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The Art Show

Our local arts program – The Art Show – presents profiles and features from the worlds of music, theater, dance and art in the Miami Valley along with national arts and cultural highlights. See who we’ve featured so far this season.

Aired November 20 on ThinkTV16

Doug Benedict uses salvaged steel to create a new sculpture for the Vandalia Art Park during Heavy Metal Remix: http://vandaliaohio.org/recreation/parks/art-park/. Doug Benedict uses salvaged steel to create a new sculpture for the Vandalia Art Park during Heavy Metal Remix: http://vandaliaohio.org/recreation/parks/art-park/

The elegant sculptures of Columbus artist Yasue Sakaoka expand on traditional Japanese origami: http://www.ohiofolkarts.org/yasue-sakaoka/.The elegant sculptures of Columbus artist Yasue Sakaoka expand on traditional Japanese origami: http://www.ohiofolkarts.org/yasue-sakaoka/.

Dayton artist Colleen McCulla shares her daily practice of creating and posting to social media a new collage each day: http://www.colleenmcculla.com/.Dayton artist Colleen McCulla shares her daily practice of creating and posting to social media a new collage each day: http://www.colleenmcculla.com/.

 

Aired November 13 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 11

Take a sneak peek behind scenes of the Muse Machine in Downtown DaytonTake a sneak peek behind scenes of the Muse Machine in Downtown Dayton: http://musemachine.com/

Find out what it takes to be a member of the Righteous Mothers Bicycle Club in Columbus.Find out what it takes to be a member of the Righteous Mothers Bicycle Club in Columbus.

Check out timeless pieces by Maisha Bahati on the catwalkCheck out timeless pieces by Maisha Bahati on the catwalk: http://maishabahati.com/

An urban space in Tampa is reimagined to bring out the kid in all of usAn urban space in Tampa is reimagined to bring out the kid in all of us: http://www.theurbanconga.com/

 

Aired November 6 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 10

Dayton art instructor Clara Coleman helps aspiring artists connect through education, public outreach, and collaborative projectsDayton art instructor Clara Coleman helps aspiring artists connect through education, public outreach, and collaborative projects: https://www.facebook.com/claracolemanart/ 

Allen Conrad from Rockbridge uses chainsaws and fire to create unique, one-of-a-kind wooden sculptures.Allen Conrad from Rockbridge uses chainsaws and fire to create unique, one-of-a-kind wooden sculptures.

Artist Charlotte Kruk turns trash into high designArtist Charlotte Kruk turns trash into high design: http://www.kruktart.com/

Visit the Alice Austen house in Staten Island, New York where the passage of time is captured on filmVisit the Alice Austen house in Staten Island, New York where the passage of time is captured on film: http://aliceausten.org/

 

Aired October 30 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 9​

Kettering artist Terry Welker works to understand and extend the language of mobiles by animating form, space, and surface with motionKettering artist Terry Welker works to understand and extend the language of mobiles by animating form, space, and surface with motion: http://www.welkerstudio.com/ 

Self-taught illustrator Malcolm J picks up a pencil once more after years of struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues.Self-taught illustrator Malcolm J picks up a pencil once more after years of struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Take a look at what first inspired film luminary David LynchTake a look at what first inspired film luminary David Lynch: http://davidlynch.com/

Witness cutting-edge art as it’s created at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center in Troy, New YorkWitness cutting-edge art as it’s created at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center in Troy, New York: http://empac.rpi.edu/

 

Aired October 23 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 8​

Redesigning Moby Dick sparks Matt Kish's career in illustrationRedesigning Moby Dick sparks Matt Kish's career in illustration: www.spudd64.com

Mary Ann Crago's passion is making sculptures out of found items from flea markets and antique storesMary Ann Crago's passion is making sculptures out of found items from flea markets and antique stores: www.maryanncrago.com

Musicians flock to the Las Vegas strip for a late night improv session called Funk JamMusicians flock to the Las Vegas strip for a late night improv session called Funk Jam: www.thefunkjam.com

Denver's Women + Film festival showcases the voices and perspectives of womenDenver's Women + Film festival showcases the voices and perspectives of women: womenplusfilm.org/

 

Aired October 16 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 7​

Jazz pianist Khalid Moss takes a trip down memory laneJazz pianist Khalid Moss takes a trip down memory lane. 

