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Columbus Makes Art Presents Paisha Thomas on Staying Creative During COVID and Taking Inspiration from Local Artists

Nick Dekker Nick Dekker Columbus Makes Art Presents Paisha Thomas on Staying Creative During COVID and Taking Inspiration from Local Artists

While the 2020 Columbus Arts Festival has been canceled, you can still support local artists during the Columbus Arts Festival in Place, June 12-14. Paisha Thomas was slated to perform on the Big Local Music Stage this year, but you can still hear and see her work at paishathomas.com and on the Big Local Music […]

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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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Columbus Makes Art Presents Sarah Todd on Teaching and Practicing Glass Art

Melody Reed Melody Reed Columbus Makes Art Presents Sarah Todd on Teaching and Practicing Glass Art

Sarah Todd is an independent working artist, a Glass Axis instructor in hot and fused glass, an instructor in hot glass at Franklin Park Conservatory and serves on the Glass Axis staff as a studio technician. She is one of six artists involved in making glass pieces as part of Glass Axis’ annual exhibition Fantastical […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Madi Cano, Glass Axis Instructor and Artist

Melody Reed Melody Reed Columbus Makes Art Presents Madi Cano, Glass Axis Instructor and Artist

Madi Cano is an independent working glass artist, a Glass Axis instructor in hot glass and is currently a marketing and gallery intern at Glass Axis. She is a senior at The Ohio State University, working towards degrees in marketing and art with a specialization in glass. Her work will be on display in the […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Hip-Hop Artist Shad, Dropping Bars and Building Community

Dr. Elaine Richardson Dr. Elaine Richardson Columbus Makes Art Presents Hip-Hop Artist Shad, Dropping Bars and Building Community

The second-annual Columbus Women & Girls’ Fest on August 3, 2019 celebrates women and girls of the Mount Vernon neighborhood and beyond with women and girl-identified leaders in arts, entrepreneurship, education and activities for the whole family, geared toward wellness and empowerment. The Fest features national act Syleena Johnson, as well as local performers such as […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Kathryn Seyerle Debuts Solo Exhibition at 934 Gallery

Liz Martin Liz Martin Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Kathryn Seyerle Debuts Solo Exhibition at 934 Gallery

Multidisciplinary artist Kathryn Seyerle is having her first solo show, Therefore I Am, in 934 Gallery’s February exhibition Where You Come From. Kathryn Seyerle grew up in Indiana and Kentucky and lived in the Pacific Northwest for almost seven years before moving to Columbus in April 2013. She received a BFA in book arts from […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Jewelry Artist Hannah Hoffman

Kim Nagorski Kim Nagorski Columbus Makes Art Presents Jewelry Artist Hannah Hoffman

Over 150 artists will be selling their handcrafted work at Ohio Designer Craftsmen’s 25th-annual Art Studio Clearance Sale. Several local artists will be on hand, including Columbus jewelry artist Hannah Hoffman, who has been participating in the sale for several years. We talked to Hannah about her art prior to the opening of the Clearance […]

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