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"Icons and Contemporary Art" with Fr. Silouan Justiniano

Updated: Mar 25

Fr Silouan Justiniano's Interview with Jonathan Pageau.

Fr. Silouan Justiniano is a hieromonk, Orthodox priest and artist. In my estimation he's one of the most important visual artists in North America today. In this interview we take a deep dive into contemporary art history, the traditional icon, and how the two connect.

..."In this interview we take a deep dive into contemporary art history, the traditional icon, and how the two connect."

About the Artist

V. Rev. Igumen Silouan Justiniano is an iconographer and a Deputy Abbot of the Monastery of Saint Dionysios the Areopagite in New York.

Originally from Puerto Rico, V. Rev. Igumen Silouan (Justiniano) obtained a BFA from the School of Visual Arts, NY, and later an MFA in painting from Hunter College, CUNY. He is Deputy Abbot of the Monastery of Saint Dionysios the Areopagite (ROCOR) on Long Island, NY, where he dedicates most of his time to serving the daily cycle and painting icons.

His articles have appeared in various publications in the US and abroad. Fr. Silouan is also an editor and contributor to the Orthodox Arts Journal.


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