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The Joseph Hotel, Urban Landscapes, The Ladies of Longford, Jason Wolff

The Joseph Hotel, Urban Landscapes, The Ladies of Longford, Jason Wolff

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

A look at Columbus’ new boutique art hotel, The Joseph, and its Ohio art portfolio. Urban Landscapes an exhibit that explored the fundamental nature of city life at Riffe Gallery. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Celtic sounds of The Ladies of Longford. Finally, a look at functional pottery by Jason Wolff.

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Devon Palmer, A Tradition of Progress, Puppets Preview

Devon Palmer, A Tradition of Progress, Puppets Preview

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, Devon Palmer shows off his woodturning skills. Learn how Ohio paved the way for modernism, and puppets and dance collide in a new production at the Garden Theatre.

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Artist Profile: Todd Camp

Artist Profile: Todd Camp

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist Todd Camp, who currently works as an administrator for the Columbus Cultural Arts Center, finds refuge at his farm in Newark and says his abstract paintings are largely influenced by his surroundings.

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Metalsmiths Anne Holman & Jen Townsend

Metalsmiths Anne Holman & Jen Townsend

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

The strip mines of the rural Midwest influenced the artwork of metalsmiths Anne Holman and Jen Townsend, who recently opened a storefront in Grandview that provides retail space for more than 50 local artists.

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Artist Profile: Tom Ferderbar

Artist Profile: Tom Ferderbar

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photographer Tom Ferderbar of Wisconsin studied under the renowned landscape photographer Ansel Adams in 1958 and still remembers the lessons he learned back then. He has spent the last 40 years focusing his lens on the landmarks of Route 66 and the landscapes of the American West, specifically the Yosemite and Teton national parks.

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Artist Profile: Bill Cohen

Artist Profile: Bill Cohen

| December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bill Cohen recently retired after spending more than 40 years reporting for Ohio’s public radio and television stations, covering important issues of government and public policy. But when he wasn’t using his voice to report current events, he was using it through music and song to encourage listeners to remember headlines from the past.

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Plein Air Artist Jon Browning

Plein Air Artist Jon Browning

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Regardless of nature’s temperament – rain, sleet, snow and subzero weather – plein air artists are outside, capturing the landscape on canvass. In this segment we meet Jon Browning, a plein air painter who also has a unique circumstance for he came to art later in life and currently is a practicing criminal law attorney.

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In __ We Trust: Art and Money

In __ We Trust: Art and Money

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This exhibit currently on view at the Columbus Museum of Art addresses the complex nature of money and its relationship to art. Focusing on work made since the 2008 financial crisis, the pieces in this exhibit use currency as a material or subject as the artists explore issues of representation, value and exchange in items [...]

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The Salty Caramels & “She’ll Be Coming For Ya”

The Salty Caramels & “She’ll Be Coming For Ya”

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The four members of this all-female Columbus band, The Salty Caramels, describe themselves as salty and sweet, just like our town’s favorite ice-cream flavor. We’ll chat with them about their latest album before sharing the music video for their new single titled “She’ll Be Coming For Ya.”

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The 25th Anniversary of the Riffe Gallery

The 25th Anniversary of the Riffe Gallery

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Riffe Gallery is unique to Columbus. It’s located in the Vern Riffe Center downtown which also houses the members of the Ohio legislature and other government agencies. The gallery showcases the work of Ohio artists and curators, and this year is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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