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.
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.
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.
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.
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 â€œThe Beauty Boxâ€ â€“ 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.
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.
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.