A Faith Odyssey
In coining the phrase, "God is the Creator, the artist simply the translator," accomplished scupltor and photographer Valentin L. Gertsman shares his unique and personal perspective embodied in all his images either carved by hand or captured from behind a camera's lens.
Like an artist painting on canvas, Gertsman utilizes light, angles, dimension, color and composition to render photographic images so stunning they have been featured in the world's finest private and public collections, exhibits, and publications, including:
Houston Architectural Ballade was made possible with the assistance from the Houston Architecture Foundation and by the underwriting support of Reliant Energy; The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau; BMC Software; Linbeck Construction Corporation; The Chase Private Bank; Continental Airlines; Crescent Real Estate Equities, Ltd.; Houston Cellular; Kino Studio, Inc.; Texaco; Stephen E. Guilliams, M.D.; Spring Branch Medical Center; Brown & Root, a Halliburton Company; Gerald H. Dubin; Houston chapter of Associated General Contractors; Morris Architects; Neider Financial Consultants, Inc.; and Ann Wright and Dan Curtis.