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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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Franklinton Artists Mix Pro Wrestling With Creativity

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Franklinton Artists Mix Pro Wrestling With Creativity

Local 'Wrestling' League Nixes Stereotypes

As with any music and arts fest, this September’s Independents’ Day Festival in East Franklinton attracted a crowd made of eclectics and hobbyists. Amidst all the local artists, musicians, and chefs was a group of individuals dressed in full lucha libra (Mexican wrestling garb) performing an odd mix of painting and fighting. It’s the Artists […]

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Tour Local Artist Studios This Weekend

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tour Local Artist Studios This Weekend

The first ever Columbus Open Studio and Stage (COSS) event kicks off this weekend, inviting locals to step inside artist studios and local theaters to experience a unique look at the local creative community. “Columbus Open Studio and Stage gives people a chance to peek behind the scenes of the creative process, while also providing them […]

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Naturally Impactful: The Cultural Arts Center Serves as a Catalyst in Many Ways

Anne Evans Anne Evans Naturally Impactful: The Cultural Arts Center Serves as a Catalyst in Many Ways

With all of the changes that have recently happened along the riverfront Downtown and Bicentennial Park, it is hard to imagine the area at its beginning. In 1861, the Ohio State Arsenal was built at 139 W. Main Street. It served its purpose storing arms until the mid-1970s when a transformation into the Cultural Arts […]

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Artist Daric Gill’s “Absolute: Earnest” Accepted for Exhibition in South Korean Museum

Anne Evans Anne Evans Artist Daric Gill’s “Absolute: Earnest” Accepted for Exhibition in South Korean Museum

Daric Gill has had a big week. His piece Absolute: Moment, oil on reclaimed Birdseye maple, was part of last night’s record breaking Art for Life fundraiser where over $600,000 was raised for Equitas Health, and he also received news that another piece from the series, Absolute: Earnest, was accepted for exhibition in the Czong Institute for Contemporary […]

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The Confluence Cast: Bryan Christopher Moss

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Bryan Christopher Moss

How can we make Columbus a true hub for visual art? We tackle that and more with artist and educator Bryan Christopher Moss in this week’s episode, recorded live at Independents’ Day. This week’s episode is presented by the Julep Preview Party on September 23rd. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/9_bryanmoss.mp3 Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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Orange Barrel Media Installs Subway Cars for Graffiti Mural

Walker Evans Walker Evans Orange Barrel Media Installs Subway Cars for Graffiti Mural

While many people want to see a real light-rail or streetcar or subway line in Columbus, the opportunity to see a make-believe version has presented itself this weekend at the Independents’ Day festival in Franklinton. Local advertising company and event sponsor Orange Barrel Media installed a life-size subway train on Lucas Street next to Land […]

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