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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...

7:00 PM on March 19, 2017
10:30 PM on March 22, 2017
1:00 AM on March 26, 2017

A coffee shop in Tampa combines job training and art for individuals on the autism spectrum, in an effort to provide real world work experience and an avenue for art. We chat with a video artist and photographer who makes 18th century-looking videos and builds machines he calls ‘televisors’ to watch them on. Discover how a dance program’s discipline and rigor helps gear students toward academic success. And we sit down with actor and 50’s teen heartthrob, Tab Hunter.

A New Language
7:00 PM on March 26, 2017
10:30 PM on March 29, 2017
1:00 AM on April 2, 2017

We visit The Note-Ables, a Reno-based music therapy group that provides band, music, and dance lessons for the region’s disabled population. We take a look at a collaboration between internationally renowned Columbus visual artist, Ann Hamilton, and SITI, an experimental theater company. We sit down with renowned artist, Xu Bing who outlines his artistic practice and highlights his innovative twist to traditional Chinese calligraphy. And the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston celebrates the tenth anniversary of its waterfront museum.

Kokeshi Dolls
7:00 PM on April 2, 2017
10:30 PM on April 5, 2017
1:00 AM on April 9, 2017

Artist Craig Galentine puts an American spin on the classic eastern art form of Kokeshi dolls. The Russian Nutcracker ballet is traveling to more than one hundred American cities allowing young ballet students to perform and learn alongside them. We visit and exhibit that simulates what life is like in the USA for undocumented immigrants. And we take a look at the American opera, Elmer Gantry.

Past Episodes

The Joseph
Writer Daisy Goodman shows us a young, passionate, fiery Queen Victoria. We visit Columbus, Ohio’s boutique hotel, “The Joseph” that’s filled with art. The Guadalupe Dance Company shares their wide range of arts and educational programming focused on San Antonio’s rich history. And we see how multimedia artist Philip Noyed’s work is constantly evolving.

The Originals
We visit The Origin KC Theater in Kansas City, where a vast catalogue of original work has been mounting since Artistic Director, Eric Rosen, took the reins eight years ago. We take a look at environmental sculptor Roy Staab’s newest installation and how it’s designed to go up and then decay into its surroundings. Two wonderful and unique collections from Mexican modern art masters have taken up residence at the NSU Art Museum. And the Colorado Symphony takes the work of an American poet and sets out to create something new.

Layers of Color
Artist Michael Hudock finds inspiration in the surfaces the surround him. We translate the colors and textures of these surfaces to his work on canvas. We go into Heather Swenson’s screen printing studio where she shares her techniques. Photographer and filmmaker Emily Peacock cast herself and members of her family as subjects in her works. And artist Caitlin Warner has created a unique way to get her work into the hands of the public.

Meet Austen Brantley, an artist who has molded a hobby of sculpture making into a passion. We get a look inside Greater Orlando C.A.R.E.S. an organization investigating the impact music has on developing minds. We check out a giant inflatable art piece called “Wiggle Giggle Juggle.” And we meet a Nevada based artist with cerebral palsy whose work is an inspiration through perseverance.

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