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.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with producer Kim Box, whose documentary “Collision Course: Teenage Addiction Epidemic” was an Emmy winner.
Kim Box is an inspirational leader, writer, speaker and triathlete. Kim is the Founder & CEO of Kamere, Inc. and a former Vice President at Hewlett-Packard where she led large-scale global operation transformation. She is an international speaker and author of Woven Leadership and, also, led a project to produce an Emmy-winning documentary. Kim is passionate about the power of positivity and it’s ability to improve well being.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Tom Burgher, of Seaside Gallery, and local musician Nathan Towne.
Tom Burgher is CEO of Seaside Gallery, in the folksy beach town of Pismo Beach, Ca. Founded in 1996, Seaside Gallery provides a venue for high quality, well crafted art created in a variety of medias. Tom researches emerging artists who show a potential for greatness and allows their works to be presented in their own space and light. Seaside Gallery offers museum quality works by established artists to their customers so they may add to their collections. Seaside Gallery is the go-to gallery of the Central Coast, and can be found at www.theseasidegallery.com
Nathan Towne is a San Luis Obispo, Ca, based musician who cut his teeth on jazz and classical music, but found his love in rock ‘n roll. His life philosophy is simple, chase the dream, even if one can’t attain it. To stop the chase is to stop living. Nathan’s website is www.nathantowne.com
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Milton Bowens, Milton510.com, artist, educator, and community activist.
Milton Bowens is an award winning artist, and educator in the Twin Rivers School District of Sacramento. His passion is to keep the arts alive and a vital part of public education as a tool to build self esteem among the youth. Milton’s work combines art and African American history to create collages which inspire young people to learn more about African American history and culture.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini-view with Viewpoint Photographic Art Center’s Roberta McClellan, Executive Director.
The Viewpoint Photographic Art Center is located at 2015 J St, Sacramento. Viewpoint is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the art of photography through exhibits of original photography, workshops to foster learning, exhibits to bring the art to the public, and to collect, preserve, and publish photographic art. For more information about Viewpoint, visit their website at viewpointgallery.org
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with Board Member and award winning actor, Robert Hayes. The Rocklin Community Theatre provides a broad range of programs which provide excellent theatrical experiences for all ages of residents of Placer County in the historic Finnish Temperance Hall. The RCT produces a yearly season of at least six shows. Shows feature children, high schoolers, and adults. RCT produces both musical theatre standards like South Pacific and Oklahoma!, and “new classics” like Jekyll and Hyde and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
In addition to producing a yearly season of shows that showcase local talent, RCT offers classes for children, teens, and adults. Classes focus on skills, like acting, singing, and dancing. Students develop performance abilities, make new friends, and build self-confidence.
Award-winning local artist and teacher Gayle Rappaport-Weiland hosts this mini interview with DDSO President and CEO, Yvonne Soto. The Developmental Disabilities Service Organization provides a broad range of programs which champion the creativity and potential which is alive within the hearts and minds of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
DDSO provides a broad range of programs that champion the creativity and potential alive within the hearts and minds of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
DDSO envisions a world where people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live healthier and enriched lives, and are nurtured by caring and supportive communities that minimize and eliminate barriers.
DDSO exists to enrich the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities while fostering individual growth, creativity, and community involvement through innovative and artistic strategies.