Skip to Main Content

Guy Kemper: Painting with Glass

Guy Kemper: Painting with Glass

A profile of one of the most recognized glass-art artists—Kentuckian Guy Kemper.
Season 4 Episode 1 Length 56:30 Premiere: 6/20/10

Guy Kemper, 2016 Governor’s Awards in the Arts Recipient

Glass artist Guy Gerard Kemper was honored as a 2016 Governor’s Awards in the Arts recipient this month. Kemper has been the subject of two television documentaries in the United States and one in Germany, and has exhibited and been commissioned to do work in Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. He was commissioned by Alltech cofounder Deirdre Lyons for a work that will grace the front facade of Alltech’s St. James Distillery Visitors Center in Dublin, Ireland. Other major public works include pieces at Bellarmine University in Louisville, the Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero in New York City and the Mount Baker Light Rail Station in Seattle.

Sponsored by:

You give every Kentuckian the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through KET.

Chef Brian Leigh and the logo for The Great American Recipe.Chef Brian Leigh and the logo for The Great American Recipe.

Program Details

Kentucky Muse

About Kentucky Muse

The KET-produced series Kentucky Muse celebrates the world of creativity found within the Bluegrass state. It offers thoughtful and provocative documentaries on artists, issues, events, and places that reflect Kentuckians' diverse and exciting means of expression while offering a fresh perspective on contemporary artistic life.

TV Schedules

Jump to Recent Airdates

Upcoming

Coal Black Voices

Premiered On: 02/05/2008

The Affrilachian Poets, an ensemble of African-American and minority writers from Appalachia and the South, challenge the notions of an all-white region and culture and celebrate their African heritage and rural roots. Their work gives voice to the pleasures and power of family, land, good food, artistic community, music, and transformation.

  • Monday June 27, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 27, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 27, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 27, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 1, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 1, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 1, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 1, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 1, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 1, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

Ellis Wilson - So Much to Paint

Premiered On: 02/17/2008

Follows the career of Kentucky native Ellis Wilson (1899-1977), an African-American artist whose passion for painting took him from his hometown of Mayfield to a successful career in New York. His work captured the daily lives of African Americans and helped open doors for many younger black artists. This update of a 2000 KET documentary includes a look at Ellis Wilson works discovered since the program's premiere.

  • Monday July 4, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 4, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 4, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 4, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 4, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 4, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 8, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 8, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 8, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 8, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 8, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 8, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

A Novel Approach

Premiered On: 02/24/2008

Visits the homes of three Kentucky writers for conversations on inspirations and the writing process. Sheila Williams of Newport is the author of "Dancing on the Edge of the Roof" and "On the Right Side of a Dream." Kirby Gann of Louisville is the author of "The Barbarian Parade" and "Our Napoleon in Rags." And Silas House of Eastern Kentucky is the author of "Clay's Quilt, A Parchment of Leaves," and "The Coal Tattoo."

  • Monday July 11, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 11, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 11, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 11, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 11, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 11, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 15, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 15, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 15, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 15, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 15, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 15, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

Fire and Motion

Premiered On: 12/21/2008

The vibrant glasswork of Stephen Rolfe Powell and the intricate, automata sculpture of Steve Armstrong reveal the distinctive energies of two gifted Kentucky artists.

  • Monday July 18, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 18, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 18, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 18, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 18, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 18, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 22, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 22, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 22, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 22, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 22, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 22, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

Finding Higher Ground

Premiered On: 01/08/2009

Interviews and performance excerpts show how music and drama bring people in Harlan, Kentucky, together to talk about a life-and-death challenge facing the community?prescription drug abuse.

  • Monday July 25, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 25, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 25, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 25, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday July 25, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday July 25, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday July 29, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday July 29, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
Jump to Upcoming Airdates

Recent

Coal Black Voices - S1 E4

  • Monday June 27, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 27, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY

Murder, They Wrote - S1 E3

  • Friday June 24, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 24, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 24, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 24, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 24, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 24, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 20, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 20, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 20, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 20, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 20, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 20, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY

Mountain Music Gatherin' - S1 E2

  • Friday June 17, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 17, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 17, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 17, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 17, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 17, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 13, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY

Master of Still Life: Mary Ann Currier - S1 E1

  • Friday June 10, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 10, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 10, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 10, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 10, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 10, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 9:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 8:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday June 6, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY

Dale Daniel Leys: Drawing Life - S6 E3

  • Friday June 3, 2022 7:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 6:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 11:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 10:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 2:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 1:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 1:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 12:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 4:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 3:30 am CT on KETKY

Appalatin - S6 E2

  • Friday June 3, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday June 3, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 12:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 11:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 4:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday May 30, 2022 3:00 am CT on KETKY

Frank X Walker: I Dedicate This Ride - S5 E3

  • Friday May 27, 2022 7:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 6:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 11:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 10:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 2:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 1:30 am CT on KETKY

Julius Friedman: Picture This - S4 E4

  • Friday May 27, 2022 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 6:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Friday May 27, 2022 1:00 am CT on KETKY
Top

Season 4 Episodes

Julius Friedman: Picture This

S4 E4 Length 26:40 Premiere Date 11/21/11

Tin Can Buddha: Shades of Blue

S4 E3 Length 56:40 Premiere Date 2/16/12

Harry Dean Stanton: Crossing Mulholland

S4 E2 Length 56:40 Premiere Date 2/15/11

Guy Kemper: Painting with Glass

S4 E1 Length 56:30 Premiere Date 6/20/10

Explore KET