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BRANDT-ROBERTS GALLERIES, 642 N. High St., 614-223-1655. Hours T-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4. SEPT: Convergence: Christopher Burk and Jacci Delaney with Cody Heichel and Natalia Arbelaez. Columbus artists Christopher Burk and Jacci Delaney create thought-provoking and technically challenging urban-inspired works. In addition, they will each exhibit with a chosen contemporary in order to showcase their work in the context of other emerging local artists. Heichel and Arbelaez’s use of watercolor and sculpture, respectively, provide a greater purview of the contemporary arts scene in Columbus. OCT: Brandt-Roberts Galleries Five-Year Anniversary exhibition featuring signature pieces from the gallery’scontemporary artists and artists' estates. Save the date of Friday, Oct. 2 for the opening reception. Visit

*COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, 480 E. Broad St., 614-221-6801. CLOSED SEPT 7 TO OCT 24. 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 October 25, 2015 as part of the opening celebrations for the Museum’s newly built 50,000-square-foot addition. Imperfections By Chance: Paul Feeley Retrospective, 1954 -1966 on view (OCT 25 - 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 (OCT 25 - 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 (OCT 25 - 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

HAIKU POETIC FOOD & ART, 800 N High St, 614-294-8168. SEPT: Josephine Liu. OCT: Natalia Sanchez, a painter from Puerto Rico who graduated from CCAD

GRAND OPENING HAMMOND HARKINS GALLERIES, 641 N. High St. 614-238-3000. Gallery Hours: T-Sat 10-6, Sun 1-5. OCT 2: Inaugural exhibition, White Noise: new works by Laura Alexander and Andrea Myers. Opening reception Oct. 2, 5-8p. Gallery talk with the artists on Oct. 18 at 2p. Please RSVP by Wed., Oct. 14 to or 614.238.3000. Visit

Isla Mujeres Sunset, part of a retrospective of photos by the late John Hoenie showing at the Jung Association Gallery

JUNG ASSOCIATION GALLERY, 59 W 3rd Ave., 614-291-8050. T-Sat 11-2 (call first) or appt. SEPT 12 - OCT 24: Writing with Light: A Retrospective: Photography by John Hoenie. Oct. 10 from 10 am to noon there will be a talk about John and his photography. John died of cancer in 2014, and his wife Belinda will be talking about John’s worldview as seen through his exhibit, and link the story of his personal inner journey with the images he left, written in light. Visit

LINDSAY GALLERY, 986 N High St, 614-291-1973. W-Sat 12-6, appt. SEPT: Mixed media by Troy Stith metal sculpture by Kendall Polster. Opening reception Fri., Sept. 11, 6-9 pm. OCT: 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. Opening reception Oct. 2, 6-9 pm.

LITTLE FISH PRINTING AND GALLERY, 1254 N. High St., 614-272-3251. Hours T-F 8-5, Sat 12-5. SEPT/OCT: Caution: Fragile: A Ceramic Exhibition featuring Little Fish artists. Pieces ranging from unique hand-built sculptures and molds, to coil pots and painted panels, will draw audiences in, offering a truly captivating experience. Each creation has its own distinct color and texture, and though some may be delicate, don’t be afraid, this artwork is full of spirit! Opening Reception: 9/5-6-9pm. Little Fish Studios enable artists with disabilities to channel their creativity through uninhibited self-expression, while serving as a stepping-stone to promote artistic growth within the art community.

MAC WORTHINGTON GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 749 N High St, 614-294-7790. Sun 12-5, T-Th 2-7, F-Sat 11-7. SEPT: Urban Sprawls collection by Mac Worthington. Artist reception on Sept. 19 from 6-9p.

MADE AND CO. GALLERY, 1196 N. High St. Streetware designer Ngockhanh Van Ngo divides the space between apparel and art. SEPT: Paul Giovis works with paint on wood. His illustrations are very detailed with different patterns and colors. Chris Castorano has 10 drawings of ink on paper of sketchy modern pinup girls. Both artists graduated from CCAD. OCT: Abstract paintings by Ngockhanh Van Ngo demonstrating his artistic abilities, something other than the fashion that he brings to the shop.

