Synopsis by Sally Barber
The Artists of America series takes viewers into the personal world of some of the art community's most revered citizens. Ten programs delve into the life, philosophy, and works of the nation's greatest painters and sculptors. The program Artists of America: Clerio DeMoraes - Painting the Unconscious provides a glimpse into the unique working environs of this surrealist artist. DeMoraes discovered new depths of imagination when working with special needs individuals who taught him to better connect with layers of the unconscious mind from where creativity springs.