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 New England (Episode #112H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 31, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, 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, Jul 24, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz 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, Jul 17, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz-sailing aboard a cruise ship-arrives during a spectacular Ionian Sea sunrise, to the beautiful Greek island of Corfu. He he explores parts of the island and its historic "Old Town" district.
Color Barcelona & Monte Carlo (Episode #109H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 10, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, 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.
Color Navplion-Katakolon-Argostoli (Episode #108H)
KQED Life: Tue, Jul 3, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
Host-Artist, Gary Spetz, arrives in Greece via cruise ship. He visits the ancient ruins of the Greek Olympics, then moves on to explore the charming Greek seaside towns of Navplion and Argostoli.