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Artist Profile: Steve Slaske

Artist Profile: Steve Slaske

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Artist Steve Slaske takes us on a trip around the world with his depictions of city skylines and architecture. His latest collection of work showcases the beauty of the live music and concert halls he’s enjoyed around the world.

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Gallery of Echoes

Gallery of Echoes

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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A Conversation with Wil Haygood

A Conversation with Wil Haygood

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last month, the King Arts Complex honored author/reporter/biographer Wil Haygood at its annual Legends and Legacies event. They also re-named the street outside the complex as “Wil Haygood Way.” We met up with the author of The Butler to talk about his career trajectory, the significance of the award and why Columbus will always be [...]

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Shifting Perspectives

Shifting Perspectives

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Richard Bailey began the Shifting Perspectives photography project in the United Kingdom after his daughter Billie-Jo was born. The only images he could find of individuals with Down syndrome were clinical and discouraging. He saw a need for positive, inspiring photos depicting everyday experiences, so Bailey and a group of photographers set out to capture [...]

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Sarasota Ballet

Sarasota Ballet

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

From WEDU in Tampa, Florida In this segment, we explore an award-winning program in Sarasota, Florida that teaches ballet to at-risk children. Not only does the program provide students with the discipline and confidence needed to succeed in school, it also grants a full four-year college scholarship to those who successfully complete the ballet program [...]

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Terry Allen’s Deer Sculptures

Terry Allen’s Deer Sculptures

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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Artist Profile: Mike Elsass

Artist Profile: Mike Elsass

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

From ThinkTV in Dayton Mike Elsass is known for putting his brush before his brain. His method of painting is as unique as his canvas of rusted sheet metal. By not thinking too hard about what he’s painting, where the paint drips, or even the direction the final piece will hang, he is able to [...]

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Jim Arter’s Life Within Art

Jim Arter’s Life Within Art

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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The Heart Gallery

The Heart Gallery

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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The Chimes of Orton Hall

The Chimes of Orton Hall

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…

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