CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492
jgoldstein@gcac.org

March 14, 2018

Voting Now Open for PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and PromoWest Productions are proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2018 exhibition on A&R Music Bar.

The finalists are Yao Cheng, Jacob Cornell, Tiffany Detzel, John Grosvenor, Brittni Hall, Katerina Harris, Phillip Martin, David Mason, Lynda McClanahan and Cody F. Miller.

Public voting is now open at promowestartexhibit.com.

One vote per person will be counted, and the deadline to vote is April 11 at 11:59 p.m.

The four artists with the most votes will have their work displayed on the south side of A&R Music Bar in the Arena District. Each will be paid a $500 honorarium by the Arts Council and receive recognition on the installed work.

Submissions were accepted from January through the end of February, and 24 central Ohio artists submitted work. A review committee of community and Arena District business representatives selected the 10 finalists based on the criteria of creativity, appropriateness to theme and aesthetically pleasing/general appeal.

About PromoWest Productions: PromoWest Productions currently offers Columbus, Ohio over 450 events a year at its venues EXPRESS LIVE!, Newport Music Hall, The Basement and A&R Music Bar. PromoWest opened the country’s second indoor/outdoor concert venue, Stage AE, in downtown Pittsburgh in 2010 and purchased Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2014. For more information on PromoWest, please visit www.promowestlive.com.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, the Arts Council funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. The Arts Council thanks the city of Columbus and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support. www.gcac.org

The Columbus Makes Art campaign is a city-wide, collaborative marketing effort designed to highlight the incredible talent of central Ohio artists.

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