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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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Brotherhood
7:00 PM on July 31, 2016
10:30 PM on August 3, 2016
1:00 AM on August 7, 2016

Sculptor and installation artist, Martha Russo, hopes her mysterious objects and forms will inspire her viewer’s childlike curiosity. Art meets football in an informative museum exhibit, that celebrates the seventieth anniversary of the reintegration of the National Football League. Daniel Arsham’s installation, “Welcome to the Future,” at Locust Projects in Florida creates and excavation trench in the gallery’s floor, holding artifacts of the 20th century. And we sit down with The Vision Male Ensemble, who focus on creating the bond of brotherhood through music.

Shooting Stars
7:00 PM on August 7, 2016
10:30 PM on August 10, 2016
1:00 AM on August 14, 2016

Jewelry artist, Kara Knack, has drawn inspiration from a combination of fond childhood memories and outer space to create a jewelry line targeted towards a different type of accessory lover. Artist Mary Mirabal has found a passion for acrylic painting and now devotes herself to re-creating the vibrant colors of the American Southwest. What’s normally described as a large fruit in the squash family, has become the main subject of Amy Knight’s art collection. And photographer Nancy Raven uses the old method of pinhole photography to photograph historical landmarks in Nevada.

The MIM
7:00 PM on August 14, 2016
10:30 PM on August 17, 2016
1:00 AM on August 21, 2016

Oil painter, Mike Welton, uses his paintings to show a slice of urban areas throughout the Midwest and views them as architectural preservation. We visit The Musical Instrument Museum, which is the only museum in the world devoted to global musical instruments. We visit one of the only glass studios in Houston, Texas. And the Daytona Beach Symphony exposes at-risk students through the “Youth Experiencing Symphony” program that helps students broaden their horizons.

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Healing Arts
Experience the healing power of art with Artisan Mind, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia through art. We go inside artist Colleen McCulla’s studio and see how collage making has opened up her life. Fiber artist Inna Schoeler shows off her wearable art that is inspired by nature and design. And photographer James Meyer captures pictures of the beauty of Wisconsin that often goes unnoticed.

Dancin' Shoes
It’s been thirty-five years since the Pulitzer Prize winning comic novel “A Confederacy of Dunces” was published. We take a look at the journey the book has been through during its long publication. We visit The Broadway Dance Lab in NYC, a place where choreographers can test different styles with the resources they need to bring their visions to life. We go inside artist Kurt Seaberg’s studio to see how he uses lithography to transform landscapes into works of art. And several graffiti artists turned muralists are transforming the face of Reno, Nevada’s Midtown district.

Phantasmagoria
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.

Haitian Art
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.

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