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Columbus Makes Art Presents Amandda Leigh Tirey on her new exhibition of space and blood

Tom Baillieul Tom Baillieul Columbus Makes Art Presents Amandda Leigh Tirey on her new exhibition of space and blood

Columbus painter Amandda Leigh Tirey is intrigued by space and the vast biological existence inside and around us. Her large format works in oil appear to freeze the motion of active forms floating in an ambiguous space devoid of gravity, or capture slices of an anonymous aura delicately placed in a petri dish. She creates […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Behind the Scenes with Beth Josephsen of Actors’ Theatre

Scott Vezdos Scott Vezdos Columbus Makes Art Presents: Behind the Scenes with Beth Josephsen of Actors’ Theatre

In her ninth season with Actors’ Theatre of Columbus, Beth Josephsen is an actor, director, acting coach and artist educator teaching theater techniques in schools throughout central Ohio. She has performed around the world, on stages big and small, with highlights including A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Virginia Arts Festival, Ordinal Five at the […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Lucie Shearer on Her Evolving Work and Appearing at the Columbus Arts Festival

Lacey Luce Lacey Luce Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Lucie Shearer on Her Evolving Work and Appearing at the Columbus Arts Festival

Lucie Shearer first appeared at the 2016 Columbus Arts Festival as part of the Emerging Artist program. She tied for the award for Best Emerging Artist, and returns to the 2017 Festival, powered by American Electric Power, June 9-11 on the riverfront. We chatted with Lucie about her evolving artwork, what she’s learned about working […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Glass Artist Michael Hric

Kim Nagorski Kim Nagorski Columbus Makes Art Presents: Glass Artist Michael Hric

The Ohio Craft Museum will showcase work by its members in the annual juried exhibition, Best of 2017, now through June 18. Glass vessels by Columbus artist Michael Hric will be featured; Hric received the Artist Scholarship Award, which will allow him to attend a workshop at the Corning Museum of Glass in New York. […]

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Exhibition Review: Action at a Distance at Angela Meleca Gallery

Liz Trapp Liz Trapp Exhibition Review: Action at a Distance at Angela Meleca Gallery

Action at a Distance is a prolific exhibition mounted by Angela Meleca Gallery which seeks to redefine and reintroduce images of the Middle East. The works of five Lebanese artists – Youmna Chlala, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Rhea Karam, and Rania Matar – make a collective statement reconfiguring and reimagining dominant cultural representations of […]

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Art Review: Alterations at Brandt-Roberts Gallery

 Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Alterations at Brandt-Roberts Gallery

Alterations, an exhibition currently on view at Brandt-Roberts Galleries, affords viewers the opportunity to explore the themes of modification, fragmentation and transformation through the works of three talented artists. While this trio have decidedly different approaches, the overall presentation is cohesive in its vision and successful in its execution. Katie Kirk is a Los Angeles […]

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Columbus Music Influencers Headed to SXSW 2017

Michelle Holzworth Michelle Holzworth Columbus Music Influencers Headed to SXSW 2017

Every year, thousands of artists and professionals from across the world flood into Austin to immerse themselves in all things creative. Hosting everything from music to tech, film to nightlife that never ends, SXSW is an annual conference that has become a transformative 10-day experience. Many creatives from Columbus will attend SXSW this year, including […]

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