Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
Prison System To Resume Jail Inspections
Ohio prisons officials haven’t completed annual inspections of local jails since 2008 but plan to resume the checks soon on a biennial basis.
The corrections department stopped doing the inspections after the number of inspectors dropped from four to one because of budget cuts.
Administrator Roger Wilson says the state checks jails in response to complaints but has focused instead on creating better standards for jails, which processes hundreds of thousands of people annually. Critics say the lack of inspections at the 349 county and city jails in Ohio could jeopardize inmates’ health and safety.