Professor Donald Hancock received an Emmy nomination in the Military – Program category for “Recovery Through Art Therapy,” which aired on CET’s weekly art magazine program “The Art Show” in April 2019. “Recovery Through Art Therapy” tells the story of Army veteran Russell Nelson, who was honorably discharged after a tour in Germany. After returning home to Cincinnati, Nelson fell into a depression and began drinking, which ultimately led to him becoming homeless. Through a chance encounter at Joseph House, a veteran’s recovery center, Nelson reconnected with his lifelong passion — painting. Hancock was also nominated in the Arts/Entertainment – Program category for his work on Art Show Sessions, which is a series of music performances recorded live and shot on location for CET’s “The Art Show.”
“What’s really neat about being nominated for both of these videos is that I was able to work alongside E-Media alumni and current students as part of the productions,” Hancock says. The videographer for both videos was Zach Kramer (BFA E-Media, ‘17). Production Assistants included Jody Jones (BFA E-Media, ’19), Carlos Herriott (BFA E-Media, ’20), Ciara Cruder (BFA E-Media, '18) and DeShon Von Able (BFA E-Media, '15).