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Art Connection
art connection
Every week meet fascinating artists and hear their stories about how a hobby became a passion. Airs Sundays at 7:00 p.m on UEN-TV Channel 9.

Upcoming Show Times...

Twists & Turns
7:00 PM on July 27, 2014
10:30 PM on July 30, 2014
1:00 AM on August 3, 2014

Near Houston, a neighborhood takes pride in a strange new structure called the Funnel Tunnel. Fine arts photographer JoAnn O’Hare shares her secrets on what makes a great photographer. Curator Simon Kelly takes us on a tour of the Max Beckmann gallery of the Saint Louis Art Museum and we talk with the creative minds behind the new stage adaptation of The Jungle Book.

Surf & Sun
7:00 PM on August 3, 2014
10:30 PM on August 6, 2014
1:00 AM on August 10, 2014

Inspired by riding the waves, Nick and Kelli Lambiase show us their one-of-a-kind custom skateboards. At We Care Arts in Kettering, Ohio, art instructors are teaching clients with various hardships art and life skills. New Mexico photographer Robert Christensen takes us around town to capture the portraits of the city and an artist turns his love of golf into works of art.

Cross Currents
7:00 PM on August 10, 2014
10:30 PM on August 13, 2014
1:00 AM on August 17, 2014

We stop by the “Cross Currents” exhibit in Denver, where Native American artists address the conflict of safeguarding tradition in the face of change. We meet Lisa Frasier, a newsroom illustrator that is looking for a change in pace. We drop by Portland, Oregon, where a young painter is making a name for herself and we chase down mystery and intrigue with the legendary Sherlock Holmes.

Past Episodes

A Stitch of Heritage
We visit Eatonville where two very patient quilters are creating wonderful works of art from scraps. Find the humor in Jeffu Warmouth’s art installation in the Fitchburg Art Museum in Massachusetts. We sit down with Ingvar Estrada who discusses his Italian heritage and the roots of his musical passion and we celebrate today’s evolving arts culture of the west at the Coors Western Art Exhibit.

Visit the Sideshow of Pamela Joseph that leads viewers through contemporary notions of female power while delivering the underlying theme of tolerance. Go on a photo shoot with Eric Anderson as he captures a world of imaginary creatures and fire. Meet the SMAG Dance Collective that will dance everywhere and anywhere and discover the cultural influence to an artist’s work.

The Bright Side
In this episode of Art Connection we discover an eerie way in which children’s pictures were once taken. We walk the halls of Texas Southern University, where over 60 years of student murals tell the distinct story of the black experience in the south. Comedians in Portland, Oregon show us what it takes to nail comedic timing and we go behind the scenes of a local New York production of Spamalot.

Meet Melissa Janda whose has a passion for glass and painting have lead to a true love of glass artistry. We discover how an artist creates her own little worlds within our own. We take a tour of the Atwater Brewery in Detroit, Michigan and learn how endless the possibilities of a good brew really are and we watch performance painter, Brian Olsen, use his fingers, arms and elbows to bring portraits to life right before our eyes.

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