Category: Artist Profiles


Weekend Warriors: Ready to Kick Back and Be Entertained

June 17, 2015 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / / Film / Music / Performance

By Lacey Luce My first Columbus Arts Festival (as part of the team working it) was as advertised: Awesome and exhausting. I’m not going to lie, my brain is still functioning at a pretty basic level: “fire bad, tree pretty.”…

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Anthony Mossburg performing. Profile: ANTHONY MOSSBURG

January 15, 2015 / All Posts / Artist Profiles

This month’s profile features Anthony Mossburg, a multi-award-winning acoustic artist from West Virginia who is currently residing in Columbus.  According to comments made on his website by his fans, Mossburg is known for writing moving lyrics, creating melodies that stick…

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image-5 Profile: Mary Ann Crago

December 4, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Crafts / Visual Arts

This month’s profile features Mary Ann Crago, whose work reflects her strong intuition and courage in pushing herself out of her comfort zone as an artist.  In doing so, her work has evolved from primarily two-dimensional, abstract landscape paintings, to…

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Hirsch_headshot Profiles: GRETCHEN HIRSCH

November 6, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Writing

As the most comprehensive online events guide and resource for arts and culture in central Ohio, offers a virtual guide through the Columbus art world with a searchable database of events, concerts, performances and more. is an engaging place for artists and…

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IMG_9873-300x286 Profile: BRYSTON WALTERS

October 3, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Fashion / Performance / Visual Arts

This month’s profile features Highball designer Bryston Walters. Walters is a creator and drag enthusiast living in Columbus, Ohio. He is a recent graduate of Columbus College of Art and Design and is the  founder of a self-labeled luggage and handbag company, Bryston Walters Greater Columbus Arts Council: Are…

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Hannah-23 Profile: HANNAH STEPHENSON

September 9, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Writing

This month’s profile features Hannah Stephenson, founder of Paging Columbus and The Storialist. Stephenson is a poet, storyteller, and blogger living in Columbus, Ohio. She is a poetry blogger for The Huffington Post, Recently,served as editor for The Ides of March: An Anthology of of…

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Liz Bourgeois 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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meghan_howard_working Artist Profile: MEGHAN HOWARD

June 19, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles

This month’s profile features local artist Meghan Howard. Meghan is exhibiting at the 2014 Columbus Arts Festival, June 6, 7 & 8, as one of 12 local artists who were juried into the Emerging Artist program.  Meghan says that her ceramic pieces are…

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018 - Mardi Gras 2010 (photo by Kendra Nyce) Artist Profile: Jazz Musician NICOLE RACHELLE

April 4, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Music

For this issue, we interviewed an outrageously talented local jazz musician, Nicole Rachelle.  Nicole’s passion for music began as a young child and was encouraged by her parents (both musicians themselves).  After discovering the saxophone in 6th grade, Nicole began…

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