Abstract artist Todd Camp tells the secrets behind his workAbstract artist Todd Camp tells the secrets behind his work: http://www.toddcampart.com

Designer Rebecca Vizard transforms antique textiles in her Louisiana studioDesigner Rebecca Vizard transforms antique textiles in her Louisiana studio: http://bviz.com

Photographer Steve Sabella focuses a lens on his heritagePhotographer Steve Sabella focuses a lens on his heritage: http://stevesabella.com

 

Aired October 9 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 6​

University of Dayton graduate, John Engelhardt, captures powerful images of horses and their caregiversUniversity of Dayton graduate, John Engelhardt, captures powerful images of horses and their caregivers 

Ohio Heritage Fellow, Weichih Rosa Lee, gives a glimpse of her journey to becoming a musician and educator

Ohio Heritage Fellow, Weichih Rosa Lee, gives a glimpse of her journey to becoming a musician and educator: http://www.ohiofolkarts.org/programs/ohio-heritage-fellowship/

Teenager, Amir Taghi, shines on the catwalkTeenager, Amir Taghi, shines on the catwalk: http://www.amirtaghi.com/

Florida chalk artists take to the streetsFlorida chalk artists take to the streets: http://www.floridachalkartists.org/

 

Aired October 2 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 5​

Identical twin collaborative artists Kyle and Kelly Phelps’ work encompasses the creation of traditional ceramic, sculpture, and mixed media artIdentical twin collaborative artists Kyle and Kelly Phelps’ work encompasses the creation of traditional ceramic, sculpture, and mixed media art: http://www.affrilachianartistproject.com/our-artists/kyle-and-kelly-phelps/

The Rubi Girls and their fundraising workThe Rubi Girls and their fundraising work: https://www.facebook.com/rubigirls

Baker turned blues artist Wallace ColemanBaker turned blues artist Wallace Coleman: http://www.wallacecoleman.com/

 

Aired September 25 on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 4

Tom Watson, an artist whose work reflects on his stroke and recoveryTom Watson, an artist whose work reflects on his stroke and recovery: www.facebook.com/tomwatson3rd.art

A partnership between the SITI Company in New York and a visual artist Ann Hamilton

A partnership between the SITI Company in New York and a visual artist Ann Hamilton: http://siti.org/

Architectural artist Pete Molick and his use of dronesArchitectural artist Pete Molick and his use of drones: http://www.petermolick.com/

Florida silk painter Pamela GloseFlorida silk painter Pamela Glose: www.mysilkart.com

 

Aired September 18 on ThinkTV16 
Season 4 - Episode 3

Award-winning graphic design and visual communications artist Amy DealAward-winning graphic design and visual communications artist Amy Deal: www.amydeal.com

Humanitarian photojournalist Laura Watilo BlakeHumanitarian photojournalist Laura Watilo Blake: www.farflunggallery.com

Landscape painter Robert ButlerLandscape painter Robert Butler: www.RobertButler.com

Mural artist Andrew SpearMural artist Andrew Spear: http://spearlife.com

 

Aired August 21 on ThinkTV16
Encore Season 5 Episode 7

Tiffany Clark creates murals to revitalize and heal Dayton neighborhoodsTiffany Clark creates murals to revitalize and heal Dayton neighborhoods: https://www.facebook.com/The-Mural-Machine-852966551480808

Columbus photographer Nick Reichard travels the Appalachian TrailColumbus photographer Nick Reichard travels the Appalachian Trail: http://www.nickclicks.com/

Travel to Houston to sample the handmade frozen desserts at GelazziTravel to Houston to sample the handmade frozen desserts at Gelazzi: http://www.gelazzi.com/

The cut paper art of New Mexico’s Catalina Delgado-Trunk reflects her heritageThe cut paper art of New Mexico’s Catalina Delgado-Trunk reflects her heritage: http://www.calaca-arts.com/

 

Aired August 14 on ThinkTV16

The founders of Pecha Kucha Dayton give us the scoop on their community show-and-tell events The founders of PechaKucha Dayton give us the scoop on their community show-and-tell events: https://www.facebook.com/pkdayton/.

Cleveland’s Baba Jubal Harris is a third-generation pioneer of African drum making in the United StatesCleveland’s Baba Jubal Harris is a third-generation pioneer of African drum making in the United States: http://www.oaae.net/en/resources/educator/artists-in-schools-directory?artist=52.

Visit the new wing of the Columbus Museum of ArtVisit the new wing of the Columbus Museum of Art: https://www.columbusmuseum.org/.

PlatteForum connects artists with at-risk youth in DenverPlatteForum connects artists with at-risk youth in Denver: http://platteforum.org/.

