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How about a volunteer spot at the OAL booth!?

OAL members we would appreciate your help this weekend at this marvelous festival. The OAL booth will lend copious amounts of handshakes and new faces to add to this awesome organization. Be present and show this fine city the true talent that lurks in and around Columbus Ohio. 

Shoot an email to: 

♥ Include your available time to Volunteer and your contact information in your email.  

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We Appreciate any kind of help! Thanks Yall!

Food Truck Cart Festival
When: Fri, August 15, 12pm – Sat, August 16, 12am
Where: Columbus Commons, 160 S High St, Columbus, OH

Hooray for TACOCAT Co-op! One year in the books!

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Celebrate TACOCATS one year ANNIVERSARY!

Its has been one year since the Tacocat Cooperative has opened their gallery doors to the public. Join this amazing group of artists as they fill their gallery space with new work to celebrate their year of success. 

Show runs: Aug 15 – September 22

Don’t miss out on the reception!

Happening Friday, August 15th (6pm – 9pm) 

Hey Ohioans! Want to learn the How to’s of Proposing an Exhibition? JOIN US!

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This ‘Best Practices for Professional Artists’ workshop will discuss how to approach art galleries and other venues when looking to propose an exhibition. You will learn what to look for in a contract and how to draft one as an artist from a legal aspect.

Saturday August 9th 1pm-3pm

Strongwater Food and Spirits

400 West Town St.

Join Annie Hancock and Julie Abijanac for this hands on workshop.

We look forward to seeing you!


 Juried Exhibition submissions are still open! Deadline is August 3rd at 11:59 pm. 

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We are privileged to announce that Barb Vogel and Kojo Kamau, two very influential artists and individuals in the arts community will be our jurors of esteem!


APPLY TODAY! Enter in the juried exhibition to win 4 cash prizes. You will also have the opportunity to display your work at the Ohio History Connection Center for a month running after the OHIO MADE event alongside work by Barb Vogel and Kojo Kamau. 


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Click the link to learn more about Ohio Made:

Non member sign up:

Member sign up:




Check out ‘Ten Rooms’ by Chad Cochran tonight in Cleveland!

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OAL member Chad Cochran is a visiting artist/photographer at the 78th street studios. Cochran shares his unique reproductions of national rural landscapes, decaying barns, homes, vintage signs etc. in this installation starting now through August 15.


His haunting technique puts an erie spin on the photos of decaying landscapes. No longer is the house just a dilapidated structure but a structure that haunts your mind and provokes thought of history. 

Check out his provoking photos tonight at Cleveland’s Every Third Friday of the month from 5 – 9 pm. 78th street studios hosts over 40 venues open at the same time to present compelling visual exhibits, ambient music, delicious cuisine, and pop up vendors. Named Cleveland’s Best Arts Event by Scene Magazine and Best of Yelp Cleveland, “Third Fridays’ event in Cleveland. 


78th Street Studios, in the Laurel Herbold Studio 

1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44102

Two showings:

noon-4pm and also 5pm-9pm
Spice Box Cafe will be open for lunch.

Join us as Jonah Jacobs displays his creations at the Laboratory this Saturday!

Accompany Ohio Art League and OAL member Jonah Jacobs this Saturday for the opening reception of his exhibition at MadLab Theatre and Gallery! Saturday July 12th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 227 North 3rd street Columbus, Ohio. Details are as follows … Continue reading

Best Combo! Paint & Chocolate!

Hey Columbus!

Going to Gallery Hop this weekend? Why not stop by Le Chocoholique and indulge in OAL member Jonathan Ryan’s artwork!

How can you resist!?

Feed your eyeballs with Jonathan’s colorful abstract creations and your taste buds with the dreamy flavors of Le Chocoholique’s sweets.

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This Saturday July 5th




Join OAL member Tom Hubbard for his Digital Art Talk

July 22, 6:30-7:30PM

Main Library Auditorium; 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215

Tom Hubbard photojournalist turned abstract digital artist will be giving a talk on his process, background and the historical problems of new art.

Join this OPPArt Series. (Opportunities for Artists)*

Please RSVP to to attend this event.

Walk-ins welcome, space allowing.

*OPPArt (Opportunities for Artists) is a monthly series aimed toward helping individual artists and small arts organizations connect with each other and further themselves and their work. The series includes professional development workshops, roundtable discussions, social events and more. Most events are free, and all events are open to artists of any discipline or level. 

Click the link to view a short video of Tom Hubbard!

Call for Entry! Printmakers Unite!

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A Juried Show for Ohio Printmakers



Submit! Click the LINK!!!!



Open call for Ohio based artists working in the medium of Printmaking. Must be
over the age of 18 and be a current resident in Ohio. Only traditional print mediums will be accepted intaglio, lithography, relief, screen printing etc. NO DIGITAL WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED! Students are encouraged to participate along with professionals.


CS Gallery is located in Columbus, Ohio’s historic Olde Towne East and features both local and national artist exhibitions twice a week. The gallery is a part of the Cobenick Studios, which includes a printmaking and papermaking studio along with a retail shop for featured artists.


Blake Sanders and Michael Weigman

OPENING RECEPTION: August 30, 2014
SHOW CLOSES: September 10, 2014

Any questions about the show can be sent via email to