When you go to COSI you’ve probably got science on your mind. But March 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the popular science center, so it’s a good time to think about history, too. WOSU’s Brent Davis tells us how COSI really began when dream met opportunity.
Steven Walker, a well-traveled artist who now lives in Ohio, says the best times of his life were the childhood road trips he took with his family through the countryside of Virginia and his paintings are reminiscent of these times. His landscapes evoke the feelings of discovery that occur around every bend in the road.
Columbus artist Sue Cavanaugh makes fabric sculptures that gather, fold and tumble in the air, offering the illusion of movement, despite being fixed in space. Inspired by a factory used to repair railroad cars, she started working in dimensions she had never tried before.
The Dublin Arts Council – like all museums and art galleries – serves as a caretaker of the Arts, from paintings to sculptures. But the DAC is home not only to fine art displays, but also fine feline displays. Allow us to introduce you to D’Art, the gallery kitty.
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 [...]