 

Aired August 7 on ThinkTV16

Lora Van Lear designs custom couture in her Miamisburg shopLora Van Lear designs custom couture in her Miamisburg shop: http://www.vanlearbridals.com/

Cincinnati’s Kanniks Kannikeswaran shares his love of the classical music traditions of IndiaCincinnati’s Kanniks Kannikeswaran shares his love of the classical music traditions of India: http://www.kanniks.com/

Las Vegas master ceramicist Tom Coleman brings his work to a Columbus galleryLas Vegas master ceramicist Tom Coleman brings his work to a Columbus gallery: http://tomandelainecolemangallery.com/tom-coleman.html

Houston’s Kim Ritter stitches whimsical art quiltsHouston’s Kim Ritter stitches whimsical art quilts: http://www.kimritter.com/

 

Aired July 31 on ThinkTV16

The charcoal drawings of Dayton artist James Pate ignite a call to action. The charcoal drawings of Dayton artist James Pate ignite a call to action.

Retired Columbus businessman EJ Jones gives thrift store sweaters a new life.Retired Columbus businessman EJ Jones gives thrift store sweaters a new life.

Detroit metalsmith Christine Bossler forges wearable artDetroit metalsmith Christine Bossler forges wearable art: http://christinebossler.com/.

The performers of the Houston Metropolitan Dance Center share their passionThe performers of the Houston Metropolitan Dance Center share their passion: http://www.metdance.org/#main.

 

Aired July 24 on ThinkTV16

Dayton artist Craig Galentine fabricates custom kokeshi dollsDayton artist Craig Galentine fabricates custom kokeshi dolls: https://www.etsy.com/shop/temple7e

Charlotte Belland prints a herd of miniature 3D zebras in ColumbusCharlotte Belland prints a herd of miniature 3D zebras in Columbus: http://www.bellandpixel.com/

Check out what’s on the runway with Sacramento fashion photographer Mark GunterCheck out what’s on the runway with Sacramento fashion photographer Mark Gunter: https://www.facebook.com/Mark-G-Photography-362485830442054/

Travel to The Rockwell Museum in Corning, New York to get immersed in the art of the American WestTravel to The Rockwell Museum in Corning, New York to get immersed in the art of the American West: http://rockwellmuseum.org/

 

Aired July 17 on ThinkTV16

Dayton choreographer Crystal Michelle shares her love of dance and takes us behind the scenes of her show The Descent of This Water: Rain.

Dayton choreographer Crystal Michelle shares her love of dance and takes us behind the scenes of her show The Descent of This Water: Rain. Learn more: https://cmichelledance.wordpress.com/about/

The paintings of upstate New York artist Barbara Page provide an unusual look at the natural worldThe paintings of upstate New York artist Barbara Page provide an unusual look at the natural world: http://www.barbarapagestudio.com/BPS/

New Mexico’s Nic Nicosia creates rich narratives in his staged photographsNew Mexico’s Nic Nicosia creates rich narratives in his staged photographs: http://www.nicnicosia.com/

 

Aired July 10 on ThinkTV16

Tiffany Clark creates murals to revitalize and heal Dayton neighborhoodsTiffany Clark creates murals to revitalize and heal Dayton neighborhoods: https://www.facebook.com/The-Mural-Machine-852966551480808

Columbus photographer Nick Reichard travels the Appalachian TrailColumbus photographer Nick Reichard travels the Appalachian Trail: http://www.nickclicks.com/

Travel to Houston to sample the handmade frozen desserts at GelazziTravel to Houston to sample the handmade frozen desserts at Gelazzi: http://www.gelazzi.com/

The cut paper art of New Mexico’s Catalina Delgado-Trunk reflects her heritageThe cut paper art of New Mexico’s Catalina Delgado-Trunk reflects her heritage: http://www.calaca-arts.com/

 

Aired July 3 on ThinkTV16

Photographer Bill Franz documents Dayton at work and play

Photographer Bill Franz documents Dayton at work and play. https://www.facebook.com/DaytonAtWorkAndPlay/

Couture fashion designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart works exclusively with sustainable materials in ColumbusCouture fashion designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart works exclusively with sustainable materials in Columbus: http://malvarstewart.com/index.html

Orlando interpreter Angela Roth brings American Sign Language front and centerOrlando interpreter Angela Roth brings American Sign Language front and center: http://aslservices.com/show-theater-creativecruises/

Sacramento’s Robyn Slakey brings sweet treats to unexpected placesSacramento’s Robyn Slakey brings sweet treats to unexpected places: https://www.facebook.com/robyn.s.artist

Houston painter Michael Roque-Collins inherits an artistic legacyHouston painter Michael Roque-Collins inherits an artistic legacy: http://www.michaelroquecollins.net/Home.html

 

Aired June 26 on ThinkTV16

The Victoria Theatre celebrates 150 years of arts performancesThe Victoria Theatre celebrates 150 years of arts performances: https://www.victoriatheatre.com/venues/victoria-theatre/vic-150/

