Love and Art are in the Air Despite Friday the 13th

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about hearts, candy, flowers and romance…it’s about ART!!!!  Check out all of the cool things to see and do this weekend.  Maybe I’ll see you in Franklinton!

Mireya Schoo-Solo Show

Park Alley Events


5-9 p.m.

Tonight!-Friday February 13thmireya schooPark Park Alley Events presents Mireya Schoo solo show, dance, music, and wine testing. Live music with pianist Jessica Heitmeyer and Jazz Flamenco inspired Spanish guitar. Dance performance by guest artists Elizabeth Bowling Cave. Join us for a delightful evening of art and wine.

Día del Amor y Amistad/ Valentine’s Day Art Show

Frida Katrina Mexican Folk Art & Cafe

6-10 p.m.

Tonight!–Friday February 13thfrida

Día del Amor y Amistad/ Valentine’s Day Art Show AND Ryan’s Birthday Celebration! at Frida Katrina Mexican Folk Art & Cafe 3339 N High Street Clintonville on Friday February 13, 2015 from 6p to 10p. Art, Food, Music and Ryan of course!

Second Sight

Matthew King:Haven

7-10 p.m.

Tonight! Friday February 13thsecond sight

Reception: Friday, February 13 from 7-10pm
Also open on Saturday, February 14, 11am-2pm
or by appointment
Matthew King’s paintings could be described as existential. His canvases give a sense of cold landscapes and rarely–traversed spaces. King explains the work as conveying the search for a place of stability in a world where there is constant flux; despite our human tendencies to be creatures of habit who enjoy security, situations are constantly changing. The future is often daunting, sometimes seeming to be rife with possibilities, but at other times appearing cloudy or even empty.
King received his BFA from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in June 2014. A Cincinnati native, he is using his residency time at Second Sight to transition into a permanent move to Columbus.

Dark Love: Fables and Foibles

The Vanderelli Room

7 p.m.

Tonight! –Friday February 13thfables

From the time we are very young we hear stories about true love. Whether this is through families telling cultural tales, or children’s movies, we are all taught fairly early to believe that “Love conquers all”. What though, is the price of that love?  Most times, the stories we hear and have been watered down over the course of time to make them less frightening, and more palatable to our sensitive young minds.
This show will have none of that.
Fables and Foibles will bring to life the darker side of your favorite myths, fairy tales and legends. Come see what lies in the dark recesses of the hearts of 20 hand picked artists whose styles and interpretations are sure to remind you that Love has a price.

400 Days/Franklinton Fridays

7-11 p.m.

Tonight!!!–Friday February 13th

Saturday February 14th

400 days feb

The sixth installment of 400 Days is going to be absolutely amazing! On Friday (as part of Franklinton Fridays),

7 p.m.-11 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. you will get to see NEW art from tenants as well as have the opportunity to get some one-on-one interactions with many 2nd floor folks in their open studios. There will be music and refreshments for everyone to share!

Be sure to check out “Black, White and Bright”, the duo show from Donna McCarty Estep and Ellen Knolls!
This is a great chance to see inside of the creative process and learn about what motivates and inspires some of our best local talent. Don’t miss out!!

Glass Axis

5-7 p.m.

Friday February 13th

12-4 p.m.

Saturday February 14th

glass axis more hearts

$69 per couple: Private couple’s lesson to create a glass heart paperweight  Access to the Glass Axis gift shop and current exhibitions  Light refreshments will be available  Reservations are required; no walk-ins.  Glass Axis will limit the number of participants to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable experience. Each couple will make one heart paperweight, so bring your special Valentine…. your boyfriend, your wife, your Mom… whomever!  It’ll be a night to remember, shaped forever in molten glass. Participants must wear all-cotton clothing and shoes that cover your entire foot.  Long hair must be tied back.

Saturday, February 14, 12-4 p.m. Start your Valentine’s Day with our afternoon walk-in glass blowing classes. No reservation required. Skilled instructors available to guide you through your special creation in molten glass.  Sculpted Heart Paperweights:  $69; Sculpted Flower:  $55; Ornament: $39; Paperweight: $75

glass axis heart



Love, Magic

Goodale Blvd.

6 p.m.

Saturday February 14th

love magic

Spreading out from the center in space that is Feverhead.  Energy, frequency, vibration.  Sound, vision, movement.  Love, Magic in manifestations for you, by you, for all, by all.  A multidisciplinary evening of dance, painting, zines, music and relationship.
Cost is $10.
The evening is divided into two distinct events with one low cover charge. BYOB, absolutely.
6:06 p.m.  Doors open for gallery and zine viewing, musical acts, interactive dance
8:19 p.m. Space transforms for dance, video and a percussion finale.

Fresh A.I.R.E.Gallery

February- April

The Evolution of Stripes

Michael Halliday


Fresh A.I.R. Gallery presents new paintings by Michael J. Halliday in his solo exhibition The Evolution of Stripes.
The Evolution of Stripes is a never-before-exhibited body of work chronologically illustrated in Fresh A.I.R.’s elongated gallery, all created within the last 7 months. These large scale, abstract acrylic paintings on canvas have developed from Halliday’s earlier paintings of edges.
Halliday began painting again after moving back to Ohio from California in April of 2011. He is grateful for his ability to access his true self and creativity, despite his battle with depression, and celebrated 30 years of sobriety in 2014.
Michael Halliday will close his exhibition The Evolution of Stripes with an artist talk on Friday, April 10 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.


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