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Artful Saturdays: A Lesson in Watercolors with Yao Cheng

Anne Evans Anne Evans Artful Saturdays: A Lesson in Watercolors with Yao Cheng

Art has always been a part of my life. As a child, and into college, I collected nearly every set of colored pencils made. I have hundreds of them. Painting was a medium I was into somewhat, but watercolors… well, I had bought a set of supplies but never really made it very far. I […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: MadLab’s Largest Event of the Year Returns

 Stephen Woosley Columbus Makes Art Presents: MadLab’s Largest Event of the Year Returns

Carl Burgason is an up-and-coming theater artist in Columbus and a native of Hilliard. Over the past few years he has written, acted and directed around the city and is a frequent collaborator at MadLab. He is currently mentoring and directing the show The Void, as a part of their Young Writers Short Play Festival. […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Amandda Leigh Tirey on her new exhibition of space and blood

Tom Baillieul Tom Baillieul Columbus Makes Art Presents Amandda Leigh Tirey on her new exhibition of space and blood

Columbus painter Amandda Leigh Tirey is intrigued by space and the vast biological existence inside and around us. Her large format works in oil appear to freeze the motion of active forms floating in an ambiguous space devoid of gravity, or capture slices of an anonymous aura delicately placed in a petri dish. She creates […]

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Exhibition Review: Red Horizon at the Columbus Museum of Art

Liz Trapp Liz Trapp Exhibition Review: Red Horizon at the Columbus Museum of Art

There are times when an exhibition is just monumental. When the stakes are high, and the artwork reveals as much about the historical moment of its conception as it reflects our contemporary society. But then again, we find ourselves in unusual times. “Red Horizon: Contemporary Art and Photography in the USSR and Russia, 1960 – […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Behind the Scenes with Beth Josephsen of Actors’ Theatre

Scott Vezdos Scott Vezdos Columbus Makes Art Presents: Behind the Scenes with Beth Josephsen of Actors’ Theatre

In her ninth season with Actors’ Theatre of Columbus, Beth Josephsen is an actor, director, acting coach and artist educator teaching theater techniques in schools throughout central Ohio. She has performed around the world, on stages big and small, with highlights including A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Virginia Arts Festival, Ordinal Five at the […]

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If a Tree Mural Falls: An Analysis on the Revamp of the SoHud Mural

 Jeff Regensburger If a Tree Mural Falls: An Analysis on the Revamp of the SoHud Mural

A Humble History   You’ll forgive SoHud if it seems a little disoriented. It’s just not used to all of this attention. The modest neighborhood south of Hudson and north of Ohio State has spent the last 50 years in quiet anonymity; its particularly charmless version of charm being largely overshadowed by more prosperous enclaves […]

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The Confluence Cast: Actors’ Theatre of Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Actors’ Theatre of Columbus

All the world’s a stage… and one man in his time plays many parts. The artistic director of Actors’ Theatre is no different. On the occasion of their 36th season, Phillip Hickman sat down to talk about his role at the Schiller Park institution, how they put together their season each year, and the importance […]

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