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ARTifacts: Snakes of Ohio

ARTifacts: Snakes of Ohio

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Snakes are a much-maligned creature in Ohio. The vast majority that an Ohioan encounters are harmless. There are only three venomous species in Ohio.

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ARTifacts: Ohio Art Company

ARTifacts: Ohio Art Company

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Ohio Art Company Collection at the Ohio History Center is quite extensive with pieces from their earliest toys to those from the 1980s.

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ARTifacts: Ice Age Mammals in Ohio

ARTifacts: Ice Age Mammals in Ohio

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Giant beavers, which were the size of black bears, once roamed the lands of Ohio, along with mastadons and mammoths. Natural history curator David Dyer gives us some insight into these historic mammals and their prevalence in Ohio.

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Mosaics at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard

Mosaics at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Art students at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard recently created large mosaic panels that line the pillars of their school’s courtyard.

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Dennison W. Griffith: Another World

Dennison W. Griffith: Another World

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit at CCAD’s Canzani Center features new works by Denny Griffith that feature surreal landscapes and biomorphic forms reminiscent of living organisms.

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Mercy Street Corsets

Mercy Street Corsets

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Columbus fashion designer Larissa Boiwka was commissioned to design a corset for the new PBS series Mercy Street, which will be worn by one of the actresses in the premiere episode.

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“Nautia” – A Short Film

“Nautia” – A Short Film

| January 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Nautia follows the story of a young girl living at the bottom of the sea as she dreams of what lies beyond the surface of the water. Created by a team of animation students at CCAD, we’ll chat with some of the student animators who helped bring this tale to shore.

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Westerville Quiltmaker

Westerville Quiltmaker

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Winter will be here before we know it, and we’ll be bringing out our bulky sweaters and warm blankets to help ward off the icy temps. For Barbara Schlagbaum of Westerville, she infuses a dash of the tropics into her handmade quilts as a visual reminder of the warm days that will return.

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Chinese Artists in Zanesville

Chinese Artists in Zanesville

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Muskingum University art professor Yan Sun is supporting the art scene in Zanesville. His books and research papers are cited in publications, while his paintings have been acquired in museums and galleries across the country. He recently hosted a delegation of distinguished Chinese artists who gave lessons on ink-wash painting on rice paper.

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Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

| December 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

People were apprehensive about helping a blind man operate machinery that reaches speeds of up to more than 1,000 RPMs. But Dennis persevered despite his challenges, and is now the vice president of the Central Ohio Woodturners Association.

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