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.
This exhibit of textiles-in-transition was recently on display in Denver, Colorado. During World War II, textiles reflected the austerity of the time with quiet and simple designs. But after the war, a sense of hope and rebuilding infused the arts reflecting a dramatic shift in style.
Artist Suzanne Vilmain of Santa Fe, New Mexico creates books as containers for exploration. From handmade sketchbooks to recycled novels, she doesn’t need words to make a statement. Take a look as she shows us how the beauty of bookmaking goes far beyond a beginning, middle and end.
Via Brasil is the Wexner Center for the Art’s multidisciplinary initiative focusing on contemporary art and culture in Brazil.
Lucia Koch, a contemporary artist who lives and works in Sao Paulo, created a new, site-specific installation in the lobby of the Wex, where she uses mirrors to transform the space.