The Art Show - Previous Guests
Our local arts program – The Art Show – presents profiles and features from the worlds of music, theater, dance and art in the Miami Valley along with national arts and cultural highlights. See who we’ve featured so far this season.
Season 7 - Episode 1
Cincinnati’s Nancy Hopkins creates one-of-a-kind ceramics and sculpture from terracotta earthenware: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHopkinsDesigns/.
The Bodies@Work exhibit in Columbus reveals the creative collaboration between fashion designer Isabel Toledo and artist Ruben Toledo: https://www.columbusmuseum.org/art/bodies-at-work-the-art-of-ruben-and-isabel-toledo/.
Sacramento’s Artisan Mind engages the creative abilities of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia: http://artisanmind.org/.
We travel to Texas to meet the glassmaking couple behind Houston Studio Glass: http://www.houstonstudioglass.com/.
Season 6 - Episode 13
The artmaking process of Yellow Springs potter Naysan McIlhargey forges a unique bond: http://mvpottery.com/.
Composer and performer Eddy Kwon brings music education to the Price Hill neighborhood with MYCincinnati: http://www.mycincinnatiorchestra.org/.
Explore the Covington, Kentucky, studio of fine art taxidermist Jeremy Johnson: http://www.meddlingwithnature.com/about/people/jeremy/.
Season 6 - Episode 12
Dayton’s Gem City Ballet celebrates 25 years of producing professional dancers: gemcityballet.org/.
Virginia Overton repurposes discarded marble for a sculpture at the newly renovated Columbus Metropolitan Library: whitecube.com/news/virginia_overton_commission
The Aspen Music Festival and School is a training ground for young classical musicians: aspenmusicfestival.com/.
Costumes make the leap from idea on the page to reality on the stage at the Arizona Opera: azopera.org/.
Season 6 - Episode 11
Russian-born Cincinnati artist Ivanka Lempitsky transforms found objects into fine jewelry: https://www.facebook.com/ArtistIvanka/.
Artist Robert Buck reflects on highly-charged American experiences in his solo exhibit in Columbus, States of America: https://pizzuticollection.org/exhibition/robert-beck-robert-buck-states-of-america/.
Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde teams up with a Colorado scientist to create a rainbow: http://www.berndnaut.nl/.
Travel to Detroit to meet fiber artist Carole Harris: http://www.charris-design.com/.
Season 6 - Episode 10
Cincinnati photographer Steve Ziegelmeyer captures everything from rock concerts and events, to portraits and landscapes: http://ziegelmeyerphotography.com/.
Columbus artisan Larissa Boiwka creates a special corset for the PBS series Mercy Street: http://www.wildehunt.com/.
Visit the studio of Cleveland portrait artist Judy Carducci: http://www.judithcarducci.com/.
The Listening Room Festival brings music performances into Tampa living rooms: http://www.listeningroomfestival.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 6
Learn about the unique Casavant Organ inside Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Dayton: http://westminsterdayton.org/music/organ-history.html.
Travel to Milwaukee to check out the ‘Artists at Work’ exhibit at the Grohmann Museum: https://www.msoe.edu/grohmann-museum/.
Orlando student artist Brooke Hill tackles tough topics in her work.
The California Art Club in Pasadena marks over a century of fellowship for traditional fine artists: http://www.californiaartclub.org/.
Season 9 - Episode 5
The Cincinnati Black Theatre Company celebrates African American theatre, culture, and history: https://cincinnatiblacktheatre.org/.
Capital City Pipes & Drums brings the music and dance traditions of the Scottish Highlands to Central Ohio: http://www.capitalcitypipesanddrums.com/.
The work of London-based conceptual artist Mona Hatoum explores the nature of home: https://www.menil.org/exhibitions/247-mona-hatoum-terra-infirma.
Former Cincinnati Enquirer political cartoonist Dwane Powell looks back on a lifetime of covering the news: https://twitter.com/dwanepowell.
Season 9 - Episode 4
Retired Dayton pastor Yvette Walker Dalton returns to her artistic roots.
Travel to Minnesota to learn storytelling secrets from renowned biographer William Souder: https://www.facebook.com/williamsouderauthor/.
Kansas City artist Jarrett Mellenbruch creates a haven for wild honeybees: https://www.jarrettmellenbruch.com/.
Get acquainted with the ‘sugar rush art’ of Sacramento painter Jared Konopitski: http://jaredkonopitski.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 3
Newly resettled in Cincinnati with his family, Syrian refugee Ahmad Darouich continues to perfect his craft as a painter: https://www.cliftonculturalarts.org/exhibits/current-upcoming-exhibits/paintings-by-syrian-refugee-ahmad-darouich/.
Songwriter Lou Poster of the Columbus band Drift Mouth celebrates the sounds of coal country: http://driftmouth.com/.
Minneapolis visual artist Moira Bateman creates unique sculptural dresses inspired by the natural world: http://www.moirabateman.com/.
The paintings of Florida artist Jordan Senarens explore the intersection of math and time: https://www.jordansenarensart.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 2
The Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center opens its doors in downtown Dayton: http://www.thefunkcenter.org/.
Travel to Philadelphia and step back in time with a visit to the Museum of the American Revolution: https://www.amrevmuseum.org/.
Get a sneak peek of Human Flow from filmmaker Ai Weiwei, which illustrates the staggering scale and impact of the refugee crisis: https://www.humanflow.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 1
From Black to Gold shares the journey of up-and-coming Cincinnati music artist Dayo Gold as he finds his true self through his words, his beats, and the culture of hip hop: https://www.facebook.com/itsdayogold/.
Travel to Cleveland to check out George Bellows’ famous and controversial 1909 boxing painting Stag at Sharkey’s: https://www.clevelandart.org/exhibitions/stag-sharkey%E2%80%99s-george-bellows-and-art-sports.
Storm chaser Stephen Locke uses his camera to capture the fury of mother nature: http://www.stephenlocke.com.
Each summer, Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6x6 exhibition showcases thousands of original, small artworks: http://roco6x6.org/6x6x2018_intro.
Season 6 - Episode 9
Cincinnati’s cutting-edge performance group concert:nova performs chamber music with a visual twist: http://concertnova.com/.
Travel to the Columbus shop of Beck & Orr Bookbinders, where precious books have been repaired and restored for more than 100 years: www.beckandorr.com/.
Self-taught Cleveland artist Craig Mitchell Smith molds glass into three-dimensional shapes: www.craigmitchellsmith.com/.
Inspired by the Buddhist tradition, Tampa’s Paula Brett makes one-of-a-kind mandalas out of candy: http://paulambrett.com/.