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Columbus Makes Art Presents

Columbus Makes Art Presents is a bi-weekly column brought to you by the Greater Columbus Arts Council – supporting art and advancing culture in Columbus. The column is a project of the Art Makes Columbus campaign, telling the inspiring stories of the people and organizations who create Columbus art. Each column will be written by a different local arts organization to give you an insiders look at how #artmakescbus.

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Chloe Napoletano and Hana Newfeld Making an Impact on the Community

Jane D’Angelo Jane D’Angelo Columbus Makes Art Presents: Chloe Napoletano and Hana Newfeld Making an Impact on the Community

Chloe Napoletano and Hana Newfeld will perform in the evening concert at the OhioDance Festival and Conference, April 26-28. Co-hosted and held at The Ohio State University, Dance, Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St. Napoletano is a dance educator and community dance practitioner, and Newfeld gets behind the scenes by stage managing, designing costumes and […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Michael Garrett Herring and Red Herring Theatre

Ruth Sternberg Ruth Sternberg Columbus Makes Art Presents Michael Garrett Herring and Red Herring Theatre

Michael Garrett Herring is founder and artistic director of Red Herring Productions, which produces shows at the Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St. This is the second time that Herring, a Columbus native, has established a theater company in Columbus. The first was Red Herring Theater, which existed from 1993-2007. Herring resigned in 2001 and then moved to Chicago. While in Chicago he earned his master’s degree in nonprofit management and a […]

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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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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski Curate a Dolly Parton Art Show

Lydia Simon Lydia Simon Columbus Makes Art Presents: Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski Curate a Dolly Parton Art Show

In preparation for Wild Goose Creative’s epic gallery show on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 6–9 p.m., Wild Goose Gallery and Operations Manager Lydia Simon sat down with Diamond in a Rhinestone World curators, Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski to talk about their unique curatorial inspiration behind this show. Latimer is a retail professional and artist […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Concertmaster Joanna Frankel and the Importance of Music in our Community

Holly Wiencek Holly Wiencek Columbus Makes Art Presents Concertmaster Joanna Frankel and the Importance of Music in our Community

Joanna Frankel is the Concertmaster for the Columbus Symphony and will be featured in the Beethoven Marathon: Joanna Plays Beethoven concert, Jan. 25-26 at the Ohio Theatre. We chatted with her about her background in music and her work with the Symphony. Holly: What brought you to Ohio to work with the Columbus Symphony? Joanna: […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Glass Artist Alexandra Fresch

Melody Reed Melody Reed Columbus Makes Art Presents Glass Artist Alexandra Fresch

This Dec. 7-9, Glass Axis will host its annual Holiday Glass Art Sale in the Franklinton Arts District. The art sale will feature the work of over two dozen local glass artists, one of those artists is Alexandra Fresch. We caught up with Alex to learn about what she’s been making and what she’ll be […]

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