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.
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