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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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Second Chance
7:00 PM on June 26, 2016
10:30 PM on June 29, 2016
1:00 AM on July 3, 2016

Meet photographer Jonah Gouin who captures the world in his panoramic photographs, but watch as he steps in front of his camera for the first time to produce a vibrant and personal portrait. We travel to Arizona to meet artist Robert Miley, whose sculpture “Release the Fear,” was made entirely from melted weapons used in violent crimes. We visit “The Character of Cloth” exhibit which reveals the creativity behind the Houston Grand Opera. And we see how large-scale kinetic sculptures dramatically transform spaces they occupy.

Haitian Art
7:00 PM on July 3, 2016
10:30 PM on July 6, 2016
1:00 AM on July 10, 2016

We visit The Korean American Youth Performing Artist, a non-profit group sparking excitement about the arts and Korean culture in a unique way. We explore The Milwaukee Art Museum, which houses one of the world’s foremost collections of the 20th Century Haitian Art. Meet Craig Mitchell Smith, an unconventional artist who is a self-taught glassmaker. And we join photographer Roy Inman on a photo shoot to see how he works with flash bulbs.

7:00 PM on July 10, 2016
10:30 PM on July 13, 2016
1:00 AM on July 17, 2016

Join us as we visit Little Free Libraries where the mission of “take a book, leave a book,” hopes to expand literacy opportunities in Ohio neighborhoods. The big questions in life, the irrational, the unconscious, and the intangible are reshaped by sculptor Ed Haddaway. Detroit quilter Carole Harris, reveals tales of Detroit’s architectural history and her personal past through fiber art. And we stop by to see a performance by the Florida theater troupe, Phantasmagoria.

Past Episodes

Talking Earth
Dutch artist Berndnaut Join us as we get a front row seat to pastel artist Rufus Chalmers’ performance of American jazz musicians. We meet a museum designer that is applying his craft to an unlikely pursuit of winemaking. We go inside the American Folk Art Museum and take a look at artist Ralph Fananella’s large-scale canvases celebrating working class neighborhoods. And we check out The Listening Room Festival, a unique festival where touring musicians provide an up close and personal performance for fans.

Making Rainbows
Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde has teamed up with an optics scientist to develop a large scale prism in order to make his own rainbow art. We visit Louisiana artist Mary Ann Caffery’s gallery which houses her large collection of work which includes sculpture, stained glass, mosaics, and photography. We go inside a woodturner’s studio where he makes beautiful bowls that represent family, the breaking of bread, community, and craftsmanship. And we sit down with photographer William Fields to discuss how he finds his inspiration in varied landscapes.

Slip Trails
Come along as we stop by Chocolatier Annie Rupani’s shop to see how she creates her tiny and delicious works of art. Discover how a calendar from The Academy Graphic Communication celebrates the arts marked by each month of the year. We go inside the studio of The Pottery Shop in Dearborn, Michigan where beautiful plates, pots, and more are created. And we visit painter Dennis Larkins, who uses iconic imagery from the 50’s and 60’s to create retro-pop culture masterpieces.

Historic Murals
We take a look behind the curtain at the Arizona Opera Costume shop, where we meet shop manager Kathleen Trott, who guides us through the costume creation process. We see how The Walldogs movement of sign painters and muralists revitalize towns. We visit The Guggenheim Museum and go inside the “Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe” exhibit. And musician Matt Saunders combines Celtic music with the electronic dance genre, creating music that is loved by a variety of audiences.

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