This short documentary from Oakhouse Films follows the story of Willis Shively, a self-taught photographer who has become one of the most successful commercial fashion photographers in Columbus. His clients range from Express and Abercrombie & Fitch to BalletMet. He brings a fine-art sensibility to all of his photographs.
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.
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.
Charlotte Belland, who teaches computer animation at CCAD, was invited this summer to install works of miniature art at S.Dot Gallery – a dollhouse-sized art gallery featuring monthly exhibits curated by Columbus artist Stephanie Rond. But when Charlotte installed her tiny, 3-D printed zebras, the place turned into a zoo.
Tom Coleman is a master potter based in Las Vegas. He was invited to Columbus this summer to lead a workshop at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center and his works were on display at Sherrie Gallery in the Short North. Coleman draws inspiration from the desert landscape of his Nevada home and it’s evident in the details of his ceramic sculptures.
Neil Clark is a founding member of Grant Street Consultants and probably best known in Ohioâ€™s political circles as a veteran lobbyist for the movers and shakers in the Republican Party. He has played a key role in the GOP domination of the Ohio Statehouse since the early 1980s when he was a Senate staffer.
The Vancouver-based “piano hospital” has been teaching blind adults the art of piano refurbishing and tuning since the 1940s. We follow one student as he tunes and restores a piano for Vancouver’s “Keys to the City” – a program that places pianos around town for the community to play.
Have you ever dreamed of becoming an artist or musician? To be able to create 3D images on the computer or to edit your own short film? Five organizations recently joined forces to develop Surge Columbus, an after-school program intended to make digital tools and art supplies more accessible to teens.
Located in Westerville, My Very Own Blanket is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children in foster care throughout Ohio. Volunteers construct and deliver hand-made blankets (made from donated and scrap materials) to children in the foster-care system.