The Artist Collective is excited to feature a rare treat for visitors – 3D printed jewelry! Visit us Friday, June 6 from 5-8 p.m.
Christina Westbrook is an artist/designer born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her fascination with jewelry began when she would sift through her grandmothers jewelry collection as a girl. With a BFA in 3D modeling for video games, she realized towards the end of her degree that making physical objects was much more fulfilling.
She brings together the modern technology of 3D Printing with more traditional knowledge of jewelry making. The resulting pieces would be difficult to recreate using conventional methods. Most pieces are created in a lightweight and durable nylon with a sprinkling of semi-precious metal pieces.
In addition to work by the 3 managing partners (Joleen Kinsel, Natasha Oliver, and Carrie Turner) the Artist Collective showcases work by Jessica Bradley, Aaron Chandler, Paul Dumas, Amy Fox, Alexandria Ortiz, DeDe Parker, Jim Parker, James Rodgers, Kaci Sims, Jason Lee Smith, and William Joseph Tickhill.
Please note: TAC will be closed during the July FF due to the holiday. We will be visiting other galleries this night and encourage you to do the same. We will also be closed in August, as will all studios and galleries, due to the Y-Bridge Arts Festival which is the first Friday and Saturday in August. Visit several of our artists there!
And although most folks won’t be going to CA this weekend…
Might and the Maiden
W. Ralph Walters
1523 Chesapeake Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43212
Come one, come all! Photographers, Models and the general public alike are welcome to join in for the first annual Glow Party at Brickbox Studios hosted by Suophoto, That Guy’s Art llc and Zombie Tapdance Productions.
What to expect:
Photographers, models and artists – come experience this unique opportunity to expand portfolios! There will be photo studios set up for professional shots under the blacklights. Models painted in various styles ready at the start of the event and welcome others to come painted and ready to glow.
In addition to the ultraviolet environment, there will be a DJ for your listening pleasure.
General admission: $10
Want a discount? Come painted in your best glow inspirations and admission is only $5!
Curious what this may look like? Check out the promo shots posted on Suophoto and Zombie Tapdance Productions FB pages
Open Door Art Studio
1050 Goodale Blvd., Grandview Heights, Ohio 43212
June 7 at 5:00
Open Door Art Studio shares their delightful depictions of the great outdoors in Flora and Fauna. Blooming flowers and creative critters are showcased in this exhibit, which leaves viewers feeling more in tune with their natural surroundings.
This June Gallery Hop The Oak Room will be celebrating the opening exhibition of Scott Steelman’s “Non-Pigmentum: Beyond the Spectrum” an exploration in black and white.
Valet parking is available at the corners of High and Swan streets for $6 per vehicle.
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar are provided by DeepWood Restaurant.
694 N. High Street Columbus, Ohio 43215
Then next week, there’s even more going on!!!
Glass Axis Groundbreaking at 610 West Town Street!
Glass Axis will be celebrating its Groundbreaking Ceremony for it’s new facility on June 10, 2014. Glass Axis is a nonprofit art center providing artists, students, and community members the tools necessary to passionately create innovative works in glass while learning, sharing, and teaching.
Come join Mayor Coleman and Glass Axis as we celebrate the kick off of the beginning of construction on the new 12,000 square foot facility. The ceremony will be at the new location of Glass Axis: 610 West Town Street starting at 2:00pm. This event will officially mark the coming Glass Axis expansion, which, when the new facility opens later this year, will provide greater art glass experiences for visitors and support Glass Axis’s increasing role in Columbus and the development of the Franklinton Arts District.
Included in the new facility will be a coffee shop operated by Brioso Coffee and new equipment studios. These enhancements will greatly increase Glass Axis support to the community. This move is being made in part through grants from The Columbus Foundation, the Ohio Art Council, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, and the generous donations from the public.
Guest curator: Chris Sunami
June 12 – August 30, 2014
Opening reception June 12, 6-8 pm
The Columbus Invitational Arts Competition showcases organizations that combine a commitment to the community with excellence in arts. Participating groups are judged in the areas of creativity, craft and depth by a panel of jurors made up of representatives from each group.
The Invitational began as a part of the 200 Columbus Bicentennial Celebrations in 2012, and recognized local groups in that year and, again in 2013. This year, for the first time, the competition is moving to an interstate level, with last year’s winning groups representing Columbus against an all-star collection of competitors from Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky.
Free & open to the public, light refreshments served, but feel free to BYO.
The first major street blocking event of Brokenlines collective. Collaborating with The Clintonville Community Market. Focused on local art and area community non-profits. We hope to create some awareness of what else is going on in the community and arts. You are all welcome participate, or just come out and enjoy the food trucks, music and art and get to know some of the local volunteers and community organizations.
Popular Columbus gift shop, Wholly Craft, is moving to a new home. Later this summer, the shop will relocate to the former Mix:Home space at 3515 North High Street, doubling in size.
Opened in 2005, Wholly Craft is a local favorite that features handmade items from over 200 different artists and crafters. Some of the items they sell include clothing, accessories, jewelry, kids and baby gifts, paper goods, fine art prints, plush creatures, bath goods, home decor, and much, much, more. They also offer various classes, such as knitting and stitching, for those that want to learn the art behind their favorite crafts. Voted “Best Gift Store” three years in a row, Wholly Craft is definitely a great place to visit for the craft enthusiast.
June 22 will be Wholly Craft’s last day at their 3169 N. High Street location, after which they will be moving to their new location in the Farmer’s Market block. The larger store will translate to twice the amount of amazing products and two-times the fun.
I hope you all get out there and enjoy our artistic community and it’s activities during June!