The Inauguration is NOT the Only Thing Happening Friday (or during the weekend!)

Not as crazy busy this weekend with the arts but still lots of talented artists in several shows opening this weekend so get out there and celebrate local artists!!! Wildlife Photography Talk: Christopher Brinkman Crowne Plaza Hotel Dublin Thursday 7-9 … Continue reading

Amazing Cat Show Highlight of Franklinton Fridays!

Well, I have been out of town for 3 weeks and have missed some great art happenings in Central Ohio as well as not posting about them sorry to say!  So much to do in my new home and taking … Continue reading

Shop Your heART Out Again This Weekend and Before!

Once again, this weekend is brimming with art to see and purchase.  Lots of holiday jamming going on so get out there, SUPPORT LOCAL AND GET YOUR ART ON! Fresh A.I.R. Gallery: Opening Reception Cathy Jeffers, Revealed Wednesday 5:30-7:00 p.m. … Continue reading

Oh, The Weather Outside is Frightful…BUT Not the ART♥

December is upon us and, of course, that means Winterfair, Short North Holiday Hop, and so many other venues that provide a way to support local artists and artisans by gifting those on your list with inspired pieces! Let’s get … Continue reading

Thanksgiving is Around the Bend and So is More ART (and Shopping, too)!

This week starts off with art on Tuesday and Wednesday …what fun!

Dublin Arts Council’s Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Fundraiser

Dublin Arts Council

Tuesday 6:30- 9:30 p.m.


Join friends, neighbors, business leaders and members of Dublin Arts Council‘s board to sample an array of fine red and white wines, craft beers and small plate tastings in support of the arts. The event takes place throughout the main level of the beautiful historic Dublin Arts Center, overlooking the Center’s sloping grounds and the Scioto River.

Guests will have an exclusive preview of the exhibition, Masayuki Miyajima: Black, White, Grey, a stunning exhibition of functional Japanese ceramics that will open to the public on Nov. 17. Masa’s elegant, handcrafted stoneware and porcelain objects are created from his studio and kiln just outside the town of Mashiko, Japan, Dublin’s Friendship City. His artwork is highly sought after and his exhibitions at Dublin Arts Council often sell out.

Registration is available online at Paper tickets will not be issued. Guest names will be on a check-in list at the door during the event. For questions, please contact Dublin Arts Council at 614-889-7444.

CIF: Prospective Instructor Info Session

Tuesday 7-8 p.m.


Have a Maker skill to share with CIF’s creative & curious community? CIF is always looking for fresh talent to add to our pool of awesome instructors.
There are a number of ways to be involved–teach a recurring class, special workshop, guest lecture, family and date night event.
CIF’s Makers are interested in creative, educational experiences that range from working with physical tools to digital tech, from fine to functional arts, small business resources from accounting to marketing, to general life hacking.
Check out the website for current class offerings to get an idea of what we’re presently offering. Have something totally different? Pitch it. They’ve hosted guest lectures on carbon nanotubes and space elevators to coffee brewing methods.
Please RSVP via the ticket link (Free & open to prospective instructors, age 18+).

For new instructors–more information about teaching at the CIF can be found here:!instructors/c13lh

AND Wednesday:

Janis Mars Wunderlich & Bowl Exchange

McConnell Arts Center

Wednesday 7-9 p.m.


Award winning artist, Janis Mars Wunderlich, has exhibited nationally and internationally and has led workshops and lectures throughout North America. Janis will demonstrate her hand-building, detailing and glazing techniques, and will also talk about the Meissen Porcelain research she’s been doing in Germany.
Open and free to all clay enthusiasts.

In addition, we will host a bowl exchange and encourage all makers to bring a bowl from your collection, leaving with a different one created by a fellow artist. Please bring a hand made bowl or small piece of work to exchange.
Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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Another Emerging Artist: Ashley Martin and Ash Woodworking

This summer I met a talented and personable young  woodworker named Ashley Joseph Martin and his girlfriend, Paige at the first summer edition of Crafts Gone Wild. Our booths were next to each other’s so we struck up a conversation. … Continue reading

November Starts with ART!

OMG…this weekend (and into next week) is packed full of art, shopping, shopping and art. Get started on your holiday shopping, get ideas for decorating, support local artists and have fun!!! It starts Thursday… Feather Your Nest Start the Season … Continue reading

Meet Adrian Sibley, Abstract Artist

As with so many artists I have interviewed, I saw Adrian Sibley’s art work first on the Art and Artists of 614 and thought…hmmmm, I wanna interview that guy! So….here we go! Adrian has been Urbanmanboy on since August of … Continue reading