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arts Bridge

Greater Cincinnati is home to a rich, vibrant and thriving arts and cultural community. arts Bridge, a new weekly series from CET, takes a look at the arts and the art scene in and around Cincinnati.

See who we’ve featured so far this season.

Aired September 24 on CET & September 25 on CET arts
Season 4 - Episode 3

Spoken Word Artist Jori Ann Cotton loves to share her passion for poetrySpoken Word Artist Jori Ann Cotton loves to share her passion for poetry: http://elementz.org/programs/voices-of-freedom/ 

Dayton artist John F. Emery uses journals, maps and typography in his watercolorsDayton artist John F. Emery uses journals, maps and typography in his watercolors: http://johnfemery.com

The Rose Kennedy Greenway’s fresh vision for public art includes a soaring sculpture by Janet Echelman that, for the moment, is redefining the Boston skylineThe Rose Kennedy Greenway’s fresh vision for public art includes a soaring sculpture by Janet Echelman that, for the moment, is redefining the Boston skyline: http://www.rosekennedygreenway.org/

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Aired September 17 on CET & September 18 on CET arts
Season 4 Episode 2

Illustrator Mike Maydak, whose quirky illustrations match his unconventional career pathIllustrator Mike Maydak, whose quirky illustrations match his unconventional career path: https://www.facebook.com/dakdakgoose/

Dayton artist Rick Good, known for his driving banjo, swinging guitar, heartfelt singing and crafty songwritingDayton artist Rick Good, known for his driving banjo, swinging guitar, heartfelt singing and crafty songwriting: http://www.leahygood.com/rick

Columbus artist Celeste Malvar-Stewart, a couture fashion designer who works solely with sustainable materialsColumbus artist Celeste Malvar-Stewart, a couture fashion designer who works solely with sustainable materials: http://malvarstewart.com/index.html

 

Aired August 20 on CET & August 21 on CET arts

The Cincinnati Maritime Modelers are a group of nautical enthusiasts who meticulously create miniature ships and boats. The Cincinnati Maritime Modelers are a group of nautical enthusiasts who meticulously create miniature ships and boats. 

Dayton’s Amy Deal layers words and imagery to create complex and beautiful works of artDayton’s Amy Deal layers words and imagery to create complex and beautiful works of art: http://www.amydeal.com/

Six new Little Free Libraries have popped up around Columbus neighborhoodsSix new Little Free Libraries have popped up around Columbus neighborhoods: https://littlefreelibrary.org/

August Powers combines fire and metal to create sculptures inspired by the wilderness that surrounds his homeAugust Powers combines fire and metal to create sculptures inspired by the wilderness that surrounds his home: http://www.fla-keys.com/news/news.cfm?sid=8768

 

Aired August 13 on CET & August 14 on CET arts

While enjoying retirement, Mark Wiesner had an epiphany and started a new career as a found object artistWhile enjoying retirement, Mark Wiesner had an epiphany and started a new career as a found object artist: http://www.wiesnersculpture.com/

Centerville artist Virginia Krause Hess is art teacher who shares stories from WWIICenterville artist Virginia Krause Hess is art teacher who shares stories from WWII: http://www.vkhessartist.com/

“Open This End" is an exhibit at the Ohio State University that features the work of significant artists from the past 50 years“Open This End" is an exhibit at the Ohio State University that features the work of significant artists from the past 50 years: https://uas.osu.edu/exhibitions/open-this-end

California artist Robyn Slakey creates work using many mediumsCalifornia artist Robyn Slakey creates work using many mediums: https://www.facebook.com/robyn.s.artist

 

Aired August 6 on CET & August 7 on CET arts
Encore Season 4 Episode 5

Interdisciplinary artist Radha Lakshmi, whose work is inspired by the rituals of women in South IndiaInterdisciplinary artist Radha Lakshmi, whose work is inspired by the rituals of women in South India: http://radartist.com/

SMAG Dance Collective, a contemporary fusion dance company founded by Michael Groomes in 2003SMAG Dance Collective, a contemporary fusion dance company founded by Michael Groomes in 2003: http://www.smagdance.org/

Hilliard artist Toni Lipsey learned to crochet when she was 13 and was immediately hookedHilliard artist Toni Lipsey learned to crochet when she was 13 and was immediately hooked: https://www.etsy.com/people/TLYarnCrafts

A glimpse inside a family owned business that focuses on the art of gelato makingA glimpse inside a family owned business that focuses on the art of gelato making: http://gelazzi.com/

 

Aired July 30 on CET & July 31 on CET arts

Artist Sarah Rocheleau prints and dolls represent her love of illustration and historical fashionArtist Sarah Rocheleau prints and dolls represent her love of illustration and historical fashion: http://rocheleauart.com

The Human Race Theatre Company is Dayton’s only Professional Regional Theatre Company that is dedicated to bringing new musicals to the stageThe Human Race Theatre Company is Dayton’s only Professional Regional Theatre Company that is dedicated to bringing new musicals to the stage: http://humanracetheatre.org

