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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ten Things I Kate About You

Richard Albert Richard Albert Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ten Things I Kate About You

Amanda Phillips is starring as Petruchio in Columbus Civic Theater’s upcoming production of The Taming of The Shrew, and we talked a bit with her about what she thinks about Shakespeare, her husband and playing a dude. To force the pun in the title, we imposed ten questions upon the Shakespearean actress: Richard: You are […]

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Best Public Art of 2016: Graffiti Installations at Independents’ Day

Best of CU Best of CU Best Public Art of 2016: Graffiti Installations at Independents’ Day

Ever since the art-centric bicentennial birthday celebration in 2012, the City of Columbus has made more and more of an effort to incorporate public artwork displays into our daily lives. Those projects come in all forms — large and small, temporary and permanent, commissioned and guerrilla — and collectively they add up to making our […]

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Top Arts Organizations in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top Arts Organizations in Columbus of 2016

Columbus loves the arts. Whether you’re interested in theatrical performance, visual art exhibitions, or public art installation, the City of Columbus is dedicated to highlighting and supporting local arts and artists. When our readers, editors and contributors were asked to name the top organizations in town, they voted for the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) […]

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Best Art Gallery in Columbus: Wild Goose Creative

Best of CU Best of CU Best Art Gallery in Columbus: Wild Goose Creative

To label Wild Goose Creative as a mere art gallery is doing the organization a disservice, but when asked about the city’s best art galleries for the year, our readers and contributors picked Wild Goose as the top response for venues that serve that purpose. After ten years of operations at 2491 Summit Street, Wild Goose […]

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The Top 10 Best Local Artists in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Best Local Artists in Columbus

2016 was another big year for local artists. The ongoing “Columbus Makes Art / Art Makes Columbus” campaign continued to highlight local visual artists, performing artists, sculptors, poets and other creatives. When our readers, contributors and editors were polled to select the number one artist this year, Stephanie Rond was the name that rose to […]

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Photographer and Historian Kojo Kamau Passes Away at 77

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photographer and Historian Kojo Kamau Passes Away at 77

Columbus native Kojo Kamau has been documenting the history of our city through photography for over a half a century, but his narrative has come to an end. “It is with a sad heart that I have to inform you my father Kojo Kamau has passed,” stated Kenya Jones via Facebook this morning. Kamau was […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Illustrator Evangelia Philippidis on Inspiration and Process

Kim Nagorski Kim Nagorski Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Illustrator Evangelia Philippidis on Inspiration and Process

The Ohio Craft Museum, located in the Grandview Heights area, offers unique, one-of-a-kind gifts handcrafted by over 100 artists during its annual holiday sale, Gifts of the Craftsmen. Now through Dec. 23, shoppers will find something for everyone on their shopping list—including beautiful jewelry, sparkling glass ornaments, functional pottery and stunning prints and cards by […]

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