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Artist Profile: Steven Walker

Artist Profile: Steven Walker

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Artist Profile: Sue Cavanaugh

Artist Profile: Sue Cavanaugh

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Fresh Artists

Fresh Artists

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

In response to decreased funding and cuts in academic arts programming, a group of Philadelphia art teachers formed Fresh Artists, a non-profit organization that introduces students to art-making and philanthropy. Children create and then donate pieces of artwork.

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Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Hearts United

Hearts United

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Valentine’s Day earlier this month, Second Sight Studio in Franklinton organized a family-friendly public art project in a one-acre lot in Franklinton.

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Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910

Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the turn of the 20th century, a wide spectrum of exciting work was being created by avant-garde artists in Paris, showcasing the city’s nightlife scenes — from seedy brothels to bawdy cabarets.

A new exhibit at Columbus Museum of Art focuses on a group of artists at the center of this artistic and cultural scene of Paris.

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Artist Profile: Zeb Andrews

Artist Profile: Zeb Andrews

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zeb Andrews loves making photographs with a camera that has no viewfinder or lens. He’ll show us how he takes an oatmeal box and turns it into the world’s most primitive camera: the pinhole.

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The Beauty Box

The Beauty Box

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Third Ward neighborhood in Houston, Texas was once a thriving hub of African-American culture and business, full of mom-n-pop shops like “The Beauty Box” – a former beauty parlor that fell on hard times with the rest of the neighborhood. Now, two artists have reimagined the Beauty Box as a community meeting space.

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Silvers Children Art

Silvers Children Art

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Robert Silvers invented the Photomosaic process while he was a student at MIT, a process by which he takes individual pieces of art and puts them together to create one image.

For this project, he partnered with McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas and the local school system to create an installation of 10 large-scale mosaics.

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Artist Profile: April Sunami & the Psycheñwelic Exhibit

Artist Profile: April Sunami & the Psycheñwelic Exhibit

| February 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The work of Columbus artist April Sunami generally includes the female form with a focus on head coverings and elaborate and ornamental hair themes, which she describes as an extension of the psyche and a representation of the spirit. Her work can be viewed along with several other artists at a new exhibit coming to Second Sight Studio this month.

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