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. 

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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November 10, 2013

Season 2, Episode 6

Featuring Haute Couture meets Punk, cigar box guitar maker Steve Cinnamon, composer Gabriella Frank, and Captain America artist Allen Bellman.

November 3, 2013

Season 2, Episode 5

Featuring charcoal artist Heidi Jung, Modcott Piano Restoration, young artist exhibit 'Transitive Flux', and the Exxopolis Inflatable Art Walk.

October 27, 2013

Season 2, Episode 4

Featuring Printmaker Tallmadge Doyle, Faberge Eggs, Healing and Hope Art, and turning musical pieces into paintings. 

October 20, 2013

Season 2, Episode 3

Featuring local photographer JW Johnston, Blue Trees, Terry Border and the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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October 13, 2013

Season 2, Episode 2

Featuring sculptor Mike Rivamonte, yarn artist Jo Hamilton, Hairspray Concert and landscape painter Arnold Alaniz. 

October 6, 2013

Season 2, Episode 1

Featuring local willow artist Bonnie Gale, international dance troupe “Motionhouse”, French artist Georges Braque, and pop artist and...

July 21, 2013

Season 1, Episode 26

Featuring local BMX builder Joby Springsteen, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Nebraska Art Farm and tinsel painting at the Folk Art Museum....

July 14, 2013

Season 1, Episode 25

Featuring local storyteller Santino DeAngelo, jumprope champion Adrienn Banhegy, artist Jayden...

July 7, 2013

Season 1, Episode 24

Featuring local ceramicist Matthew Wilson, a circus exhibit, the restaurant "Uchi" and...