The Art Show – Season 6

Season 6, Episode 1

Wump Mucket Puppets

A childhood dream becomes reality for Cincinnati puppeteer Terrence Burke. Learn about his organization, Wump Mucket Puppets.

Keturah Ariel

Columbus painter Keturah Ariel is passionate about empowering young girls of color.

Chamber Dance Project

We go behind the scenes with the Chamber Dance Project in Washington, D.C..

Cacao and Cardamom

Travel to Houston to meet the chocolatier behind Cacao and Cardamom. .

Season 6, Episode 2


The Jafagirls of Yellow Springs use craft activism to raise awareness of social issues.

Cohen Film Collection

We visit the Cohen Film Collection in Columbus, where modern technology is being used restore and preserve rare movie classics.


The 442s in St. Louis fuse classical music and jazz.

Season 6, Episode 3

Brent Naughton

Cincinnati painter Brent Naughton captures the greatness of sports legends.

Art 360

Art 360 in Portsmouth, Ohio, features an exhibit of art created on ostrich eggs.

Porfirio Gutierrez

California master weaver Porfirio Gutierrez demonstrates ancient Zapotec techniques.

Houston Ballet

The Art Show goes behind the scenes with dancers from the Houston Ballet to learn more about their ballet shoes.

Season 6, Episode 4

Antioch Writers’ Workshop

The Antioch Writers’ Workshop gives us a peek into the Miami Valley’s vibrant creative writing community.

Denny Griffith

Columbus encaustic painter Denny Griffith creates surreal landscapes and biomorphic forms.

Mark Sudduth

Explore the studio of Cleveland glass blower Mark Sudduth.

Season 6, Episode 5

Judith Serling-Sturm

Cincinnati paper artist Judith Serling-Sturm creates one-of-a-kind books.

Shot Tower Gallery

Travel to the Shot Tower Gallery in Columbus for an exhibit that explores the idea of “landmark”.

Liberty Craftworks

Visit the glass shop at Liberty Craftworks in Dearborn, Michigan.

Nathan Meltz

The animation of Troy, New York artist Nathan Meltz combines analog and digital world.

Season 6, Episode 6

Bahar & Reza

Oakwood’s Bahar & Reza create fashion couture inspired by ancient Persian designs for the red carpet and royalty.

a modern twist on the mosaic

Students at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard, Ohio put a modern twist on the mosaic.

Northeast Ohio artists

Travel to Cleveland where a special calendar highlights the work of Northeast Ohio artists.

Richard Feese

Meet Sacramento sculptor Richard Feese who repurposes discarded objects in surprising ways.

Season 6, Episode 7

David Gerena

Self-taught graffiti artist David Gerena returns to his roots.

exhibit of contemporary quilts and textile art

Visit Columbus to check out an exhibit of contemporary quilts and textile art.

Fawzia Khan

Minnesota’s Fawzia Khan makes the leap from practicing medicine to making art.

The Walldogs

The Walldogs paint murals and old-fashioned wall advertisements that transform a small town in Wisconsin.

Season 6, Episode 8

Springfield Museum of Art

The Springfield Museum of Art celebrates 70 years of inspiration and education.

Rick Buchanan

Columbus photographer Rick Buchanan captures the details of nature.

Kim Matthews

Visit the Minneapolis studio of paper sculptor Kim Matthews.

Anna Cohen

Portland, Oregon fashion designer Anna Cohen goes green with sustainable apparel

Season 6, Episode 9


Cincinnati’s cutting-edge performance group concert:nova performs chamber music with a visual twist.

Beck & Orr Bookbinders

Travel to the Columbus shop of Beck & Orr Bookbinders, where precious books have been repaired and restored for more than 100 years.

Craig Mitchell Smith

Self-taught Cleveland artist Craig Mitchell Smith molds glass into three-dimensional shapes.

makes one-of-a-kind mandalas out of candy

Inspired by the Buddhist tradition, Tampa’s makes one-of-a-kind mandalas out of candy.

Season 6, Episode 10

Steve Ziegelmeyer

Cincinnati photographer Steve Ziegelmeyer captures everything from rock concerts and events, to portraits and landscapes.

Larissa Boiwka

Columbus artisan Larissa Boiwka creates a special corset for the PBS series Mercy Street.

Judy Carducci

Visit the studio of Cleveland portrait artist Judy Carducci.

The Listening Room Festival

The Listening Room Festival brings music performances into Tampa living rooms.

Season 6, Episode 11

Ivanka Lempitsky

Russian-born Cincinnati artist Ivanka Lempitsky transforms found objects into fine jewelry.

Robert Buck

Artist Robert Buck reflects on highly-charged American experiences in his solo exhibit in Columbus, States of America.

Berndnaut Smilde

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde teams up with a Colorado scientist to create a rainbow.

Carole Harris

Travel to Detroit to meet fiber artist Carole Harris.

Season 6, Episode 12

Gem City Ballet

Dayton’s Gem City Ballet celebrates 25 years of producing professional dancers.

Virginia Overton

Virginia Overton repurposes discarded marble for a sculpture at the newly renovated Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Aspen Music Festival and School

The Aspen Music Festival and School is a training ground for young classical musicians.

Arizona Opera

Costumes make the leap from idea on the page to reality on the stage at the Arizona Opera.

Season 6, Episode 13

Naysan McIlhargey

The artmaking process of Yellow Springs potter Naysan McIlhargey forges a unique bond.


Composer and performer Eddy Kwon brings music education to the Price Hill neighborhood with MYCincinnati.

Jeremy Johnson

Explore the Covington, Kentucky, studio of fine art taxidermist Jeremy Johnson.