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.

Season 6 - Episode 9
June 17 at 5:30pm on ThinkTV16

Cincinnati’s cutting-edge performance group concert:nova performs chamber music with a visual twistCincinnati’s cutting-edge performance group concert:nova performs chamber music with a visual twist: http://concertnova.com/.

Travel to the Columbus shop of Beck & Orr Bookbinders, where precious books have been repaired and restored for more than 100 yearsTravel to the Columbus shop of Beck & Orr Bookbinders, where precious books have been repaired and restored for more than 100 years: www.beckandorr.com/.

Self-taught Cleveland artist Craig Mitchell Smith molds glass into three-dimensional shapesSelf-taught Cleveland artist Craig Mitchell Smith molds glass into three-dimensional shapes: www.craigmitchellsmith.com/.

Inspired by the Buddhist tradition, Tampa’s Paula Brett makes one-of-a-kind mandalas out of candyInspired by the Buddhist tradition, Tampa’s Paula Brett makes one-of-a-kind mandalas out of candy: http://paulambrett.com/.

Season 9 - Episode 1
June 24 at 5:30pm on ThinkTV16

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 hopFrom 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: https://www.facebook.com/itsdayogold/

Travel to Cleveland to check out George Bellows’ famous and controversial 1909 boxing painting Stag at Sharkey’sTravel to Cleveland to check out George Bellows’ famous and controversial 1909 boxing painting Stag at Sharkey’s: https://www.clevelandart.org/exhibitions/stag-sharkey%E2%80%99s-george-bellows-and-art-sports

Storm chaser Stephen Locke uses his camera to capture the fury of mother natureStorm chaser Stephen Locke uses his camera to capture the fury of mother nature: http://www.stephenlocke.com

Each summer, Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6x6 exhibition showcases thousands of original, small artworksEach summer, Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6x6 exhibition showcases thousands of original, small artworks: http://roco6x6.org/6x6x2018_intro

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.