Category: Artist Profiles

Sarah Hahn 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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FRC_feb14_artist_spencer 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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IMG_118841431042376-1-185x185 Artist: VERNELL BRISTOW, Performance Poet

January 23, 2014 / All Posts / Artist Profiles / Performance

For the January issue of the Arts Council’s monthly newsletter, Front Row Center, we interviewed an amazingly talented and revered local performance poet, Vernell Bristow.  A native of Covington, Kentucky (right across the Ohio River from Cincinnati), she began writing…

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November 13, 2013 / All Posts / Artist Profiles

For this issue, we spoke with local multi-media artist and filmmaker, Alexis McCrimmon.  McCrimmon utilizes a range of documentary, narrative and experimental film-making techniques; from reconstruction/reenactment, archival footage, and audio as text, to cinematic staging, narrative story structures and expositional soundscapes. These…

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bennett_soldier Artist: SAMANTHA BENNETT

September 11, 2013 / All Posts / Artist Profiles

For this issue, we spoke with local artist, Samantha Bennett.  It was in a hospital room as a child where Samantha began to create art. At nine months old, Bennett survived bacterial meningitis. The physical impact of the disease is apparent…

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ColumbusArts_profile_barzdukas Artist: VIDAS BARZDUKAS and MOFA

July 1, 2013 / All Posts / Artist Profiles

By Jennifer Sadler To get an insight into the local filmmaking industry, GCAC recently interviewed Vidas Barzdukas, vice president of MOFA, or the Mid-Ohio Filmmakers Association.  Vidas currently works as a writer and editor specializing in educational publishing, magazine publishing,…

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Don Coulter-14 (2) Artist Profile: DONCEE COULTER

February 6, 2013 / All Posts / Artist Profiles

The February issue of GCAC’s monthly arts newsletter Front Row Center  features Columbus native DonCee Coulter, a multi-media artist influenced by family, hip-hop culture and a man dedicated to using art to help the youth in his community.

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