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 Sicily & Capri (Episode #107H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 26, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to reach the Italian island of Sicily. Here he explores the ancient seaside town of Taormina, and its mountainside historic counterpart, Castelmola. From there he crosses over to Naples, Italy, where he travels by ferry boat to the nearby mountainous resort island of Capri.
Color Cinque Terre & Florence (Episode #106H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 19, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, explores the spectacular cliff-lined coastal villages of Italy's Cinque Terre, by boat and by foot. Then he ventures inland-into the Tuscany region-where he explores, photographs and paints the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and the great center of art, the beautiful and historic city of Florence.
Color Rome (Episode #105H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 12, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, sails aboard a cruise ship to explore Europe's Mediterranean. He first ventures inland to explore the legendary city of Rome, to find and explore its many famous landmarks, such as The Forum, The Coliseum, Trevi Fountain, The Spanish Steps and Vatican City-purposely getting lost, in-between.
Color Santorini (Episode #104H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, 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.