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Subject: Arts: Art & Artists

Artists of America Series

Artists of America Series

A series of personal and reflective, biographical documentaries that provide the unique opportunity to meet nine of America's finest and most respected artists, to learn of their lives and to better understand their art. Series: 11 or 13 programs (5 to 60 minutes).

List of Titles


1. Andrew Wyeth: Self-Portrait - Snow Hill (cc)

1. Andrew Wyeth: Self-Portrait - Snow Hill (cc)

CINE Golden Eagle Award
Gold Apple Award
-NEMN Awards
Best Documentary -Hot Springs DFF
Best Biography -CINDY Awards
Best Documentary -Philadelphia FVF

"Highly Recommended. This documentary has much to recommend it. The facts of the Click for more


1. Andrew Wyeth: Self-Portrait Snow Hill - Level 1 (cc)

1. Andrew Wyeth: Self-Portrait Snow Hill - Level 1 (cc)

CINE Golden Eagle Award
Gold Apple Award
-NEMN Awards
Best Documentary -Hot Springs DFF
Best Biography -CINDY Awards
Best Documentary -Philadelphia FVF

"Highly Recommended. This documentary has much to recommend it. The facts of the Click for more


2. A Wyeth Hurd Original: Peter de La Fuente

2. A Wyeth Hurd Original: Peter de La Fuente

"Highly Recommended. Cherished photos of Peter Hurd's and Henriette Wyeth's New Mexico ranch, family movies of Andrew Wyeth's home in Maine, and glimpses of de La Fuente's remarkable watercolor and egg tempera paintings are among the high points of the program. Viewers observe the painter working and explaining Click for more


2. A Wyeth Hurd Original: Peter de La Fuente - Level 1

2. A Wyeth Hurd Original: Peter de La Fuente - Level 1

"Highly Recommended. Cherished photos of Peter Hurd's and Henriette Wyeth's New Mexico ranch, family movies of Andrew Wyeth's home in Maine, and glimpses of de La Fuente's remarkable watercolor and egg tempera paintings are among the high points of the program. Viewers observe the painter working and explaining Click for more


3. The Life and Art of Bo Bartlett: Heartland

3. The Life and Art of Bo Bartlett: Heartland

"There are very few American artists whose work I find exciting; one of them happens to be my son, Jamie, the other is Bo Bartlett. They've got it, it's there; keep a close watch on their future." -Andrew Wyeth
Bo Bartlett painted for many years under the watchful eye of one of America's greatest Click for more


4. Thomas Hart Benton:

4. Thomas Hart Benton: "The Sources of Country Music"

CINE Golden Eagle Award
This award-winning documentary offers a rare opportunity to view one of America's finest artists, Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 - January 19, 1975), working on the final mural he ever painted, The Sources of Country Music; just hours Click for more


5. Fritz Scholder: Painting the Paradox

5. Fritz Scholder: Painting the Paradox

Golden Plate Award -The American Academy of Achievement
Arizona Governor's Award

"Recommended. An excellent introduction to Scholder's life and works; the facts are clearly presented, and more importantly, so are the ideas that make his work exciting. As viewers Click for more


5. Fritz Scholder: Painting the Paradox - Level 1

5. Fritz Scholder: Painting the Paradox - Level 1

Golden Plate Award -The American Academy of Achievement
Arizona Governor's Award

"Recommended. An excellent introduction to Scholder's life and works; the facts are clearly presented, and more importantly, so are the ideas that make his work exciting. As viewers Click for more


6. Walt Owen

6. Walt Owen

"Highly Recommended Walt Owen - artist, cartoonist, and beloved educator…how many people he inspired, we'll never know. But thanks to this excellent program we learn why this dedicated individual touched the hearts and motivated the artistic drive of so many." -National Media Review
Art was a major part Click for more


7. Myke Morton

7. Myke Morton

"Highly Recommended. This is an excellent study of the late Myke Morton, who brought the beauty of nature in New Hampshire to life. Here we learn the story of this self-reliant woman, who wasn't afraid to go after what she wanted, which was to be a self-reliant artist. Certainly an inspiration to anyone who longs Click for more


8. Michael Earney: The Utilitarian Artist

8. Michael Earney: The Utilitarian Artist

"Highly Recommended. Michael Earney could easily be called a Renaissance man, not only because he is an expert as an artist, sculptor and filmmaker, but also because he demands perfection on any project he works on. That said, he remains down to earth with no pretensions, appreciative that he can do what he loves Click for more


9. A. R. Mitchell's West

9. A. R. Mitchell's West

Honorary Trustees Award: Arthur Roy "Mitch" Mitchell -The Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center
Arthur Roy Mitchell (1889-1977), who was born on a homestead west of Trinidad, Colorado, began sketching scenes of cowboy life when he as a teen and became a renowned Click for more


10. Clerio DeMoraes: Painting the Unconscious

10. Clerio DeMoraes: Painting the Unconscious

Best Biography Award -CINDY Awards
Clerio Demoraes is an exceptional surrealist artist; he is also an exceptional human being. This program, filled with examples of Clerio's imaginative surrealist works of art, also introduces us to a man who works with people with special Click for more


11. Rita Blitt 1: Dancing Hands (Biography)

11. Rita Blitt 1: Dancing Hands (Biography)

Rita Blitt is an award-winning painter, sculptor and filmmaker, who has created art all of her life. Her sculptures, some up to sixty feet in height, have been permanently installed and exhibited along with her drawings and paintings, in museums, galleries and public places around the world. This classic biography Click for more


11. Rita Blitt 2:

11. Rita Blitt 2: "Flag" - A Patriotic Sculpture

This short program is a rousing, patriotic creation by artist Rita Blitt of an American flag created in sparkling red, white and blue Plexiglas, which contrasts the creation of the 1748 flag of Betsy Ross. Produced by Pentacle Productions. 03/10DE PIJSCA 5 min. Click for more


11. Rita Blitt 3: Caught in Paint

11. Rita Blitt 3: Caught in Paint

Best Short Documentary -Boulder Intl. Film Festival
Best Documentary -Golden Star Shorts Fest
Best Short Documentary -The Indie Gathering
Best Documentary -Tacoma Film Festival
Director's Citation Award -Black Maria Film Festival
Grand
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11. Rita Blitt 1, 2, 3

11. Rita Blitt 1, 2, 3

A combined version of Rita Blitt 1: Dancing Hands (Biography); Rita Blitt 2: 'Flag' - A Partriotic Sculutre and Rita Blitt 3: Caught in Paint is available.
Rita Blitt 1: Dancing Hands (Biography)
Rita Blitt is an award-winning painter, sculptor and filmmaker, who has created art all of Click for more





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