International Artist Joni Zavitsanos Interviewed by CanvasRebel

International artist Joni Zavitsanos was featured in a Q & A interview on the website CanvasRebel in “Meet Joni Zavitsanos.”   In her interview she discusses how art has permeated her life from the time her artist father let her sit beside him in his studio with her own paper, pencils, ink, crayons, and paint; through […]

Craig Cohen interviews Joni Zavitsanos on Local NPR Houston Matters Show

International artist Joni Zavitsanos was interviewed October 12 by Craig Cohen on his radio show Houston Matters on Houston Public Media, the Houston-based NPR station. They discussed her “LIVING ICONS: A Commemoration of the Victims of Houston’s Covid-19 Pandemic” which will be on display this October 16 through next year at the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science in Houston.  You […]

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’ 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 – May  2022(update)  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 […]

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 […]

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 […]