Category: Visual Arts

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In the News: It’s Quite Literary

September 23, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts / Writing

Whether you call them graphic novels or just comics, it’s clear that this expressive, rousing, and sometimes challenging medium is carving an increasingly indelible mark on the American literary community. 2014 is a watershed year for the medium: Alison Bechdel,…

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Greater Columbus Arts Council Announces Recipients of 2015 Artist Exchange in Dresden, Germany

September 22, 2014 / All Posts / Visual Arts

Columbus, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) recently selected two artists to receive international artist residencies in Dresden, Germany on behalf of the Arts Council’s Artist Exchange Program. The 2015 Artist Exchange Program recipients are Andrew McCauley…

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ColumbusArts.com Profile: LIZ BOURGEOIS

September 9, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Visual Arts

This month’s profile features Liz Bourgeois, founder of  Team Chipmunk.  Bourgeois is a textile enthusiast, Broadway costume designer, history lover and a mother of two.  Before founding Team Chipmunk in 2009, she lived in New York  and Los Angeles , and earned a…

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Laura Alexander: An American Artist Abroad

July 18, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Visual Arts

Laura Alexander was one of two artists to receive international artist residencies this year in Dresden, Germany on behalf of the Arts Council’s Dresden Residency Program. With its layers of intricately cut paper, Alexander’s work is both playful and precise. …

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ColumbusArts.com Artist Profile: SARAH HAHN

February 28, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Visual Arts

For this issue, we interviewed Sarah Hahn, a native Ohioan and local artist whose work harkens back to the classic works of Ancient Greece, but with a twist. A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and University of Kentucky, she creates…

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ColumbusArts.com Artist Profile: ALAN SPENCER, ceramicist, glass artist, educator

February 5, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Visual Arts

For this issue, we interviewed Alan Spencer, whose career has ranged from field geologist to professional artist to arts educator.  Spencer continues his work as an individual artist and has found a way to incorporate his lifelong love of geology…

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Michael Bongiorno on the Columbus Museum of Art’s New Wing Design

August 30, 2013 / All Posts / Visual Arts

On August 22, the Columbus Museum of Art broke ground for its new wing–a major milestone for both the museum and Columbus.  The expansion project, the third phase of a three part master plan, consists of the renovation of the…

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