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New Local Startup “The Awesome Company” Embraces Differences

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher New Local Startup “The Awesome Company” Embraces Differences

Over the years, Jacquie Mahan has undoubtedly made herself no stranger to the Columbus small business community. An Upper Arlington native, Mahan came back to Columbus after finishing school to open the widely successful Mahan art gallery, once located in the Short North. About a year after the gallery’s closing in fall of 2010, Mahan […]

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Former Owner of Mahan Gallery Opens New Pilates Studio

Anne Evans Anne Evans Former Owner of Mahan Gallery Opens New Pilates Studio

Jacquie Otcasek, former owner of the successful Mahan Gallery in the Short North Arts District, has a new career. After a girls’ trip to a Pilates studio while visiting Los Angeles, Otcasek fell in love with the exercise. Upon returning home to Columbus, she felt this was what she was meant to do. Recently she […]

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Mahan Gallery Closing in the Short North

Anne Evans Anne Evans

After eight years of being a Short North destination, Mahan Gallery will be closing its storefront on October 1. Owner Jacquie Mahan, who made the decision to close the storefront so she can concentrate on raising her family, said, “I have enjoyed sharing my passion for contemporary art with the local arts community. To have […]


Best Art Gallery of 2009: Mahan Gallery

Walker Evans Walker Evans

If there’s one thing that this portion of our reader’s poll proves, its that there’s no shortage of great art venues throughout Columbus. The space that found its way to the top of our list is the boutique-style Mahan Gallery located at 717 North High Street in the Short North. Owner Jacquie Mahan kicked off […]


Jacquie Mahan Wants to Share Some Art with You

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Mahan Gallery is still one of the younger art exhibition spaces in the Short North, but they’ve quickly become one of the most popular ones as well. After relocating to a new space in 2007, the Mahan Gallery has hosted a variety of national artists, including a highly publicized show this past March featuring […]


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