The Art Show – Season 9

Season 9, Episode 1

Dayo Gold

From Black to Gold shares the journey of up-and-coming Cincinnati music artist Dayo Gold as he finds his true self through his words, his beats, and the culture of hip hop.

George Bellows

Travel to Cleveland to check out George Bellows’ famous and controversial 1909 boxing painting Stag at Sharkey’s.

Stephen Locke

Storm chaser Stephen Locke uses his camera to capture the fury of mother nature.

Rochester Contemporary Art Center

Each summer, Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6×6 exhibition showcases thousands of original, small artworks.

Season 9, Episode 2

Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center

The Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center opens its doors in downtown Dayton.

American Revolution

Travel to Philadelphia and step back in time with a visit to the Museum of the American Revolution.

Ai Weiwei

Get a sneak peek of Human Flow from filmmaker Ai Weiwei, which illustrates the staggering scale and impact of the refugee crisis.

Season 9, Episode 3

Ahmad Darouich

Newly resettled in Cincinnati with his family, Syrian refugee Ahmad Darouich continues to perfect his craft as a painter.

Drift Mouth

Songwriter Lou Poster of the Columbus band Drift Mouth celebrates the sounds of coal country.

Moira Bateman

Minneapolis visual artist Moira Bateman creates unique sculptural dresses inspired by the natural world.

Jordan Senarens

The paintings of Florida artist Jordan Senarens explore the intersection of math and time.

Season 9, Episode 4

Yvette Walker

Retired Dayton pastor Yvette Walker Dalton returns to her artistic roots.

William Souder

Travel to Minnesota to learn storytelling secrets from renowned biographer William Souder.

Jarrett Mellenbruch

Kansas City artist Jarrett Mellenbruch creates a haven for wild honeybees.

Jared Konopitski

Get acquainted with the ‘sugar rush art’ of Sacramento painter Jared Konopitski.

Season 9, Episode 5

Cincinnati Black Theatre Company

The Cincinnati Black Theatre Company celebrates African American theatre, culture, and history.

Capital City Pipes & Drums

Capital City Pipes & Drums brings the music and dance traditions of the Scottish Highlands to Central Ohio.

Mona Hatoum

The work of London-based conceptual artist Mona Hatoum explores the nature of home.

Dwane Powell

Former Cincinnati Enquirer political cartoonist Dwane Powell looks back on a lifetime of covering the news.

Season 9, Episode 6

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Learn about the unique Casavant Organ inside Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Dayton.

Grohmann Museum

Travel to Milwaukee to check out the ‘Artists at Work’ exhibit at the Grohmann Museum.

Brooke Hill

Orlando student artist Brooke Hill tackles tough topics in her work.

California Art Club

The California Art Club in Pasadena marks over a century of fellowship for traditional fine artists.

Season 9, Episode 7

Erin Beckloff

Erin Beckloff keeps alive the art of letterpress printing.

Doug Swift

The third annual Contemporary Ceramics competition in Zanesville is profiled. Meet artist Doug Swift.

Lighthouse Guild

The Lighthouse Guild in New York is the only community music school in the country for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Season 9, Episode 8

Dr. Catherine Roma

Renowned choir director Dr. Catherine Roma uses music to unite and inspire the incarcerated.

CANVASxDetroit

The innovative CANVASxDetroit arts platform is transforming their community through creative literacy and arts-centric problem solving.

Daniel Arsham

Travel to South Florida a thousand years from now to check out Daniel Arsham’s Welcome to the Future installation.

Gabriela Riveros

Meet young Milwaukee artist Gabriela Riveros, whose colorful illustrations are inspired by her Paraguayan roots.

Season 9, Episode 9

Art for All People

Cincinnati’s Art for All People uses artmaking to bring healing to those in crisis.

humble cottage of writer Edgar Allan Poe

Visit the humble cottage of writer Edgar Allan Poe.

Emma Brandenburg

Travel to Cocoa, FL to meet sixth-grade violinist Emma Brandenburg.

Steve Gompf

Arizona video artist Steve Gompf turns thrift store finds into fictional Victorian-era TV sets.

Season 9, Episode 10

Gay Men’s Chorus

The Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus builds bridges of understanding through music.

Nikos Fyodor Rutkowski

Travel to Columbus to meet Nikos Fyodor Rutkowski, who is both a special-effects artist and a fine art painter.

Pat Mahony

Sacramento artist refuses to let personal challenges stand in the way of her talent or her compulsion to create.

Robin Cass

Artist Robin Cass of Rochester, New York, crafts otherworldly scientific specimens from hot-sculpted glass and metal.

Season 9, Episode 11

Nate Freeland

Nate Freeland of Neusole Glassworks in Cincinnati demonstrates the art of glassblowing.

The Messenger Wall

Visit The Messenger Wall, a sculptural mural in the Short North Arts District of Columbus.

Gadu Doushin

Minneapolis dancer Gadu Doushin performs Butoh, an avant-garde Japanese art form.

Season 9, Episode 12

Mohammed Hanif Esmaty

Newly-resettled in Dayton, refugee artist Mohammed Hanif Esmaty paints images of his Afghan homeland from memory.

Laura Leigh Lanchantin

Abstract landscape painter Laura Leigh Lanchantin works en plein air in the Catskill Mountains.

Unsung Heroes Living History Project

Learn about the Unsung Heroes Living History Project in Sacramento, which honors the service of African American military veterans.

323D Army Band

Meet the soldier musicians of the 323D Army Band at historic Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

Season 9, Episode 13

S.O.S. (Save Our Souls) Art Cincinnati

S.O.S. (Save Our Souls) Art Cincinnati promotes art as a vehicle for peace, justice and a better world.

Jon Barlow Hudson

Yellow Springs sculptor Jon Barlow Hudson creates public art on a monumental scale.

music therapy

Behavioral health centers in Southwest Ohio are embracing music therapy as a tool in addiction treatment and recovery.