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Art Exhibition ‘The Door that tells a Story’

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Art Exhibition Opening on Sunday, May 16th 2021. – 4pm to 7pm at the William H. Thomas Art Gallery, 1270 Bryden Rd., Columbus Ohio 43205. A Virtual Showcase will also be presented at social media.

The Urban Cultural Arts Foundation (UCAF) presents this ten-week exhibition and invited Benjamin Crumpler, native of Columbus and nationally as well as internationally well-known multiple-mixed media artist who persuades with his the great variety of paintings, sculptures, collages, graphic-, surface- and, furniture design, murals, plaster, and bas reliefs. Benjamin Crumpler’s diverse work can be found on social media, the Benajmin-Marcus collection, a fine art selection of multi-media works from United States and Eastern Europe is for sale.
“The Door that tells a Story” is a special show: Over the last weeks Benjamin Crumpler and Woodcarver Chief Shongo Obadina are designing a unique wooden door for the William H. Thomas Art Gallery, unfolded in the presence of interested members of the public at the gallery opening hours. Creating the door with their profound knowledge of history, stories, symbols, and signs, and applying established and innovative methods, Benjamin drew and Shongo carved their and our stories into the door. The door will be installed to become a piece of art that keeps sharing “our stories” to pass down generations.

The Art Show Opening will celebrate the designing of this art project and also will present a profound insight of the diverse art of Benjamin Crumpler and Shongo Obadina. The following ten-week exhibition will be accompanied by gallery tours with presentations, lectures, and artist talks. Curator Chief Shongo Obadina is inviting you to enjoy the art show and is ready to make appointments for further visits.

The project and the art show are sponsored in parts by the Greater Columbus Arts Council… we say THANK YOU!

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May 16
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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William H. Thomas Art Gallery
(614) 252-7522
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William H. Thomas Art Gallery
1270 Bryden Road
Columbus,OH43205United States
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