Icon Painter Elias Katsaros





Anne Kimzey, folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, interviews Byzantine-style iconographer Elias Katsaros of Huntsville about his long career decorating the sanctuaries of more than 40 Orthodox churches across the country. Mr. Katsaros is a master artist with the State Arts Council’s Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program and is passing on his art to three students in his Greek Orthodox community.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:00 to 8:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 

This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

Listen first hand using the link below.

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Below is the Alabama Public Television Program, Journey Proud featuring Elias Katsaros with Anne Kimzey and Joey Brackner.

Iconography from Alabama Public Television on Vimeo.