State of the Arts St. Louis Art Museum New Wing, June 2013

Emmy Award Winning HEC-TV program STATE OF THE ARTS takes you backstage and behind the scenes with the contemporary artists and performers who electify the vibrant arts scene in the St. Louis region. The newest episode provides a first look at the new expansion at the St. Louis Art Museum. Plus behind the scenes with Lady Gaga’s backup dancer Christina Grady, on stage with HotCity Theatre and On Site Theater, and one on one with acclaimed poet Ntozake Shange and more.

State of the Arts is St. Louis’ only program devoted to the region’s vibrant arts community, taking audiences behind the scenes to meet the artists, writers, and performers who call St. Louis home.

State of the Arts St. Louis Art Museum New Wing, June 2013

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Bill Smith Artist/Inventor

Bill Smith studies the design of nature through art. Julie Tristan shows us how he does this using his background in biology, chemistry & diesel mechanics!

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Academy of Nature and Wildlife Arts

The Academy of Nature and Wildlife Arts reaches back to the training philosophy techniques of the Old Masters: reuniting the studies of art and science.

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Uppity Theatre

That Uppity Theatre Company is known for their bold productions that hope to instigate social change. Climate change is their latest endeavor.

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Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul

Brock Seals is a St. Louis musician and visual artist who combines his painting with rap to create his artwork.

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Fugue: Local film written and directed by 15 year old director, Gabe Sheets

Go behind the scenes of upcoming short film, Fugue: the action-packed story of one man's frantic search for truth after he suffers sudden memory loss.

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