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Artist Profile: Nicholas Harper

Artist Profile: Nicholas Harper

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nicholas Harper has gained national notoriety for his surrealistic paintings. His vivid Byzantine- inspired portraits feature long necks, large hands and darkened eyes.

In this segment, Harper explains his craft and gives us a look into his contemporary art exhibit. From KTCA in St. Paul/Minneapolis.

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Artist Profile: Chholing Taha

Artist Profile: Chholing Taha

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Set in lush, highly detailed natural settings, Chholing Taha’s vivid paintings integrate constellations of the night sky with native shapes to tell a universal story about humanity.

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Traxler Tees

Traxler Tees

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Traxler Tees is a Columbus-based t-shirt company whose motto is “Buy Local, Buy Ohio” — all of its shirts and supplies are purchased solely from Ohio-based wholesalers and distributors.

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Hidden Talent: Amy Leibrand

Hidden Talent: Amy Leibrand

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Grandview artist Amy Leibrand* is an environmental researcher for a global research and development non-profit organization where she studies climate-change impacts and renewable-energy technologies.

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Artist Profile: James Gulliver Hancock

Artist Profile: James Gulliver Hancock

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock’s attempt to draw all of the buildings in the Big Apple began as a way to cope with his move from Australia to New York City. As a child, he used whimsical drawings as a way to communicate.

So he decided to continue his creative practice to capture the architecture of his adopted home city and has never looked back.

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Artist Profile: Edgar Allan Poe

Artist Profile: Edgar Allan Poe

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week marks the 205th birthday of Edgar Allan Poe. The exhibition “Terror of the Soul” at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City brings together more than 100 items related to his poetry, fiction and literary criticism.

Co-curator Declan Kiely speaks about the author’s writing process and the influence of his tales and poems, which have frightened and thrilled readers for more than 150 years.

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Open Heart Creatures

Open Heart Creatures

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open Heart Creatures are custom body puppets made by Columbus artist Heidi Kambitsch. Her designs are used to inspire creativity through play.

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Artist Profile: Amanda Louise Spayd

Artist Profile: Amanda Louise Spayd

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Artist Profile: Tim Jaeger

Artist Profile: Tim Jaeger

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Artist Profile: Jason Wolff

Artist Profile: Jason Wolff

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jason Wolff has been working with clay for more than 25 years. Working and teaching out of his home in Blacklick, Ohio, with his wife Sara, all of their pottery is hand-crafted and meant to be functional.

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