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.

August 2: This episode features...

Gary Hovey sculpts using stainless steel forks, knives and spoonsGary Hovey sculpts using stainless steel forks, knives and spoons. http://www.hoveyware.com/

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is developing the next generation of theatre goersThe Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is developing the next generation of theatre goers http://www.thechildrenstheatre.com/

Poet Carlos Contreras shares how self-reflection can lead to positive changePoet Carlos Contreras shares how self-reflection can lead to positive change http://theartofcarloscontreras.blogspot.com/

The Ohio Star Ball, the largest ballroom dance competition in the worldThe Ohio Star Ball, the largest ballroom dance competition in the world http://www.ohiostarball.com/

 

The Art Show will be pre-empted August 9 through 16.  The series will return on August 23.

Are you an artist or know an artist with an interesting story?  Pitch it to us!  Contact us here (link to email TheArtshow@thinktv.org).  Please include your contact information and links to performances or art samples online.

 

 

Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District

The Art Show has been made possible thanks to the

Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District. 

Rodney Veal, an independent choreographer and interdisciplinary artist, serves as adjunct faculity for Stivers School of the Performing Arts, Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a B.S in Political Science and Visual Arts and The Ohio State University with an MFA in Choreography. Rodney currently serves on the board of trustees of Ohio Dance and as chair of the Blue Sky Project. He is the recipient of several MCACD grants and fellowships. Several of his works have been performed as part of the Ohio Dance Festival. He was one of five artists chose nationwide to participate in the blue Sky Dayton Project Artist in Residency Program held in collaboration with the University of Dayton.