Artist Amanda Louise Spayd has created has a whole world populated by endearing doll-sized creatures. Her fabric creations bring to mind cast-off children’s toys and ill-conceived taxidermy experiments with crooked human teeth.
Their nervous and spooked appearance leaves one to wonder whether they look like this because they were abandoned.
Tim Jaeger wants his paintings to be a verb instead of a noun. With bold brush strokes and vibrant color, the subjects on his canvas are filled with emotion and intensity. Even when they are roosters.
Drawing inspiration from his childhood, his roosters are full of humanity and are garnering attention from collectors.
A treasured arts leaders will be retiring next summer from his post as President of the Columbus College of Art & Design. Denny Griffith has long advocated that the livability of Columbus is tied to the vibrancy of our arts scene and was recently honored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council as the epitome of the “artist citizen.”
We want you to meet the man who inspired all of Columbus — from politicians to streetcar workers — to reach out to one another in friendship. Washington Gladden was a religious leader committed to social justice, and he called on city leaders to treat every citizen fairly in the age of industrialization.