The Art Show – Season 8

Season 8, Episode 1

New York native and Richmond graffiti artist David Gerena

BLINK transforms downtown Cincinnati with light displays and interactive exhibits.

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Jason Harrelson

Portraits by photographer Tariq Tarey introduce Columbus residents to their new Bhutanese-Nepali neighbors.

Columbus photographer Jenny Fine

Rochester, New York artist Andrea Durfee finds inspiration in ancient mythology.

The public street art in one Houston neighborhood

Travel to Detroit to meet world champion ice sculptor Tajana Raukar.

Season 8, Episode 2

Centerville artist Virginia Krause Hess

Centerville musician Jim “The Guitar Man” McCutcheon is celebrated for his work in arts education.

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Hip Hop artist Marcus Harrison

The layered wood-cut sculptures of Gahanna artist Patrick Wayner offer a fresh take on taxidermy.

Houston-based photographer Syd Moen

Los Angeles photographer Ian Ruhter converts a delivery truck into a giant camera.

Season 8, Episode 3

Dayton Film Maker David Sherman and Songwriter Sandy Bashaw

Master of freehand pinstriping Jim “Dauber” Farr has painted custom vehicles for over 40 years.

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Columbus artist Amy Leibrand

Sarah Oppenheimer designs site specific interactive sculpture for the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus.

Houston-based photographer Syd Moen

The joy of performing brings together the talented musicians of Los Angeles ensemble Cuba L.A.

Houston-based photographer Syd Moen

Travel to Houston to meet silhouette artist Cindi Harwood Rose.

Season 8, Episode 4

Art Street at the University of Dayton

Dayton social entrepreneur Lauren White of Indigo Life Media is using story to change how we look at addiction.

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The Max Beckmann Exhibition at the St. Louis Art Museum

Based out of Hilliard, Ohio, Jamie Hevener’s Sew Kart offers mobile sewing classes.

Albert Ewing's 'Hidden Mothers' photography

Graceful phoenix sculptures by Chinese artist Xu Bing take flight in New York City’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.

Longline Skateboards

Learn about the appraisal process from professional certified appraiser Barbara Eash.

Season 8, Episode 5

North South Studios in Wilmington

The creative team of Such and Such brings a fun and inventive approach to design.

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Mixed media artist and sculptor Amanda Louise Spayd

Ashland, Ohio metalsmith Barry Wheeler forges whimsical metal sculptures.

Contemporary artist Quang Ho and his exhibition at the Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale

Travel to California to meet plein air landscape painter Phyllis Shafer.

Season 8, Episode 6

Dayton Art Institute

Centerville photographer Derry Cox uses a variety of tools to craft unique images that fuse mathematics and art.

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Ceramic artist Sara Swink

Self-taught Detroit sculptor Austen Brantley finds his passion.

The copper kettle factory D. Picking Company

The Philippine Performing Arts Company in Tampa, Florida keeps traditions alive through costume, music, and dance.

Season 8, Episode 7

Dayton's Zoot Theatre Company

James Beard-nominated chef José Salazar showcases his Colombian heritage at Mita’s Restaurant and Bar in Cincinnati.

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Columbus Artist and Doll Maker Amber Groome

Students from the Ohio State University’s theatre department mark the entry of the U.S. into World War I a century ago with a powerful memorial.

The Wonderbound Dance Studio in Denver, Colorado

Detroit Tap Repertory shares their passion for tap dancing.

Fine arts photographer Craig Royal

San Antonio Sound Garden provides a collaborative performance space for musicians, producers, and entrepreneurs.

Season 8, Episode 8

Sierra Leone

Dayton artist Frances M. Turner crafts dolls entirely from scratch using found materials and textiles.

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Crystal Creek Glass

Travel to Columbus to check out modern and contemporary artworks from India at the Pizzuti Collection.

Strand Theatre in Delware, Ohio

Visit the studio of Rochester, NY screen print artist Heather Swenson.

Fenix Drum and Dance Company

Minneapolis illustrator Chuck U creates wildly imaginative alternate realities populated by animals and robots.

Season 8, Episode 9

Dayton Watercolorist Peter Frederick

The Kennedy Heights Art Center in Cincinnati provides a wide range of arts and cultural programs to area residents.

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Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky

Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Mike Peters brings a lifetime of real-world experiences to both his political cartoons and his comic strip Mother Goose and Grimm.

Animator Seth Mittag

Travel to Minneapolis to check out the haute couture millinery of Hong Kong native Karen Morris.

Season 8, Episode 10

The Rubi Girls

The colorful collages of Dayton artist Marsha Monroe Pippenger combine painting, drawing, sculpture, and assemblage.

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Penny scale collector Christopher Steele

Elaina Hernandez shares her passion for Mexican folkloric dance with the youth of Toledo, Ohio.

Kit home designer Brett Zamore

Local artists take over downtown streets each May at the Reno Sculpture Festival.

Season 8, Episode 11

Dayton Fiber artist Jackie Weatherly

Keith Neltner crafts artisan product design from his workshop in rural Camp Springs, Kentucky.

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Artist and Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Bluffton University Phil Sugden

Visit Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, where the outdoor sculpture exhibit Origami in the Garden captures delicate folded paper designs in metal.

New Mexico Arts Studio Axle Contemporary

The paintings and wood carvings of Santa Fe, New Mexico santera Marie Romero Cash push the boundaries of folk art.

Season 8, Episode 12

Rock balancer and installation artist Sterling Gregory

The Weaver’s Guild of Greater Cincinnati preserves the ancient heritage of fiber arts through education and creativity.

Artist Charlotte McGraw

The Columbus Museum of Art surveys the remarkable work of American Surrealist artist Honoré Sharrer.

A California neighborhood turning dumpsters into canvases

Sacramento musician Sean Royal uses nontraditional materials to create unique works of art.

The works of Norman Rockwell

Travel to Reno, Nevada, where Michelle Lassaline combines painting, performance, and mask-making to inspire childlike wonder.

Season 8, Episode 13

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

Ballet Moves offers classes to Cincinnati children and young adults with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.

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Cleveland woodworker Jon Hill

Troy artist Kyleen Greene repurposes books into eye-catching paper sculpture.

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Designer Kenji Kondo

Travel to Loveland to check out the collectibles and oddities on display at Memento Mori.