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Artist Profile: Karen Mulier

Artist Profile: Karen Mulier

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fiber artist Karen Mulier was recently named a 2014 Greater Columbus Arts Council Emerging Artist. She weaves scarves and shawls out of the fiber shorn from the alpacas on her family-run farm in London, Ohio. You can meet her at her very first Columbus Arts Festival this June.

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Artist Profile: Lynne Parks

Artist Profile: Lynne Parks

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lynne Parks is a Baltimore-based photographer and visual artist who gravitates to stark urban landscapes, finding beauty in unexpected places, such as trash heaps and salvage yards. Diagnosed as a teenager with a rare disease that causes aggressive tumors, she says her artwork reflects what she sees in the mirror.

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Artist Profile: Scott Hocking

Artist Profile: Scott Hocking

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scott Hocking sees Detroit as a city in transition. By exploring vacant and abandoned spaces, he is trying to recapture the feeling of discovery, just as nature is trying to recapture some territory within the decaying landscape. Through his use of discarded materials to create site-specific installations, he aims to transform the city with creativity and provide a new perspective on its future.

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Artist Profile: Paul Bialas

Artist Profile: Paul Bialas

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photographer Paul Bialas saw a creative opportunity after gaining unprecedented access to the decaying Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His inspiration came from the details of the iconic breweries that were decaying before his eyes. He has been working to document the buildings and his pictures are now collected in a series of books.

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Artist Profile: Jonathan Latiano

Artist Profile: Jonathan Latiano

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Latiano is a Baltimore, Maryland artist whose installation art seem to lunge out of the floor or emerge from the ground. Playing with themes of environmentalism and extinction, Latiano’s exhibitions explore what it means to be temporary, both in form and in presence.

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Artist Profile: Amber Groome

Artist Profile: Amber Groome

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist and doll maker Amber Groome says she both loathes and adores each of her hand-made figurines.

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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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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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Artist Profile: Kasia Billhartz

Artist Profile: Kasia Billhartz

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This segment features an artist who literally plays with fire. Kasia Billhartz creates large-scale burning sculptures that she exhibits at festivals across the country. From OPB in Portland, Oregon.

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