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Catalyst Columbus and MadLab Theatre Enlist Local Artists for Multidisciplinary Mural

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Catalyst Columbus and MadLab Theatre Enlist Local Artists for Multidisciplinary Mural

Catalyst Columbus and MadLab Theatre have unveiled two new large-scale murals Downtown. Created by artists Jen Wrubleski and Marcus Billingsley, the mural at 227 N. Third St. wraps two sides of MadLab Theatre and connects the visual arts to performing arts. The piece was commissioned with funding from the Jim and Annanette Harper Family Foundation, […]

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Deliver Black Dreams’ Latest Mural Says to “Write It, Paint It, Do It”

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Deliver Black Dreams’ Latest Mural Says to “Write It, Paint It, Do It”

Deliver Black Dreams’ latest mural will be a call to action. Located on the Wilson Road railroad bridge on the West Side, the mural is intended to engage young people with an inspiring quote. Collaborators Shelbi Harris and Marcus Billingsley were a part of the effort behind the first Deliver Black Dreams mural on Fifth […]

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Sullivant Avenue Public Art Project Prepares Hilltop Residents for Improvements, ‘Brightens Up’ Area

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sullivant Avenue Public Art Project Prepares Hilltop Residents for Improvements, ‘Brightens Up’ Area

Along with the $10 million in improvements on Sullivant Avenue — including new sidewalks, improved streetlights, traffic signals, bus bulbs and parklets set to be underway next year — is a $200,000 public art project to get residents ready for the changes, and liven up the street. Sullivant Bright is a project by Designing Local […]

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Large Mural Project Planned for Harrison West Tunnel

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Large Mural Project Planned for Harrison West Tunnel

The Harrison West Society has announced a multi-year project to improve the Olentangy Trail tunnel and the surrounding area, with a local artist at the helm of a large-scale mural at the site. Harrison West Arts President Annie Keener said an idea was floated to update the tunnel under State Route 315 on the Olentangy […]

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The Politics of Protest Art

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Politics of Protest Art

On the ground during protests in Downtown Columbus, artists were a major part of the social unrest that took place this year. Several dozen artists adorned the boarded-up windows in Downtown and the Short North this summer and beyond with pieces in support of Black Lives Matter, while others depicted the Black experience or called […]

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Photos: Art Murals Spread Positive Images and Messages Downtown

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: Art Murals Spread Positive Images and Messages Downtown

In the nearly two weeks of protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, there has been a movement to respond to the growing amount of plywood covering windows Downtown with something more positive. In a 50/50 partnership, the Greater Columbus Arts Council and CAPA launched #ArtUnitesCbus, and businesses have in turn contracted artists to […]

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Artists Turn Abandoned Bridge Into a Positive Message

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Artists Turn Abandoned Bridge Into a Positive Message

When the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic first began to transpire, like many other artists Mandi Caskey began to lose gigs or have others pushed back. She wanted to find a way to help local artists, while also giving back to the community. Caskey knew the abandoned bridge near Scioto Audubon Metro Park well and […]

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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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