Conversations with Creatives on Up Close and Cultural Radio Program

Rachel DeGuzman, the Host and Producer of Up Close and Cultural, is President & CEO of 21st Century Arts, a Rochester, NY based arts consultancy. She recently accepted the position of Executive Director of Kyoung’s Pacific Beat – a Peacemaking Theater Company … Continued

When Visions Come to Life, A Visit with Mark Groaning

Mark Groaning’s Studio is a vision in color and movement. Brilliantly colored flowers exploding from window frames…ethereal glass and acrylic vases suspended mid-air from lacy vines…dragon sculptures breathing metallic fiery flames…fusions of molten glass…vivid paintings that jump to life from … Continued

Meghdad Asadi Designs a Bright Future in Animation

While completing a Masters Degree in Communications Engineering, Meghdad Asadi discovered a passion for animation. He chose to come to the U.S. from his native country of Iran to pursue an MFA in 3D Computer Animation in the School of … Continued