Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Dennis DeVendra decided to take up woodturning and using lathes, he had a hard time finding mentors who would teach him. People were apprehensive about helping a blind man operate machinery that reaches speeds of up to more than 1,000 RPMs. But Dennis persevered despite his challenges, and is now the vice president of the Central Ohio Woodturners Association. We visited Dennis at his German Village workshop where he makes all of his creations.

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Jackie Shafer is the Producer of Broad & High. When she’s not exploring all the fabulous arts and culture Columbus has to offer, she’s choreographing very complicated and physically impossible roller-skating routines in her head.