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Artistic Apartment Building Opens in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Artistic Apartment Building Opens in Franklinton

A new apartment building at the corner of State and Mill streets in Franklinton is now complete and ready for its first occupants. It will add 12 one-bedroom apartments to the neighborhood, along with a new piece of art – a mural by local artist Andrew Lundberg that covers a large portion the building’s facade. […]

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Local Wood Turner Creates Natural Wood Art

Randi Walle Randi Walle Local Wood Turner Creates Natural Wood Art

Scott Gordon, owner of ScoGo Woodworking, began working with wood while still in grade school. Since then, most of his knowledge in the field has come through experience, trial and error, and collaboration with other wood turners. Gordon works in IT during the day and spends his evenings and weekends at his home studio practicing […]

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Coronavirus Update: CMA, Contact Sports & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CMA, Contact Sports & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, June 18, 5,889 cases and 269 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 7,833 cases and 358 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 43,122 cases and 2,633 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Photos: Art Murals Spread Positive Images and Messages Downtown

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: Art Murals Spread Positive Images and Messages Downtown

In the nearly two weeks of protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, there has been a movement to respond to the growing amount of plywood covering windows Downtown with something more positive. In a 50/50 partnership, the Greater Columbus Arts Council and CAPA launched #ArtUnitesCbus, and businesses have in turn contracted artists to […]

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Young Masters Summer Art Camps

  Young Masters Summer Art Camps

The Ohio Craft Museum offers 5 week-long summer art camps for students entering grades 1–6: June 8–12, “Recyclart”; June 15–19, “Color My World”; June 22–26, “Claws, Paws, Fins & Feathers”; July 13–17, “World Art Explorer”; July 27–31, “Wizards, Wands & Wonder.” Half-day sessions, 9:30 am–noon or 1:00–3:30 pm; full-day sessions, 9:30 am–3:30 pm.

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Artists Turn Abandoned Bridge Into a Positive Message

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Artists Turn Abandoned Bridge Into a Positive Message

When the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic first began to transpire, like many other artists Mandi Caskey began to lose gigs or have others pushed back. She wanted to find a way to help local artists, while also giving back to the community. Caskey knew the abandoned bridge near Scioto Audubon Metro Park well and […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Cody Miller on His Inspirations, Quarantine Projects and Adjudicating for Art Possible Ohio

Megan Fitze Megan Fitze Columbus Makes Art Presents Cody Miller on His Inspirations, Quarantine Projects and Adjudicating for Art Possible Ohio

Art Possible Ohio’s exhibition Accessible Expressions Ohio has gone digital this year, with new artists featured daily on Art Possible’s social media feeds through May 24. Megan Fitze, director of programs for Art Possible Ohio (formerly VSA Ohio), interviewed one of this year’s exhibition judges, longtime Art Possible Ohio artist and friend, Cody Miller. Megan: […]

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