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Ohio Art League

Columbus, OH


Virtual Exhibition Opening

December 11


Curated by JT Thompson

OHIO ART LEAGUE FALL SHOW 2020


Ohio Art League Fall Juried Show 2020

Ohio Art League

Columbus, OH


Virtual Exhibition Opening 

November 23


The 2020 Fall Juried Exhibition featuring selected Ohio Art league members work juried by Angela Green and curated by Daniel Colvin.

OHIO ART LEAGUE SPRING EXHIBITION 2020

Ohio Art League Spring Juried Show 2020
Ohio Art League
Columbus, OH

Virtual Exhibition Opening
Friday, July 17

The 2020 Spring Juried Exhibition featuring selected Ohio Art League members work juried by Michael Seiler and curated by Daniel Colvin.

A DIFFERENT WORLD SOLO EXHIBITION 2020

A Different World: Miniature Works by Anne Spurgeon
S.Dot Gallery
Columbus, OH

Virtual Exhibition Opening
Friday, August 14

S.Dot Gallery is a dollhouse sized gallery founded by Stephanie Rond in 2011. S.Dot Gallery specializes in contemporary tiny sized artwork. Over the past eight years, more than 150 artists have shown in miniature in S.Dot Gallery. The small artworks--which have run the gamut of mediums--defy preconceived notions of scale and environment. They openly challenge the viewer’s idea of what art is.
 

BIENNIAL JURIED EXHIBITION 2019

2019 Biennial Juried Exhibition at the Riffe Gallery
OAC Riffe Gallery
Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts
77 S. High St., Columbus, OH, 43215
November 7 - January 10, 2020

Opening Reception
November 10, 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Juried by Sean FitzGibbons, Michelle Stitzlein, and Dr. Louis Zona, this third juried exhibition showcases the artwork of 62 artists from across the state of Ohio. Featured artists come from across the Buckeye State—Columbus, Delaware, Dublin, Galloway, Lancaster, Powell, and Worthington in Central Ohio; Aurora, Bay Village, Beachwood, Cleveland, Euclid, Hinckley, Kent, Mentor, Parma, Shaker Heights, and South Euclid in Northeast Ohio; Haskins, Sylvania, Toledo, and Waterville in Northwest Ohio; Athens and Zanesville in Southeast Ohio; Cincinnati, Dayton, Felicity, Lebanon, and Wilmington in Southwest Ohio; and Greenville and Urbana in Western Ohio. The exhibition includes a variety of free workshops and events throughout the duration of the show.
The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery showcases the work of Ohio’s artists and the collections of the state’s museums and galleries.

COLUMBUS OPEN STUDIO & STAGE 2019

Columbus Open Studio & Stage (COSS)
Self-guided tour throughout Columbus, OH
Sept.14-15, 11 AM-5 PM

Columbus Open Studio & Stage is a two-day event that provides an opportunity to visit Columbus artists in their studios through a self-guided tour and to attend scheduled tours behind-the-scenes at Columbus’ performing arts venues.

Explore how your creative community makes art. Experience the process and practice through demonstration and conversation. Share in the creative spirit.

Purchase tour tickets here: https://www.columbusopenstudioandstage.com/

FAMILY REUNION EXHIBITION 2019

Family Reunion
ROY G BIV
435 W Rich St., Columbus, OH 43215

May 3 - June 10, 2019

Opening Reception
May 3, 7-10 PM

A new look. A new gallery. The same commitment to emerging artists. Join us at our new location in Franklinton as we open our doors and invite artists, art lovers, fresh faces and old friends to enter in. We’re kicking off our next chapter with The ROY Family Reunion Exhibition, a celebration of ROY artists from 1989 until now,showcasing the diverse talent that has made ROY the home for thoughtful, innovative work it is today.

MY (CREATIVE) SPACE EXHIBITION 2019

My (Creative) Space
Columbus Metropolitan Main Library Carnegie Gallery
96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH, 43215

August 29 - October 18, 2019

Opening Reception
September 19, 5:30-7:30 PM

My [Creative] Space seeks to help viewers better understand the importance of spaces like art studios that are essential for inspiring artists' imagination and creative process.
Enabling people to more deeply engage with talented creatives who call our city home is a key goal of the Greater Columbus Arts Council and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign.
This exhibition includes featured artists in the "Stories Behind the Art" series on ColumbusMakesArt.com and others who are participating in GCAC's annual self-guided Columbus Open Studio & Stage tour.

IDLE TALES EXHIBITION 2018

Idle Tales
Park Church Co-op
129 Russell St., Brooklyn, NY 11222
March 23 - April 1, 2018

Opening Reception
March 23, 6-10 PM

This is a timely group exhibition organized by Amy Kienzle and Concetta Abbate exploring themes as old as humanity itself, taken from biblical history: the ways women's voices are so often marginalized and their contributions dismissed; the experiences of populations who are oppressed, disenfranchised, and fearful; the use of food and botanicals in ritual, reciprocity, and healing. Featured artists, ALICE COHEN, CLAIRE DURAND-GASSELIN, AMY FINKBEINER, SIMONE JOHNSON, GABRIELLE MULLER, ALGIS NORVILA, ANNE SPURGEON, BEATRICE WOLERT & AMY KIENZLE. 

