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Deliver Black Dreams Combines Art and Civic Engagement

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Deliver Black Dreams Combines Art and Civic Engagement

As a member of the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Board of Trustees, Marshall Shorts, who is also the co-founder of Creative Control Fest and Maroon Arts Group, as well as designer and principal at Artfluential, was a part of the conversation on where the Arts Unite Cbus murals commissioned earlier this summer would live as […]

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Empowering Images Get a Push From Designing Local

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Empowering Images Get a Push From Designing Local

Designing Local has been tapped to helped curate a number of local murals, which have brightened up walls in Italian Village, Milo Grogan and the Near East Side. The mural at Station 324 on Second Avenue includes a large clubhouse mural and an entry mural by artists Nick Stull and Liz Morrison. The other two […]

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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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SoHud Street Art Revisited

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger SoHud Street Art Revisited

Necessity remains the mother of invention, though in this case, there are actually a couple of necessities. The first necessity is to find something to do. The stay at home order in place throughout Ohio has left many looking for activities that don’t involve large groups of people, close contact with strangers, or the ability […]

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25th anniversary of Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges)

Anne Evans Anne Evans 25th anniversary of Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges)

Dublin Arts Council Executive Director David S. Guion announced today that the public is invited to a celebration for the 25th anniversary of Field of Corn (with Osage Oranges), a public artwork by Columbus sculptor Malcolm Cochran, Saturday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Dublin’s Frantz Park, 4995 Rings Rd. The now-iconic […]

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GCAC Creates Citywide Public Art Database

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman GCAC Creates Citywide Public Art Database

In an effort to build awareness of the variety of public art in Columbus, the Greater Columbus Arts Council has created a searchable database of public art online. The database lists more than 800 public art sculptures, murals, historic theaters and installations found at nearly 350 sites around Franklin County, and suggests other artwork and […]

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