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The Great Portrait Show

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Great Portrait Show

A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of […]

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One : A Pop-Up Exhibition

Anne Evans Anne Evans One : A Pop-Up Exhibition

Blockfort is happy to present the work of 5 students from the Columbus State Community College. Easton Nguyen, Ashley Figurelli, Jack Koppert, Gail Jones, and Mary Scheer all share their work for this pop-up event. The exhibition will take place in the Blockfort flex space on the same evening as the Great Portrait Show opening […]

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Art: Of Giants and Men

Anne Evans Anne Evans Art: Of Giants and Men

‘Of Giants and Men’ is a four-person indoor mural exhibition at Blockfort Gallery featuring nationally known mural artists David Tevenal, Scott Santee, Monster Steve, and Malt. Each artist has gained recognition as a large scale painter, though each artist has additional means of expression. Smaller works will accompany the larger pieces so that viewers can […]

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Preview: ‘BRAIN’ at Blockfort

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Preview: ‘BRAIN’ at Blockfort

OBLSK, a creative marketing agency made up of artists, designers, and inventors, will unveil a multi-sensory, interactive installation called “BRAIN” at Blockfort, 162 N. Sixth St., from March 7-31. For “BRAIN,” the group will use an EEG sensor, which attaches to the forehead and reads brain electrical activity, paired with a visual element to represent […]

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Video: Updates from Blockfort

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Updates from Blockfort

What’s new at Blockfort? We checked in with local artist Adam Brouillette to talk about the local arts scene in Columbus. Check out the video below, and don’t forget to subscribe via YouTube for mode video updates!

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Preview: All About Town at Blockfort

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Preview: All About Town at Blockfort

Work by artists from three studios with similar missions — Open Door, Goodwill, and Art Outside the Lines — will center on community-themed works created by artists with developmental disabilities and other barriers. “All About Town” will explore Columbus, belonging, and what it looks like to be a part of a community. Claire Smith, a […]

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The Confluence Cast: Muralist Adam Hernandez

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Muralist Adam Hernandez

Being a working artist isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are plenty of folks in Columbus to show you the way. Muralist Adam Hernandez talks about how he found his way here, the importance of mentors, and being a “real” person in business. Shownotes for this episode This Confluence Cast episode is sponsored by Art Makes Columbus, Columbus […]

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