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GCAC Presents: Summer Programs at Urban Arts Space

 Merijntje van der Heijden GCAC Presents: Summer Programs at Urban Arts Space

Urban Arts Space serves as The Ohio State University’s arts laboratory, an exhibition and alternative performance space for faculty, students, and local, national, and international artists. Urban Arts Space offers free community programing. This summer, we are presenting more free programming than ever before. Urban Arts Space provides the community with creative opportunities for people […]

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Local Artist Hiroshi Hayakawa Releases Latest Origami Book

Aimee Hancock Aimee Hancock Local Artist Hiroshi Hayakawa Releases Latest Origami Book

Local artist and associate professor at Columbus College of Art and Design, Hiroshi Hayakawa, is set to release his new book on August 5th, titled “Paper Monsters and Curious Creatures.” Hayakawa previously created three other books, his first having been released in 2009. All four books consist of detailed lessons on how to create various […]

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Review: PULL LEFT at the OSU Urban Arts Space

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: PULL LEFT at the OSU Urban Arts Space

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: we live in an era of unprecedented globalization… I know, right? Globalization is so much a part of who we are that acknowledging its existence has become just another example of stating the obvious. Between international trade, treaties, monetary policy, migration, terrorism, and tourism, the impact and […]

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GCAC Presents: Sculptor Al-Hadid, Alum Essenhigh Featured In CCAD’s Summer Exhibition Visiting Artists’ Series

 Amanda Pierce GCAC Presents: Sculptor Al-Hadid, Alum Essenhigh Featured In CCAD’s Summer Exhibition Visiting Artists’ Series

Series kicks off September 4, 2014. Realist/surrealist sculptures, high-gloss paintings, and installations big and small fill the Canzani Center Gallery this summer as Columbus College of Art & Design features four new solo exhibitions open free to the public. Join the creative dialogue in Columbus when several of the artists visits for an open lecture […]

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Columbus SOUP Grants $1,243 to State of the Arts Productions

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Columbus SOUP Grants $1,243 to State of the Arts Productions

Columbus SOUP, the philanthropic crowd-funding organization, granted money to two local arts and culture groups at their quarterly dinner on Sunday. The 161 voting attendees to the event at the Columbus College of Art and Design’s Mind Market each donated a $7 minimum and voted to give the accumulated $1,243 to State of the Arts […]

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Downtown Parking Lots to Receive Public Art Upgrades

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Parking Lots to Receive Public Art Upgrades

Urban enthusiasts generally agree that there’s no bigger blight on a Downtown area than a surface parking lot. They use a lot of space for a single purpose that is always considered underutilized when compared to virtually any other type of development, large or small. Thankfully, Columbus is filling in surface lots with new development, […]

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GCAC Presents: German Village Art Crawl Turns Garages into Galleries

 Jeff Tobin GCAC Presents: German Village Art Crawl Turns Garages into Galleries

Who throws an art festival in a neighborhood alley? German Village, that’s who. A couple of years back, some residents had the crazy idea to turn several garages along Macon Alley into art galleries for a unique one-night event. They asked homeowners along the alley for permission. They sent out invites to some of the […]

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