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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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Weaving History
7:00 PM on April 24, 2016
10:6630 PM on April 27, 2016
1:00 AM on May 1, 2016

See how parent, Jack Little, gets creative with Legos by designing a new Lego project that commemorates one of the most important events in railroad history, thereby blending art and design with history. Wisconsin artists and architect Harry Wirth shares his philosophy of simplicity that has encompassed is life. We take a look inside the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado where student and violinist Usha Kapoor studies and preforms. And we visit master weaver Porfirio Guiterrez as he expresses his appreciation for an art that's not only beautiful, but historically significant.

Camera Truck
7:00 PM on May 1, 2016
10:6630 PM on May 4, 2016
1:00 AM on May 8, 2016

We visit with Marilynne Bradley, a St. Louis watercolorist who has a strong sense of place in her work. Photographer Ian Ruhter takes us for a ride as he travels across America in a truck that also serves as his camera. We discover how the performing arts support well rounded students as we look at the Circle Theater Company's 50th performance, "Hello Dolly." And we visit The Doll Museum in historic downtown Worthington, Ohio which features an impressive collection of 19th and 20th century dolls.

Past Episodes

Down the Rabbit Hole
In this episode, we visit the studio of Baton Rouge artist Mary Lee Eggart who uses artistic symbolism in her elaborate drawings of birds and nature. The Morgan Library & Museum in New York celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the first publication of Alice in Wonderland. We unravel artists Kim Matthew's journey from learning printmaking, which led to paper making, and then to creating sculptures. And we visit special effect artist Ben Peter and discover what it takes to make it in the special effect industry.

Wool Fashion
Join us as we visit Troy, New York, home to the Art Center of the Capital Region. This Art Center has provided a vibrate space for artist and community members to explore their creativity. We take a look at international fashion designer Anna Cohen's new collection of sustainable apparel. We stop by Gotham City FX, a full service costume, prop, and special effects shop to see how the talented team creates impressive pieces of art. And painter Judy Curducci discusses how she found inspiration in her subjects' body language and how that helps capture the true essence of the people she observes.

Breaking Stigmas
Suzanne Seller's art can be seen all around Houston, Texas and today we go examine her creative process and an artistic method for deceiving the eye. We visit The Arbor Opera Theater where artist and dancers perform inspiring pieces and use opera to combat the stigma of depression and other illnesses. Discover how The 3rd Law Dance/Theater is changing the way of traditional performances by combining both musicians and dancers together on stage. And meet visual artist Adler Guerrier whose work is a combination of photography, printmaking techniques, sculpture and video.

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