Celebrate the 4th with More Than Fireworks!

I will be out of town this weekend celebrating the 4th in Florida and seeing my new house for the first time but am bummed that I will miss Gallery Hop and all the folks that will be showing their art this weekend.  I’m happy to say that I have featured a couple of these artists, Jes Moore and Christopher Brinkman, on my blog!  Trust me, you will love both of their works so spend part of the weekend checking out the art scene in this great town!

Lindsay Gallery 

Harry Underwood:Artist’s Reception

Friday July 1st

3- 6 p.m.

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Harry Underwood is a painter known for portraying a culture of leisure and conformity that exaggerates life in the American south. Produced with house paint and pencil on wood panels the paintings emphasize evocative colors and bold lines. Each composition is augmented with passages of text that read as monologues or farcical sermons on ethics and behavior.

He was born during 1969 in Miami Florida, and raised in the rural “Redlands” farming area near Homestead. His father was a Carpenter and his mother worked at a Supermarket. He has one sister. With his family he attended the Church of God pentecostal church until 1982. As a teenager he cleaned swimming pools at many of the Motels in the area and bussed tables at the Capri Italian Restaurant in Florida City. Uprooted by Hurricane Andrew in 1992 he lived in New Orleans and Austin, eventually settling in Nashville where he worked in the construction industry until 2005.

Self taught in art, he began painting pictures fifteen years ago while working as a flooring installer. His artwork has since been shown by galleries in United States, France and England.

Marty Johnson Studio 102: Art Book Sale

400 West Rich

Saturday July 2nd

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

marty book sale

Marty says: My book collection must go to make room in my studio 102!!

And, of course, the Gallery Hop in Short North!

The Table

Opening Reception:Christopher Brinkman Photography

in your backyard

Saturday July 2nd

5-8 p.m.

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Come join Christopher Brinkman for the opening reception of his first solo show since 1997. The show will consist of works taken over the last six months of local landscape, and wildlife.

Sean Christopher Gallery 
“AD ASTRA: To the Stars” by Jes Moore

Saturday July 2nd

6-10 p.m.


Come out and see Jes Moore, mixed media and previously featured artist  for her solo show. Event is free to the public. Light refreshments provided.
Exhibition continues thru August 27 during our Regular Gallery Hours or By Appointment along with an additional “Gallery Hop” Reception on Saturday, August 6, 6-10pm.
Location: 815 N High St, Suites H & N (south lower level entrance of the Historic Greystone Building on the NW corner of Hubbard & High), Columbus OH; 614-327-1344.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wed-Fri 3:30-5:30pm, non-Hop Sats 1:30-3:30pm and Mon-Sun by Appointment.
Jes Moore is a mixed media Columbus artist who graduated with her BFA in Fine Arts in 2015 from Ohio Dominican University.
Image: “An Offering of Tears”, encaustic, collage, 11.5″ x 11.5″

Pop-Up Art Showcase

Donna McCarty Estep

Elevator 13th Floor Taproom

Saturday July 2nd

6-7 p.m.

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Start Gallery Hop with a beer at Elevator Brewing Company’s 13th Floor Taproom. We are hosting a fun, pop-up art show, and as always our EBC classic brews on draft. This month’s featured artist is Donna McCarty-Estep. Admission is free.
See more of Donna’s art:
If you are interested in becoming a featured artist in our Pop-Up Art Showcase, please email social@elevatorbrewery.com.

Big Fun Columbus

Art of Wrestling: Artwork by Brent Elam

Saturday July 2nd

7-9 p.m.

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Big Fun Columbus present Art of Wrestling, Artwork by Brent Elam. The work will be on display for the month of July with an opening reception on July 2nd 7:00-9:00p.m….come out and enjoy.


Retrograde Part Deux: Larry Doyle 

Saturday July 2nd

6-10 p.m.

Come celebrate the second reception of Larry’s show “Retrograde”. He’s excited to share his stories of Orlando and the stories of his beings in his illustrations.
There is plenty of great artwork left!

Sherrie Gallery

Eva Kwong and Melinda Rosenberg

Saturday July 2nd

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Join Sherrie Gallery this Saturday night, July 2nd, for Gallery Hop in the Short North Arts District featuring a special collection of work by ceramic artist Eva Kwong, as well as Melinda Rosenberg‘s new exhibition, “Going with the Grain.” www.sherriegallerie.com/melinda-rosenberg

Stay tuned as next week I will be featuring Melinda Rosenberg…read about her art and background next week!  I will also be featuring some upcoming shows that are looking for artists!!

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