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Columbus Makes Art Presents Chaz O’Neil and Tanya Anne Long at ROY G BIV

Lynette Santoro-Au Lynette Santoro-Au Columbus Makes Art Presents Chaz O’Neil and Tanya Anne Long at ROY G BIV

ROY G BIV’s latest exhibition features the work of Chaz O’Neil and Tanya Long, on display from Sept. 10 – Oct. 2. Catch the opening during Franklinton Fridays on Sept. 10 from 6-8 p.m. or join us when ROY talks with the artists on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. over Zoom here. We chatted […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Lance Johnson on the Celebration of Urban Life

Lauren Emond Lauren Emond Columbus Makes Art Presents Lance Johnson on the Celebration of Urban Life

Lance Johnson is a Bronx-born mixed-media artist who recently relocated to Columbus. He uses his work as a vehicle for urban development and a celebration of the diversity of the urban landscape. Lance will be live painting at BAM Thursdays on July 22 at the Columbus Museum of Art. We chatted with Lance about his […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Ohio State MFA Students and Their Thesis Exhibition

Luisa Varanese Luisa Varanese Columbus Makes Art Presents Ohio State MFA Students and Their Thesis Exhibition

Four MFA students — Dustin Brinkman, Erin Kearney, Maggie Schmiegelow and Mitch Vicieux — from the Ohio State University met with me over Zoom to give an inside look at their current exhibition, Proximity, and the different ways the past year has impacted their practice, inspiration, and community. Luisa: How do you find inspiration for […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Antoine T. Clark, Founder, Artistic and Music Director of MACCO

Kati Serbu Kati Serbu Columbus Makes Art Presents Antoine T. Clark, Founder, Artistic and Music Director of MACCO

Antoine T. Clark, artistic and music director, founded the McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra in 2013 to support local artists while providing diverse and dynamic programming that entertains, inspires, and fosters music education. The MACCO performs concerts throughout the year, the next of which is a virtual concert, Folk Impressions, on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 at […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Xclaim Veteran Dancer & Choreographer J. Shannon Filmore on the Company’s 13th Season & Collaboration

Marissa Anderson Marissa Anderson Columbus Makes Art Presents: Xclaim Veteran Dancer & Choreographer J. Shannon Filmore on the Company’s 13th Season & Collaboration

J. Shannon Filmore is a dancer, choreographer, instructor and veteran member of Xclaim Dance Company. He’s a Columbus native and co-founder of Tru Kingdom Mega Dance Crew, who found his true passion for dance within the Columbus arts scene. Whether Shannon is working on a new piece for his 13th season with Xclaim, or planning […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Janet George on a Lifetime of Curiosity in Art

Nick Dekker Nick Dekker Columbus Makes Art Presents Janet George on a Lifetime of Curiosity in Art

Janet George is the curator of and one of many artists exhibiting in the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s inaugural gallery exhibition, New Beginnings: From There to Here, curated by Creative Women of Color. We chatted with her about her work, inspirations and process. Nick: How long have you been creating?Janet: Like most of the artists […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Daniel Rona Conjuring Giants for Massive 934 Fest Mural

Lisa Steward Lisa Steward Columbus Makes Art Presents Daniel Rona Conjuring Giants for Massive 934 Fest Mural

934 Fest is an annual arts and music festival and fundraiser in support of 934 Gallery. The festival coincides with Daniel Rona’s show, Body Forms. The festival features over 30 muralists, creating semi-permanent murals across the 934 campus, and 12 bands. We caught up with Daniel to talk about his mural. Lisa: Your show, Body […]

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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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