REVISION EXHIBITION 2018

reVISION
Edison Price Lighting Gallery
41-50 22nd St., Long Isalnd City, NY 11101
January 2018 - October 2018

Opening Reception
January 18, 2018

Stainless steel laser cut outs, aluminum hand-spun cylinders, milled shavings, copper circuits -- these are the materials leftover from the manufacturing process. These too are the starting point, even the inspiration, behind the art of reVISION.
ReVISION features New York City-based artists who have worked with materials collected from Edison Price Lighting's Long Island City factory. The artists explored the factory to meet the craftspeople who first cut, bent, spun, burnished, and painted these raw metals to create architectural lighting fixtures. Each artist left the factory with surplus materials to create art of their own.
reVISION began as an exploration of the inherent and created connections between manufacturing and art. Yet after multiple visits by the artists, it evolved into something greater. reVISION became a point of connection--and in some cases, of collaboration--between people. The artists and the factory craftspeople recognized each other's respect for and mastery of the materials.

SANCTUARY: PROTEST PARTY ART BENEFIT 2017

SANCTUARY: Protest Party Art Benefit 
October 21, 2017
5 - 11 PM
129 Russell Street, Brooklyn, 11222

Consciousness-and-fund-rai
sing: an evening of performances, installations, food, drink, a raffle with fabulous prizes, and a sale of gorgeous art work to benefit Make the Road NY, a network of courageous folx who stand up for immigrant and working class communities, communities of color, and LGBTQIA people.
 

HELITROPE FOUNDATION ART AUCTION 2017

June 20, 2017
7-11 PM
64 Dobbin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

The Heliotrope Foundation was started by artist Caledonia Curry, also known as Swoon, to help communities respond and heal after natural disasters and other urgent social crises. They believe that the creative process can and should be a part of how we heal, rebuild and move forward after natural disasters, economic devastation, and moments of social crisis.

Participating Artists:
Swoon (Caledonia Curry), Maya Hayuk, Eric Haze, FAILE, Nick Walker,
Stash, Lee Quinones, Reed Anderson, Andre Razo, Chris Yormick, Mike Ming, Tricia Keightley, Gina Triplett & Matt Curtis, David Hollier, Jason Rohlf, Rosie Kanellis, Bari Schlosser, Jann Cheiftz, Haleh Atabeigi, Anne Spurgeon, Jennifer Harris + Ray Cross, Eric Slayton, Elena Lyakir, Shipibo Conibo Center, George Bates, Erik Grivalsky, Jen Che, RAE, Dain, ASVP, Elle, Ann Lewis aka Gilf, Faust, Icy & Sot, Chris Mendoza, Andrew Poneros aka Pork, Chelsey Pettyjohn, Erik Foss, Pablo Power, Rich Jacobs, Evan Venegas

 

TROPHIES AND WILD WOMEN SOLO EXHIBITION 2017

Opening Reception
Friday, April 14th 7-10 PM
182 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
April 14th- June 14th, 2017

Exhibit Salon is proud to welcome Anne Spurgeon in her solo exhibition, Trophies and Wild Women. This exhibition includes a range of selected pieces from three self-defined series called Wild Women, Banners, and Trophies

GREENPOINT OPEN STUDIOS 2017

June 3- 4, 2017
12- 6 PM
777 Meeker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

ARE YOU A SUMMER? EXHIBITION 2015

Are You A Summer?
acedemic Gallery
June 12 – July 3, 2015


Opening Reception
Friday, June 12th
6-9 PM
 

Featuring the work of:
Joyce S.Chan
Kelly McCafferty
Anne Spurgeon
Debra Zechowski
 
 
The title, Are You a Summer?, comes from a make-up color system that identifies a person’s pigmentation by season naming them a winter, spring, fall or summer. It is likened to finding out a zodiac sign assigning rules to personality as well as defining what colors look best on you. This system assumes that one will be looked at and judged aesthetically. All four artists in this show have decided for themselves what they like and how they like their work to be looked at.
Kelly McCafferty’s works are aura laden, diary-like paintings that display more like shrines. Each object that is carefully attached to a work commemorates extremely intimate events for the artist while re-igniting viewers personal memories.

With a scavenger’s eye Anne Spurgeon creates self-defined trophies after “hunting” for objects on the street. She completely transforms her objects so that they visually pendulate from repurposed materials to animal-free hunting trophies.

Joyce Chan’s work investigates what Chinese-American identity can be, through her personal interactions, travels, and memory. Unsolicited interactions experienced in her day-to-day life record unfiltered experiences and become reframed as part drawing part photograph in herSketchbook Series.

Debra Zechowski re-examines her family and herself in a monumental way by painting photographs from candid shots of daily life. The largest work of her two works in the show measures 7 by 8 feet and while both are not quite photorealistic they do not abstract the content, which is unavoidable and working class.

 
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