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Columbus Makes Art Presents Robert Cooperman on Alternative Theater in Columbus

Ariel Wiles Ariel Wiles Columbus Makes Art Presents Robert Cooperman on Alternative Theater in Columbus

Robert Cooperman is the founder and president of Stage Right Theatrics, the country’s only conservative theater company. Now in its fourth year, Stage Right produces original plays with conservative points of view. Its motto is “Disagreement Does Not Equal Hate!”® Ariel Wiles, a local producer, director and playwright, spoke with Robert as he prepared for […]

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Columbus Make Art Presents AiNa TuRiaga and COSI’s Unseen Oceans Exhibition

Jaclyn Reynolds Jaclyn Reynolds Columbus Make Art Presents AiNa TuRiaga and COSI’s Unseen Oceans Exhibition

As part of COSI’s latest exhibition from the American Museum of Natural History, Unseen Oceans, local artists were encouraged to submit their work for a chance to be showcased outside the exhibition. Thirty-two pieces of art, including six pieces of 3D art made from found materials, were crafted with the theme “Mysteries of the Deep” […]

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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 Anita Maharjan on Weaving and Fiber Art

Jennifer Wray Jennifer Wray Columbus Makes Art Presents Anita Maharjan on Weaving and Fiber Art

Columbus College of Art & Design grad Anita Maharjan draws inspiration for her striking woven work from her cultural background and experiences as an immigrant. Several of Maharjan’s three-dimensional woven pieces are on view through Dec. 6 at ROY G BIV Gallery as part of CCAD Grads in the Galleries. The exhibition series, celebrating CCAD’s […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Mary McClendon and Her Life in Jazz

Jevon Collins Jevon Collins Columbus Makes Art Presents Mary McClendon and Her Life in Jazz

Mary McClendon is a long-time jazz singer who is performing during the King Arts Complex’s Jazz on the Avenue: Holiday Jazz Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 7. We caught up with her to learn more about her background and how music has shaped her life. Jevon: When did you know you wanted to be a professional […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Shadowbox Live Metaperformer David Whitehouse

Michele Mooney Michele Mooney Columbus Makes Art Presents Shadowbox Live Metaperformer David Whitehouse

David Whitehouse has been part of Shadowbox Live since 1994, taking part in shows like Killer Party, Thunder and Lightning, and Holiday Hoopla. He shared a bit about what it is like to be one of 70-plus metaperformers, a unique Shadowbox Live term for employees who work in all aspects of the business, from performing and […]

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The Confluence Cast: Artist Laura Alexander

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Artist Laura Alexander

When artist Laura Alexander came back to Columbus after graduate school, she thought she’d stick around for a couple months. That was ten years ago. Alexander sat down to talk about why Columbus is the place she makes her work and her background. We also go behind the curtain on the art world at large. […]

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