About Roger Bansemer Roger and Sarah Bansemer produce the popular PBS television series "Painting and Travel with Roger and Sarah Bansemer" shown nationally on 175 stations. Over the past year the series has aired over 6,000 times and they are currently at work on their 9th season. Roger's prolific career as an artist covers a wide spectrum, from earlier abstract works to the present day representational paintings of landscapes, shorebirds, wildlife, beachscapes, and nautical themes. Roger has published books featuring his paintings with forewards by author James A. Michener, artist James Rosenquist, and filmmaker James Cameron. He has been the guest of two expeditions to the Titanic wreck site, and is the first artist ever to have made paintings while in a three person submersible hovering over the bow of the Titanic. In addition, his adventures include logging over 700 flights as a hot-air balloonist.