Everyone has the opportunity to document their lives in their own ways. On the eve of the release of her latest collection of work, I spoke with Columbus-based poet Maggie Smith. We discussed how she writes, how the publishing industry works, the inspirations for her work, and why she chooses to stay in Columbus.
The Thumb Box Exhibition has been a long standing tradition for Ohio Art League members. It will be a spectacular evening for those who are looking for gifts, art to add to their own collection, or most importantly, admiring the vast array of art created by OAL members. Join the celebration of these small works […]
Ohio Art League Presents: “Accidental Anthropology: Discovering Meaning in the Discarded and Overlooked”
Excitement continues at The Ohio Art League’ X Space with a new exhibition featuring two member artists. Accidental Anthropology celebrates allegorical storytelling through photographs and assemblages whereby the process of discovery is key for both artist and viewer. Phil Adams and Shelley Bird create visual narratives that seek to reveal new potential in the seemingly […]
Geometric abstract oil paintings by JT Thompson open the 2018 Member Curated Exhibition season in the Ohio Art League’s X Space, 400 W. Rich St., Columbus, OH. The exhibition runs from February 5 through March 30, 2018, with an artist’s reception March 9 from 7 – 9 p.m. Artist Talk: March 9, 2018 7-9 p.m. […]
How do you build a community around what you’re passionate about? This week, Adam Brouillette sat down to discuss Blockfort, the new gallery and studio space Downtown, and why he thinks Columbus is the best city for doers. Shownotes for this episode Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter
Upon entering the Fort Hayes Shot Tower, I was struck by the airy spaciousness and simplicity of the environment. There was artwork hung up on the walls carefully, while the light shining in from the windows made its own art on the polished wooden floor. The Ohio Art League is here for its Fall Juried […]
How does a 105-year-old organization remain vital and relevant? Enlist a dedicated group of board members. Engage a cadre of talented members. Evolve with the needs of the community. At least that’s the way the Ohio Art League is doing it. OAL is a non-profit, member-based organization for visual artists. Founded in 1909, Ohio Art […]