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Season 7

The Art Show

Season 7 - Episode 1

Cincinnati’s Nancy Hopkins creates one-of-a-kind ceramics and sculpture from terracotta earthenware 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 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 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 We travel to Texas to meet the glassmaking couple behind Houston Studio Glass: http://www.houstonstudioglass.com/.

Season 7 - Episode 2

Dayton guitar maker Gearld Strickland builds the sound of music Dayton guitar maker Gearld Strickland builds the sound of music: http://www.gstrickland.com/.

Visit the Fantastic Food Garden Mural in Columbus Visit the Fantastic Food Garden Mural in Columbus: http://summerjamwest.org/fantasticfoodgarden/.

Houston street photographer Alonzo Williams Jr. steps out of his comfort zone with the Everyday Strangers project Houston street photographer Alonzo Williams Jr. steps out of his comfort zone with the Everyday Strangers project: http://www.everydaystrangers.net/.

Dancers in Minnesota share the meaning, history, and ceremonial dress of three unique Native American dances. Dancers in Minnesota share the meaning, history, and ceremonial dress of three unique Native American dances.

Season 7 - Episode 3

Cincinnati photographer Tina Gutierrez uses developmental movement to capture the authentic self of her subjects Cincinnati photographer Tina Gutierrez uses developmental movement to capture the authentic self of her subjects: http://www.tinagutierrezartsphotography.com/.

The ancient game of chess is flourishing all across the city of Columbus The ancient game of chess is flourishing all across the city of Columbus: http://www.centralchessclub.com/Site/Home.html.

Music creates a bond of brothers for the vocalists of Detroit’s Vision Male Ensemble. Music creates a bond of brothers for the vocalists of Detroit’s Vision Male Ensemble.

Season 7 - Episode 4

Bradford science-fiction author John Scalzi pens award-winning novels Bradford science-fiction author John Scalzi pens award-winning novels: https://www.scalzi.com/.

Women artists Dare to Be Heard in a powerful exhibit in Columbus. Women artists Dare to Be Heard in a powerful exhibit in Columbus.

Cincinnati-native and pottery Richard Aerni works out of his studio in Rochester, New York Cincinnati-native and pottery Richard Aerni works out of his studio in Rochester, New York: http://richardaerni.com/

Retired Wisconsin art teacher Ramona Audley creates colorful pop sculptures that are 100 percent recycled Retired Wisconsin art teacher Ramona Audley creates colorful pop sculptures that are 100 percent recycled: http://www.gallery1art.com/Ramona.html

Season 7 - Episode 5

The stunning works of the husband-and-wife team behind Koverman Mosaic are part of the fabric of Cincinnati The stunning works of the husband-and-wife team behind Koverman Mosaic are part of the fabric of Cincinnati: http://koverman-mosaic.com/

Meet the members of the Columbus tap-dance company Movement Afoot Meet the members of the Columbus tap-dance company Movement Afoot: http://movementafoottap.com/

New Mexico photographer Kirk Gittings finds a sense of presence in abandoned and unpopulated places New Mexico photographer Kirk Gittings finds a sense of presence in abandoned and unpopulated places: http://www.gittingsphoto.com/.

Florida wildlife artist Virginia Fifield creates realistic charcoal portraitsFlorida wildlife artist Virginia Fifield creates realistic charcoal portraits: http://virginiafifield.com/

Season 7 - Episode 6

Dayton artist Annie Lee-Zimerle creates playful images with a powerful message

Dayton artist Annie Lee-Zimerle creates playful images with a powerful message: http://www.annieleezimerle.com/

Check out the free-flowing style of Columbus fashion designer Voszi Douglas Check out the free-flowing style of Columbus fashion designer Voszi Douglas: https://www.facebook.com/voszi.douglas

The Butterfly Project of Houston’s Holocaust Museum connects generations

The Butterfly Project of Houston’s Holocaust Museum connects generations: http://butterflies.hmh.org/

Flophouse Skateboards creates hand-painted and custom decks in Ann Arbor, MI

Flophouse Skateboards creates hand-painted and custom decks in Ann Arbor, MI: https://www.facebook.com/flophousesk8boards/

Season 7 - Episode 7

Visit the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce, OhioVisit the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce, Ohio: https://www.ohiohistory.org/visit/museum-and-site-locator/national-afro-american-museum.

Woodworker James Mellick crafts a special collection of wounded warrior dogs at his Union County, Ohio workshopWoodworker James Mellick crafts a special collection of wounded warrior dogs at his Union County, Ohio workshop: http://jamesmellick.com/home_005.htm.

Travel to Arizona to meet alabaster sculptor Susan ZalkindTravel to Arizona to meet alabaster sculptor Susan Zalkind: http://www.alabaster.net/.

Minnesota artist Kurt Seaberg creates lithographs of mysterious and haunting landscapesMinnesota artist Kurt Seaberg creates lithographs of mysterious and haunting landscapes: http://www.kurtseaberg.com/.

Season 7 - Episode 8

New Carlisle artist Jean Koeller enjoys painting en plein air New Carlisle artist Jean Koeller enjoys painting en plein air: http://www.jeankoeller.com/

Worthington, Ohio’s historic Trondlin fortepiano undergoes a complete restorationWorthington, Ohio’s historic Trondlin fortepiano undergoes a complete restoration: http://worthingtonhistory.org/

Ensemble Ibérica brings the music of Spain and Portugal to Kansas City audiencesEnsemble Ibérica brings the music of Spain and Portugal to Kansas City audiences: http://www.ensembleiberica.org/.

