Tag "sculptor"

  • Interview with Betsy Gertz

    10-31-17 Interview

    10-31-17 Betsy Gertz is a multi-talented woman. A gifted photographer, sculptor and potter, she has also worked as a chef, an EMT and a nurse. Betsy excels at whatever she decides to try. Currently she is living on a large plot of land which she calls her “piece of peace,” where she cares for dogs, cats, horses, ponies, burros, sand cranes and deer. Somehow in addition to the work it takes to minister to the needs of these creatures, she finds time to ride her horse, create art and assemble and publish a book of her photographs called “Encounters.” Listen to this extraordinary woman describe her struggle with and survival from a deadly disease, and come down to The Starlite Room 1001 Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, on Sunday Nov 5th from 4:00-6:00 to help Betsy launch her book.

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  • Interview artist/sculptor Frank Colson

    8-2-16 Interview

    12/6/16 Frank Colson was an internationally recognized Sculptor and Potter, but it is just the tip of the iceberg of his interests and talents. In high school he studied and performed Shakespeare. His ability to mimic whatever he heard; won an army wide competition by mimicking Victor Borges’s difficult and hilarious Phonetic Punctuation. He had a Master’s degree in Communication, produced television shows, was a DJ, fought fires in the wilds of Alaska, and wrote a book which took him all over the world as a teacher and lecturer. The stroke which made it difficult for him to do all he still wanted to do – did not stopped him. Listen to this delightfully open and self-disclosing man, (he admitted to, no reveled in, what he called his “giant ego”), talk about a one of a kind life. And on Sat 12/10 – from 10:00-4:00 come see and purchase signed Colson art works in clay, bronze, fabric and mixed media at the Colson’s historic house and studio 1666 Hillview Street, Sarasota, FL 34239

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