Elizabeth Murray quit her dream job to volunteer in Monet's garden in Giverny, France. Also in this episode, art school student Chris Nissen knocks on the door of the famous, but publicity-shy artist, Andrew Wyeth.
No one can ever really know how a master artist works. But Buddy Edgerton has some idea. He lived next door to Norman Rockwell as a boy. Norman Rockwell, of course, was the prolific illustrator most often associated with the Saturday Evening Post. Like many in the community, Buddy was the subject for a number of Rockwell's paintings. Also on the show: A woman becomes a member of the clergy at the Port of Baltimore.
When Andrew Porter started as a writer, his success seemed charmed. He got into a prestigious writers workshop, got a story published in a national magazine and soon after found an agent. Late one night when he was nearly done writing his first book, he came home to find his apartment burglarized. All of his writing - computer, backups, printed copies - was gone.
Where Garrett "G" Sample lives in Philadelphia, murder is rampant. When his friend was killed and his teenage brother died, "G" tried to find a way to limit his grieving. His solution was to get a tattoo. Also on the show: from ivory tower to forklift operator.