The Art Show – Season 8
Season 8, Episode 1
BLINK transforms downtown Cincinnati with light displays and interactive exhibits: http://www.blinkcincinnati.com/.
Portraits by photographer Tariq Tarey introduce Columbus residents to their new Bhutanese-Nepali neighbors: http://www.tariqtarey.com/neighbors.
Rochester, New York artist Andrea Durfee finds inspiration in ancient mythology: http://www.andreadurfee.com/.
Travel to Detroit to meet world champion ice sculptor Tajana Raukar: http://ice-sculptures.net/.
Season 8, Episode 2
Centerville musician Jim “The Guitar Man” McCutcheon is celebrated for his work in arts education: http://jim.mccutcheon.biz.
The layered wood-cut sculptures of Gahanna artist Patrick Wayner offer a fresh take on taxidermy: http://www.instagram.com/paintedpatch/.
Los Angeles photographer Ian Ruhter converts a delivery truck into a giant camera: http://www.ianruhter.com.
Season 8, Episode 3
Master of freehand pinstriping Jim “Dauber” Farr has painted custom vehicles for over 40 years: http://www.cincyifaf.com/Jim%20Farr%20Dauber.htm.
Sarah Oppenheimer designs site specific interactive sculpture for the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus: https://wexarts.org/exhibitions/sarah-oppenheimer-s-337473.
The joy of performing brings together the talented musicians of Los Angeles ensemble Cuba L.A.
Travel to Houston to meet silhouette artist Cindi Harwood Rose: http://silhouettesbycindi.com/.
Season 8, Episode 4
Dayton social entrepreneur Lauren White of Indigo Life Media is using story to change how we look at addiction: https://ryanhampton.org/voices/.
Based out of Hilliard, Ohio, Jamie Hevener’s Sew Kart offers mobile sewing classes: http://www.sewkart.com/.
Graceful phoenix sculptures by Chinese artist Xu Bing take flight in New York City’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine: https://www.stjohndivine.org/visit/calendar/events/art/10643/on-view-phoenix-xu-bing-at-the-cathedral.
Learn about the appraisal process from professional certified appraiser Barbara Eash.
Season 8, Episode 5
The creative team of Such and Such brings a fun and inventive approach to design: http://www.suchandsuchsite.com/.
Ashland, Ohio metalsmith Barry Wheeler forges whimsical metal sculptures: http://www.ohiofolkarts.org/barry-wheeler/.
Travel to California to meet plein air landscape painter Phyllis Shafer: http://www.phyllisshafer.com/.
Season 8, Episode 6
Centerville photographer Derry Cox uses a variety of tools to craft unique images that fuse mathematics and art: http://www.derrycoxphotography.com/.
Self-taught Detroit sculptor Austen Brantley finds his passion: https://www.austenbrantleysculpture.com/.
The Philippine Performing Arts Company in Tampa, Florida keeps traditions alive through costume, music, and dance: http://ppacflorida.org/.
Season 8, Episode 7
James Beard-nominated chef José Salazar showcases his Colombian heritage at Mita’s Restaurant and Bar in Cincinnati: http://mitas.co/
Students from the Ohio State University’s theatre department mark the entry of the U.S. into World War I a century ago with a powerful memorial: https://theatre.osu.edu/events/silent-soldiers-memorial
Detroit Tap Repertory shares their passion for tap dancing: https://www.facebook.com/detroittaprep/
San Antonio Sound Garden provides a collaborative performance space for musicians, producers, and entrepreneurs: https://www.sasoundgarden.org/
Season 8, Episode 8
Dayton artist Frances M. Turner crafts dolls entirely from scratch using found materials and textiles.
Travel to Columbus to check out modern and contemporary artworks from India at the Pizzuti Collection; https://www.pizzuticollection.org/visions-from-india/.
Visit the studio of Rochester, NY screen print artist Heather Swenson; http://heatherswenson.com/.
Minneapolis illustrator Chuck U creates wildly imaginative alternate realities populated by animals and robots; https://www.chucku.com/Chuck_U.html.
Season 8, Episode 9
The Kennedy Heights Art Center in Cincinnati provides a wide range of arts and cultural programs to area residents: http://kennedyarts.org/.
Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Mike Peters brings a lifetime of real-world experiences to both his political cartoons and his comic strip Mother Goose and Grimm: http://www.grimmy.com/.
Travel to Minneapolis to check out the haute couture millinery of Hong Kong native Karen Morris: https://kmhats.com/.
Season 8, Episode 10
The colorful collages of Dayton artist Marsha Monroe Pippenger combine painting, drawing, sculpture, and assemblage: https://pippengerart.com/.
Elaina Hernandez shares her passion for Mexican folkloric dance with the youth of Toledo, Ohio: http://www.elcorazondemexicodance.com/.
Local artists take over downtown streets each May at the Reno Sculpture Festival: http://renosculpturefest.com/.
Season 8, Episode 11
Keith Neltner crafts artisan product design from his workshop in rural Camp Springs, Kentucky: http://www.neltnersmallbatch.com/.
Visit Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, where the outdoor sculpture exhibit Origami in the Garden captures delicate folded paper designs in metal: https://origamiinthegarden.com/.
The paintings and wood carvings of Santa Fe, New Mexico santera Marie Romero Cash push the boundaries of folk art: http://sacredartpilgrim.com/collection/view/47.
Season 8, Episode 12
The Weaver’s Guild of Greater Cincinnati preserves the ancient heritage of fiber arts through education and creativity: http://www.weaversguildcincinnati.org/.
The Columbus Museum of Art surveys the remarkable work of American Surrealist artist Honoré Sharrer: http://www.columbusmuseum.org/a-dangerous-woman-subversion-and-surrealism-in-the-art-of-honore-sharrer/.
Sacramento musician Sean Royal uses nontraditional materials to create unique works of art: http://seanroyalart.com/.
Travel to Reno, Nevada, where Michelle Lassaline combines painting, performance, and mask-making to inspire childlike wonder: http://cargocollective.com/michellelassaline.
Season 8, Episode 13
Ballet Moves offers classes to Cincinnati children and young adults with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy: https://www.cballet.org/community/ballet-moves/.
Troy artist Kyleen Greene repurposes books into eye-catching paper sculpture: https://www.facebook.com/TrashyRomance/.
Travel to Loveland to check out the collectibles and oddities on display at Memento Mori: http://www.mementomoriohio.com/.