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.
In a ceremonial ribbon cutting last week, Ohio transportation officials opened the Nelsonville Bypass. The 8 ½ mile stretch of 4-lane through the Wayne National Forest relieves traffic congestion in Nelsonville in northwest Athens County. But many residents wonder what impact the bypass will have on the future of their city.