Her father Zoltan was a noted artist and art professor.Isabel graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest and in addition to being a world class artist also became an internationally known Physicist, recognized for her study of the Shroud of Turin.With the holidays fast approaching, you might want to look at some of the items we make available, including a miniature Shroud replica on cotton canvas, a set of high quality lithographic prints, several different Shroud transparencies in backlit Photo Glow frames and a number of DVD's.
As you scroll down through the page, you can review the items that were added this year in chronological order.
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Here is an excerpt from her official Obituary, which tells the amazing story of her life in great detail: "Isabel Helen Piczek, a world-renowned ecclesiastical and sacred artist, passed away peacefully in her home in Echo Park, California on September 29, 2016.
She was born in Hatvan, Hungary to Zoltan and Elona Piczek.Since the founding of STERA, Inc., I have dedicated myself full time to this work, and trust me, producing and operating a non-profit organization by yourself is definitely a full time job!Yet, as president of a formal non-profit organization, I am also obligated to solicit contributions from our viewers and subscribers, just like every other non-profit in the world.Fundraising is my least favorite part of this job and is very difficult for me, since I was self-employed for more than forty years and always earned what I needed.In fact, I supported the website for its first fourteen years at my own personal expense.And you can also view every previous year's Website News pages at the links below: This is our last regular website update of the year and once again, it includes a wealth of new information.