MARCIA EVANS GALLERY, 8 East Lincoln St, 614-298-8847. T-Sat 11-5. SEPT/OCT: Harry Wozniak and Roger Williams from September 4 through October 31.

*OHIO CRAFT MUSEUM, 1665 W. 5th Ave., 614-486-4402. M-F 10-5, Sat-Sun 1-4. SEPT 12-OCT 25 Fresh Perspectives showcases works in clay, glass, metals and mixed media by 38 young artists, all with connections to Ohio. The opening will be held Sat., Sept. 12, 7–9 p.m., and will feature craft beer from Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus. At 7:30 p.m., many of the exhibiitng artists will share the inspiration behind their work. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments provided. Cash bar. Visit

*OHIO ARTS COUNCIL’S RIFFE GALLERY, State and High Downtown, 614-644-9624. T 10-4, W,F 10-5:30, Th 10-8, Sat - Sun 12-4. THRU OCT 18: Flashback to Now: OAC Support for Individual Artists Curated by Ann Bremner, the exhibition features 16 of OAC's early fellowship recipients dating back to 1979. The artists will display pieces created at the time of their OAC fellowship(s) alongside work that represents their current artistic sensibilities: Dorothy Gill Barnes (Worthington), Mary Jo Bole (Columbus), Nancy Crow (Baltimore), Jack Earl (Lakeview), Maureen France (Cincinnati), Henry Halem (Kent), Frank Herrmann (Cincinnati), Janice Lessman-Moss (Kent), Charles Massey (Columbus), Paul O'Keeffe (Cleveland Heights), Penny Rakoff (Cleveland), Aminah Robinson (Columbus), Gregory Spaid (Gambier), Brinsley Tyrell (Ravenna), Garie Waltzer (Cleveland Heights), and Walter Zurko (Wooster). COMING SOON: Riffe Gallery Juried Exhibition November 5, 2015–January 10, 2016.

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. FREE FAMILY DAY on Sun., Sept. 20 (11a-5p) Gather your family for an admission free Sunday at the Pizzuti Collection. The day will feature a guided children's tour which will begin every hour on the hour, an art-inspired scavenger hunt, and each child will be given a sketchbook to create their own masterpieces. 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. SEPT: Wince's World, paintings by Charles Wince. Visit

RIVET GALLERY, 1200 N. High St., 614-294-8697. T-Sat 12-7; Sun 12-5. SEPT: Loneliness Will Get You In Trouble. Cleveland-based Derek Hess has tested the waters of both the music and art world for over 15 years, known for his poster art to one who now works mainly on fine-art pieces using pen and ink, acrylic paint and silk screen prints with hand made separations. Hess’ art has been able to transcend genres as well as generations, which is icing on the cake for him. “At the end of the day I’d like, ideally, for all of my art to be technically sound. That, to me, is what makes a successful artist.” OCT: Adrift work by Jeremy Sorrell, an artist and designer living in Columbus, received his BFA in Industrial Design from the CCAD in 2004, working professionally as a contract concept artist and designer with clients including Marvel Entertainment, LLC and Express, Inc. Reception on Sat., Oct. 3 from 7-10pm. 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. SEPT: The work of Rodrigo Valenzuela and Blake Turner. Artists will host an artists’ talk on Sat., Sept. 26, at 2:30 p.m. Visit and OCT: The work of Jessika Edgar and Leonard Suryajaya. Artists’ talk on Sat., Oct. 31, at 2:30 p.m. Visit and and

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. SEPT: Tears Of A King: Mixed media works by Richard Duarte Brown and artist friends Joushua Shremshock, Katerina Harris and Nehemiah Payne. Richard Duarte Brown, artist, teacher and youth mentor, joins forces with community artists to display a mixed media installation that addresses issues for healing in our nation's African American communities. Duarte was resident artist for many years with Short Stop and works currently with inner-city youth at Transit Arts. OCT: Mother-Earth Danielle Poling is a fine art painter and public muralist. She studied art on international exchange in Australia and studied Design and Art Education at OSU. The artist describes her work as "soulful, emotional and bold ... about personal growth, life stages and relationships ... The content of my work has been going through a steady shift: from abstract expressionism to political activism." Poling's Mother-Earth exhibit addresses current American mother-child relationships and gives us a peek into future relationship and environmental potentials.

