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Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

As the Short North continues to change and evolve, many fans of the neighborhood often bemoan the replacement of art galleries with upscale restaurants and clothing boutiques that can afford higher retail rents. So it’s certainly noteworthy to report today the arrival of a new art gallery to the neighborhood, taking the place of a […]

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GCAC Presents: Thurber House Brings Mystery, Magic and More to Columbus with Evenings with Authors

Susanne Jaffe Susanne Jaffe GCAC Presents: Thurber House Brings Mystery, Magic and More to Columbus with Evenings with Authors

From passion-filled love triangles and chilling ghost stories to the aftermath of Alice’s trip to Wonderland, Thurber House has lined up six can’t-miss readings for its latest Evenings With Authors series: Paula McClain, who quickly climbed bestseller lists with her debut novel, The Paris Wife, reads from her new historical novel, Circling the Heat, on […]

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GCAC Presents: OhioDance, a Network of Dancers in Step with the Community

Jane D’Angelo Jane D’Angelo GCAC Presents: OhioDance, a Network of Dancers in Step with the Community

For more than 30 years, Ohio Dance has been an inclusive umbrella for dancers, choreographers, dance companies of all sizes and styles, and dance educators in studios, schools, and colleges and universities throughout the state. Through festivals, conferences, educational resources, networking opportunities, newsletters and dance artist services; OhioDance has created a partnership for all members […]

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Painting Lessons: The 2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Painting Lessons: The 2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition

The Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition continues to be the premier venue for sampling some of the best work by Ohio artists. The show has a long and prestigious history, and inclusion in the exhibition looks good on any artist’s resume. Plus, there’s always plenty of prize money up for grabs. That said, the […]

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Write Here: Graffiti Takes Center Stage

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Write Here: Graffiti Takes Center Stage

Compared to gallery and museum shows, writing about graffiti presents some pretty unique challenges. For starters, no one has ever provided me with a press release about new graffiti in our area. I’ve never been invited to a wine and cheese reception featuring graffiti writers or their assembled works. No obliging gallerist has ever taken […]

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Details, Details. Summer 2015 Group Exhibition at Angela Meleca Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Details, Details. Summer 2015 Group Exhibition at Angela Meleca Gallery

It’s good to remind ourselves that painting and sculpture often exert their own brand of physicality. They have a presence; a presence that stems in large part from the particular materials from which the objects are made. When it comes right down to it, painting and sculpture can be summed up as the deliberate and […]

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North Market Seeking Public Mural Artists

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Market Seeking Public Mural Artists

The North Market announced last week that it will soon be adding some new public art installations, and that the creator of those installations could be you! The organization has partnered with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) to solicit proposals for three murals to be hung inside the historic Downtown building. The theme of […]

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