Joni Zavitsanos’ COVID-19 Memorial Featured in the Houston Chronicle

International artist Joni Zavitsanos’ touching mosaic memorial honoring the Houston area people killed by COVID-19 was featured in the Houston Chronicle story “Houston artist launches a COVID memorial project.” A story by senior writer Molly Glentzer chronicled how Ms. Zavitsanos started gathering names slowly in the spring but wound up getting more and more folks […]

Joni Zavitsanos’ Houston Area COVID-19 Victim Memorial Featured on Local NBC-TV Affiliate

In a story “Local artist remembers faces of COVID-19 through new project,” KPRC-TV reporter Brandon Walker explains to Houston viewers the art project that international artist Joni Zavitsanos is developing to honor the lives of Houston area people lost to the virus. “I don’t want these loved ones to be forgotten . . . A […]

Swoon Memorial Magazine Features International Artist Joni Zavitsanos

International artist Joni Zavitsanos was featured in the February 2020 issue of Swoon Memorial magazine which called her work “spiritually infused art.” The magazine issue noted her January-February Houston gallery showing and that she honored her father’s work at that MATCH Gallery mid-town event. “As a contemporary artist, Joni eschews the constraints of traditional iconography […]

Houstonia magazine profiles artist Joni Zavitsanos’ Houston gallery opening

International artist Joni Zavitsanos’ Jan. 23 – Feb. 5 show “My Father’s Daughter: Byzantine Art in the Modern World” is featured in a Houstonia magazine story by Holly Beretto called “New MATCH Exhibition Showcases a Modern Twist on Byzantine Iconography.” Ms. Zavitsanos’ exhibit at MATCH Gallery in Midtown chronicles more than 30 years of her […]

Public Orthodoxy Features Review of Artist Joni Zavitsanos’ “Distant Relatives” Gallery Show  

In A Review of “Distant Relatives: Ancient Imagery of the Classical Pagan Past and Modern Byzantine Icons” published by Public Orthodoxy on the Fordham University website, the author explains how the holistic message of international artist Joni Zavitsanos’ exhibit is that “God is perfect love, we are imperfect, but He can make us perfect.”  Reviewer Kassandra Ibrahim focuses on […]

Joni Zavitsanos’ Art To Be Featured in Houston’s MATCH Gallery Jan. 23 – Feb. 5 

International artist Joni Zavitsanos’ art will be shown at mid-town Houston’s MATCH Gallery from January 23 through February 5 in an exhibition supported by the Consulate of Greece in Houston.  The exhibit is titled “My Father’s Daughter – Byzantine Art in the Modern World.” Ms. Zavitsanos’ work is inspired by her late father the artist and iconographer Diamantis John Cassis.  The […]

Fordham University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship Toured Joni Zavitsanos’ Museum Gallery Show and Affiliate Will Hold Reception There Nov. 19 

In late October international artist Joni Zavitsanos gave the students of Fordham University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship a walking tour of her gallery show at the Museum of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art. The artist explained each piece in the show “Distant Relatives,” which runs through December 12th. The students were very curious about her modern take on the ancient Byzantine images, and they had a lively discussion […]

Joni Zavitsanos Honored in NYC For Using Her Art to Educate People  About the Orthodox Faith

International artist Joni Zavitsanos was honored in New York City in October at the annual Archon Weekend and Assembly of the Order of Saint Andrew for her work in educating people about the Orthodox Faith through her modern Byzantine images.    The weekend focused on efforts to secure religious freedom for the Mother Church of Constantinople and welcomed the 2019 Class of Archons. An Archon is […]