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.
A company that manufactures building materials from recycled Styrofoam wants to open a factory in Columbus, and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, or SWACO, says it’s ready to help. SWACO is applying for a $2 million loan from the state development department. It expects as many as 50 so-called green jobs to be created plus a significant reduction in landfilled Styrofoam.