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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.

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Sands of Time
7:00 PM on November 23, 2014
10:30 PM on November 26, 2014
1:00 AM on November 30, 2014

Ever built a sandcastle? Well, grand master sand sculptor Suzanne Altamare shares how she builds masterpieces with simple tools and minimal water. The curators at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston provide us with a deeper understanding of the roles and functions of the artistry in Samurai uniforms and culture. The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado enlightens its audience with the spirit and improvisation of the 17th and 18th centuries and we see artist comment on our current environment concerns…without language.

Dumpster Diving
7:00 PM on November 30, 2014
10:30 PM on December 3, 2014
1:00 AM on December 7, 2014

A Sacramento, California neighborhood is turning dumpsters into canvases with the local artist exhibition, “Art of the Dumpster.” We hear the sounds of Classical greats such as Chopin and Mozart amidst the dance clubs in South Beach, Florida. Artist Amy Liebrand’s smartphone purchase in 2009 led her to merge her two passions: art and science and we visit Axle Contemporary, a mobile art studio and gallery.

Living On
7:00 PM on December 7, 2014
10:30 PM on December 10, 2014
1:00 AM on December 14, 2014

A South Korean native, Sohyung Choi moved to the U.S. to study art. Now, she is pursuing her lifelong passion and impacting others. Artist Jenny Fine helps her grandmother’s legacy and spirit live on through images she captured in the last ten years of her life. Photojournalist Darrin Bush shares some of his favorite shots and takes us into the image archives of the ever-changing city of Las Vegas and we visit the exhibit “Our Body: The Universe Within.”

Past Episodes

Follow the Stars
We head to London, Ohio where fiber artist Karen Mulier is using her long-practiced sewing skills and love of alpacas to make the world a warmer place. We explore that land and skies with artist Bill Gilbert. Creole Jazz musician and composer Don Vappie performs and describes his love of music and we head to Sacramento to take a look at permanent display for local artists.

Jam Session
We explore the 125-year-old Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California. Feast our eyes on the stunning gowns and furnishings of designer Charles James. We learn that behind every good guitar player is a skilled craftsman and we touch down in Miami, Florida, where one Brazilian transplant is shaking things up.

We visit artist Barbara Sorensen whose main artistic focus is the relationship between humans, nature, and the growth that happens within ourselves and in the world around us. We explore over sixty years of Jewish influence in rock and roll music at the “Jew Who Rock” exhibit. Iraqi-born poet, Dunya Mikhail discusses how her past and new life in America has impacted her work and a daytime super couple recast themselves as authors.

The Spice of Life
We talk with a music producer with a long and successful career playing and producing jazz music that now has a new mission, to turn a new generation onto jazz through education and performance. We stop by Houston’s historic Glenwood Cemetery. We examine the shift in Norman Rockwell’s paintings towards the end of career and chef Ingrid Hoffmann shares personal stories that inspired the latest cookbook, “Latin D’lite.”

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