The Art Show – Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1


An Art-o-mat vending machine lands in Dayton.

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John King

Columbus blacksmith John King shares the art of an ancient trade.

Live In Color Dance Collective

Miami’s Live In Color Dance Collective spreads the funk.

Hot Mama’s Cakes

Hot Mama’s Cakes in Sacramento is taking cake decorating to a new tier.

Buddhist monks create a sand mandala in Houston

Buddhist monks create a sand mandala in Houston.

Season 5, Episode 2

The Blue House Gallery and Studios

A long-vacant Dayton home is transformed into The Blue House Gallery and Studios.

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Toni Lipsey

Hilliard’s Toni Lipsey shares her love of crocheting.

Buddy Brew Coffee

Master baristas at Buddy Brew Coffee in Tampa demonstrate the art of the perfect cup.

Jera Lodge

Houston jewelry designer Jera Lodge creates wearable sculpture.

Season 5, Episode 3

Willis “Bing” Davis

Dayton’s Willis “Bing” Davis uses the arts to spark dialogue and build community.

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Marc Lincewicz

Columbus artist Marc Lincewicz creates dream-like pen and ink drawings.


Art spans the generations in Continuance from father to son in Colorado Springs.

The Barber Lounge Unplugged

The Barber Lounge Unplugged in Albany, New York.

Season 5, Episode 4

Joe Deer

Arts educator Joe Deer inspires tomorrow’s stars of the stage at Wright State University.

Wolfgang Parker

Columbus musician Wolfgang Parker creates children’s books starring crime-fighting cats.

Sherry Tseng Hill

Houston architect Sherry Tseng Hill crafts colorful masks from discarded packaging.

Radiant Illusions

The Central Florida performers of Radiant Illusions play with fire.

Maureen Hood

Art comes together piece by piece for Sacramento collage artist Maureen Hood.

Season 5, Episode 5

Victoria Theatre

The Victoria Theatre celebrates 150 years of arts performances.

Blake Byrne

Art collector Blake Byrne celebrates his 80th birthday with a special traveling exhibit.

Grace Natoli Sheldon

Food photographer Grace Natoli Sheldon creates kitchen art in Wisconsin.


The Toytisserie exhibit in Kansas City features numerous new and vintage toys.

Season 5, Episode 6

Bill Franz

Photographer Bill Franz documents Dayton at work and play.

Celeste Malvar-Stewart

Couture fashion designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart works exclusively with sustainable materials in Columbus.

Angela Roth

Orlando interpreter Angela Roth brings American Sign Language front and center.

Robyn Slakey

Sacramento’s Robyn Slakey brings sweet treats to unexpected places.

Michael Roque-Collins

Houston painter Michael Roque-Collins inherits an artistic legacy.

Season 5, Episode 7

Tiffany Clark

Tiffany Clark creates murals to revitalize and heal Dayton neighborhoods.

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Nick Reichard

Columbus photographer Nick Reichard travels the Appalachian Trail.


Travel to Houston to sample the handmade frozen desserts at Gelazzi.

Catalina Delgado-Trunk

The cut paper art of New Mexico’s Catalina Delgado-Trunk reflects her heritage.

Season 5, Episode 8

Crystal Michelle

Dayton choreographer Crystal Michelle shares her love of dance and takes us behind the scenes of her show The Descent of This Water: Rain.

Barbara Page

The paintings of upstate New York artist Barbara Page provide an unusual look at the natural world.

Nic Nicosia

New Mexico’s Nic Nicosia creates rich narratives in his staged photographs.

Season 5, Episode 9

Craig Galentine

Dayton artist Craig Galentine fabricates custom kokeshi dolls.

Charlotte Belland

Charlotte Belland prints a herd of miniature 3D zebras in Columbus.

Mark Gunter

Check out what’s on the runway with Sacramento fashion photographer Mark Gunter.

The Rockwell Museum

Travel to The Rockwell Museum in Corning, New York to get immersed in the art of the American West.

Season 5, Episode 10

James Pate

The charcoal drawings of Dayton artist James Pate ignite a call to action.

EJ Jones

Retired Columbus businessman EJ Jones gives thrift store sweaters a new life.

Christine Bossler

Detroit metalsmith Christine Bossler forges wearable art.

Houston Metropolitan Dance Center

The performers of the Houston Metropolitan Dance Center share their passion.

Season 5, Episode 11

Lora Van Lear

Lora Van Lear designs custom couture in her Miamisburg shop.

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Kanniks Kannikeswaran

Cincinnati’s Kanniks Kannikeswaran shares his love of the classical music traditions of India.

Tom Coleman

Las Vegas master ceramicist Tom Coleman brings his work to a Columbus gallery.

Kim Ritter

Houston’s Kim Ritter stitches whimsical art quilts.

Season 5, Episode 12


The founders of PechaKucha Dayton give us the scoop on their community show-and-tell events.

Baba Jubal Harris

Cleveland’s Baba Jubal Harris is a third-generation pioneer of African drum making in the United States.

Columbus Museum of Art

Visit the new wing of the Columbus Museum of Art.


PlatteForum connects artists with at-risk youth in Denver.

Season 5, Episode 13

Vandalia Art Park

Doug Benedict uses salvaged steel to create a new sculpture for the Vandalia Art Park during Heavy Metal Remix.

Yasue Sakaoka

The elegant sculptures of Columbus artist Yasue Sakaoka expand on traditional Japanese origami.

Colleen McCulla

Dayton artist Colleen McCulla shares her daily practice of creating and posting to social media a new collage each day.