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"Creative Visions: A Multimedia Collaboration"
2000-07-20 until 2000-08-13
USA United States of America
This multimedia project is
an effort to support public awareness for visual artists. Two organizations, Creative Vision television and Gallery West,
hope to stimulate and encourage art awareness, foster community involvement
and educate on the creative process.
Barbara Januszkiewicz, founder and producer of Creative Vision Television, is
a multi-media artist, filmmaker and teacher who devotes much of her time to
making art accessible to the public via her cable TV programs. Art matters.
Seek your creative vision. Be drawn to the visual arts for it can expand your
imagination. Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change,
Established in 1979, Gallery West is the oldest artist-operated gallery in
Northern Virginia. It represents established and emerging artists working in a
broad spectrum of paint media, as well as photography, sculpture,
woodturning and ceramics.
Creative Vision Television will provide a showcase of their documentaries
on area artists Steve Fleming, Michael Sprouse, Jason Horowitz, Catriona
Fraser, Giovanna DeSantis, Margaret Huddy, Hilda Thorpe and Barbara Dougherty. A
slide presentation on the large sculpture of Al Zaruba will also be shown. In
addition, area artists Lloyd Wolf, Hilda Thorpe, Steve Fleming, Catriona Fraser
and Barbara Januszkiewicz have been invited to display their work as a part of
This exhibition will include the installation of the Vision Project mosaics
created by the artist members of Gallery West. Januszkiewiczi will produce a
documentary on this project for broadcast by Creative Vision Television on
their Cable TV Public Access program about art and
artists. Photographer/painter Sharon Mason, Gallery West's president,
explains the Vision Project's purpose: Everyone knows that each artist
renders the visible world differently. But when a number of artists collaborate
on the same project, the differences are dramatized, and anyone can see what
each artist brings to the bare 'facts' before their eyes.