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Exhibition Provides Detailed Perspective on the Natural World

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Exhibition Provides Detailed Perspective on the Natural World

The intersection of nature and art is a spot often marked by epic vistas and grand gestures. Whether it’s the massive canvases of Turner and Birdstadt, the monumental earthworks of Heizer and Smithson, or the stoic sculptures of Long and Goldsworthy, nature vis-a-vis art is usually presented to us in heroic scale. The urge to […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Najette Kanoun on Glassquerade, Civil Engineering and Glassblowing

Hannah Benson Hannah Benson Columbus Makes Art Presents: Najette Kanoun on Glassquerade, Civil Engineering and Glassblowing

In honor of its 30th anniversary, Glass Axis is giving its annual fundraiser, Glassquerade, an 80s-style makeover. Boasting a glass fashion show, a performance from The Reaganomics and two cash bars. The fun begins in Glass Axis’ Franklinton location at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. Najette Kanoun – engineer, visual artist and Glassquerade Planning […]

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Photos: New Art Studio Blockfort Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: New Art Studio Blockfort Opens Downtown

Local artists have officially begun working out of new Downtown studio space Blockfort, located at 162 N. Sixth St. in the Discovery District. The new facility includes a collection of private studios, two galleries for exhibitions, and a shared office space in the basement for creative entrepreneurs. CLICK HERE to read more about Blockfort today […]

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The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

The art community in Columbus is a strong one. But there’s a large portion of it that you don’t see; specifically black art. Scott Woods created Holler to showcase the work of black artists across disciplines. In this week’s episode Scott discusses Holler and the impetus for it, the Columbus art scene as a whole, […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Searius Addishin Bringing Sexy Back with Erotica Poetry

Justin Johnston Justin Johnston Columbus Makes Art Presents: Searius Addishin Bringing Sexy Back with Erotica Poetry

Searius Addishin is a poet, performer and educator based in Columbus. This month, he’s bringing his signature spoken word event, Erotica, to Wild Goose Creative on Saturday, Feb. 11, just in time for Valentine’s weekend. Justin Johnston: What can people expect when they come to one of your performances? Searius Addishin: They can expect authenticity […]

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Columbus Open Studio & Stage Event Returns in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Open Studio & Stage Event Returns in 2017

Last year, local artists and arts organizations opened their doors to the public in a new way for the inaugural Columbus Open Studio and Stage (COSS) event. Yesterday, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) announced that they are now seeking applications from local artists who want to participate in this year’s edition of the event […]

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The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

How do you build a community around what you’re passionate about? This week, Adam Brouillette sat down to discuss Blockfort, the new gallery and studio space Downtown, and why he thinks Columbus is the best city for doers. http://theconfluencecast.com//episodes/26_blockfort.mp3 Shownotes for this episode Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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