In this episode of Detroit Performs: Weatherly Stroh captures animal portraits on canvas; Photographer Steve Gettle captures the beauty of nature around us; And watch Jack Pachuta enhance reality by making monoprints with modern touches. Plus, host DJ Oliver checks out the animals at the Detroit Zoo. The Detroit Zoo – has 125 acres of naturalistic habitats for 2,400 animals from aardvarks to zebras and features award-winning attractions such as the National Amphibian Conservation Center, Great Apes of Harambee and Arctic Ring of Life.
Jack Pachuta is a Wisconsin artist who takes a non-traditional approach to his subject matter. Combining printmaking techniques with the craftsmanship of pencil and ink renderings, his works are known for their vibrant colors and unique textures.