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Columbus Makes Art Passport Program Received Positively By Residents, Arts Orgs

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Makes Art Passport Program Received Positively By Residents, Arts Orgs

In August, the Greater Columbus Arts Council announced an arts “passport” to encourage Columbus residents to visit arts, cultural and entertainment events this fall. The program sees residents “stamping” their passports with stickers designed by Central Ohio artists that they can acquire at over 60 arts experiences and other Columbus events. Jami Goldstein, vice president […]

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Art Review: Side Effects – Paintings by Patrick McDonnell 2016-2021

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Side Effects – Paintings by Patrick McDonnell 2016-2021

Patrick McDonnell has long since established himself as one of the top cartoonists and illustrators working today. In addition to his award-winning comic strip Mutts, McDonnell’s illustrations have been featured in The New York Times, Parents Magazine, and Time magazine. He has authored and published numerous children’s books (securing a Caldecott Honor award in 2012 for Me…Jane), won a number of […]

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Art Review – Resilience in Nature: We Are the Roses that Grew from the Concrete

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review – Resilience in Nature: We Are the Roses that Grew from the Concrete

It’s been noted that one of the side effects of the pandemic has been the opportunity it’s provided to reconnect with nature. Many of us who have been navigating lockdowns, social distancing and a general disinclination to gather in large, crowded venues have found respite and renewal in the natural world. Whether visiting local parks, […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Rebecca Gonzalez-Bartoli and Her Inspirations

Myken Pullins Myken Pullins Columbus Makes Art Presents Rebecca Gonzalez-Bartoli and Her Inspirations

Mixed-media artist Rebecca Gonzalez-Bartoli is featured in a solo exhibition at Fresh A.I.R. Gallery’s SEEN Studios inside Chromedge Studios. Keep the Rage Tender will open on Wednesday, Sept. 22 and run through Nov. 12. We chatted with her about her work. Myken: Where are you from?Rebecca: I spent my childhood in Richmond, Virginia and moved […]

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Francesca Miller’s Collaboration with Abercrombie & Fitch ‘Radiates Joy’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Francesca Miller’s Collaboration with Abercrombie & Fitch ‘Radiates Joy’

Abercrombie & Fitch has launched a collaboration with Columbus artist Francesca Miller as part of its For Justice, For Joy collection. Abercrombie launched For Justice, For Joy in February, with designs created with members of the company’s BIPOC Associate Resource Group. The resulting collection produced gender-neutral products with an emphasis on racial justice. In December, Abercrombie reached […]

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Photos: Wild Goose Creative Grand Opening in Franklinton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: Wild Goose Creative Grand Opening in Franklinton

Wild Goose Creative opens its Franklinton space, 188 McDowell St., on Friday, July 9, with the opening reception of “halfway there,” featuring artists Dana Lynn Harper and Lucie Shearer. Lydia Simon, executive director of Wild Goose, has said the new space allows for more foot traffic during gallery nights and gives the creative organization more […]

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Giant Slingshot Sculpture in Franklinton Gets Approval

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Giant Slingshot Sculpture in Franklinton Gets Approval

A “not slingable” slingshot will soon be the latest eye-catching art piece to hit Franklinton. Designed by Franklinton resident and artist Andrew Lundberg with Lundberg Industrial Arts, LLC, the approximately 20-foot sculpture will be a towering statue and potential tourist attraction set among CASTO’s River & Rich development. Lundberg, who does corporate signage and furniture […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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