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Liz Roberts: Always Nowhere

Liz Roberts: Always Nowhere

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Liz Roberts is a filmmaker and visual artist who recently received her MFA from the Columbus College of Art & Design. She describes her Always Nowhere video sculpture as “a road movie where no one goes anywhere.”

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A Conversation with Donna Collins

A Conversation with Donna Collins

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

This summer, Donna Collins began her new post as executive director of the Ohio Arts Council. WOSU General Manager Tom Rieland sat down with Collins in the Riffe Gallery to talk about her vision for the agency and the arts in Ohio.

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Claymation artist Seth Mittag

Claymation artist Seth Mittag

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

We stop by artist and animator Seth Mittag’s Texas home where many of his claymation scenes take shape.

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The Passport

The Passport

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Poet Dunya Mikhail reveals a poignant personal history through verse. Born in Iraq in 1965 and famous for her subversive used of symbolism in her poetry, she fled to America in the 1990s after discovering her name was on Saddam Hussein’s list of enemies.

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PupArt at Dublin Arts Council

PupArt at Dublin Arts Council

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

These are the kinds of paw prints you won’t mind finding around the house. With the help of the Dublin Arts Council, the Friends of the Shelter recently held a silent art auction with all the proceeds benefiting the medical care of the sick and injured shelter dogs at the Franklin County Animal Shelter.

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Artist Profile: Maija Miettinen

Artist Profile: Maija Miettinen

| June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maija Miettinen was born in Helsinki, Finland but currently lives and works in Columbus where she is a third-year graduate student in the MFA program in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. Her art practice is focused mainly on non-representational painting. She recently welcomed us into her studio to document her creative process.

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Big Bugs At The Franklin Park Conservatory

Big Bugs At The Franklin Park Conservatory

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Big Bugs have landed at the Franklin Park Conservatory for summer! The 10 enormous insect sculptures by artist David Rogers were created from found wood and other natural materials. The 25-foot-long ants near the entrance and an 18-foot praying mantis in the courtyard demonstrate that this exhibit was aptly named.

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Alan Becker: Animator vs. Animation

Alan Becker: Animator vs. Animation

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s the struggle between a stick figure and its creator, a computer animator. In the fourth installment of this popular online animation series by recent CCAD graduate Alan Becker, the animator engages in an epic battle with his stick figure, who revolts against his creator and takes control over the computer.

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Hidden Mothers

Hidden Mothers

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the 19th century, when photography was still in its infancy, images had to be exposed for long durations before being captured on film. The long exposure time gave way to curious Victoria-era photography conventions as subjects tried to remain perfectly still to avoid a blurry photograph.

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Artist Profile: Mary Ann Crago

Artist Profile: Mary Ann Crago

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mary Ann Crago is a CCAD graduate and a full-time librarian. Her passion of late is creating wall sculptures out of found objects, stuff you would find at an antique shop or flea market. She’s been named one of this year’s Emerging Artists for the Columbus Arts Festival.

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