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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...

Unusual
7:00 PM on February 18th, 2018
1:00 AM on February 25th, 2018

Jaden Christopher-Meunch is a Senior at West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Florida. He uses his talent for playing the clarinet to perform both classical and jazz music. Mary Giles has been working with textiles for more than 30 years. Rooted in the traditions of basket making, her work combines traditional and non-traditional materials and found objects. Woody Gwyn travels miles to paint expansive landscapes. Soundsuit creator Nick Cave, a former student of the Cranbrook Academy of Arts in Michigan heads back to the academy with a project that includes Detroit public school students.

Gifted
7:00 PM on February 25th, 2018
1:00 AM on March 4th, 2018

An arts nonprofit in Washington, D.C. builds community through the art of storytelling. “Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma” showcases some of the major sculptures from this world-renowned artist. The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School is the official music school of The Lighthouse Guild, a nonprofit healthcare and service organization for the blind and visually impaired. Cincinnati artist, Terrence Burke, developed an interest in puppets when he was growing up. But it took special encouragement from his daughter to help him realize his childhood dream.

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Technique
Native Nevadan Megan Berner is a visual artist who works with a variety of digital and experimental techniques to bring us dreamlike images that open our eyes to creative expression. Daniel Brown has a thing for burnouts, horsepower and loud exhaust. It seemed ideal to combine his love of art and his love of cars. Until he realized how hard it was for an automotive painter to be get respect. The Ballad of Baby Doe is the enduring American opera based on the true story of the Tabor love triangle during Colorado’s gold rush days, staged every ten years by the Central City Opera. John Tobin and his wife met in a clay art class. They traveled the world to pursue a career in art education with the Department of Defense Dependent Schools. Years later, several of the students found them online.

Discover Your Path
Bluesman Kenny Neal and his band play the blues for us. Kenny Neal started out following in the footsteps of his father Raful Neal, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but is now a success in his own right. Cedarburg, Wisconsin, architect Tom Kubala finds balance in his life through watercolor paintings. He's not afraid to step outside the boundaries for his art. With a repertory that includes powerful, athletic dances and whimsical, humorous glimpses at the human experience, Jennifer Backhaus of Backhausdance wants audiences to discover the beauty of contemporary dance. Rochester Contemporary Art Center holds an annual community art event called 6x6. They collected thousands of donated 6"x6" artworks from around the globe. This year they collected nearly 6000 artworks.

Different
Colombia native and Tampa Bay magician Cesar Domico shares his path to mastering the art of magic through humor and illusion. The city of Columbus, Ohio recently commissioned Santa Fe artist Terry Allen to create and install a couple of whimsical human-like deer sculptures along the banks of the downtown riverfront. Vi Tran's autobiographical play tells the story of his family’s journey from Vietnam to Western Kansas and how Vi has used the opportunity to contribute significantly to our music and theater scenes. Discover the healing power of hearing and creating music.

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