Check out Ken Eppstein’s interview with Columbus Alive! Ken has been an Ohio Art League member for several years and is a respected member of the community. Be sure to check out his company Nix Comis.
Ohio Art League members Erin Corrigan and Stephanie Rond have been featured as People To Watch in the upcoming year by Columbus Alive. Check out their featured articles as well as the stories of the other honorees here.
The Urban Cultural Arts Foundation (UCAF) in Partnership with Central Community House will roll out its Sixth Annual African Village Festival on Saturday August 18th from 11:00am to 7:00pm 2012 at the Old Central Community House located at 1251 Bryden Road, Columbus, Ohio 43205, beside the Kwanzaa Playground and across from the William H. Thomas Gallery.
With a widely celebrated history of bringing the finest local and regional musicians, dancers, poets and visual artists to the Near East Side area, UCAF continues that tradition with a lineup that includes Chicago Style Steppin with Jay Johnson, Poet Anthony Russell, Jazmine Agaff and many more.
This year’s festivities, which honor the Columbus 200 Bicentennial with a tribute to our past, present and future, will feature loads of attraction and activities, including food vendors, artisans and crafters, drum circles, traditional African ceremonies, Community Mural Painting and a variety of exciting workshops. In keeping with tradition, the African Village Arts Festival is family friendly and will offer workshops for children and adults, arts and crafts and a bounce tent.
Slideshow includes images from the Ohio Art League’s July artINFOmarl at the William H. Thomas art gallery
If you can’t come to the opening for the OAL Member Curated Exhibition: Art Under Pressure, then check out the article in Columbus Alive. It features the work of the Phoenix Rising Printmaking Cooperative. The exhibition will run from April 5th (opening reception starts at 5pm) through the 28th.
- When: Thursday, July 26th
- Time: 7-10:00pm
- Location: The Franklin Park Conservatory 1777 East Broad St Columbus, OH 43203
New Exhibitions Present Artists in Printmaking and Dance, August-October