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BRANDT-ROBERTS GALLERIES, 642 N. High St., 614-223-1655. Hours: T-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4. NOV/DEC: Mark Gingerich: Distinctive Impressions. Midwestern Impressionist painter Mark Gingerich continues to excite his collectors and enthusiasts with his masterful technique and timeless imagery. His loose brushwork and multifaceted palette create compositions inspired by the French Barbizon and Impressionist aesthetics of style and color. While Gingerich paints onsite at unique locations all over the world, he always returns to rural Ohio, aiming for authenticity in his representation and recognition of beauty found at home and abroad. The American Impressionist Society (AIS) invited Gingerich to join as a Signature Member recognizing his inclusion in recent years to their selective annual exhibition. Artists’ reception on Fri., Nov. 13 from 5:30 to 8 pm. Visit

*COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, 480 E. Broad St., 614-221-6801. Regular Hours: T-W, Th 10-8:30, F 10-5, S-S 10-5:30. Keeping Pace: Eva Glimcher and Pace/Columbus on view (OCT 25 - JAN 17) focuses on the impact that Pace Gallery had on the Columbus arts community. Pace, founded by Arne Glimcher in 1960, is today an important contemporary art gallery with eight locations in New York, London, Beijing and Hong Kong. Between 1965 and 1982 there was also Pace/Columbus, run by the charismatic gallerist Eva Glimcher. Situated on Broad Street just blocks from the musuem, Pace held a series of exhibitions by significant contemporary artists, and had a strong impact on the appreciation of, and support for, art in the city. Keeping Pace, looks back at this history, focusing on the work of six artists who showed at Pace/Columbus: Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Louise Nevelson, Lucas Samaras, Frank Stella and Andy Warhol. The exhibition opens as part of the celebrations for the museum’s newly built 50,000-square-foot addition. Imperfections By Chance: Paul Feeley Retrospective, 1954 -1966 on view (ends JAN 10) explores the legacy of the modernist artist Paul Feeley (1910-1966), whose paintings and sculptures are characterized by bright colors and undulating forms often poised between representation and abstraction. Feeley held an influential position as a professor at Bennington College where he helped make the school an ambitious cultural outpost in the 1950s and sixties. He organized or co-organized important early exhibitions of Jackson Pollock, David Smith, and Barnett Newman, and was himself honored with a 1968 memorial retrospective at the Solomon S. Guggenheim Museum. Imperfections by Chance is the first major retrospective of Feeley’s work since that time. Graphic Novelist Residency Exhibition: Eleanor Davis (ends FEB 14). For the past four years, CMA and Thurber House have awarded the Graphic Novelist Residency to an artist who demonstrates an experimental approach to creating comics and graphic novels. Eleanor Davis has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 award which includes an exhibition at CMA and a three-week residency at Thurber House. Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine. A collection of her short comics for adults, “How To Be Happy,” is available from Fantagraphics Books. She has produced two graphic novels for kids: The Secret Science Alliance and The Copycat Crook which she created with her husband Drew Weing. Glass Magic: Then and Now (ends MAY 1). Magically formed from mixing and fusing sand, soda, and lime, glass was first manufactured more than 4,000 years ago in Mesopotamia (now Iraq and northern Syria). This exhibition presents ancient luminescent beakers, cosmetic jars, and jewelry on loan from the Israel Antiquities Authority juxtaposed with exquisite examples from the museum’s collection including 19th -century art nouveau vases and bowls and studio art glass by modern and contemporary masters including Harvey Littleton, William Morris, Dale Chihuly, and Lino Tagliapietra. VISIT

Amanda Lake's exhibit Cartoon Trash at Haiku Poetic Food & Art in December

HAIKU POETIC FOOD & ART, 800 N High St, 614-294-8168. NOV: Katie Hofacker. Photo transfers, acrylic paint, and resin works that seem like a throwback to a time before Photoshop. She has collected images from a wide array of sources and recombined them into surreal landscapes, using up to 50 different transfers for a single piece. In this manner, she is an appropriation artist. Visit DEC: Cartoon Trash: Acrylic paintings by Amanda Lake. Amanda is an illustrator working in the entertainment/TV animation industry. The show will include a variety of works inspired by animation reflecting playfulness and simplicity in warm vibrant colors to warm up your winter day!

