The Art Show

Southwest Ohio is home to strong, vibrant, and thriving arts and cultural communities. The Art Show takes a look at the artists and the art scene in and around Cincinnati and Dayton. The weekly award-winning series features profiles from the worlds of art, music, dance, and theater in our corner of Ohio, along with cultural highlights from across the nation.

The Art Show is broadcast Sunday afternoons at 5:30pm on ThinkTV16 and ThinkTV16HD.

Aired May 21 at 5:30pm on ThinkTV16
Season 6 - Episode 11

Russian-born Cincinnati artist Ivanka Lempitsky transforms found objects into fine jewelryRussian-born Cincinnati artist Ivanka Lempitsky transforms found objects into fine jewelry: https://www.facebook.com/ArtistIvanka/.

Artist Robert Buck reflects on highly-charged American experiences in his solo exhibit in Columbus, States of AmericaArtist Robert Buck reflects on highly-charged American experiences in his solo exhibit in Columbus, States of America: https://pizzuticollection.org/exhibition/robert-beck-robert-buck-states-of-america/.

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde teams up with a Colorado scientist to create a rainbow

Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde teams up with a Colorado scientist to create a rainbow: http://www.berndnaut.nl/.

Travel to Detroit to meet fiber artist Carole HarrisTravel to Detroit to meet fiber artist Carole Harris: http://www.charris-design.com/.

Airs May 28 at 5:30pm on ThinkTV16
Season 6 - Episode 12

Dayton’s Gem City Ballet celebrates 25 years of producing professional dancersDayton’s Gem City Ballet celebrates 25 years of producing professional dancers: gemcityballet.org/.

Virginia Overton repurposes discarded marble for a sculpture at the newly renovated Columbus Metropolitan LibraryVirginia Overton repurposes discarded marble for a sculpture at the newly renovated Columbus Metropolitan Library: whitecube.com/news/virginia_overton_commission
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The Aspen Music Festival and School is a training ground for young classical musiciansThe Aspen Music Festival and School is a training ground for young classical musicians: aspenmusicfestival.com/.

Costumes make the leap from idea on the page to reality on the stage at the Arizona OperaCostumes make the leap from idea on the page to reality on the stage at the Arizona Opera: azopera.org/.

Are you an artist or know an artist with an interesting story?  Pitch it to us!  Contact us here.  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. 

On Air

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 chosen nationwide to participate in the blue Sky Dayton Project Artist in Residency Program held in collaboration with the University of Dayton.