Artist Cafe

Season 2 is here! Be sure to tune in Sunday's at 5:30pm for all new episodes, many episodes featuring local artists from right here in our own viewing area.

In collaboration with the Major Market Group Arts Initiative, WSKG presents Artist Café, a weekly half-hour arts program hosted by Jami Viengkham.  Each week, Artist Café stories will showcase an expansive variety of national and local artists including film, visual and performing arts, theater, photography, literature, painting, sculpture, poetry and more to bring viewers a unique and geographically diverse arts experience.  Join Artist Café to learn more about each artist's craft and how the arts contribute to our community. Want to ask a question about Artist Cafe? Send the producers an email at


Jami L Viengkham is a part time college professor, part time TV host, part time restaurant server, and a full-time lover of the arts. With a natural talent for TV and a passion for sharing the hard work of community artists, Jami was a perfect fit for WSKG’s Artist Café. 

March 2, 2014

Featuring visual arts class with Tim Decker, Korean Art Museum, Post card photographer Abrahan Garza and an exhibition by Edgar Degas.

February 23, 2014

Downton Abbey special. Featuring Valerie Paley, After Midnight, Rebecca Eaton and Phyllis Magidson.

February 16, 2014

Season 2 Episode 14

Featuring painter Stephanie Rond, Japanese band Charan Po Rantan, Multi-Sensory artist Nick J. Soujourn and a Art Car Parade

February 9, 2014

Season 2, Episode 13

Featuring local Paleo-artist John Gurche, Environmental photographer Carlton Ward, a Dog Museum and NYC building artist James G. Hancock.


January 26, 2014

Season 2, Episode 12

Featuring local Chinese watercolorist Ruby Wang, musician and photographer Graham Nash, Fresh Artists and sculptor Don Mitchell.


December 15, 2013

Season 2 episode 11

Featuring a Humphrey Bogart festival, painter and photographer Don Harvey, the art of networking and fiber artist Donna Tronca.

December 8, 2013

Season 2 episode 10

Featuring our local Roberson Museum and Mansion, artist Arrabella Tettershall, painter Tim Jaeger, and sculptor James DeRosso.

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December 1, 2013

Season 2 episode 9

Featuring photographer Giles Clement, painter Jian Wang, Childrens Art Mosaics, and Civic Morning Musicals.

November 24, 2013

Season 2 episode 8

Featuring painter Walt Pourier, stone carver Walter Arnold, glass artist Karin Richardson, and photographer Joanne Verburg.

November 17, 2013

Season 2, Episode 7

Featuring local visual artist Joanne Barthelmes, Rural Landscape Painters, sculptor D. Martinez, and woodworkers Twenty1five.

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