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. SEPT: Salon Show of gallery artists. OCT: Deaf to the Heavens: Solo exhibition by Daniel Ferlan, curated by Wynter Whiteside. Re birth: new birth; being born again. The above word naturally became the conceptual backdrop of Ferlan’s new series of paintings ‘Deaf to the Heaven’s’. A placemat of pre-determined characters have been meticulously painted throughout his make-believe (but, much inhabited) landscapes. Painted delicately (with the most teeny, tiny, sable brush), these small beings and lush lands symbolically became reality for the artist, as these pre- Fatherhood depictions of his future came to fruition. A new life emerges, as a role of being a Father is pictorially unleashed throughout Ferlan’s painting process. Interestingly enough, many images conjuring up images fertility and fatherhood were drawn prior to the conception of his son. The sketches, (intuitively), re-created a visual document of his new-found self. These preliminaries have been superimposed into this body of work, which were created after his son’s birth. Therefore, these paintings are personal expressions, one could even call them relics, of the before and after transformation into Fatherhood. Ferlan believes that for a ‘new beginning’ to occur, there must also be a certain ‘death’ of one’s self. Generally, death represents only ‘darkness’ or ‘finale’, but this artist portrays this psychological awakening as a curious adventure. The paintings resonate the voice of artist, Grandma Moses, whereas has the twisted perspective of Hieronymus Bosch. Greek references to fertility play a role in this series, and myth make-like ancient storytelling guides the viewer visually through Ferlan’s scenes, of tragedy and love. The tiny figures portrayed seem anthropomorphic, yet the concept behind the paintings excludes any true mystical element. The artist makes a point, that everything and everyone painted, has their own special place and purpose, which I believe creates a very charming and playful story anyone could relate to, while being seen within the gallery context. For additional information and images about this exhibition: (614) 634. 0982 / / Artists reception Fri., Oct. 2 6-8p. Visit

SHERRIE GALLERIE, 694 N High St, 614-221-8580. T-F 11-6; Sat 11-5; Sun 1-5. SEPT: Calvin Ma : Animal Instincts Young contemporary artist Calvin Ma explores social narratives using a nostalgic, action figure inspired aesthetic. OCT: Artist Joe Bova expresses social and political commentary using animal motifs in clay. Visit

SHORT NORTH TAVERN, 674 N High St, 614-221-2432. SEPT: Arlo Moon, mixed media. OCT: Work of Jason Pyle.

STUDIOS ON HIGH, 686 N High St, 614-461-6487. Daily 12-6, Sun 1-6. SEPT: Piecing It Together: New Concepts in Glass featuring Beth Himsworth and Joan Selle Zeller in a 2-woman exhibition exploring innovative techniques in glass. Himsworth's new works explores layering in glass collage. Zeller's new Organic Ocean Series is interpretive of the vivid hues, shapes and textures of the sea. Opening reception on Sun., Sept. 13 from 4-6p. OCT: Columbus Convergence is a two-man show featuring new works by painters Ryan Orewiler and Tom Harbrecht. Columbus natives and CCAD illustration graduates, these two artists’ portrayals of Columbus complement and contrast. While both are representational, Orewiler’s new series focuses on abstract urban cityscapes, while Harbrecht’s more familiar scenes of Columbus are in a plein air/ traditional style. Opening Sat., Oct. 3 Gallery Hop 6-10 p.m. Visit

WHAT THE ROCK?!, 1194 N. High St. 614-294-9428. T-R 12-7, F-Sat 12-8, Sun 12-6. INVASION OF THE KILLER CRAFTS! Get creepy for Halloween with a craft show dedicated to the darker side of the creative mind. Presented by What the Rock?!, Invasion of the Killer Crafts! will feature 20 vendors offering an array of handmade items in the holiday spirit, including jewelry, comics, plushies, clothing and original artworks. While perusing various forms of monsters, skulls and other things macabre, guests are invited to play ghoulish games, listen to spooky sounds and enjoy a full bar and menu at Skully’s Music-Diner, 1151 N. High St. from 11a- 5p on Sun., OCT 25. Visit

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