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Raw Visions: The Art of Survival Film Features Work by CU Professor Marietta Dantonio-Fryer

November 30, 2012

CU Chairman of Humanities and Communication Arts Marietta Dantonio-Fryer appears in the newly-released feature film,

CU Chairman of Humanities and Communication Arts Marietta Dantonio-Fryer appears in the newly-released feature film, "Raw Visions: The Art of Survival."

Over the past ten years, artwork by CU Chairman of Humanities and Communication Arts,  Marietta Dantonio-Fryer, has been filmed by noted independent New York filmmaker, Lesyle Abby, through Snowflake Video Productions.    Dantonio-Fryer's art appears in the newly-released feature film, "Raw Visions: The Art of Survival." It is based on Survivor Art Foundation's mission of healing through art and using art to express the artists deepest most profound inner visions and truths. The film includes an interview with Fryer and artwork by Cheyney students, alumni, Fryer and others who have used art to heal. Trauma survivors with physical and mental disabilities are seen and heard in the educating and inspiring documentary.  

Professor Fryer is an artist, art educator, healing arts and art therapy interventionist and a community outreach project organizer with more than 30 years of professional experience.  Her artwork has been displayed in exhibits around the world. Her community outreach programs and healing arts projects are well known and have been displayed throughout the United States. Her works have been widely exhibited including in the Childrens Millennium Art Exhibit at the United Nations and the African American and Native American Exhibit at October Gallery in Philadelphia.