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.
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Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
Mitchell Rose, professor of dance filmmaking at The Ohio State University teamed up with OSU choreographer Bebe Miller who developed a dance with steps simple enough for non-dancers to execute, and then embarked on a 15-month journey to find participants across the world.
The ancient art of stained glass has been practiced for centuries, and Milwaukee-based artist Melissa Janda has been at it for 20 years. She shows us how she combines contemporary painting techniques with traditional stained-glass artistry to illustrate her true love of glass.
Glass blowing requires intense focus and attention to detail because of the delicate material. Steven Monser, a glass artist from Central Florida, works quickly but with patience in an effort to keep his glass canvas at a consistent 2,100 degrees.
Mark Simon is an innovative artist whose work has been expanding the landscape of storyboarding for over 20 years. His work has appeared in comic books, TV series and feature films. He shares with us his digital animation process, which he describes as blueprints for directors.