The Art Show

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.

Airs 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.

 

Airs 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/

 

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. 

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.