Columbus resident Wolfgang Parker writes and illustrates a series of books for young readersColumbus resident Wolfgang Parker writes and illustrates a series of books for young readers: http://crimecatsbooks.com/author/

Lisa Garness Mallory is artist who uses etched photography in her workLisa Garness Mallory is artist who uses etched photography in her work: http://lisagarnessart.weebly.com/

 

Aired July 23 on CET & July 24 on CET arts

The “30 Americans” exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum showcases art by many of the most important African-American artists of the last three decadesThe “30 Americans” exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum showcases art by many of the most important African-American artists of the last three decades: http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/art/exhibitions/30-americans/

Automotive artist Daniel Brown combines his two loves – cars and artAutomotive artist Daniel Brown combines his two loves – cars and art: http://www.autoexpressionist.com/

Mary Ann Crago’s passion of late is creating wall sculptures out of found objectsMary Ann Crago’s passion of late is creating wall sculptures out of found objects: http://www.maryanncrago.com/

The Family Backpack Program helps families engage with artworkThe Family Backpack Program helps families engage with artwork: http://umfa.utah.edu/backpacks

 

Aired July 16 on CET & July 17 on CET arts

My Nose Turns Red is an innovative youth organization that teaches kids the art of the theatrical clown and the one-ring circusMy Nose Turns Red is an innovative youth organization that teaches kids the art of the theatrical clown and the one-ring circus: http://www.mynoseturnsred.org.

Missing Peace Art Space whose mission is to use art, the universal language, to promote peaceMissing Peace Art Space whose mission is to use art, the universal language, to promote peace: www.missingpeaceart.org.

The Jubilee Museum in Columbus holds claim to the largest diversified collection of Catholic and liturgical artwork in the United StatesThe Jubilee Museum in Columbus holds claim to the largest diversified collection of Catholic and liturgical artwork in the United States: http://www.jubileemuseum.org.

Sacramento, California artist Kevin Mount tells stories through his artSacramento, California artist Kevin Mount tells stories through his art: http://folsomarts.org/members/kevin-mount/.

 

Aired July 9 on CET & July 10 on CET arts

Craig Hella Johnson, artistic director of the Vocal Arts Ensemble, shares stories of his careerCraig Hella Johnson, artistic director of the Vocal Arts Ensemble, shares stories of his career: www.craighellajohnson.com

Kettering architect Terry Welker and his large-scale kinetic sculpturesKettering architect Terry Welker and his large-scale kinetic sculptures: www.welkerstudio.com

La Vegas potter Tom Coleman shared his talents in Columbus in 2015La Vegas potter Tom Coleman shared his talents in Columbus in 2015: www.tomandelainecolemangallery.com/index.html

Fashion designer Chloe Dao shares her creative process from start to finishFashion designer Chloe Dao shares her creative process from start to finish: http://chloedao.com/

 

Aired July 2 on CET & July 3 on CET arts
Encore Season 4 Episode 5

Interdisciplinary artist Radha Lakshmi, whose work is inspired by the rituals of women in South IndiaInterdisciplinary artist Radha Lakshmi, whose work is inspired by the rituals of women in South India: http://radartist.com/

SMAG Dance Collective, a contemporary fusion dance company founded by Michael Groomes in 2003SMAG Dance Collective, a contemporary fusion dance company founded by Michael Groomes in 2003: http://www.smagdance.org/

Hilliard artist Toni Lipsey learned to crochet when she was 13 and was immediately hookedHilliard artist Toni Lipsey learned to crochet when she was 13 and was immediately hooked: https://www.etsy.com/people/TLYarnCrafts

A glimpse inside a family owned business that focuses on the art of gelato makingA glimpse inside a family owned business that focuses on the art of gelato making: http://gelazzi.com/

 

Aired June 25 on CET & June 26 on CET arts
Encore Season 3 - Episode 4

Mixed materials artist Amy EclecticMixed materials artist Amy Eclectic: http://ovenfriedbeads.blogspot.com

Featherwood FramesFeatherwood Frames: http://featherwoodframes.com

Blind woodturner Dennis DeVendraBlind woodturner Dennis DeVendra: http://blindwoodturner.com

The Menil Collection in HoustonThe Menil Collection in Houston: www.menil.org

 

Aired June 18 on CET & June 19 on CET arts

Interdisciplinary artist Radha Lakshmi, whose work is inspired by the rituals of women in South IndiaInterdisciplinary artist Radha Lakshmi, whose work is inspired by the rituals of women in South India: http://radartist.com/

SMAG Dance Collective, a contemporary fusion dance company founded by Michael Groomes in 2003SMAG Dance Collective, a contemporary fusion dance company founded by Michael Groomes in 2003: http://www.smagdance.org/

Hilliard artist Toni Lipsey learned to crochet when she was 13 and was immediately hookedHilliard artist Toni Lipsey learned to crochet when she was 13 and was immediately hooked: https://www.etsy.com/people/TLYarnCrafts

A glimpse inside a family owned business that focuses on the art of gelato makingA glimpse inside a family owned business that focuses on the art of gelato making: http://gelazzi.com/

 

Aired May 28 on CET & May 29 on CET arts

Children’s book illustrator Christina Wald, who loves to paint old schoolChildren’s book illustrator Christina Wald, who loves to paint old school: http://www.christinawald.com/

Complex miniature sculpture artist Sharon Mohler of Yellow SpringsComplex miniature sculpture artist Sharon Mohler of Yellow Springs.

