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15 Contemporary Ohio Photographers Capture Earth's Curiosities
Curated by Marcella Hackbardt, Kenyon College
Emily Joy Zeller | Gambier
Opening Reception | Thursday, August 4, 5 - 7 p.m.
Join us for a public reception and meet the exhibiting artists, curator, and other arts enthusiasts. The trio Studio 3 Jazz Ensemble will perform.
Curator's Tour | Friday, August 5, noon - 1 p.m.
Marcella Hackbardt will lead an in-depth tour discussing exhibition themes, the selection process, and the artists’ work.
Ohio photographers, Stephen Takacs and Shari Wilkins, will lead free workshops on Thursday, August 25, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bring your imagination and a friend to experience one creative afternoon.
Excavating Stories through Creative Writing | Thursday, September 22, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
OAC Artist-in-Residence and playwright Michael London will lead participants through various creative writing exercises using the Earthy Delights exhibition as inspiration. With each unique exercise, writers will be challenged to focus on a single aspect of a story, digging deeper into its core until a great story is uncovered. Please register here by September 20.
Squeaky Clean Image Transfer | Saturday, October 1, 2 – 4 p.m.
Photographer Stephen Takacs will teach a “squeaky clean” workshop where families and friends transfer their own photos using hand sanitizer to create mixed media collages. This workshop is geared toward participants ages 6 and up; participants ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a registered caregiver. Please register here and send digital photos, five (5) per person maximum, to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 27.
A collaboration between the Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery and Ohio Department of Veterans Services, artwork with military themes by living Ohio veterans and active service members will be on display in the Vern Riffe Center Lobby, directly outside the OAC’s Riffe Gallery. Artist entries will be accepted until September 1, 2016. Click here for exhibition application details.
Closed Sundays and all state holidays
MARY GRAY | Riffe Gallery Director
Vern Riffe Center for Government & the Arts, First Floor Lobby
77 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414
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