The Art Show

The Art Show

Art Show Host & More

The greater Dayton area is home to a strong, vibrant and thriving arts and cultural community.  The Art Show takes a look at the artists and the art scene in and around Dayton. The weekly series presents profiles and features from the worlds of music, theater, dance and art in the Miami Valley along with national arts and cultural highlights.
The Art Show is broadcast Sunday afternoons at 5pm on ThinkTV16 and ThinkTV16HD.
Are you an artist or know an artist with an interesting story?  Pitch it to us!  Contact us here (link to email  Please include your contact information and links to performances or art samples online.

The Art Show September 2014

Sunday, Sept. 7

Dayton Comic book illustrator Bruce O. Hughes didn’t let a few rejection letters dissuade him from the business.  Ohio musician Tony Ellis showcases the versatility of the banjo and the photographs of Heimrad Backer are on exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. They document the remnants of Nazism and the Holocaust.


Sunday, September 14

Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson combines natural elements, decorative patterns, and untraditional paint choices to create her detailed narrative paintings.  Dayton Philharmonic conductor Neal Gittleman is a recipient of the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts in Ohio, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum in Columbus has led the country in recognizing and promoting cartoons as important cultural artifacts and the stunning blown-glass artwork of Dale Chihuly is on display in Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden.


Sunday, September 21

Now living in Ohio and performing at SunWatch Indian Village, Native American traditional artist Raymond Anthony Roach grew up on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, where he learned the traditional ways and ceremonies of the Lakota people.  From the first meetings of its founders in the fall of 1960, Dayton Opera has enriched the cultural life of the Miami Valley. For Las Vegas painter & illustrator Joseph Watson, creating works that engage, entertain and put forth a positive message is the highest form of art and Designer Heidi Kambitsch collaborates with the Columbus Museum of Art to create a whimsical space in which both children and adults are invited to play dress-up.

Check back soon for our October schedule.

Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District
The Art Show has been made possible thanks to the
Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District.