Award-winning artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Artist Trisa Swerdlow. Trisa’s eclectic personal style is reflected in her art. Pulling from diverse influences ranging from Classic Art, The Impressionist movement, Mid Century Modern Design, Punk Rock, Nature, Art Nouveau, Modern Art, Graffiti Art, even a pinch of Steam Punk.
She mentally collects images that appeal to her, and her work becomes a true expression of all that she is.
Award-winning artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Noel Flynn, Owner of Noel Flynn Gallery and Frame Factory.
Noel Flynn has managed the Frame Factory since its inception back in 1992. Noel played an integral part in building the foundation to success by treating every customer respect and developing a reputation of trust, reliability, and in having a keen eye for detail. Noel specializes in custom framing of original artwork, photos, memorabilia, awards, and sentimental possessions. He offers unique framing services which include beautiful shadowboxes, custom and decorative mat cutting, and unique decorative pen work on mats, including inscriptions and French line work, and framing needlepoint and counted cross stitch. He does outstanding fillet work and collage mats with exacting precision. Noel also displays and sells artwork and creations from local artists and wood craftsmen.
Award-winning artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Artist and Gallery Owner Patti “Patris” Miller. Patti “Patris” Miller is coined “Pinker Belle” by her artist friends. She is an eternal optimist with Angels on her team. She resolved to support Oak Park revitalization efforts, and with friends and supporters she is doing just that. In addition to her vivid images of local landscapes and urban images, her artwork focuses on the beauty and charm of Oak Park – as one of her greatest aspirations is to help her community overcome the negative influences embedded there.
Award-winning artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Certified Massage Therapist Deana Challis, who turns healing into an art.
Deana runs Dance of Healing, where she assists clients with chronic pain, stress-related tension, healing from old traumas, accidents and injuries, and help them relax and find balance. She is a Certified Massage Therapist in California, a Reiki Master, and certified in Visionary Craniosacral Work®. She is also a canine massage therapist! Deana teaches a Nia Technique® dance class. Nia is a barefoot mind body movement and fitness class that is danced with joy, and suitable for all fitness levels from seated ability to athletic ability. Deana is a certified Blue Belt Nia instructor, and loves to share the art of Nia.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with “A Place to Grow” owner Dana O’Brien.
“A Place to Grow” is an environmentally friendly company that creates greenhouses, and other unique outdoor spaces out of recycled and reclaimed materials, keeping these materials out of the landfill and re-purposing them into functional art. Each outdoor structure, nicknamed “She-Sheds” by Dana, is as unique as the reclaimed materials used to build it.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Ridley Gallery Director Lisa Massaro at Sierra College.
Ridley Gallery compliments and expands the educational environment of Sierra College and the community by featuring an exceptional range of artwork and artifacts. The gallery exhibits cutting-edge work of leading regional, national and international artists as well as faculty artists, alumni and students in seven shows throughout the year. Located on the Rocklin campus of Sierra College, this bright and spacious gallery was dedicated in the spring of 1998. The gallery is named in memory of Robert Ridley, art professor, who long believed a college gallery would enrich the cultural experience and understanding of students through exposure to local and nationally recognized artists.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with VIDA CEO Umaimah Mendhro.
VIDA combines art with fashion, all for the purposes of social giving. VIDA takes art, submitted by artists and photographers, and prints them onto scarves and outerwear, to create unique, colorful, fashionable clothing. They are produced in Pakistan, with trained workers, who also receive an education using proceeds from the sale of the clothing. One of VIDA’s missions is to fight exploitation of garment workers in Pakistan through providing living wages and education.
Vacaville Art Gallery Celebrates Its 50th Year with The Art Revealed Show and Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Vacaville Art League Vice President Christy Dougherty.
Christy Dougherty, discusses the 50 year history of the Vacaville Art Gallery, the oldest art gallery in Vacaville, and the benefits the art gallery provides to the community. Since its humble beginnings, thousands of artists and guests have walked through its doors. Vacaville has a place to show quality art to visiting dignitaries and to provide a place for the public to participate directly in the visual arts. The Gallery continually strives to provide opportunities for artists of all ages to participate in its events and encourage the public to come and view a wide variety of high quality work created by local artists.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with television and movie makeup artist Richard Anthony Munoz.
Richard Anthony Munoz, Mr. Makeup, as he has come to be known in the media and creative circles, decided to begin work on ‘live canvases’ over ten years ago. His commercial makeup artistry has allowed him to serve as a key makeup artist in feature films, print campaigns and television productions. Mr. Munoz’s client list includes notable actors, musicians, models and members of the United States Congress. His work has been featured on ABC, CBS, E! Entertainment Television and the FOX Business and FOX News channels. Watch this interview to see inside Richards soul.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Sacramento Ballet’s Artistic Director Ron Cunningham.
In 1988, Ron Cunningham was engaged as Artistic Director for The Sacramento Ballet. Mr. Cunningham is a choreographer of distinction in a variety of styles and has created over sixty ballets for the international stage. His ballets have received critical acclaim in London, Peking, Shanghai, Canton, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Milan, Rome, San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston. His Cinderella was the first American ballet to be seen in the People’s Republic of China and was televised to over 30 million viewers.