ABOUT

Welcome to THE ARTSIDERS®, the groundbreaking documentary series about what drives artists, sculptors, dancers, and performers to create art.  Presented by award-winning filmmaker Chris Olsen, THE ARTSIDERS® explores the “art of making art” through intimate conversations with dozens of visual, dance, and performance artists, including internationally recognized sculptor Thomas Scarff, best-selling poet and author Tyehimba Jess (of “Leadbelly” fame), Award winning choreographer Jan Bartoszek, Cartoon Vocalist and Comedian Greg Whalen, fight choreographer Geoff Coates, and many others.  THE ARTSIDERS® has received numerous accolades, including an Emmy® Award-nomination for “Outstanding Achievement for a Documentary of Current Significance.”  Check out THE ARTSIDERS® – ORIGINS, available now on DVD , and keep your eyes peeled for the next episodes of THE ARTSIDERS®, coming in soon!