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Season 17 Episode #1706

Glass Artist Eric Franklin, with Painters Arvie Smith & Mary Josephson

Broadcasts: November 12, 8:00 p.m. [OPB TV], November 15, 1:00 a.m. [OPB TV], November 15, 6:00 p.m. [OPB TV], July 21, 8:00 p.m. [OPB TV], July 24, 1:00 a.m. [OPB TV], July 24, 6:00 p.m. [OPB TV]


What's Inside! See how and why glass sculptor Eric Franklin creates full size human skeletons and skulls that glow from within. Meet painter Mary Josephson whose portraits are all about interiors. And get an update on Arvie Smith - his powerful paintings reflect a deep purpose. Plus peek inside the home of Abbie Weisenbloom for house concerts!

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Oregon Art Beat

Glass Sculptor Eric Franklin

OPB | Nov. 12, 2015 8 p.m.

Eric Franklin uses laboratory grade glass tubing to create full sized human skulls and skeletons, then fills them with neon, argon and other gasses to make them glow from within.

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Abbie Weisenbloom's House Concerts

OPB | March 21, 2013 8 p.m.

Some of the best music in Portland may not be in a bar or concert hall… it might be in a house near you!

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Art Beat Update: Arvie Smith

OPB | Nov. 12, 2015 8 p.m.

See what painter Arvie Smith has been doing since his appearance on Art Beat 15 years ago.

Arts | Oregon Art Beat

Artist Mary Josephson

OPB | March 20, 2014 3:10 p.m.

Mary Josephson is an artist whose work has a whimsical, folksy quality.

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Additional Support Provided By: The Jackson Foundation, The Roundhouse Foundation