A (TV) Star is Born! Michael Janis on Maryland Public Television’s “Artworks”

mptlogoMaryland Public Television is getting ready to launch season 5 of Artworks, MPT’s weekly arts series. The lively series is hosted by Rhea Feikin, a cultural icon in her own right. The show features intriguing profiles of established, emerging and experimental artists from across the country working in all creative categories: musicians, performers, visual artists, writers, designers, and artisans. Each program gives viewers insider access to outstanding artists they would never see otherwise, including many from our own area.

Washington Glass School Co-Director Michael Janis was invited to be Co-Host of the show, filming two episodes (AIRDATES:  Episode 5013 Dec. 29, 2016; Episode 5014 Jan 5, 2017)

Michael Janis chats with MPT Artworks host Rhea Feikin during the taping of the episodes.

Michael Janis chats with MPT Artworks host Rhea Feikin during rehearsal of the episodes.

Michael Janis gets mic'd up by MPT audio engineer, Jim Bigwood.

Michael Janis gets mic’d up by MPT audio engineer, Jim Bigwood. Beyond, host Rhea Feikin reviews the script for the episodes.

Jim Bigwood, audio engineer and Tracy Gaspari, MPT floor director, discuss glass and art with WGS' Michael Janis.

Jim Bigwood, audio engineer and Tracy Gaspari, MPT floor director, discuss glass and art with WGS’ Michael Janis on the Artworks set.

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