A conversation with William Smart, director of the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Arts Colony in Sweetbriar, Virginia, and two veterans of the Center: Edwin "Ed" Honig, poet, and Jean Zaleski, painter. Smart describes the history and role of the Virginia Center Arts Colony, and the two artists describe what it was like to be residents there. Contains music and sketches. Produced for WBAI by Judith Ghinger and David Levine. Alternate title: "Isolation or stimulation: what does the artist need?"
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