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The Ames Gallery, primarily exhibits pieces by self-taught or outsider artists, as well as folk art and Americana. Bonnie Grossman gives Spark a tour of her space highlighting some of her favorite pieces. Original air date: January 2004.
[LESS INFO] 141 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 12/13/07
LEGACY Oral History Project merges with San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum. Spark sees how they take on the challenges of documenting the work of the Bay Area's great choreographers. Original air date: June 2003.
[LESS INFO] 96 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 12/06/07
Animator artist James Buckhouse parlays digital technologies over to traditional art forms, in which users can train an animated character on handheld PDAs to tap dance. Spark visits Buckhouse in his studio. Original air date: May 2003.
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Pamela Z is a composer, performer, sound artist and vocalist who creates works primarily with and about the voice, using her voice, sampling technology and electronic processing to produce performance events and recordings of layered aural compositions. Spark caught up with Pamela Z creating and performing a layered, multi-media performance called "Voci" ("Voices"). Original air date: May 2003.
[LESS INFO] 161 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 10/25/07
Jason Mecier's art is certainly one of a kind. It takes somebody with an unusual amount of imagination and humor, not to mention patience, to create a portrait of Martha Stewart entirely out of vegetables and Sigmund Freud from tablets and pills. Spark visits Mecier in the studio and takes a look at his quirky portraits. Original air date: February 2004.
[LESS INFO] 132 VIEWS | ADDED 04:30:00 10/18/07
Since 1970, countless generations of youngsters have donned tights and slippers for a weekly ballet class with San Francisco institution Miss Tilly. Spark visits this veteran teacher at her California Street studios, where she and her daughter Iliza Abbe offer a range of classes in dance, theater, hip-hop and yoga, for preschool-aged students. Original air date: May 2005.