Congratulations to KQED’s Kristin Farr, producer and Matthew Williams, co-producer of the video “In the Studio with Mike Shine,” for their Emmy win at the Annual Northern California Area Emmy Awards in the category of Arts/Entertainment-Feature/Segment.

This video is part of Art School, a collection of videos made for teaching and learning about contemporary art. In the series each artist discusses their practice, and many demonstrate hands-on techniques. Find more videos here.

In the Studio with Mike Shine
Check out the award-winning video, and also watch a demonstration on how to make stencils.  Bolinas-based artist Mike Shine’s interests range from surfing to carnivals, and his dynamic approach to art manifests itself in immersive installations which he’s created throughout the Bay Area. His artwork is inspired by carnival aesthetics and his own narrative about Dr. Flotsam, a clown character who represents the darker aspects of life. The fictional character was inspired by the legend of Faust and the demon, Mephistopheles.

And congratulations to all of the winners! Here is the complete list.

KQED Wins Emmy for ‘In the Studio with Mike Shine’ 19 June,2013Almetria Vaba


Almetria Vaba

Almetria Vaba  is the associate director for education partnerships and distribution at KQED.  In her role, she leads collaborative efforts with education agencies, public media stations and other non profit organizations.

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