KNPB brings viewers the exciting stories of our region, its artists and the power of their work in the series ARTEFFECTS. Join our host Beth Macmillan from Reno’s Artown Festival each week for an episode that features KNPB produced segments along with additional segments submitted by partner stations nationwide in conjunction with the public television Major Market Group.

Upcoming Episodes:​​ ​​​​

  • Stephane Cellier | Airs October 20
    Is that a photograph, or is it a painting? Your eyes may play tricks on you, when you see the exquisite work of Virginia City artist Stephane Cellier.
  • Dia De Los Muertos | Airs October 27​
    Explore the various forms of artwork associated with Dia de los Muertos and the culture behind the traditions.
  • Carolyn Guerra​ | Airs November 3​
    See the work and creative processes of multi-media artist and sculptor Carolyn Guerra.
  • Combat Paper Nevada​ | Airs November 10
    Learn how veterans, their loved ones, and volunteers create art out of military uniforms through a lengthy but therapeutic process.
  • Wild Women Artists | Airs November 17
    Meet the WILD Women artists, a group that brings creative women together and provides a nurturing environment for artistic growth.
  • Tia Flores​ | Airs November 24
    This segment profiles local artist Tia Flores and her unique Calabaza art that is influenced by her cultural heritage and the vast beauty of the Nevada desert.

Funding for ARTEFFECTS is made possible by Newman's Own Foundation, the Nell J. Redfield Foundation,
Carol Franc Buck, Heidemarie Rochlin and the annual contributions of KNPB members. 

Newman's Own Foundation

Nell J Redfield Foundation

   Carol Franc Buck  

   Heidemarie Rochlin  


With support from
Nevada Arts CouncilNational Endowment for the ArtsNevada HumanitiesNational Endowment for the Humanities

Airs Fridays at 8:30 pm and repeats Sundays at 6:30 pm on KNPB Channel 5.1.

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