Please Support Ohio Art League

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Mark your calendars for next Tuesday, May 12, at 10 am.

For a 24-hour period, all donations made to Ohio Art League, Inc. through the Big Give will be multiplied by a $1.3 million bonus pool.

For 105 years, Ohio Art League has been an innovative leader in Ohio for supporting visual artists during all stages of their careers. OAL connects member artists to patrons of the arts, the community, and exhibit and studio spaces. Through professional development, mentorship and advocacy, OAL works strategically to help Ohio cultivate and retain top visual art talent while positioning the state as a hub for the visual arts.

To learn more about the Big Give, visit: http://columbusfoundation.org/central-ohio/transformative-grants/the-big-give/

We greatly appreciate all our supporters, members, and patrons! We wouldn’t be here without you all!

The Big Give is Back!

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Mark your calendars for next Tuesday, May 12, at 10 am.

For a 24-hour period, all donations made to Ohio Art League, Inc. through the Big Give will be multiplied by a $1.3 million bonus pool.

For 105 years, Ohio Art League has been an innovative leader in Ohio for supporting visual artists during all stages of their careers. OAL connects member artists to patrons of the arts, the community, and exhibit and studio spaces. Through professional development, mentorship and advocacy, OAL works strategically to help Ohio cultivate and retain top visual art talent while positioning the state as a hub for the visual arts.

To learn more about the Big Give, visit: http://columbusfoundation.org/central-ohio/transformative-grants/the-big-give/

We greatly appreciate all our supporters, members, and patrons! We wouldn’t be here without you all!

‘Five Days, Three Neighborhoods’

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The sun is shinning and the birds are singing! It’s officially spring!

Join OAL member artists, today through Friday to help paint murals during ‘Five Days, Three Neighborhoods’ with the Harmony Project. OAL artists will be working on murals down in Hilltop, Franklinton and King Lincoln district all week! So stop out and help paint! Murals are paint by number so this is a great family activity!

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Participating Artists:

Cyrus Fire

Jonathan Ryan

Amy Cubberly- Yeager

Simon La Bozetta

Boryana Rusenova Ina

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Check out last year’s mural for ‘One Week, One Neighborhood’, All together Now, designed by OAL artists Jonathan Ryan & Cyrus Fire and Harmony Project’s Jeremy Jarvis. Click the link below!

All Together Now Mural, Harmony Project 2014

Visit the Harmony Project for more information about ‘Five Days, Three Neighborhoods’

Lend a helping hand!

Community Day Partner: Dirty Frank’s West

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Join and support Ohio Art League by grabbing a bite to eat on Monday, May 11th at Dirty Franks.

Come for lunch or dinner!

May 11, 2015
11am – 11pm
2836 W Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43204

The Columbus Food League has chosen Ohio Art League to be a Community Day Partner! 10% of food sales and $1 for every drink sold will be donated to the Ohio Art League!

About the Columbus Food League:

Dirty Frank’s West is a part of Columbus Food League (CFL), a family of six local, independent restaurants. Every month, our restaurants each join with a Community Partner (CP) for a full day of food, fun, and fund raising.Again, your Community Partner Day will be Monday, May 11 . On this day, Dirty Frank’s West will donate $1 from every drink special sold and 10% of the days food sales to Ohio Art League. 

Visit the Columbus Food League Website more information

Come out and show your support! We appreciate all the support and donations from the Columbus community, members and patrons!

See you all there! Join the event on Facebook and invite your friends!

For more information about supporting Ohio Art League, please visit oal.org

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Please help Walter raise funds for his Community Leadership Training

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Ohio Art League artist member, Walter Herrmann was chosen earlier this month, with the assistance of an Individual Develeopment grant from the Greater Columbus Arts Council, to attend the Next Level Columbus, Basic Leadership Training.

Please help Walter raise funds for his community leadership training! 

“This experience has not only helped me with personal transformation that will allow me to better serve the community, but has saved my life! The five day training course afforded me the chance to internally and externally  process topics such as love, self esteem, hapiness, trust, anger, professionalism, volunteerism, community, empathy, respect, humility, kindness, and so much more” says Walter.

For more information about Next Level Columbus, please visit their website.

