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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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Human Bond
7:00 PM on December 21, 2014
10:30 PM on December 24, 2014
1:00 AM on December 28, 2014

We visit the Museum of Fine Art in Houston, Texas where a unique exhibit is sparking curiosity and encouraging interaction with art. The Museum of Jewish Heritage reveals their core exhibit that gives insight into the lives and talents of Jews living in Nazi concentration camps. Sculptural landscape artist, Adam Kuby, brings a touch of natural to his urban art pieces and artist Jeff Suntala shares why he loves to create art without a computer.

7:00 PM on December 28, 2014
10:30 PM on December 31, 2014
1:00 AM on January 4, 2014

A platypus meets an overhead projector, and mayhem ensues. We shine light on General Electric’s advertising plan to convince the country to give the light bulbs a try. We visit metal sculptor and painter Bill Reid and take a look at his moveable, whimsical art that delights. And we talk with Steve Piscitelli, a sculptor and Vietnam veteran, about how his art helps him heal emotionally from the images of combat.

Train of Thought
7:00 PM on January 4, 2014
10:30 PM on January 7, 2014
1:00 AM on January 11, 2014

We get an inside look at The Copley Society’s painted works based on the music performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Professional photographer S. Kay gives adults with disabilities the opportunity to photograph and experience nature. Abstract artists Mike Elsass uses his passion and unique vision to work with steel and natural color sources. And we visit the SPUN: Adventures in Textile exhibit at the Denver Art Museum that demonstrates the vastness of what fiber art can encompass.

Past Episodes

Exceptionally Ordinary
We visit with Bobbi Mastrangelo who is internationally known for her artwork based on the theme of manhole covers. Artist Joanne Barthelmes takes a walk on her land and explains how she finds inspiration. We take a look at how students from The National Dance Institute of New Mexico are making exciting moves both on the stage and in the classroom. And we meet up with two students at the Columbus College of Art Design who leave inspirational messages on a chalkboard.

Living On
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.”

Dumpster Diving
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.

Sands of Time
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.

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