Let The Holiday Fun and Art Begin…This Weekend Has Both!

The art starts tonight!!!

Wild Art Columbus Live Auction & Party

Wild Goose Creative 

6:30 Tonight!

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Join Walter Herrmann and other artists at WildArtColumbus culminates with their live art auction featuring the works of 30 different artists, curated by their Instagram followers. Refreshments will be provided by Actual Brewing, Acre and Darista Dips. The auction begins at 7:00 p.m.
The event is at Wild Goose Creative, 2491 Summit Street, Columbus, Ohio. Keep in mind that Hudson Street is currently closed at I-71….free parking in the rear of the building.

53rd Annual Annual Gourd Show

Delaware County Fairgrounds

October 2nd-4th

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The 53rd Annual Ohio Gourd Show at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio
Sponsored by The Ohio Gourd Society

Friday, October 2nd – Noon until 5:00pm
Saturday, October 3rd – 9:00am until 5:00pm
Sunday, October 4th – 10:00am until 4:00pm
Admission Price: Adults $5.00 – Children 12 and Under Admitted Free – Free Parking

Gourd Art Competitions
Competitions in Both Fresh and Dry Gourds
Make-It Take-It and Gourd Crafting Technique Workshops
Gourd Arts and Crafts Vendors and Displays
Gourd Crafting Supplies
Live Music and Demonstrations
Children’s Activities
Dry Gourd Sales by Gourd Growers
Lots of Good Food, Fun and Fellowship

Ohio Gourd Society Contacts:
Website: www.ohiogourdsociety.com

Franklin Park Conservatory

10-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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Villafane Studios in Action
Saturday, October 3, & Sunday, October 4, 10am–5pm

Join previously featured pumpkin carver and artist, Deane Arnold and see pumpkin carvings like you’ve never seen before come to life as Ray Villafane and artists from the internationally exhibited Villafane Studios create their artwork on site. Ray Villafane, an Arizona-based artist, specializes in highly intricate, 3-D style pumpkin sculptures. Villafane is a regular competitor on the Food Network and was a recent finalist on Halloween Wars.

http://wosu.org/2012/broadandhigh/deane-arnold-puts-jack-o-lanterns-to-shame/

There Are Monsters Under Your Bed!

Clayspace/Gallery 831

Opening Reception

Friday 6-9 p.m.

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See works of absolute terror and things that go bump in the night. Ten (or could it be 13?) artists come together to share their works of fright with you. Come see the carnage of canvases…and perhaps you’ll find the monster that hides under your bed!

Snap, Crackle, Pop: The Art of Donna McCarty Estep

Big Fun, Short North

11 a.m. Saturday – November 1st

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All new pieces created for your viewing pleasure in the gallery area of Big Fun Columbus. Please stop by during October’s Gallery Hop or any day in October during business hours to see what Donna has been creating! All pieces are for sale so help support local art and local business all in one!

And, of course, there’s the Short North Gallery Hop on Saturday!

Little Fish Studios

Caution: Fragile

Saturday 6-9 p.m.

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Caution: Fragile is Little Fish Studios diverse ceramics exhibition. Pieces ranging from unique hand built sculptures and molds to coil pots and painted panels will draw the audience in, offering an interactive experience. Each creation has its own distinct color and texture and though they may be delicate, don’t be afraid this artwork is full of spirit!

Max the Salon

Opening Reception

Cori Erin Photography

Saturday 6-10 p.m.

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Max the Salon will be featuring Cori Erin work for the October Short North Gallery Hop. New photographs taken during travels to Hawaii and the Bahamas will be debuting for this event. Please join in for an evening filled with art and talks of inspiration behind the pieces. This event is welcome to all, so please invite any guests you wish to come.  {Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided for this event.}

Mother Earth: Danielle Poling

Opening Reception

Sean Christopher Gallery

Saturday 6-10 p.m.

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Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio proudly announces our October 2015 solo exhibition of paintings and mixed media works –
“Danielle Poling: Mother-Earth”.
Please Join them for October 3rd Gallery Hop Opening Reception, 6-10pm. Admission is Free!
Show will continue thru October 31st during Regular Gallery Hours: W-F 3:30-5:30pm, non-Hop Sats 1:30-3:30pm, and M-Sun by appointment.

Stone Village Art Gallery

Mitch Geiser: A Story to Tell

Opening Reception

Saturday 5-7 p.m.

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On Saturday, October 3, from 5-7 pm, Stone Village Art Gallery welcomes local artist, Mitch Geiser, and his new photography exhibit, “A Story To Tell.”

In addition to Mitch’s new exhibit, a delicious array of foods, desserts and wines will be on hand for the opening reception. The exhibit will hang within Stone Village Art Gallery through Sunday, October 25, 2015.
In Mitch’s words: Photography, though wordless, tells a story. With each of my pictures, I try and capture both the beauty and darkness of everyday life. With a heavy focus on lighting and landscape, I hope to express the extremes of the dark and beautiful aspects of our world.
Every photo is framed with wood collected from an Amish community in Ohio.

And to get you ready for the Halloween season:

Green Lawn Abbey

Spirits and Spells

Saturday 7-9:30 p.m.

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Witness the MAGIC of an evening at Green Lawn Abbey!
Magician Howard Thurston and his fellow “Residents” of Green Lawn Abbey mausoleum invite you to their historic abode for an evening of magic that will dazzle and bewilder! In this, our 5th annual presentation, Carroll Baker, David McCreary and David Brizius will be performing both stage and up-close magic. And if that wasn’t enough, the Death by Chocolate buffet will certainly “slay” you. “Spirits” available.
Join in the fun! Tickets are $30 in advance or $10 for children under 15 with accompanying adult. Seating is limited so don’t delay.
This event is to raise much needed restoration dollars for Green Lawn Abbey, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Then Sunday, you can buy art from local artists, Betsy DeFusco and Egle Gatins

Open Studio and Art Sale

55 East Spring Street

Sunday 12-5 p.m.

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Betsy DeFusco and Egle Gatins will have their studios open and works large and small will be for sale

Fresh Crafts Gallery

Arlington Avenue

Wednesday Oct. 7th

1-8 p.m.

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Lisa Robin Adkinson will be joining us for a trunk show with a variety of her beautiful jewelry as part of our American Craft Week celebration! Get a jump on your holiday shopping and talk to the artist herself about her unique collections and pieces!

Lisa Robin Adkinson’s unique jewelry designs are a reflection of her study of classic symbols and the patterns found in the architecture and design styles of the different cultures she has visited. Each design, be it a necklace, earrings, or cuff bracelet, embodies a particular emotional and spiritual connection, and her goal is to bring those feelings to life in every piece of jewelry she creates.

For more info about LIsa and her jewelry, visit LisaRobinJewelry.com.

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