Considered the pottery capital of the world, it seems only fitting that the city of Zanesville established the inaugural Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics competition. This September, 100 finalists competed for a best-in-show award of $20,000.
Last spring, Shadowbox Live presented an innovative collaboration with the Columbus Museum of Art–an evocative, multimedia performance centered around 21 individual works of art from the museum’s permanent collection. The risky collaboration paid off with Shadowbox receiving a coveted award from the Greater Columbus Arts Council last month and plans to possibly expand the show [...]
They’re just two deer, lounging on the banks of the Scioto River watching the world go by. The city of Columbus recently commissioned Santa Fe artist Terry Allen to create and install these whimsical sculptures along the banks of the Scioto riverfront. Titled Scioto Lounge, the deer have strangely human-like features and were sculpted into [...]
Columbus artist Jim Arter has lived his life within art. A retrospective of his career is currently on view at the Cultural Arts Center, where Arter has installed many pieces from his personal residence – from his Japanese-style tea garden to his dining-room tablecloth that boasts the signatures of the who’s who in Central Ohio’s [...]
From WEDU in Tampa, Florida It’s the art of capturing a child’s spirit – photographing an unguarded moment in the emotional life of a foster child. The Heart Gallery of America uses inspiring photos to match children with prospective new parents. This innovative and unique recruitment model for adoptive parents has grown to dozens of [...]