Joni Zavitsanos Featured in Reuters National Story on the Grief from 600,000 Lost to CoVid

International artist Joni Zavitsanos was quoted and pictured in a Reuters’ piece U.S. COVID-19 deaths cross painful 600,000 milestone as country reopens.  In a story about the pain American families have suffered because of CoVid, the news service discusses the amazing memorial Ms. Zavitsanos has developed to honor the Houston area dead. “In Houston, artist […]

Joni Zavitsanos Writes About the Sadness of Prison Covid-19 Deaths

International artist Joni Zavitsanos writes about the tragic stories of Texas prisoners who died of Covid-19 that she learned about while creating her tribute art piece “LIVING ICONS: A Commemoration of the Victims of Houston’s Covid-19 Pandemic.” In Covid in the Prisons: The Ungrievable Neighbor featured in Public Orthodoxy, a publication of the Orthodox Christian […]

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 […]

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 […]