The Art Show Season 9
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 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 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 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 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 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 7
Erin Beckloff keeps alive the art of letterpress printing: http://www.erinbeckloff.com/.
The third annual Contemporary Ceramics competition in Zanesville is profiled. Meet artist Doug Swift: https://www.facebook.com/dswift4.
The Lighthouse Guild in New York is the only community music school in the country for people who are blind or visually impaired: https://www.lighthouseguild.org/programs-services/education/.
Season 9 - Episode 8
Renowned choir director Dr. Catherine Roma uses music to unite and inspire the incarcerated: https://worldhousechoir.org.
The innovative CANVASxDetroit arts platform is transforming their community through creative literacy and arts-centric problem solving: http://canvasxdetroit.tumblr.com/.
Travel to South Florida a thousand years from now to check out Daniel Arsham’s Welcome to the Future installation: https://www.danielarsham.com/.
Meet young Milwaukee artist Gabriela Riveros, whose colorful illustrations are inspired by her Paraguayan roots: http://chanchitariveros.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 9
Cincinnati’s Art for All People uses artmaking to bring healing to those in crisis: http://www.artforallpeople.org/.
Visit the humble cottage of writer Edgar Allan Poe: http://bronxhistoricalsociety.org/poe-cottage/.
Travel to Cocoa, FL to meet sixth-grade violinist Emma Brandenburg.
Arizona video artist Steve Gompf turns thrift store finds into fictional Victorian-era TV sets.
Season 9 - Episode 10
The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus builds bridges of understanding through music: http://www.daytongaymenschorus.org/.
Travel to Columbus to meet Nikos Fyodor Rutkowski, who is both a special-effects artist and a fine art painter: https://www.columbusmakesart.com/artist/7628-nikos-fyodor-rutkowski.
Sacramento artist Pat Mahony refuses to let personal challenges stand in the way of her talent or her compulsion to create: http://www.mahonyart.com/Home_Page.php..
Artist Robin Cass of Rochester, New York, crafts otherworldly scientific specimens from hot-sculpted glass and metal: http://www.robincass.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 11
Nate Freeland of Neusole Glassworks in Cincinnati demonstrates the art of glassblowing: http://www.neusoleglassworks.com/.
Visit The Messenger Wall, a sculptural mural in the Short North Arts District of Columbus: https://www.columbusnavigator.com/messenger-wall-short-north/.
Minneapolis dancer Gadu Doushin performs Butoh, an avant-garde Japanese art form: http://doushinresonance.com/.
Season 9 - Episode 12
Newly-resettled in Dayton, refugee artist Mohammed Hanif Esmaty paints images of his Afghan homeland from memory: https://www.cranestudiosmarket.com/visiting-artists/.
Abstract landscape painter Laura Leigh Lanchantin works en plein air in the Catskill Mountains: https://www.lauraleighlanchantin.com/
Learn about the Unsung Heroes Living History Project in Sacramento, which honors the service of African American military veterans: https://www.unsungheroeslhp.org/.
Meet the soldier musicians of the 323D Army Band at historic Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas: https://www.facebook.com/FortSamsOwn.
Season 9 - Episode 13
S.O.S. (Save Our Souls) Art Cincinnati promotes art as a vehicle for peace, justice and a better world: https://sosartcincinnati.wordpress.com/.
Yellow Springs sculptor Jon Barlow Hudson creates public art on a monumental scale: http://www.hudsonsculpture.art/.
Behavioral health centers in Southwest Ohio are embracing music therapy as a tool in addiction treatment and recovery: https://music-therapy-cincinnati.com/.