Color World with Gary Spetz
This visual travelogue emphasizes the path the painter-photographer takes when creating his art. The series celebrates the wonders of travel and the beauty of the natural world. Interested in culture, fascinated by history and inspired by nature, Spetz encourages viewers to open their eyes and appreciate the often-overlooked beauty in simple scenes.
This season, Spetz sets off for the Mediterranean, where he explores the fabled cities of Venice, Rome and Florence; the romantic French/Italian Riviera; quirky, cosmopolitan Barcelona and the exotic Greek Islands. Then, Spetz returns home to explore New England, the fall colors of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, the tropical Hawaiian Island of Maui and Montana's gentle freshwater giant, Flathead Lake.
Color World with Gary Spetz Previous Broadcasts
Color Santorini (Episode #104H)
KQED Life: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to arrive at the gem of the Greek Isles, Santorini. Here he explores the unique and picturesque architecture that clings to the steep cliffs of an ancient, partially sunken, volcano.
Color Southeastern Canada (Episode #113H)
KQED Life: Tue, May 19, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship, in the fall, to photograph and paint along Canada's Saint Lawrence Seaway. He explores near Halifax and Sydney (Nova Scotia), Prince Edward Island, Saguenay Fjord, and Quebec City.
Color New England (Episode #112H)
KQED Life: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to photograph and paint New England. He visits New York's Time Square, Central Park, and Lady Liberty. Then he explores the waterfronts of Boston, Newport,and Maine's Bar Harbor.
Color Maui (Episode #111H)
KQED Life: Tue, May 12, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Gary photographs and paints the Hawaiian Island of Maui. He explores the picturesque beaches of south Maui, the rugged shores of north Maui, the quaint town of Lahaina, the dramatic Iao Valley, and experiences a glorious sunrise atop Haleakala.
Color Corfu (Episode #110H)
KQED Life: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Gary - sailing aboard a cruise ship - arrives during a spectacular Ionian Sea sunrise, to the beautiful Greek island of Corfu. Here he explores parts of the island and its historic "Old Town" district.
Color Barcelona & Monte Carlo (Episode #109H)
KQED Life: Tue, May 5, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to arrive at the quirky, cosmopolitan port city of Barcelona, Spain. Here he embarks on foot to explore the lively tree lined Las Ramblas promenade, enroute to many of Barcelona's famous sites, such as Santa Maria del Mar and Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia Cathedral. He then sails down the coast to glitzy Monte Carlo, where he wanders its waterfront, palace and casino grounds.