The Art Show – Season 7

Season 7, Episode 1

Nancy Hopkins

Cincinnati’s Nancy Hopkins creates one-of-a-kind ceramics and sculpture from terracotta earthenware.


The Bodies@Work exhibit in Columbus reveals the creative collaboration between fashion designer Isabel Toledo and artist Ruben Toledo.

Artisan Mind

Sacramento’s Artisan Mind engages the creative abilities of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Houston Studio Glass

We travel to Texas to meet the glassmaking couple behind Houston Studio Glass.

Season 7, Episode 2

Gearld Strickland

Dayton guitar maker Gearld Strickland builds the sound of music.

Fantastic Food Garden Mural

Visit the Fantastic Food Garden Mural in Columbus.

Everyday Strangers

Houston street photographer Alonzo Williams Jr. steps out of his comfort zone with the Everyday Strangers project.


Dancers in Minnesota share the meaning, history, and ceremonial dress of three unique Native American dances.

Season 7, Episode 3

Tina Gutierrez

Cincinnati photographer Tina Gutierrez uses developmental movement to capture the authentic self of her subjects.

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The ancient game of chess is flourishing all across the city of Columbus.

Music creates a bond of brothers for the vocalists of Detroit’s Vision Male Ensemble

Music creates a bond of brothers for the vocalists of Detroit’s Vision Male Ensemble.

Season 7, Episode 4

John Scalzi

Bradford science-fiction author John Scalzi pens award-winning novels.

Women artists Dare to Be Heard in a powerful exhibit in Columbus

Women artists Dare to Be Heard in a powerful exhibit in Columbus.

Richard Aerni

Cincinnati-native and pottery Richard Aerni works out of his studio in Rochester, New York.

Ramona Audley

Retired Wisconsin art teacher Ramona Audley creates colorful pop sculptures that are 100 percent recycled.

Season 7, Episode 5

Koverman Mosaic

The stunning works of the husband-and-wife team behind Koverman Mosaic are part of the fabric of Cincinnati.

Movement Afoot

Meet the members of the Columbus tap-dance company Movement Afoot.

Kirk Gittings

New Mexico photographer Kirk Gittings finds a sense of presence in abandoned and unpopulated places.

Virginia Fifield

Florida wildlife artist Virginia Fifield creates realistic charcoal portraits.

Season 7, Episode 6

Annie Lee-Zimerle

Dayton artist Annie Lee-Zimerle creates playful images with a powerful message.

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Ceramic artist Sara Swink

Check out the free-flowing style of Columbus fashion designer Voszi Douglas.

Butterfly Project

The Butterfly Project of Houston’s Holocaust Museum connects generations.

Flophouse Skateboards

Flophouse Skateboards creates hand-painted and custom decks in Ann Arbor, MI.

Season 7, Episode 7

James Mellick

Woodworker James Mellick crafts a special collection of wounded warrior dogs at his Union County, Ohio workshop.

Susan Zalkind

Travel to Arizona to meet alabaster sculptor Susan Zalkind.

Kurt Seaberg

Minnesota artist Kurt Seaberg creates lithographs of mysterious and haunting landscapes.

Season 7, Episode 8

Jean Koeller

New Carlisle artist Jean Koeller enjoys painting en plein air.

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Trondlin fortepiano

Worthington, Ohio’s historic Trondlin fortepiano undergoes a complete restoration.

Ensemble Ibérica

Ensemble Ibérica brings the music of Spain and Portugal to Kansas City audiences.

Sarah Beth Ernhart

Minneapolis photographer Sarah Beth Ernhart specializes in modern and unique pet portraits.

Season 7, Episode 9

Chase Public

Chase Public brings artists and audiences together in Cincinnati’s Northside.

Janae Smith

Travel to Columbus to meet special-effects makeup artist Janae Smith.

Philip Worthington

British artist Philip Worthington combines graphic design and technology to create shadow monsters.

Thomas Ashcraft

Videographer Thomas Ashcraft documents rare atmospheric phenomena at his New Mexico lab.

Season 7, Episode 10

Sol LeWitt

A conceptual wall drawing by the late Sol LeWitt is reinstalled on the Wright State University campus.

Compton Construction

Columbus artist Mandi Caskey brings the spirit animals of Compton Construction employees to life.

Showmen’s Museum

The magic of the midway is celebrated at the Showmen’s Museum near Tampa, Florida.

Sandra E. Artist

California’s Sandra E. Artist uses the human body as the canvas for her walking works of art.

Season 7, Episode 11

Jeff Vollmer

Cincinnati woodworker Jeff Vollmer reveals some of the secrets of his puzzle boxes.

Max Desfor

A Columbus exhibit of work by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Max Desfor gives us a look back at the Korean War.

Jane’s Carousel

Travel to New York City for a ride on Jane’s Carousel – a lovingly restored, historic jewel that once called Youngstown, Ohio home.

Bobby Zokaites

Meet Arizona sculptor Bobby Zokaites, who uses a Roomba robot vacuum as a paint brush.

Season 7, Episode 12

ReImagining Works

ReImagining Works commissions new, original artwork for branches of the Dayton Metro Library.

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MMELO Boutique Confections

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a trip to MMELO Boutique Confections in the Short North Arts District of Columbus.

Bond: A Soldier and His Dog

The one-man show “Bond: A Soldier and His Dog” by Iraq War veteran Logan Black captivates audiences at the Kansas City Fringe Festival.

Season 7, Episode 13

Pens to Pictures

The Pens to Pictures collaborative teaches incarcerated women at Dayton Correctional Institution how to make their own short films, from script to screen.

Cincinnati Ballet

Cuban-born Cervilio Amador finds freedom as a principle dancer of the Cincinnati Ballet.

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Ken Landon Buck

Watercolor artist Ken Landon Buck is also an educator who enjoys sharing the lessons he’s learned.