13 Central Ohio Artists Featured in Statewide Juried Exhibition at the Columbus Main Library
The talents of 38 Ohio artists, 13 of whom are from Central Ohio, will be on view at the 13th Annual Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry (OOVAR) Juried Exhibition, Jan. 16 – Feb. 29, at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library’s Carnegie Gallery (96 S. Grant Ave., Second Floor).
Presented by the Ohio Arts Council (OAC), Columbus Metropolitan Library, and Friends of the Library, the exhibition showcases Ohio artists registered in OOVAR, a database of work by more than 1,900 artists from Ohio and all over the world.
Artwork was selected for the show by the exhibition’s three jurors: Kevin Lyles, a professional artist from Gallipolis; Michael Suh of the Columbus Metropolitan Library; and Julie Newhall of Friends of the Library.
Central Ohio artists in the show include:
Brooke Albrecht, Columbus
Lynn Cox, Westerville
Randy DePuy, Columbus
Paul Graham, Worthington
Bruce Macadam, Columbus
Lynda McClanahan, Columbus
Rachel McFarlane David, Reynoldsburg
Chris Pemberton, Blacklick
Angie Rucker, Westerville
Inga Smith, Columbus
Jimbo Tamoro, Columbus
JT Thompson, Columbus
Paul Wilbur, Columbus
The artists in this year’s show hail from 24 Ohio cities.
Exhibition awards will be announced and presented publicly on Feb. 29 during a closing reception held at the Main Library from 2 to 4 p.m.
Awards include three $500 Juror’s Choice Awards, sponsored by the OAC, and a $500 People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Visitors to the exhibition can vote for the People’s Choice Award through Feb. 23.
Admission to the 13th Annual OOVAR Juried Exhibition is free and open to the public during library hours.
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