Joni Zavitsanos’ LIVING ICONS, CoVid victims memorial, will be on display starting in October

International artist Joni Zavitsanos’ “LIVING ICONS: A Commemoration of the Victims of Houston’s Covid-19 Pandemic” will be on display this October 2021 – February 2022 at the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science in Houston. Ms. Zavitsanos said of this exhibit: “This Project and the creative catalyst it generated found its way […]

International Artist Joni Zavitsanos Featured in ShoutoutHTX

Artist Joni Zavitsanos is profiled in an interview on the website ShoutoutHTX in Meet Joni Zavitsanos: Artist where she discusses her CoVid memorial project, her art, her muses and places she loves in Houston. Ms. Zavitsanos explains how she decided to memorialize Houston area victims of the CoVid pandemic. She scoured local news and reached […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Music Behind the Art

I created this playlist based on the inspiration of music from many different generations of time. The songs are from Ancient Greece, the Byzantine and Gregorian periods, folk songs, Gospel, music from the 20th century, and modern composers of today. For me, they inspire a searching for God in the world in which we live. […]