Minneapolis photographer Sarah Beth Ernhart specializes in modern and unique pet portraitsMinneapolis photographer Sarah Beth Ernhart specializes in modern and unique pet portraits: http://sarahbethphotography.com/

Season 7 - Episode 9

Chase Public brings artists and audiences together in Cincinnati’s NorthsideChase Public brings artists and audiences together in Cincinnati’s Northside: https://www.chasepublic.com/

Travel to Columbus to meet special-effects makeup artist Janae SmithTravel to Columbus to meet special-effects makeup artist Janae Smith: http://www.rawartists.org/janaesmithart.

British artist Philip Worthington combines graphic design and technology to create shadow monstersBritish artist Philip Worthington combines graphic design and technology to create shadow monsters: https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/shadow-monsters/.

Videographer Thomas Ashcraft documents rare atmospheric phenomena at his New Mexico labVideographer Thomas Ashcraft documents rare atmospheric phenomena at his New Mexico lab: http://www.heliotown.com/

Season 7 - Episode 10

A conceptual wall drawing by the late Sol LeWitt is reinstalled on the Wright State University campus A conceptual wall drawing by the late Sol LeWitt is reinstalled on the Wright State University campus: https://liberal-arts.wright.edu/art-galleries

Columbus artist Mandi Caskey brings the spirit animals of Compton Construction employees to lifeColumbus artist Mandi Caskey brings the spirit animals of Compton Construction employees to life: http://comptonllc.com/spirit-animal-sightings/

The magic of the midway is celebrated at the Showmen’s Museum near Tampa, FloridaThe magic of the midway is celebrated at the Showmen’s Museum near Tampa, Florida: http://showmensmuseum.org/

California’s Sandra E. Artist uses the human body as the canvas for her walking works of artCalifornia’s Sandra E. Artist uses the human body as the canvas for her walking works of art: http://www.seartiststudio.com/sandra-e-artist.html

Season 7 - Episode 11

Cincinnati woodworker Jeff Vollmer reveals some of the secrets of his puzzle boxesCincinnati woodworker Jeff Vollmer reveals some of the secrets of his puzzle boxes: http://merchantsofmirth.weebly.com/.

A Columbus exhibit of work by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Max Desfor gives us a look back at the Korean WarA Columbus exhibit of work by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Max Desfor gives us a look back at the Korean War: http://www.ohio.org/events/exhibit-tour-the-forgotten-war-korea-1950-photographs-by-max-desfor

Travel to New York City for a ride on Jane’s Carousel - a lovingly restored, historic jewel that once called Youngstown, Ohio homeTravel to New York City for a ride on Jane’s Carousel - a lovingly restored, historic jewel that once called Youngstown, Ohio home: http://janescarousel.com/.

Meet Arizona sculptor Bobby Zokaites, who uses a Roomba robot vacuum as a paint brushMeet Arizona sculptor Bobby Zokaites, who uses a Roomba robot vacuum as a paint brush: http://www.bobbyzokaites.com/work#/roomba-paintings/

Season 7 - Episode 12

ReImagining Works commissions new, original artwork for branches of the Dayton Metro Library ReImagining Works commissions new, original artwork for branches of the Dayton Metro Library: http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/works

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a trip to MMELO Boutique Confections in the Short North Arts District of ColumbusSatisfy your sweet tooth with a trip to MMELO Boutique Confections in the Short North Arts District of Columbus: http://www.mmelo.co/

The one-man show “Bond: A Soldier and His Dog” by Iraq War veteran Logan Black captivates audiences at the Kansas City Fringe FestivalThe one-man show “Bond: A Soldier and His Dog” by Iraq War veteran Logan Black captivates audiences at the Kansas City Fringe Festival: http://fishtanktheater.blogspot.com/2015/09/bond-soldier-and-his-dog-by-logan-black.html

Season 7 - Episode 13

The Pens to Pictures collaborative teaches incarcerated women at Dayton Correctional Institution how to make their own short films, from script to screenThe Pens to Pictures collaborative teaches incarcerated women at Dayton Correctional Institution how to make their own short films, from script to screen: http://www.penstopictures.org/

Cuban-born Cervilio Amador finds freedom as a principle dancer of the Cincinnati BalletCuban-born Cervilio Amador finds freedom as a principle dancer of the Cincinnati Ballet: https://www.cballet.org/.  

Watercolor artist Ken Landon Buck is also an educator who enjoys sharing the lessons he’s learnedWatercolor artist Ken Landon Buck is also an educator who enjoys sharing the lessons he’s learned: http://kenlandonbuck.org/.

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Rodney Veal - Host of The Art Show


Rodney Veal, an independent choreographer and interdisciplinary artist, serves as adjunct faculity for Stivers School of the Performing Arts, Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a B.S in Political Science and Visual Arts and The Ohio State University with an MFA in Choreography. Rodney currently serves on the board of trustees of Ohio Dance and as chair of the Blue Sky Project. He is the recipient of several MCACD grants and fellowships. Several of his works have been performed as part of the Ohio Dance Festival. He was one of five artists chosen nationwide to participate in the blue Sky Dayton Project Artist in Residency Program held in collaboration with the University of Dayton.