To fund Walter’s next level of training, please visit: http://www.gofundme.com/smabhg

Masterwork at Tacocat

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Join Tacocat tonight, Friday May 1st from 6-9PM

Exhibition runs: May 1 – 30th

for the Opening of ‘Masterwork’ guest juried by Tom Katzenmeyer, President of the Greater Columbus Arts Council and Mary Gray, Director of the Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery.

Tacocat Cooperative is a studio and gallery consisting of a dozen artists and entrepreneurs in Columbus, OH.

Don’t miss it!

Tacocat Co-operative

937 Burrell Ave

Grandview Heights, Ohio
For more information about Tacocat visit their website
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8th Annual Spring Sale: Glass Axis Sale and Workshops

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May 1, 2 & 3 | 2015
Friday: Noon to 7pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 5pm 

Join Glass Axis for a fun filed family weekend of shopping and glass making! Their 8th Annual Spring Sales is just in time for Mother’s Day, so stop by to find the perfect gift or bring in the whole family for some art- making of your own. Hundreds of glass pieces on sale crafted by local artists! Choose from a wide array of glass works, from vessels, colorful glass flowers, beautiful sculptures, stained glass pieces, kitchen accents, exquisite jewelry, and more!

Workshops start Friday, May 1st, 2-5PM

Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd & 3rd, 11AM – 3PM

Pulled Glass Flower:  Ages 12+  Create a colorful glass flower out of molten glass.  $50 per flower.

Torchworked Bead:  Ages 6+  Use smaller torches to heat and form glass into colorful beads.  $25 per bead.

*All workshops are first-come first-served; no reservations accepted.  SPACE IS LIMITED.  You would like to take a class at another time, please look at our calendar for more information.

Gift certificates are also available!

Thank you for supporting Glass Axis!

For more information visit Glass Axis

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Terra Gallery Grand Re-Opening!

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Terra Gallery has moved!

Join them for the Grand Opening in their new home, Old Dublin this Friday, May 1st from 5-8 PM!

Complementary wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres.

Exhibit features Terra Gallery’s artists’ latest artworks in the following mediums:
Metal, wood, and stone sculpture, watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings, fine jewelry, encaustic (beeswax) and more!

36 N High Street Dublin, OH (across from Tucci’s).

Plenty of parking behind the gallery.

Terra Gallery is an eclectic art gallery and studio along the quaint streets of Old Dublin. The gallery is widely accessible with free parking on the street and immediately behind the studio. Terra Gallery is dedicated to promoting local, national, as well as emerging artists while maintaining a sense of community and culture. All of our gallery artists are available to create unique, custom pieces that can fit any color, style, or subject preferences. Free consultations are included.

The gallery houses a variety of paintings, mixed media, and sculpture that is sure to capture the attention of any viewer.

Time to Renew! Kroger Community Rewards!

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Time to Renew! Kroger Community Rewards!

Kroger Community Rewards® makes raising money for the Ohio Art League easy… all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card! Renew now for the 2015-2016 year!

Sign up is easy:
Visit the Kroger Community Rewards page
Select Ohio Art League as your organization of choice.
Support OAL with every purchase at Kroger!

Visit and Renew your Kroger Rewards today at: https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards

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Kroger Community Rewards® makes raising money for the Ohio Art League easy… all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!
Kroger’s program requires reactivation every 
April 1, so if you have previously enrolled, please check to make sure your preferences are current.
Sign up is easy:

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Livingston Park Public Art Project- Final Days

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The Neighborhood Design Center, with support from The Columbus Public Art Program, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, the Columbus Foundation and the Dailey Foundation has launched the Request for Qualification/Artist Call for the Livingston Park Public Art Project.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2015 by 5 PM

Visit the website for the details

Livingston Park, located on Livingston Avenue across the street from Children’s Hospital, between Ann Street and South 18th Street in Columbus, is a prime location to showcase a community-oriented and historically-themed masterpiece. The project is the second in a series to celebrate Livingston Avenue as the location of the first streetcar line in Columbus. Artists living and/or working in Ohio are welcome to submit qualifications for this excellent opportunity.
Budget: $50,000, all inclusive.

Technical questions about the online submission process (i.e., image upload, etc.) should be directed to:  Ruby Harper, Greater Columbus Arts Council at rharper@gcac.org with Streetcar District Art Series in the subject Line. For all other questions please contact Isabela Gould at The Neighborhood Design Center, 614.221.5001, isabelag@theneighborhooddesigncenter.org