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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.