Airs Friday April 25, at 9:00 pm on Ch. 5.1
Corrales New Mexico’s Renaissance man, Juan Wijngaard, doesn’t stick to one artistic medium. He’s a painter, book illustrator, musician and luthier (guitar-maker).
“I don’t think I have an option about creating things or not. At this point it’s something I have to do.”
Artisan Christopher Poor handcrafts old world arms and armor using original methods.
“It’s a lot easier when you’ve got a sixteenth century original to look at.”
Although highly esteemed by contemporaries on both sides of the Atlantic, 19th / 20th-century Swedish painter Anders Zorn’s legacy was nearly forgotten in America, until a recent exhibit at the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston.
“I would describe him as one of the most important precursors of modern art.”
Environmental photo-journalist Carlton Ward showcases Florida’s unique ecosystem.
“From my academic studies, to kind of what I do now, it’s partnership between science and art — that is kind of where I try to exist.”