Category: News

Performance Applications Now Open for 2015 Columbus Arts Festival

December 2, 2014 / All Posts / Music / News / Performance

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Performance applications for musicians, theatre and dance troupes are now available for the Columbus Arts Festival, which will take place June 12, 13 and 14, 2015 along the Scioto Mile at the beautiful Downtown Riverfront. The Columbus…

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Columbus Gets Greater in Franklinton

November 18, 2014 / All Posts / News / Tom Katzenmeyer

Columbus’s efforts to invigorate our city through the arts has caught the nation’s eye. In October, The Atlantic published two articles in its American Futures series commending the growth and revitalization of our own Franklinton neighborhood. In particular, The Atlantic journalist…

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IN THE NEWS: 15 Awesome Alternatives To Gift Wrapping Paper That You Already Have In Your Home

November 14, 2014 / All Posts / Crafts / News / Visual Arts

It’s past November 1st, so of course holiday season has officially begun. The Huffington Post has 15 economical and whimsical ways we can have fun wrapping presents this season. Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

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IN THE NEWS: Barbarians at the Art Auction Gates? Not to Worry

November 12, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

The striking trend of “flipping” artworks since 2009 is something to be examined, but nothing to lose sleep over. Lorne Manley and Robin Pogrebin at the New York Times tell us why. Read the full story at the New York…

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IN THE NEWS: This Sculptor Is Using Trash To Inspire One Of Pittsburgh’s Toughest Neighborhoods To Make Art

November 10, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

An interview with Vanessa L. German, one of the subjects of The Huffington Post’s State of the Art series. German, who grew up sculpting and making her own toys, is using found objects to build “power dolls.” She’s building an art community in her home, encouraging…

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IN THE NEWS: How A Prison Arts Program Helped To Transform One Homeless Veteran’s Life

November 7, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

Priscilla Frank at The Huffington Post tells the story of painter Reuben Kenyatta, who participated in the Prison Creative Arts Project. He says that “When you talk about art with some people, I often hear ‘I can’t draw a straight line. Do know…

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Get Out the Vote 2014

November 4, 2014 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / News

Don’t forget to vote in the midterm elections today! Polls are open until 7:30 PM. Here you will find a summary of the issues on the ballot today through The Columbus Dispatch. You can check your polling location and voter registration…

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In the News: 13 Real Life Haunted Houses And The Horror Stories That Go With Them

October 31, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

“Photographer Seph Lawless is a master of the abandoned — his frames are filled with eerie portraits of shopping malls, factories, homes. All dilapidated, all empty, all but forgotten. He usually travels across the United States via hybrid vehicle, equipped with…

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In the News: What are You Worth?

October 14, 2014 / All Posts / News

Darden Smith explains why raising their rates is one of the best move artists can make, for themselves, their sense of self-respect, and the community as a whole. Read more at The Huffington Post.

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In the News: These Female Photographers Are Telling Women’s Stories From Across The Globe

October 9, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

Eleven photojournalists in National Geographic’s “Women of Vision” are tackling stories often overlooked with fantastic results. The exhibition, conceived by Katheryn Keane, National Geographic’s vice president of exhibition, features fearless female artists who have ventured into extreme settings to record the lives of women across the…

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