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"The Language of Art" Exhibition Reception Invite June 5, 2011

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    Opening Reception (open to the public):June 5, 2-4:30p.m., 2011

    Poetry Reading: June 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the opening reception

    June 1-25, 2011 @ The High Road Gallery Worthington, OH


    German Village Art League (GVAL) is pleased to announce its 3rd annual “The Language of Art” juried exhibition, where visual art is paired with poetry. Hosted by The High Road Gallery , “The Language of Art” will take place June 1 through 25, 2011. The gallery is located at 12 E. Stafford Rd., Worthington.

    “The Language of Art” features visual art complemented by ekphrasis poetry – the graphic, often dramatic description of a visual work of art in poem. Selected artwork will be assigned to a poet, who will produce a poem that reflects their experience with the art.

    GVAL challenges visual artists to submit work that will inspire the poets’ pens. For centuries, visual art has influenced the way we see the world as has poetry. “The Language of Art” brings them together through an exploration of inspiration and nuance with sometimes unexpected and unintended results.

    Jurors in Visual Art: Carol Hershey, owner of The High Road Gallery, and Jami Goldstein, a longtime arts advocate and enthusiast, who supports artists’ work through hers at Greater Columbus Arts Council. Juror in Poetry: Scott Woods, Author and editor of over nine books, has published work in a variety of publications, and has been  featured multiple times in national press, including multiple appearances on National Public Radio. He is the President of Poetry Slam Inc. and MCs the Writers’ Block Poetry Night, an open mic series in Columbus, Ohio.


    Jurors Choice left- Amy Leibrand “Big Punch” 7“x7” digital photo and right- Chris Lucas Morning at the Cup O Joe 18”x24” oil on canvas

    TLOA Artists Beth Himsworth, Kevin Willis, Tom Baillieul, Ginny Baughman, Mona Gazala, Sherry Simone, Darlene Yeager-Torre, Mary MacKay, Michael Guinane, Donna Burns, Jack Kustron, Jeanie Auseon, Kate Anderson, Amy Leibrand, Marc Lincewicz, Kari Gunter-Seymour, W.E. Arnold, Michele Ulmer, Chris Lucas, Peggy Mintum, Jan Kustron, Doug Titchenal, Molly McNitt, Hilary Hilario, Bethany Jozwiak-Butler, Bernice Koff, E. Jane Williams, Kevin Collander, Jurate Phillips, Tanzanight, Todd Hickerson, Allen Foster, Randy Weidenbusch, Gail Evans, Gale Wallar, Teresa Weidenbusch, Brigid Vaughan, Ryan Orewiler, Jordan Dick, Laurie VanBalen, Sala Norris, Randall Ater, Becky Linhardt, Lisa MCliff

    TLOA Poets Ed Plunkett, Rikki Santer, Claudia Wilson, Julie L. Moore, Deborah Linville, Kari Gunter-Seymour, John Hoberg, Joanna Schroeder, Sayuri Matsuura, Julie Starzynski, Nancy Kangas, Steve Abbott, Grace Curtis, Louise Robertson, Connie Everett, Jennifer Eisenhauer, Susan Halpern, Elizabeth Christy, Rose M. Smith, MJ Abell, Jeremy Glazier, Scott Woods.


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    High Road Gallery

    12 East Stafford Avenue Worthington, OH 43085-3116 (614) 781-6454

    High Road Gallery Hours

    Wed-Friday 12:00-4:00 Saturday 12:00-4:00


    German Village Art League

    P.O. Box 6258

    Columbus, OH 43206-6258



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