Our City Online

Art

A look at local artists, galleries, performance events, exhibition reviews, and everything in between.

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artists Heather Kaplan’s and Ryan W. Kelly’s Ceramics

Ken Aschliman Ken Aschliman Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artists Heather Kaplan’s and Ryan W. Kelly’s Ceramics

Heather Kaplan and Ryan W. Kelly have exhibitions at ROY G BIV Gallery this month. While their work is grounded in ceramics, it includes performative and installation elements. Ahead of their artists’ talk on Saturday, June 25 at 2:30 p.m., I spoke with both artists about their practices and bodies of work. Ken Aschliman: How […]

No Comments

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Sculptor Virginia Overton on Her Work in the Main Library’s New Park Plaza

Gregg Dodd Gregg Dodd Columbus Makes Art Presents: Sculptor Virginia Overton on Her Work in the Main Library’s New Park Plaza

After a 16-month renovation, Columbus Metropolitan Library is opening its Main Library on Saturday, June 25 with a series of free public events. Also to be unveiled is a newly commissioned sculpture by Virginia Overton, which will serve as the focal point of the new Park Plaza connecting the library to Topiary Park. We checked […]

No Comments

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Shadowbox Live Bringing Gallery of Echoes to the Columbus Arts Festival

Lacey Luce Lacey Luce Columbus Makes Art Presents: Shadowbox Live Bringing Gallery of Echoes to the Columbus Arts Festival

Stacie Boord wears many hats at Shadowbox Live and not all of them are on stage. In addition to being a triple threat, she is a power house behind the scenes directing community relations, special events and fundraising (among other duties). As the Shadowbox Live crew gets ready to wow Columbus Arts Festival audiences with […]

No Comments

Opera Preview: Opera Columbus’ La Traviata June 1-5

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Opera Preview: Opera Columbus’ La Traviata June 1-5

Giuseppe Verdi, in the 1800s, was a revolutionary opera composer. He was at the forefront of artists placing a greater emphasis on dramatic weight, consistency, and storytelling than showy vocal tricks. New Yorker writer Alex Ross said, “The greatness of Verdi is a simple thing. Solitary by nature, he found a way of speaking to […]

No Comments

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Nannette Maciejunes on Welcoming Picasso to Columbus

 Melissa Ferguson Columbus Makes Art Presents: Nannette Maciejunes on Welcoming Picasso to Columbus

Nannette V. Maciejunes has been the executive director of the Columbus Museum of Art since 2003. She has been integral in bringing the best of the art world to Columbus, including the upcoming exhibition Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change, which opens June 10. She enjoys art of all kinds, especially 20th century American […]

No Comments

Review: CCAD 2016 Senior Fashion Show

Randi Walle Randi Walle Review: CCAD 2016 Senior Fashion Show

To most college students, Mid-May means one thing: Graduation. To Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) Fashion Design Majors, however, Mid-May also means the Senior Fashion Show. Held at the CCAD campus on May 13th, this year’s event kicked off with a VIP cocktail hour before the show, and was followed by a dance […]

No Comments

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Actor Nick Hardin on Dream Roles, Musical Comedy and the Columbus Theatre Scene

Mark Phillips Schwamberger Mark Phillips Schwamberger Columbus Makes Art Presents: Actor Nick Hardin on Dream Roles, Musical Comedy and the Columbus Theatre Scene

Nick Hardin appeared in Evolution Theatre Company’s award-winning production of YANK! The Musical in 2015, for which he was awarded a best acting award. He will be seen this year in Evolution Theatre Company’s Local Playwrights Festival starting June 1, presented in association with CATCO, as well as in the area premiere of Book Of […]

No Comments

1 2 3 150

art categories