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 […]

Interview with artist Joni Zavitsanos featured on VoyageHouston

Online Houston culture magazine VoyageHouston, featured international artist Joni Zavitsanos in a Q and A interview about her art called “Meet Joni Zavitsanos.” Here is the interview: Every artist has a unique story. Can you briefly walk us through yours? Growing up, I was greatly influenced by my father, renown Byzantine Iconographer Diamantis Cassis. Unlike most […]

Joni Zavitsanos featured in VoyageHouston

VoyageHouston, an online magazine about Houston neighborhoods’ vibes, cultures, and histories, featured international artist Joni Zavitsanos’ piece Baptism (2015). In an entry called  #HoustonCreatives: the local artists who inspire us the zine used the Baptism piece up top and included Ms. Zavitsanos’ Instagram post about the art with live links to comments. Several other local […]