WATCH NOW ISSA ON NY1 talking about my life’s journey and promoting the film PATIENT’S RITES

Join me Monday October 19th, 2015 at the 4th Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival for a 5:30 pm screening of PATIENT’S RITES and a Q&A after the film

 STAY TUNED for more news on my official memoir to be published by CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS in 2016.

The New Math, Acrylic, 7x5 feet, 2015 Supermarket Heroes, Acrylic, 7x5 Feet, 2015

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 Birth of Wonder Woman, oil on canvas, 24"x36", 2015Luncheon on Grass, oil on canvas, 24x36, 2015 Fall Of Super Man, oil on canvas, 24"x36", 2015

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 LISTEN NOW to Issa’s Compelling Life Story on NPR, National Public Radio’s syndicated program State Of The Re:Union- ‘The Hospital Always Wins’ by Laura Starecheski

Winner of 2014 Edward R. Murrow Award for BEST NEWS DOCUMENTARY and 2014 THIRD COAST/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation DIRECTOR’S CHOICE AWARD


DVD of the award winning musical documentary PATIENT’S RITES now available HERE