The Art Show – Season 11

Season 11, Episode 1

Arthur Kettner

Visit the Kettering studio of ceramics artist Arthur Kettner, the inaugural artist in residence at Rosewood Arts Centre.

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Pamela Ruschman

Wisconsin plein air painter Pamela Ruschman captures the colors of winter on canvas.


Ekologic in Troy, New York recycles used cashmere sweaters into wearable art.

Skate Zone 71

Dazzling moves light up the roller rink on Adult Night at Skate Zone 71 in Columbus.

Season 11, Episode 2

Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati

Founded in 1892, the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati is the oldest existing women’s art club operating without interruption in the United States.

The Colour of Music

The Colour of Music festival highlights the contributions of black classical music composers and performers.


Otherworld in Reynoldsburg offers its visitors an immersive art experience.

Forced perspective photography

Forced perspective photography re-creates days gone by in Colorado.

Season 11, Episode 3

Scenic Solutions

Scenic Solutions in West Carrollton dazzles theatre audiences around the world with their handcrafted sets and scenery.

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Harlem Renaissance

Artists in Columbus create new work that celebrates the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance.

Lisa Friedrich

Saint Paul, Minnesota artist Lisa Friedrich paints with gunpowder and smoke.


The TréPhonos project uses repurposed pay phones to tell the story of Houston’s Third Ward neighborhood.

Season 11, Episode 4

Cynthia Lockhart's - Journey to Freedom

Learn about the inspiration for Cynthia Lockhart’s Journey to Freedom quilt exhibit at The Taft Museum of Art.

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John Timm

Visit the Columbus studio of world-champion Irish dancer and Ohio Heritage Fellow John Timm.

Ken Hines

Meet Nevada neon tube bender Ken Hines.

Season 11, Episode 5

Bach Society of Dayton

Celebrate seven centuries of classical and contemporary music with the Bach Society of Dayton.

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The Last Cruze

Artist LaToya Ruby Frazier documents the closing of the Lordstown, Ohio GM plant in “The Last Cruze” at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus.

Aimee Lee

Ohio Heritage Fellow Aimee Lee is North America’s leading practitioner of hanji – the traditional Korean craft of handmade paper.

Season 11, Episode 6

Musical: She’s Crazy

Meet the women behind the inspirational musical “She’s Crazy” as they work to change the conversation around mental health in Cincinnati and beyond.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem

The Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates its 50th anniversary with a signature piece from the past.

Milwaukee Bonsai Society

The Milwaukee Bonsai Society cultivates living sculptures.

Tina Vines

Reno artist Tina Vines uses chain stitch embroidery to create custom western wear designs and lettering.

Season 11, Episode 7

Leslie Lehr Daly

Meet Cincinnati sculptor Leslie Lehr Daly.

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Melissa Vogley Woods

Columbus artist Melissa Vogley Woods creates socially distanced, interactive artwork.

Plastic Ocean exhibition

Dive underwater in Key West to check out the Plastic Ocean exhibition aboard the wreck of the USNS Vandenberg.

Teresa Melendez

Teresa Melendez creates elaborate regalia for Native American cultural events and ceremonies.

Season 11, Episode 8

Colorful Convergent Focus sculpture

Discover the secret hiding in the colorful Convergent Focus sculpture in Silverton.

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Deaf StorySlam

Travel to Milwaukee to experience Deaf StorySlam.

Artists in Reno tranform traffic utility boxes into public art.

Artists in Reno transform traffic utility boxes into public art.

Learn how NASA’s Johnson Space Center inspired the stained glass windows in a Houston church

Learn how NASA’s Johnson Space Center inspired the stained glass windows in a Houston church.

Season 11, Episode 9

Jeff Vollmer

Rookwood Pottery‘s 140th anniversary brings the company full circle, with an eye on the future and a focus on its roots.

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Max Desfor

Learn how the Classical Tahoe Chamber Music series pivoted during the pandemic to provide classical music to audiences.

Jane’s Carousel

Detroit woodturner Steve Kolpacke creates sculptures out of fallen trees.

Bobby Zokaites

Astrophotographers gather for the annual Winter Star Party in the Florida Keys.

Season 11, Episode 10

Maya Vansuch

What does it take to become an opera singer? Meet Maya Vansuch, an artist-in-residence with the Dayton Opera.

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Melissa Michelsen

Reno designer Melissa Michelsen crafts reusable masks during the pandemic.

Brenden Spivey

The bold canvases of Columbus artist Brenden Spivey are as colorful and fun as his personality.

Tropical Artwork

Recycled lobster traps become frames for tropical artwork in the Florida Keys.

Season 11, Episode 11

Queens of the Heartland

Meet some of Ohio’s trailblazing African American women in the Queens of the Heartland exhibit.

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Art collectors of Columbus

Get to know the art collectors of Columbus through the Instagram handle @Columbus_Collects.

Jami Porter Lara

New Mexico ceramicist Jami Porter Lara sees her work as reverse archaeology.

Season 11, Episode 12

Richard Oberacker

Broadway composer and Cincinnati native Richard Oberacker shepherds his upcoming stage musical “Bruce” through the pandemic.

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Sabrina Nelson

Detroit mixed-media artist Sabrina Nelson shares her inner thoughts on a recent exhibition.

Derek McDonald

Meet Reno traditional sign painter Derek McDonald.

Cindy Wynn

Travel to Key West to see the unique furniture of welder Cindy Wynn.

Season 11, Episode 13

Yetunde Rodriguez

The vibrant designs of Dayton textile artist Yetunde Rodriguez help the new Gem City Market to shine.

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Cass Tech’s Harp and Vocal Program in Detroit is the oldest public school harp and vocal program in the country.

Plein air painters

Plein air painters in Indian Rocks Beach work to save the architecture of old Florida on canvas.

Season 11, Episode 14

Tilly Berghege

Meet Tilly Berghege, the avant-garde artist whose shop “Tilly’s Creations” was a Cincinnati staple for 10 years.

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Thom McCain

Looking for ways to lighten hearts during the pandemic, Columbus resident Thom McCain performs daily concerts from his porch.

Rebel Nell

Rebel Nell creates jewelry from Detroit’s fallen graffiti while empowering the women they employ.

Season 11, Episode 15

Jes McMillan

Mosaic artist Jes McMillan< seeks to inspire, empower, and unify the Dayton community through public art.

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Titus Kaphar

Connecticut artist Titus Kaphar asks us to shift our gaze to look at historic art differently.

TYDE Music

TYDE Music crafts ukuleles out of old wooden piers reclaimed from the shores of Lake Tahoe.

Season 11, Episode 16

Kathleen Clawson

Kathleen Clawson steps into the spotlight as the new Artistic Director of the Dayton Opera.

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Rod Ford

Denver military veteran Rod Ford uses his welding talents to combat PTSD.

Nevada Department of Transportation

The Nevada Department of Transportation decorates the state’s highways with public art grounded in community heritage and culture.

Replay Museum

Step back in time to enjoy classic video arcade games at the Replay Museum in Tarpon Springs, Florida.

Season 11, Episode 17


Cincinnati’s ArtsConnect offers creative exploration to artists of all ages at their newly-renovated Springfield Township Arts Center.

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Desiree Kelly

Detroit artist Desiree Kelly paints vivid portraits of musicians and historic icons.

Harlem Quartet

The Harlem Quartet gives a master class to music students at Highland High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico.