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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.

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Art Squared
7:00 PM on September 25, 2016
10:30 PM on September 28, 2016
1:00 AM on October 2, 2016

Meet calculus teacher and artist Harriet Stone Evans, who believe her paintings can help students with math. New Mexico artist, Brandon Maldonado, shares old mythologies in new ways by communicating beyond the confines of spoken language through art. Ceramic and sculpture artist, Ernest Miller, hand alters his pieces and continually pushes himself to make the perfect ceramic pot. And we look at a rarely viewed collection of works from Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams.

7:00 PM on October 2, 2016
10:30 PM on October 5, 2016
1:00 AM on October 9, 2016

Meet Suzy Taylor, a Houston photographer who pushes the boundaries of reality with photography. Escaping violence and fear, CalArts dramatizes the traumatic, but hopeful journey of unaccompanied minors seeking a new life in the U.S. through a student production. Mateo Blanco, an opera singer turned artist, explains why he loves to create art that fascinates, but also tastes good. And we join the students from the Kansas City Art Institute as they come together to show their community how steamrollers can be used to create art.

Artist Takeover
7:00 PM on October 9, 2016
10:30 PM on October 12, 2016
1:00 AM on October 16, 2016

Meet Suzy Taylor, a Watch as a potter from New York creates ceramics that catch your eye from a distance and draw you in with their intricate and unique glazes. Visit downtown Reno, Nevada as local artists’ takeover and display a wide variety of sculptures. The Florida Brewing Company offers their walls to muralists to create unforgettable works of art. And artist Marlene Lewis creates paintings that reflect her fascination with color, form, and the human figure.

Past Episodes

Stone Rose
Textiles, music and a disarmed nuclear missile come together to form an exhibition from Miami artist Christy Gast. Join us as we visit Susan Zalkind, a pioneer of contemporary American abstract and functional alabaster sculpture who honors each and every stone. We sit down with Terry Doughty, a wildlife artist best known for his intricately detailed paintings depicting animals in their natural habitats. And we visit a nationally recognized arts education organization that is dedicated to changing the lives of young people through the arts.

Ever get a get a creative block? Meet Tricia Leonard, a creativity coach, and sit in on a session where she helps artists overcome mental blocks and tap into their inner creativity. We take a look at over 65 years with the Sacramento Music Circus. Discover The Showmen’s Museum which preserves the artifacts form circuses, carnivals, and traveling shows, ensuring that the art and culture of these American traditions never die. And we visit The Holocaust Museum in Houston, Texas where children who died in the Holocaust are being memorialized with artfully crafted butterflies.

Paint & Wool
Meet Boy Kong, an artist who wants to spark curiosity in people who come across his work on the streets. Discover an eco-friendly fashion line with couture fashion designer, Celeste Malvar-Stewart, who works with sustainable materials and weaves her love of Columbus, Ohio into her recent collection. We visit the “American Tropical” mural, a politically-charged mural in Los Angeles created by David Siqueiros. And we meet photographer, Dan Fong, who captured intimate glimpses of history’s greatest musicians.

Flophouse Designs
We travel to The Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City, Nevada, which has been the centerpiece of the town’s arts and culture. Since opening in 1863, it has withstood two fires, financial hardship and over a century of the changing tastes in entertainment. Sir Winston Churchill, best known for being the leader of England during World Word II, but many don’t know him as a painter and a very skilled one at that. We have a look at Churchill’s artistic side though an exhibit at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. We visit the world’s biggest alligator made out of a mosaic of tiles. And we meet a duo who dreams up and creates unique skateboard designs at The Flophouse.

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