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Photos: New Art Studio Blockfort Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: New Art Studio Blockfort Opens Downtown

Local artists have officially begun working out of new Downtown studio space Blockfort, located at 162 N. Sixth St. in the Discovery District. The new facility includes a collection of private studios, two galleries for exhibitions, and a shared office space in the basement for creative entrepreneurs. CLICK HERE to read more about Blockfort today […]

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The Confluence Cast: Holler Highlights Black Art in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Holler Highlights Black Art in Columbus

The art community in Columbus is a strong one. But there’s a large portion of it that you don’t see; specifically black art. Scott Woods created Holler to showcase the work of black artists across disciplines. In this week’s episode Scott discusses Holler and the impetus for it, the Columbus art scene as a whole, […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Searius Addishin Bringing Sexy Back with Erotica Poetry

Justin Johnston Justin Johnston Columbus Makes Art Presents: Searius Addishin Bringing Sexy Back with Erotica Poetry

Searius Addishin is a poet, performer and educator based in Columbus. This month, he’s bringing his signature spoken word event, Erotica, to Wild Goose Creative on Saturday, Feb. 11, just in time for Valentine’s weekend. Justin Johnston: What can people expect when they come to one of your performances? Searius Addishin: They can expect authenticity […]

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Columbus Open Studio & Stage Event Returns in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Open Studio & Stage Event Returns in 2017

Last year, local artists and arts organizations opened their doors to the public in a new way for the inaugural Columbus Open Studio and Stage (COSS) event. Yesterday, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) announced that they are now seeking applications from local artists who want to participate in this year’s edition of the event […]

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The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Blockfort

How do you build a community around what you’re passionate about? This week, Adam Brouillette sat down to discuss Blockfort, the new gallery and studio space Downtown, and why he thinks Columbus is the best city for doers. http://theconfluencecast.com//episodes/26_blockfort.mp3 Shownotes for this episode Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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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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