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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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Sculpture Dedicated in Social Justice Park

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sculpture Dedicated in Social Justice Park

A new public sculpture, “Our Single Garment of Destiny,” was uncovered and dedicated in Downtown’s Washington Gladden Social Justice Park on Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Portland artists Julian and Adriana Voss-Andreae created the piece. Their work was chosen through a 2020 national solicitation for public artwork undertaken by the board of the […]

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A Monolith Appears in Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans A Monolith Appears in Columbus

It’s not shiny, and it’s not exactly mysterious, but Columbus now has a Monolith. Appearing over a wet and cold evening, the monolith is located along West Goodale Street and Neil Avenue. Decked out in an OSU theme, the Columbus Monolith is about ten feet high. It’s placed on the south side of the former […]

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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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Edwards Companies Envisions More Art & Entertainment for Gay Street District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Edwards Companies Envisions More Art & Entertainment for Gay Street District

The long-vacant Madison’s and White Haines buildings Downtown may soon see renovation work begin. A virtual tour of the area hosted by CASTO and The Edwards Companies earlier today unveiled new details on plans for the properties as a part of a larger makeover project. The idea to renovate the buildings and construct a new […]

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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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