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GCAC Selects Local, International Exchange Artists for Residency Program

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman GCAC Selects Local, International Exchange Artists for Residency Program

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) has selected artists for its new “Space & Time” residency program, including two German artists and 10 local residency participants selected from Cart Pushers Studio Residency. The German artists were selected as part of the council’s annual international artist exchange, a partnership started in the mid-’90s where artists in […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Jewelry Artist Hannah Hoffman

Kim Nagorski Kim Nagorski Columbus Makes Art Presents Jewelry Artist Hannah Hoffman

Over 150 artists will be selling their handcrafted work at Ohio Designer Craftsmen’s 25th-annual Art Studio Clearance Sale. Several local artists will be on hand, including Columbus jewelry artist Hannah Hoffman, who has been participating in the sale for several years. We talked to Hannah about her art prior to the opening of the Clearance […]

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Art Review: When Attitudes Become Chairs at Pizzuti Collection

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: When Attitudes Become Chairs at Pizzuti Collection

“A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.”– Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Time Magazine, Feb. 18, 1957 Given that Mies van der Rohe had a fair amount of success as both an architect and designer, we’d do well to defer to his dictum in […]

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CCAD Begins Celebration of its 140th Year

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CCAD Begins Celebration of its 140th Year

From Jan. 3-25, the Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) is running “140 Years of Creative Excellence,” a survey show highlighting the school’s student exhibitions over the years. On view are student exhibition posters, flyers, catalogs, and other archival materials from over the years. A reception takes place Tuesday, Jan. 15, and will double […]

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Preview: All About Town at Blockfort

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Preview: All About Town at Blockfort

Work by artists from three studios with similar missions — Open Door, Goodwill, and Art Outside the Lines — will center on community-themed works created by artists with developmental disabilities and other barriers. “All About Town” will explore Columbus, belonging, and what it looks like to be a part of a community. Claire Smith, a […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski Curate a Dolly Parton Art Show

Lydia Simon Lydia Simon Columbus Makes Art Presents: Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski Curate a Dolly Parton Art Show

In preparation for Wild Goose Creative’s epic gallery show on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 6–9 p.m., Wild Goose Gallery and Operations Manager Lydia Simon sat down with Diamond in a Rhinestone World curators, Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski to talk about their unique curatorial inspiration behind this show. Latimer is a retail professional and artist […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Arts organizations supply the backbone for creativity in Columbus, and once again our readers and editors have selected the largest organization at the top of our list of the best of the year. The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) provides support for many other organizations on our list, as well as grants and programs for […]

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