February 02, 2015
While the weather may not be the most appealing for a romp outside, these February exhibitions will surely to make up for the chilly temperatures. With frothy hot chocolates, coffee, and hot drinks at many of the stops along High Street, viewing what’s new in the Columbus art scene won’t leave you out in the cold.
694 N. High St
This month at Sherrie Gallerie, Laine Bachman in the exhibition The Nature of Things infuses the world she creates with archetypal imagery, whimsical themes and decorative motifs. Working in watercolor and acrylics, her paintings are full of creatures and beings that are all part of the larger story behind her work. This collection is more focused and refined, with a delicate and intriguing narrative that is both creative and entertaining.
Sharon Weiss Gallery
20 E. Lincoln St
This month, Sharon Weiss Gallery will introduce a new collection of original oil works on paper by Columbus artist Steven S. Walker. This collection of oil paintings highlights the landscape on one of arts oldest supports, paper. The show will run from February 6-28.
632 N. Park St
The Pizzuti Collection debuts two new exhibitions on February 7, Campana Brothers: Brazilian Design Now and Tomory Dodge. These exhibitions feature the exuberant paintings, collages, prints and watercolors of Los Angeles based artist Tomory Dodge, and Columbus’ first glimpse of the fun, fresh designs of Fernando and Humberto Campana.
ROY G BIV Gallery
997 N. High St
ROY G BIV Gallery presents the work of Liz Roberts and Elena Harvey Collins from February 7–28, 2015. The exhibiting artists will host an artistsʼ talk on Saturday, February 28, at 2:30pm.
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio
815 N. High St
During February, Sean Christopher Gallery will feature the annual Young Hearts Exhibit. The exhibition will be juried by artists, and will feature CCAD students.
642 N. High St
Brandt-Roberts Galleries will present a collection of new works by several of our contemporary artists as well as historic work. New works by Charlotte Foust, Maria Alejandra Zanetta, Terri Albanese, Mike Tizzano, and Stuart Fink to be exhibited.
Studios on High Gallery
686 N. High St
During February, Studios On High Gallery features jewelry artists Carole Bucklew and Mikelle Hickman-Romine for Precious Love, an exhibition during February 1-28, 2015. Metalsmith Carole uses precious metals and semi-precious stones in her contemporary jewelry. Mikelle’s work is made with hand-sewn glass seed beads and gems in organic shapes.
1190 N. High St
In time for Valentineʼs Day, The Art of the Heart at pm gallery will be showing through February 28, 2015. The exhibition will feature work by gallery artists exploring the form of the heart in glass, ceramic, and wood. Furnace glass heart shown by Lucy Bergamini of Vermont.
Marcia Evans Gallery
8 E. Lincoln St
During February, Marcia Evans Gallery is hosting a Valentine-themed show of projects from illustration students at CCAD. Artwork will include with digital patterns printed on fabric along a steampunk theme, and prints of recipe illustrations.
Hilton Columbus Downtown in partnership with Muse Gallery
401 N. High St
In the lobby of the Hilton, see artist Char Normanʼs work in the exploration of natural forms. She uses pods and organic shapes encased in weaving and extensively preserved, to comment on birth and death, the shapes representation both pod and reliquary. She often incorporates handmade paper, providing a new life and image for the form. The exhibition is open until February 15.
Wexner Center for the Arts
Friday, February 7, get ready for Gallery Hop by joining the Wexner Center for the Arts in celebrating the opening of its newest exhibitions: Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present and Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume I. Feb 25–March 1 at the Wexner Center, this celebration of recently restored classic films and talks by notable industry experts showcases the work being done to preserve cinematic treasures. RSVP at wexarts.org.
1200 N. High St
For February, Rivet’s annual Be My Valentine exhibition will open on Gallery Hop Saturday. In partnership with Igloo Letterpress, 44 artists have contributed Valentine-themed works for the show including local, national, and international talent. Whether your heartstrings are of song or scorn, there will be at least one little square that meets your heart’s desire.
Denmark on High: Gallery Denmark
463 N. High St
During the month of February, Gallery Denmark will host multi-media artist Alexa Carson with an exhibition featuring paintings and illustrations.
26 E. 5th Ave
Brothers Drake will feature painter Luke Ahern during the month of February.
1160 N. High St
Born in Hong Kong and an Ohio native, Helen Yeeʼs acrylic visions are influenced by her father and her art professor at Ohio Dominican University. Visit Stonewall Columbus to see the exhibition.
954 N. High St
MOUTON and TommyQ present Cocktails with a Splash of Art, featuring work of the internationally known photographer Chas Ray Krider.
Stone Village Church and Art Gallery
139 E. 2nd Ave
Stone Village Art Gallery welcomes local artist, Arlo Moon, and his amazing art pop exhibit, Friends of Old and New. The new exhibit focuses upon modern pop art from a cultural anthropology aspect through mixed media.
Big Fun Columbus
672 N. High St
Big Fun will have an exhibition by local photographer/artist/musician Paul Rentler. Paul creates Pop Art-inspired pieces with comic book-influenced styles, and melts the two into a unique hybrid.