NEW HAMMOND HARKINS GALLERIES, 641 N. High St. 614-238-3000. Gallery Hours: T-Sat 10-6, Sun 1-5. NOV 13 - JAN 10: Small & Wonderful. Small works that are wonderful. Stop in and discover the gift of art for special people in your life. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 13, 5-8p. Visit

JUNG ASSOCIATION GALLERY, 59 W 3rd Ave., 614-291-8050. T-Sat 11-2 (call first) or appt. NOV 14 - DEC 19: CONTINUUM…Featuring vintage to contemporary images by Paul Graham exploring his photographic journey from 1975, as a photography major at OSU, through 2015. Continuum… traces Paul’s artistic growth from the vintage images presented in class to the risk-taking images of today’s digital abstracts. Opening reception: Nov 14, 12:30-2p Visit

LINDSAY GALLERY, 986 N High St, 614-291-1973. W-Sat 12-6, appt. NOV: Joey Monsoon has proven himself to be perhaps this city’s most popular young artist, and now he has taken on a new challenge, an entire show of VERY large-scale work. 7 large paintings done in oils, rather than his usual acrylics. He is also now using a palette knife to build up thick layers of paint which add an even greater emotional impact to his haunting, gaunt figures. DEC: Ashley D. Pierce. A new exhibit of painted and carved wooden panels. She had her first show last year and it sold out opening night.

LITTLE FISH PRINTING AND GALLERY, 1254 N. High St., 614-272-3251. Hours T-F 8-5, Sat 12-5. DEC/JAN: #SELFIE an exhibition featuring each studio artists’ visual interpretation of themselves, and those most important to them. Inspired by the selfie movement prevalent in social media, these masterpieces capture the personality behind the art and artists of Little Fish Studios – a division of Columbus Center for Human Services that enables artists with disabilities to channel their creativity through uninhibited self-expression. Opening reception: Sat., Dec. 5, 6-10.

MADE AND CO. GALLERY, 1196 N. High St. Streetware designer Ngockhanh Van Ngo divides the space between apparel and art. DEC: Dancing Silhouettes: Ohio-based music artist Bruce Slaughter uses photography to visually convey the concepts in his music. Illustrating the hopeful spirit of a people in harsh communities, the exhibit explores the concept of identity. More so the discrepancies of who we are versus who we want to be. Bruce joined forces with photographer Maggie Holmgren, a student at CCAD finishing her senior year. The duo captured unique poses in a vibrant studio setting. Often instructing the subjects to hold uncomfortable positions for extended periods of time, thus revealing the versatility of their untrained bodies. This photo series was created to prompt the release of the “Dancing Silhouettes EP” which is set to release in February of 2016. On December 5, 2015 M.A.D.E. & Co. will host the opening reception.

MARCIA EVANS GALLERY, 8 East Lincoln St, 614-298-8847. T-Sat 11-5. NOV: An retrospective of the works of the late American painter Max Yoder. 1928-2008 DEC: Holiday Salon with gallery artists.

*OHIO CRAFT MUSEUM, 1665 W. 5th Ave., 614-486-4402. M-F 10-5, Sat-Sun 1-4. NOV 8 - DEC 23: Gifts of the Craftsmen: The museum’s annual holiday sale will feature unique gifts handcrafted by over 90 artists from across the state. Holiday shoppers will find beautiful jewelry, functional pottery, wooden serving bowls and utensils, knit scarves and hats, leather accessories, handmade ornaments and greeting cards. Visit

