old structure with tinted windows, the sounds of hammering and drilling are all too familiar. The polished smoke stacks hint at the progress inside, where the hardened workers begin their daily routine. Cringing … Read More

West Word

July 2, 2003 |

Is David West the best basketball player to attend the University? We posed that question a year ago in Xavier magazine. The debate about “best” will continue, but as he wraps up his career at Xavier, we found a few … Read More