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Columbus Makes Art Presents Songwriter Carole Walker, a Full-Time Connector of People

Michelle Holzworth Michelle Holzworth Columbus Makes Art Presents Songwriter Carole Walker, a Full-Time Connector of People

A hiring freeze in 2014 made something clear to Carole Walker: her well-paying bank job had put a hold on her calling as a songwriter for far too long. She quit this job with no plan, and has spent the last four years on a journey fueled by her love of creating soulful music to […]

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ROY G BIV Gallery Relocating to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans ROY G BIV Gallery Relocating to Franklinton

After nearly 30 years in the Short North, the ROY G BIV gallery has announced plans to relocate to Franklinton. Local developer CASTO has signed the local nonprofit arts organization as the first tenant inside its River & Rich project in the East Franklinton neighborhood. “We understand the importance art plays in Franklinton and we’re […]

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Wild Goose Creative Adds New Executive Director To Team

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Wild Goose Creative Adds New Executive Director To Team

Wild Goose Creative has recently welcomed Patrick Roehrenbeck as the newest addition to its growing team. Roehrenbeck, the former executive director of Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus and a former membership co-chair for Columbus Arts Marketing Association, now brings his extensive nonprofit experience in the arts to Wild Goose Creative, networking with members and funders and […]

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Art Review: William Kentridge’s “The Refusal of Time” at the Wexner Center

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: William Kentridge’s “The Refusal of Time” at the Wexner Center

Location. Location. Location. It’s everything, right? That old adage is certainly true in the case of William Kentridge’s Refusal of Time; a multi-media installation that seems perfectly suited to its spot in the farthest reaches of the Wexner Center galleries. It’s the last house on the left. The end of the line. The final stop. […]

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Sherri Geldin Stepping Down from Wexner Center After 25 Years

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sherri Geldin Stepping Down from Wexner Center After 25 Years

The Wexner Center of the Arts announced this afternoon that Director Sherri Geldin will be stepping down from her role at the end of 2018, following 25 years of service in the position. “The honor and privilege to direct the Wex for 25 years has been the opportunity of a lifetime, and one I will […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Local Art Treasure Mary Jo Bole Moves into Filmmaking

Melissa Starker Melissa Starker Columbus Makes Art Presents: Local Art Treasure Mary Jo Bole Moves into Filmmaking

A fixture of the Columbus art scene for decades, Mary Jo Bole has unearthed and explored fascinating bits of local history through a wide variety of mediums. For her newest work, she’s delved into a connection between her family and the Carnegies, the Pittsburgh family that made its name in the steel industry. She’s also […]

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New Public Art for Hilltop Neighborhood, Hilltop Rising, to be Installed June 2018

Anne Evans Anne Evans New Public Art for Hilltop Neighborhood, Hilltop Rising, to be Installed June 2018

Summer Jam West has been on a mission to bring more public art to the Hilltop neighborhood. Currently, the group has secured five pieces by artists and has placed them in prominent places throughout the neighborhood. The pieces currently installed include: an 80’ Fantastic Food Garden mural by Danielle Poling in Westgate Park, a 14’ […]

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