ArtSees Diner Radio welcomes Susan Block back for Week 6 of Conversations On Creativity. Her special guest are husband and wife artisans, Connie and George Kassal of Long Beach, IN. Music is provided by jazz guitarist John Moulder of Chicago.
The Kassals met at the University of Wisconsin, married and have been longtime residents of Michigan City each accomplished in their own artistic fields. Connie, a painter, holds a BA and Masters in painting. She has exhibited widely in the Midwest including Chicago, South Bend and the Governor’s Mansion in Indianapolis. She is an art professor at Purdue North Central. Connie is also a faculty member of Prairie State College in Illinois and teaches at the LCA In Michigan City. George has a MA in photography and digital imaging. His work has been exhibited across the Midwest. He teaches at Purdue North Central and Prairie State College in the disciplines of photography, art appreciation, art history and the history of photography and often presents workshops in photography at various locations in the region. They have exhibited their work in tandem at various venues and operate under Kassal Studios.
Susan Block brings with her a vast knowledge of the arts and creativity. She is LaPorte County Poet Laureate Emeritus, playwright, writing workshop leader, art exhibition curator and cultural arts advocate. "Conversations On Creativity" is the brainchild of Block.Series co-producer is Mary E. LaLuna, executive producer/creator of ArtSees Productions and host of “ArtSees Diner,”