This exhibition explores how 14 contemporary Ohio artists work with the idea of creating diptychs and triptychs, an older art form that has been reinterpreted in new ways. Duo Trio is curated by Christine Fowler Shearer.
The following artists are featured in this exhibition: Julie M. Abijanac, Terri Albanese, Erin Holscher Almazan, Kristen Cliffel, Stephanie Craig, Thomas Frontini, Karla Hackenmiller, Greg Martin, Deborah Pinter, Agnes Ray, Jennifer Rosengarten, Emily Sullivan Smith, Art Werger, and Melissa Vogley Woods.
Image credit: Deb Pinter, 43-2016 from the Woods Series, 2016, Foliage, ink on Rives BFK, each piece 29.5" x 22" unframed.
ALL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Thursday, Jan. 24, 5 - 7 p.m.
Get a first look at the OAC Riffe Gallery's newest exhibition at our opening reception. Mingle with artists, enthusiasts, and more. Live music by Derek DiCenzo and Chris Berg.
Friday, Jan. 25, noon - 1 p.m.
Christine Fowler Shearer will take guests through the exhibition during a lunchtime hour. No registration is required.
DROP-IN WORKSHOPS WITH ARTIST JULIE M. ABIJANAC
PAPER QUILLING: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Quilling, also known as paper filigree, was used during the Renaissance to decorate books and is still employed in artmaking today. In this workshop, participants will transform a basic line drawing with the use of paper strips that will be rolled, shaped, and glued together to create a relief design.
PAPER FOLDING: Wednesday, April 10, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
In this workshop, participants will learn how to create folds with paper including pleated surfaces, curved folds, and crumpling.
Deb Pinter, photographer: Friday, March 22, noon - 1 p.m.
Kristen Cliffel, ceramicist: Wednesday, March 27, noon - 1 p.m.
Art Werger, printmaker: Wednesday, April 3, noon - 1 p.m.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Thursday, March 28, 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Join us for an evening of conversation with the dynamic duo of Nancy Kangas and Paula Lambert followed by creative writing exercises based on works in the exhibition. Space is limited, register HERE.
FRIENDS & FAMILY WORKSHOP WITH MELISSA VOGLEY WOODS
Saturday, Feb. 9, 1 - 3 p.m.
In this artist-driven workshop, participants will create a print-based folding triptych artwork. Participants will use the form of the triptych and a few experimental low-brow printing processes to work around ideas of their environment. Space is limited, register HERE. Materials will be supplied.
ABOUT THE OAC RIFFE GALLERY
The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery showcases the work of Ohio's artists and the collections of the state's museums and galleries. The OAC Riffe Gallery is located in the Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts, 77 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43215.
Hours: Mon., Tue., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays and state holidays.
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ABOUT THE OHIO ARTS COUNCIL
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IN THE VERN RIFFE CENTER LOBBY
Inside Looking Out: Creative Works by Ohio Prison Inmates | Dec. 19, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
Inmates from several Ohio prison facilities create works of art with unexpected, imaginative recycled materials in addition to conventional media. The exhibition is presented by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, the OAC Riffe Gallery, and the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee.
Closed Sundays and all state holidays.
ALEXA DEMYAN | Riffe Gallery Marketing and Exhibitions Fellow
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