The Art Show – Season 7
Season 7, Episode 1
Cincinnati’s Nancy Hopkins creates one-of-a-kind ceramics and sculpture from terracotta earthenware: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHopkinsDesigns/.
The Bodies@Work exhibit in Columbus reveals the creative collaboration between fashion designer Isabel Toledo and artist Ruben Toledo: https://www.columbusmuseum.org/art/bodies-at-work-the-art-of-ruben-and-isabel-toledo/.
Sacramento’s Artisan Mind engages the creative abilities of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia: http://artisanmind.org/.
We travel to Texas to meet the glassmaking couple behind Houston Studio Glass: http://www.houstonstudioglass.com/.
Season 7, Episode 2
Dayton guitar maker Gearld Strickland builds the sound of music: http://www.gstrickland.com/.
Visit the Fantastic Food Garden Mural in Columbus: http://summerjamwest.org/fantasticfoodgarden/.
Houston street photographer Alonzo Williams Jr. steps out of his comfort zone with the Everyday Strangers project: http://www.everydaystrangers.net/.
Dancers in Minnesota share the meaning, history, and ceremonial dress of three unique Native American dances.
Season 7, Episode 3
Cincinnati photographer Tina Gutierrez uses developmental movement to capture the authentic self of her subjects: http://www.tinagutierrezartsphotography.com/.
The ancient game of chess is flourishing all across the city of Columbus: http://www.centralchessclub.com/Site/Home.html.
Music creates a bond of brothers for the vocalists of Detroit’s Vision Male Ensemble.
Season 7, Episode 4
Bradford science-fiction author John Scalzi pens award-winning novels: https://www.scalzi.com/.
Women artists Dare to Be Heard in a powerful exhibit in Columbus.
Cincinnati-native and pottery Richard Aerni works out of his studio in Rochester, New York: http://richardaerni.com/.
Retired Wisconsin art teacher Ramona Audley creates colorful pop sculptures that are 100 percent recycled: http://www.gallery1art.com/Ramona.html.
Season 7, Episode 5
The stunning works of the husband-and-wife team behind Koverman Mosaic are part of the fabric of Cincinnati: http://koverman-mosaic.com/.
Meet the members of the Columbus tap-dance company Movement Afoot: http://movementafoottap.com/.
New Mexico photographer Kirk Gittings finds a sense of presence in abandoned and unpopulated places: http://www.gittingsphoto.com/.
Florida wildlife artist Virginia Fifield creates realistic charcoal portraits: http://virginiafifield.com/.
Season 7, Episode 6
Dayton artist Annie Lee-Zimerle creates playful images with a powerful message: http://www.annieleezimerle.com/.
Check out the free-flowing style of Columbus fashion designer Voszi Douglas: https://www.facebook.com/voszi.douglas.
The Butterfly Project of Houston’s Holocaust Museum connects generations: http://butterflies.hmh.org/.
Season 7, Episode 7
Visit the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce, Ohio: https://www.ohiohistory.org/visit/museum-and-site-locator/national-afro-american-museum.
Woodworker James Mellick crafts a special collection of wounded warrior dogs at his Union County, Ohio workshop: http://jamesmellick.com/home_005.htm.
Travel to Arizona to meet alabaster sculptor Susan Zalkind: http://www.alabaster.net/.
Minnesota artist Kurt Seaberg creates lithographs of mysterious and haunting landscapes: http://www.kurtseaberg.com/.
Season 7, Episode 8
New Carlisle artist Jean Koeller enjoys painting en plein air: http://www.jeankoeller.com/.
Worthington, Ohio’s historic Trondlin fortepiano undergoes a complete restoration: http://worthingtonhistory.org/.
Ensemble Ibérica brings the music of Spain and Portugal to Kansas City audiences: http://www.ensembleiberica.org/.
Minneapolis photographer Sarah Beth Ernhart specializes in modern and unique pet portraits: http://sarahbethphotography.com/.
Season 7, Episode 9
Chase Public brings artists and audiences together in Cincinnati’s Northside: https://www.chasepublic.com/.
Travel to Columbus to meet special-effects makeup artist Janae Smith: http://www.rawartists.org/janaesmithart.
British artist Philip Worthington combines graphic design and technology to create shadow monsters: https://www.mfah.org/exhibitions/shadow-monsters/.
Videographer Thomas Ashcraft documents rare atmospheric phenomena at his New Mexico lab: http://www.heliotown.com/.
Season 7, Episode 10
A conceptual wall drawing by the late Sol LeWitt is reinstalled on the Wright State University campus: https://liberal-arts.wright.edu/art-galleries.
Columbus artist Mandi Caskey brings the spirit animals of Compton Construction employees to life: http://comptonllc.com/spirit-animal-sightings/.
The magic of the midway is celebrated at the Showmen’s Museum near Tampa, Florida: http://showmensmuseum.org/.
California’s Sandra E. Artist uses the human body as the canvas for her walking works of art: http://www.seartiststudio.com/sandra-e-artist.html.
Season 7, Episode 11
Cincinnati woodworker Jeff Vollmer reveals some of the secrets of his puzzle boxes: http://merchantsofmirth.weebly.com/.
A Columbus exhibit of work by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Max Desfor gives us a look back at the Korean War: http://www.ohio.org/events/exhibit-tour-the-forgotten-war-korea-1950-photographs-by-max-desfor.
Travel to New York City for a ride on Jane’s Carousel – a lovingly restored, historic jewel that once called Youngstown, Ohio home: http://janescarousel.com/.
Meet Arizona sculptor Bobby Zokaites, who uses a Roomba robot vacuum as a paint brush: http://www.bobbyzokaites.com/work#/roomba-paintings/.
Season 7, Episode 12
ReImagining Works commissions new, original artwork for branches of the Dayton Metro Library: http://www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/works.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a trip to MMELO Boutique Confections in the Short North Arts District of Columbus: http://www.mmelo.co/.
The one-man show “Bond: A Soldier and His Dog” by Iraq War veteran Logan Black captivates audiences at the Kansas City Fringe Festival: http://fishtanktheater.blogspot.com/2015/09/bond-soldier-and-his-dog-by-logan-black.html.
Season 7, Episode 13
The Pens to Pictures collaborative teaches incarcerated women at Dayton Correctional Institution how to make their own short films, from script to screen: http://www.penstopictures.org/.
Cuban-born Cervilio Amador finds freedom as a principle dancer of the Cincinnati Ballet: https://www.cballet.org/.
Watercolor artist Ken Landon Buck is also an educator who enjoys sharing the lessons he’s learned: http://kenlandonbuck.org/.