Pen and ink drawing artist Marc Lincewicz of ColumbusPen and ink drawing artist Marc Lincewicz of Columbus: http://marclincewicz.com/home.html

“Large-scale American projects” photographer Alec Soth“Large-scale American projects” photographer Alec Soth: http://alecsoth.com/photography/

 

Aired on May 21 on CET & May 22 on CET arts

Spoken Word Artist Jori Ann Cotton loves to share her passion for poetrySpoken Word Artist Jori Ann Cotton loves to share her passion for poetry: http://elementz.org/programs/voices-of-freedom/ 

Dayton artist John F. Emery uses journals, maps and typography in his watercolorsDayton artist John F. Emery uses journals, maps and typography in his watercolors: http://johnfemery.com

The Rose Kennedy Greenway’s fresh vision for public art includes a soaring sculpture by Janet Echelman that, for the moment, is redefining the Boston skylineThe Rose Kennedy Greenway’s fresh vision for public art includes a soaring sculpture by Janet Echelman that, for the moment, is redefining the Boston skyline: http://www.rosekennedygreenway.org/

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Aired on May 14 on CET & May 15 on CET arts

Illustrator Mike Maydak, whose quirky illustrations match his unconventional career pathIllustrator Mike Maydak, whose quirky illustrations match his unconventional career path: https://www.facebook.com/dakdakgoose/

Dayton artist Rick Good, known for his driving banjo, swinging guitar, heartfelt singing and crafty songwritingDayton artist Rick Good, known for his driving banjo, swinging guitar, heartfelt singing and crafty songwriting: http://www.leahygood.com/rick

Columbus artist Celeste Malvar-Stewart, a couture fashion designer who works solely with sustainable materialsColumbus artist Celeste Malvar-Stewart, a couture fashion designer who works solely with sustainable materials: http://malvarstewart.com/index.html

 

Aired on May 7 on CET & May 8 on CET arts

Annalisa Pappano, the artistic director of Catacoustic Consort, and her love of playing baroque-era instruments. Learn about Catacoustic ConsortAnnalisa Pappano, the artistic director of Catacoustic Consort, and her love of playing baroque-era instruments. Learn about Catacoustic Consort: http://catacoustic.com/

Dayton’s mother and daughter visual artist team, Delora Buford-Buchanan and Jacobee Rose BuchananDayton’s mother and daughter visual artist team, Delora Buford-Buchanan and Jacobee Rose Buchanan: facebook.com/JacobeeRoseBuchananDesigns.

Computer animation teacher Charlotte Belland and her miniature works of art at S.Dot GalleryComputer animation teacher Charlotte Belland and her miniature works of art at S.Dot Gallery: https://bellandpixel.wordpress.com/

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Aired on April 30 on CET & May 1 on CET arts
Season 3 - Episode 11

Face to Face, the Cincinnati 48 Hour Film Project 2015 winning filmFace to Face, the Cincinnati 48 Hour Film Project 2015 winning film: http://www.48hourfilm.com/cincinnati-oh.

Dayton’s Zoot Theatre Company and their puppetsDayton’s Zoot Theatre Company and their puppets: http://www.zoottheatrecompany.org/.

Mary Ann Crago’s found art sculptureMary Ann Crago’s found art sculptures: http://www.maryanncrago.com/.

Artist Jera Rose Petal Lodge’s steel and silver wearable artArtist Jera Rose Petal Lodge’s steel and silver wearable art: http://www.jeralodge.com/.

 

Evans Mirageas

 

Evans Mirageas, The Harry T. Wilks Artistic Director of Cincinnati Opera, is widely considered one of the most talented and respected artistic leaders in the classical music industry today. Mirageas brings to Cincinnati Opera a broad range of experience in both opera and symphonic music, as well as a long history of successful part­nerships with many of the world’s leading singers and conductors.

 

Mirageas’s varied career in classical music has included radio production with the nationally renowned WFMT radio station in Chicago, Artistic Administrator to Seiji Ozawa at the Boston Symphony, and Senior Vice President of Artists and Repertoire for the Decca Record Company. In addition, he is an award-winning record producer, lecturer, interviewer, presenter, and awards panelist. He is also the Vice President for Artistic Planning for The Atlanta Symphony. Since 1999, Mirageas has served as an independent artistic advisor to conductors, instrumentalists, sing­ers, symphony orchestras, opera companies, and other performing arts organizations throughout the United States and Europe.