Java Kitrick â€œMiss Puffin:â€ Arts Partner â€œTo be able to live an artful life is a wonderful part of America.â€ Java Kitrick arrived in Columbus 30 years ago on Peopleâ€™s Express from New York to visit her best friend whom she met at NYU in 1968â€”and she never left town.Â Kitrickâ€™s passion for making a [...]
The practice of art is often something akin to devotion. It can be all-consuming; the focus of your entire life. In Paula Hayesâ€™ delicate and beautiful terrariums on display at the Wexner Center, it is clear to see that what she is devoted to are plants.
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.
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.
When was the last time you explored your city? Matt Logsdon wants to break up your daily routine with the Bus Project, â€œa 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.â€
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.
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 [...]