*OHIO ARTS COUNCIL’S RIFFE GALLERY, State and High Downtown, 614-644-9624. M - W and F 10-6, Th 10-8, Sat 11-4, closed Sun. THRU JAN 10: Riffe Gallery Inaugural Juried Exhibition will feature 59 Ohio artists in a wide range of media including drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, ceramics, mixed media, and video. For a complete list of the accepted artists, visit Writing Real: Create Compelling Characters in Theatre Thurs., Dec. 10, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Playwright and theatre director Tony Dallas will help writers explore the forces that compel a character through monologues and dialogue. It is suggested to read Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Register through Dec 7. Family Workshop: Reduce, Reuse, ReCREATE! Sat., Dec.12, 2–4 p.m. Art educator, performer, and artist Eric Marlow will lead families through a workshop that will transform everyday recyclable materials into sculptures, toys, wearable art, and more. All children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Children ages 6–17. Register Nov. 6 – Dec. 7. All gallery events are free and open to the public.

PALNIK STUDIOS, 14 E Lincoln St, 614-298-8496. T-Sun 12:30-5. The Clown and The Sage/The Cartoon Art of Paul Palnik. The fine art of the cartoon. Palnik delightfully reveals the profound and the absurd. Paul Palnik’s graphics, prints, and original drawings.

PIZZUTI COLLECTION, 632 N. Park St., 614-280-4004. Hrs: F-Sat 11-5. Robert Buck: States of America (Thru JUL 30, 2016) Solo exhibition of Robert Buck, an artist whose work has been collected in depth by the Pizzuti’s over the past 20 years. The works span the entire career of the artist who began as Robert Beck and continued under his changed name of Buck. The drawings, sculpture, video and installation work reflect the artist’s sensitive investigations into how we respond to the diverse social and cultural challenges today. Like no one else, Buck offers a poetic and compassionate reflection on highly charged American experiences. Us Is Them (SEPT - APR ‘16) 70 paintings, sculptures, photographs and video by a group of 37 international artists whose work confronts issues of politics, religion, and racism. The show reflects timely and potent issues of social justice and current affairs across the world organized geographically with a section dedicated to artists with roots in Africa and the Caribbean revealing a focus on the persistent legacy of colonialism. Galleries devoted to Chinese artists include works that address individual voices in a vast society. Artists from the Middle East contemplate religious freedoms and fights for equality while American artists address continuing racism and bigotry. The Pizzuti Collection is a non-profit exhibition space presenting contemporary art from the collection of Ron and Ann Pizzuti. Visit:

PM GALLERY, 1190 N High St, 614-299-0860. Hours: T-Wed 11-6, Th-Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5. NOV/DEC: Little Brother Dan Dougan presents The Art Stache, works by local artists and art collected through travel around the world. Most of these works hung in Staches or Little Brothers before their untimely demises. This is your chance to collect a bit of art and rock 'n' roll history. Featuring art of Rick Borg, Levent Isik, Dan Gerdeman, Charles Wince, and Daniel Work, plus select ethnographic work from South and Central America. Visit

RIVET GALLERY, 1200 N. High St., 614-294-8697. T-Sat 12-7; Sun 12-5. NOV: Home is Where the Heart Breaks: Ohio artist Chad Cochran, born and raised in the small town of Fredericktown, wanted nothing more than to escape his rural upbringing. He attended Bowling Green State University and eventually made his way to Columbus. Missing the connection to small town life, Chad began taking photographs of the rustic landscapes that surrounded him as a child. His fascination with decaying barns, homes, and vintage signs provides him with the connection to the small town he grew up in. Chad currently resides in Cleveland (Bay Village). Visit to read more about the artists

ROY G BIV GALLERY for Emerging Artists, a non-profit gallery located at 997 N High, 614-297-7694. W-F 3-6, Sat 1-5. Founded in 1989, ROY G BIV is known for showcasing innovative contemporary art by emerging artists from around the world. ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists is now accepting submissions for ImageOHIO 16, a juried exhibition of the best photographic, video and new media art in Ohio. Juror Luke Stettner will select the exhibiting artists. Entries are limited to artists living in Ohio or from Ohio. The selected artists' work will be exhibited from January 19 - February 19, 2016, at the Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery. NOV: Penumbral, the sculpture works of Keith Lemley and Lexie Stoia. Lexie Stoia builds exhibit electronics for Roto and teaches in Cinematic Arts at CCAD. Closing talk: Nov. 28, 2:30-3:30p. DEC/JAN: ROY G BIV Gallery partners with the Ohio Art League to present Small Works & Thumb Box. This special two-month exhibition showcases more than 200 pieces by local artists. All work is a foot or smaller in any dimension and priced to sell. The exhibition is on display from December 5 to January 30 (Closed December 23 to 30). Admission is free.