Art collector Blake Byrne celebrates his 80th birthday with a special traveling exhibitArt collector Blake Byrne celebrates his 80th birthday with a special traveling exhibit: http://theskylarkfoundation.org/#open-end-exhibition-preview

Food photographer Grace Natoli Sheldon creates kitchen art in WisconsinFood photographer Grace Natoli Sheldon creates kitchen art in Wisconsin: http://www.gnsphoto.com/

The Toytisserie exhibit in Kansas City features numerous new and vintage toysThe Toytisserie exhibit in Kansas City features numerous new and vintage toys: http://toyandminiaturemuseum.org/

 

Aired June 19 on ThinkTV16

Arts educator Joe Deer inspires tomorrow’s stars of the stage at Wright State UniversityArts educator Joe Deer inspires tomorrow’s stars of the stage at Wright State University: https://www.facebook.com/MTIatWSU

Columbus musician Wolfgang Parker creates children’s books starring crime-fighting catsColumbus musician Wolfgang Parker creates children’s books starring crime-fighting cats: http://crimecatsbooks.com/

Houston architect Sherry Tseng Hill crafts colorful masks from discarded packagingHouston architect Sherry Tseng Hill crafts colorful masks from discarded packaging: http://www.sherrytsenghill.com/

The Central Florida performers of Radiant Illusions play with fireThe Central Florida performers of Radiant Illusions play with fire: http://www.radiantillusions.com/

Art comes together piece by piece for Sacramento collage artist Maureen HoodArt comes together piece by piece for Sacramento collage artist Maureen Hood: http://www.maureenhood.com/

 

Aired on May 22nd on ThinkTV16

Dayton’s Willis “Bing” Davis uses the arts to spark dialogue and build communityDayton’s Willis “Bing” Davis uses the arts to spark dialogue and build community: http://www.daytoncvb.com/listings/willis-bing-davis-studio-and-ebonnia-gallery/436/

Columbus artist Marc Lincewicz creates dream-like pen and ink drawingsColumbus artist Marc Lincewicz creates dream-like pen and ink drawings: http://marclincewicz.com/home.html

Art spans the generations in Continuance from father to son in Colorado SpringsArt spans the generations in Continuance from father to son in Colorado Springs: http://www.csfineartscenter.org/exhibits/continuance-charles-and-collin-parson/

The Barber Lounge Unplugged in Albany, New YorkThe Barber Lounge Unplugged in Albany, New York: https://www.facebook.com/MJBarberLounge/

 

Aired on May 15th on ThinkTV16

A long-vacant Dayton home is transformed into The Blue House Gallery and StudiosA long-vacant Dayton home is transformed into The Blue House Gallery and Studios: http://thebluehousearts.com/

Hilliard’s Toni Lipsey shares her love of crochetingHilliard’s Toni Lipsey shares her love of crocheting: http://www.tlyarncrafts.com/

Master baristas at Buddy Brew Coffee in Tampa demonstrate the art of the perfect cupMaster baristas at Buddy Brew Coffee in Tampa demonstrate the art of the perfect cup: https://www.buddybrew.com/

Houston jewelry designer Jera Lodge creates wearable sculptureHouston jewelry designer Jera Lodge creates wearable sculpture: http://www.jeralodge.com/

 

Aired on May 8th on ThinkTV16

An Art-o-mat vending machine lands in DaytonAn Art-o-mat vending machine lands in Dayton: http://www.artomat.org/

Columbus blacksmith John King shares the art of an ancient tradeColumbus blacksmith John King shares the art of an ancient trade: https://www.ohiohistory.org/visit/ohio-village

Miami’s Live In Color Dance Collective spreads the funkMiami’s Live In Color Dance Collective spreads the funk: https://www.facebook.com/liveincolordancecollective

Hot Mama’s Cakes in Sacramento is taking cake decorating to a new tierHot Mama’s Cakes in Sacramento is taking cake decorating to a new tier: http://www.hotmamascakes.net/

Buddhist monks create a sand mandala in Houston. Buddhist monks create a sand mandala in Houston.

 

Aired on May 1st on ThinkTV16
Season 4 - Episode 13

See how the Rosewood Arts Centre enriches lives through creativity and the artsSee how the Rosewood Arts Centre enriches lives through creativity and the arts: http://www.playkettering.org/rosewood/

Devon PalmerDevon Palmer exhibits his craft inside his Columbus woodshop: http://www.devonpalmer.com/

Bush-Holley HouseTravel back to the golden age of American art at the Bush-Holley House: http://www.hstg.org/bh_history

Orlando Aerial ArtsMeet Florida artists of the silk as they soar overhead with graceful movements: http://www.orlandoaerialarts.com/

 

Rodney Veal - Host of The Art Show


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.