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Art Connection
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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...

Fiber of Being
7:00 PM on September 28, 2014
10:30 PM on October 1, 2014
1:00 AM on October 5, 2014

The Fiber Arts are frequently associated with old-fashioned quilting and crochet, but we learn it’s making a name for itself in the contemporary art world. Love reveals its true face in Cyrano Mio, a Spanish adaptation of the French original. We follow the music to Denver, Colorado where world-class pianist Katie Mahan reveals her love of music and we visit the Roberson Museum in New York.

A Compelling Story
7:00 PM on October 5, 2014
10:30 PM on October 8, 2014
1:00 AM on October 12, 2014

12 Years a Slave tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a wrongfully enslaved man who fought more than a decade for freedom. The film was made possible by the research of late historian Sue Eakin and we speak with Eakin’s son to learn more about her life and work. We meet the creative duo Barbara and Larry Domsky in Las Vegas. We travel back to the prehistoric age with professional artist John Gurche and we learn traditional dance forms to the beat of African and Caribbean music.

The Green Carpet
7:00 PM on October 12, 2014
10:30 PM on October 15, 2014
1:00 AM on October 19, 2014

Bollywood and Indian culture come to the U.S. as IIFA hosts its annual show in Tampa, Florida. We meet an artist that helped fill the empty frames at a historic Boston Museum. Designer Kenji Kondo is changing the game when it comes to manufacturing goods. His blueprints can be shared electronically and created wherever Kondo has customers and finally, we talk with artist Steve Slaske about his fascination with architecture and city skylines.

Past Episodes

Season 2 Opener
We take a look at Wisconsin artist Gary Kandziora’s steel sculptures that are inspired by what is found in scrap heaps and junkyards. We take flight with aerial photographer Evan Anderman as he captures the western landscape. We discover “Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection,” a rotating exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York and we uncover what draws visitors to Orlando’s downtown area.

Moving Pictures
Ever wonder how painstakingly precise the art of claymation is? Artist and animator Seth Mittag gives us a closer look. We travel to New York to see the Chagall: Love, War, and Exile exhibit at The Jewish Museum. We get in touch with our inner child with the improv comedy group Go Comedy! and we head to one of the oldest operating cinemas in the United States and learn a thing or two about the days of reel-to-reel projection.

In Another's Shoes
Identical twin brothers Eric and Anthony McGriff discuss their musical influences, their compositions and how they are helping their community with their music. We take a private tour of the late Laureen Landau’s studio with curator D. Neath. Animator David Tart gives us some tips and tricks on how to bring an animated character to life and we take a look at Christopher Steele’s extensive penny scale collection.

Lose Yourself
Edward Hopper was a prominent American artist and a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art discusses his creative process and Hopper’s connection between his most iconic works and the New York he knew so well. We become a part of the interactive play, “Inanna and the Huluppu Tree.” Filmmaker Dyanna Taylor shares her experiences and what inspired her to create a film about her grandmother, Dorothea Lange and we talk with the principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Dariusz Skoraczewski.

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