SEAN CHRISTOPHER GALLERY OHIO, 815 N High St, Ste H&N, 614-291-5890. 1st Sat. 6-10. Reg. Hrs: Sat 1:30-3:30, W-F 3:30-5:30, and M-Sun by appt. NOV: The Line - Boundaries: 12 Photographers - Man Chi Au, Brittney Combs,Parker Dudzik, Sarah Freelan, Lauren Garms,Taylor Grey, Akane Iizuka, Tamrin Ingram,Jennifer Murillo, Kaitlyn Jo Smith, Abigal Weaver and Mckenzie Yerrick. Boundaries indicate our farthest limits, physically or mentally. We know what is culturally acceptable, what we believe to be morally right. We are aware of our comfort zones and the land to which we belong. What happens when we set foot outside of those borders, when we push past those limits? Twelve photographers explore what exactly it means to step across the line. DEC/JAN: Dana Lynn Harper: Sweet Spot. Mixed media sculpture. Receptions: Dec 5, 6-10p; Jan 2, 6-10p; "(I am) painting with objects, (making) assemblage works that transform everyday plastics and trash into magical worlds of wonder and mystery." Harper recieved her MFA in sculpture from Penn State (2013) Her work was selected for the Short North's 2015-16 Blank Spaces Temporary Mural Project, and sponsored by ROY G BIV Gallery who will host a solo show of her work in Sept 2016.

SHARON WEISS GALLERY, 20 E Lincoln St, 614-291-5683 or 614-252-5137. Open Th 12-4, F-Sat 12-5, Sun 1-4. NOV: Frederick Fochtman is an award winning oil painter from Columbus who works from direct observation and paints exclusively from life or in the plein air style. The subjects in his current show include still life, landscape, figure and interior. Several of the landscape paintings will be from recent trips to New England and the Atlantic Coast. Fred's exhibition of all new works will number between 25 and 30 paintings. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 6, 6-8p. DEC: Rick Akers. My Appalachia: 22–25 Impressionist paintings from his early 1800’s log house property in Somerset, Ohio, and surrounding areas: Mount Perry, New Reading, Glenford, East Fultanham, Newton Township, Zanesville, Glass Rock, Dawes Arboretum and along the Muskingham river: Beverly & Rainbow. Opening reception Fri., Dec. 4, 6-8p. Visit

, 694 N High St, 614-221-8580. T-F 11-6; Sat 11-5; Sun 1-5. Thru NOV 15: Layers: respected fiber artist Tim Harding fills the gallery with breathtaking installations and vibrant compositions in silk. DEC 5-6: Holiday Hop Art Fair: An exciting variety of local artists bring their work to the gallery to participate in our 6th annual Holiday Hop Art Fair. Come meet the artists and browse local, handmade, one-of-a-kind art and jewelry for your holiday gift-giving. NOV 13 - DEC 20: Sharon Meyer: talented gemstone jewelry artist brings an extravagant winter collection to the gallery. Visit

SHORT NORTH TAVERN, 674 N High St, 614-221-2432. NOV: Ben Edwards, abstract artist. DEC: The annual Grinch Mural. A Short North Tavern tradition.

STONE VILLAGE CHURCH GALLERY, 139 E. Second Ave., 614-579-5493. NOV: Re-Imagined Wild: New works by Patrick Wayner.

STUDIOS ON HIGH, 686 N High St, 614-461-6487. Daily 12-6, Sun 1-6. NOV/DEC: Small Treasures: Studios on High Gallery members create treasures on a small scale for holiday gifting. Opening Sat., Nov. 7 Gallery Hop 6-10 p.m. Visit

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