xenovision – Christopher Gaston (artist & designer) and Lucia Gaston (Dramatheropist & Forest School Practitioner)
Christopher (USA) holds a BFA (Fine Arts) from Columbus College of Art and Design. He spent 25 years living, creating, and exhibiting his art in Japan. His main focus has been pushing boundaries of ceramic art and creating large light sculptures using metal, clay, glass and working with fire, water, neon, LED and other media. Christopher was the co-creator of Zavtone magazine based in Tokyo. Wearing many hats as the online editor, writer, graphic and layout designer, photographer both still and video. One of his major projects includes the design and creation of an illuminated wall mural composed of laser cut stainless steel laminated to sandblasted and airbrushed enameled plate glass. Commissioned by the Saint-Gobain Corporation for the lobby space of their Japan main office building located in Koji-machi, Tokyo.
Lucia (CZE) has explored different forms of artistic expression throughout her life. She trained as a Dramatherapist (MA) with a special interest in Ecopsychology and Environmental Arts. Lucia has traveled extensively to over 30 countries, immersing herself in nature and culture of places she visited and drawing onto these experiences in her art. She has also been working creatively and therapeutically with children and adults including those with mental health issues and physical and learning disabilities.