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Greater Columbus Arts Council: 2011 Individual Award Winners

Greater Columbus Arts Council: 2011 Individual Award Winners

| November 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

Java Kitrick “Miss Puffin:” Arts Partner “To be able to live an artful life is a wonderful part of America.” Java Kitrick arrived in Columbus 30 years ago on People’s Express from New York to visit her best friend whom she met at NYU in 1968—and she never left town.  Kitrick’s passion for making a [...]

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A Gallery Teeming with Life: Paula Hayes at the Wexner Center

A Gallery Teeming with Life: Paula Hayes at the Wexner Center

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The practice of art is often something akin to devotion. It can be all-consuming; the focus of your entire life. In Paula Hayes’ delicate and beautiful terrariums on display at the Wexner Center, it is clear to see that what she is devoted to are plants.

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Caravaggio: Behold the Man! The Impact of A Revolutionary Realist

Caravaggio: Behold the Man! The Impact of A Revolutionary Realist

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Columbus Museum of Art celebrates the remarkable influence of Caravaggio on the art world. As infamous as he was famous, the exhibit features a single painting by Caravaggio, surrounded by the work of his contemporaries inspired by his bombastic, challenging style.

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Shifting Perspectives

Shifting Perspectives

| October 26, 2011 | 10 Comments

An expansive photography exhibition from the United Kingdom aims to change the way people see Down Syndrome.

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Inspired by Music: Milisa Valliere

Inspired by Music: Milisa Valliere

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Songs are time machines. They take you back to very specific times in your life, they push you forward or they help to center you in the very moment you are in. They become warm blankets in times of sadness, and a mentor in times of contemplation. For painter Milisa Valliere, songs are her way into her paintings.

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SoHud Mural Brightens Up Busy Corner

SoHud Mural Brightens Up Busy Corner

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Trees aren’t just for planting. A new mural catapulted by Wild Goose Creative perks up Old North Columbus.

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The 48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project

| September 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

44 teams of filmmakers write, direct, and edit a film in less than 48 hours. Do you think you could do that?

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Artist Matt Logsdon Aims To Provide Happy Surprises To Pedestrians

Artist Matt Logsdon Aims To Provide Happy Surprises To Pedestrians

| August 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

When was the last time you explored your city? Matt Logsdon wants to break up your daily routine with the Bus Project, “a civic pride project designed to promote places unique to Columbus, Ohio, advocate a pedestrian lifestyle, and bring together Columbus communities through active participation in the arts.”

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Natural Light: Paintings by the Ohio Plein Air Society

Natural Light: Paintings by the Ohio Plein Air Society

| August 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

Showcasing the work of over 16 Ohio artists, paintings reflect the variations in our landscape, from lakes to dense forests to rolling hills. It is this landscape that inspired both the curator and the artists.

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Unique Food And Drinks At The Ohio State Fair

Unique Food And Drinks At The Ohio State Fair

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ice Wine? Fried Kool-Aid? Krispy Kreme Burgers? The 2011 Ohio State Fair introduces an extraordinary assortment of food and drinks for its guests to enjoy. For the first time in over a century, the Fair will now permit adult beverages at its Taste of Ohio Cafe as well as during evening concerts. Over a dozen [...]

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