December 28, 2015
Brandt-Roberts Galleries will featuring new historic work this January. Mid-century paintings from Scandinavia and the United States will be on display, including pieces by Eric With, Robert Aaron Frame, and Eli Fransen. In addition, new seasonal works by their 30 represented contemporary artists and estates will be on exhibition.
Hammond Harkins Galleries
Hammond Harkins Galleries is featuring Small and Wonderful until January 10. Stop in and discover the gift of art for the special people in your life.
Works by twenty-one artists in various mediums will be on display in their beautiful new space. Highlights include newly acquired works by Aminah Robinson, Ohio landscapes by Paul Hamilton, a painting by Carol Stewart previously on display at the Butler Institute of American Art, and a painting by Sarah Fairchild that inspired the set design for Opera Columbus’ 2015 production of Armide.
Ashley Pierce will be at Lindsay Gallery for the month of January. Ashley Pierce was born and raised in Columbus and has been involved in the arts since childhood, finishing her junior and senior years of high school in the vocational Fine Arts program at Ft. Hayes. Her excitement for the arts and enthusiasm for working with people with disabilities are currently reflected in her work as an art facilitator. Her love for illustration and spray paint can be seen in her personal art work, usually featuring fearsome and funny monsters and robots.
Marcia Evans Gallery
Marcia Evans Gallery will be featuring the Holiday Salon Show until January 10. This festive show will feature existing and new gallery artists exhibiting smaller art for holiday gifts. See paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass, ceramics, handmade jewelry, scarves, and more.
US IS THEM is a powerful exhibition of 75 paintings, sculpture, photographs, and video by a group of 42 international artists whose work confronts issues of politics, religion, and racism.
The exhibition is organized to reflect timely and potent issues of social justice and current affairs across the world. There exists a long history of artists as social critics from Goya to Manet. Artists are in the unique position to create things of beauty that inspire reflection, elevate our consciousness, and fuel a sense of responsibility.
For the January Gallery Hop, pm gallery is featuring Hot Pots For Cold Nights – Revisited. Large vessels and pots by Kevin Russell of Columbus, Ohio. Firing techniques include addition of ferris chloride, soda, and raku firing.
The XO Show at Rivet, featuring the art of Renee Lawter from January 2 through January 31. Opening reception on Saturday, January 2 from 7:00-10:00pm. Solo exhibition featuring the watercolors of LA artists Renee Lawter. This show celebrates kissing the bad things in life goodbye, and yet still embracing the good things in the world.
ROY G BIV
ROY G BIV Gallery partners with the Ohio Art League to present Small Works & Thumb Box, a special exhibition of small and affordable artwork by member artists. This exhibition fills the gallery with a variety artwork in all styles and mediums. The work is on display at ROY G BIV Gallery until January 30 at 997 N. High St. Hours: 1 to 6 pm Wednesdays through Sundays.
Sean Christopher Gallery
SCGO is featuring Dana Lynn Harper: Sweet Spot, a mixed media sculpture and installation until January 30, 2016. Gallery Hop reception will be on January 2, 2016 from 6:00-10:00pm.
Dana Lynn Harper received her MFA in sculpture from Penn State University in 2013, exhibits extensively in solo and group exhibitions, and was recently selected for the Short North Arts District’s 2015-2016 Blank Spaces Temporary Mural Series sponsored by ROY G BIV Gallery.
Sharon Weiss Gallery
The Sharon Weiss Gallery will have a Salon Exhibit of gallery artists for the month of January.
Come meet the talented glass artist William Ortman and watch a video demonstration of him creating his stunning new work during the January Gallery Hop at Sherrie Gallerie.
Big Fun Columbus
For January Gallery Hop, Big Fun Columbus is having students from Amanda Clearcreek High School display their artwork. The Shazzbots will be performing.
Denmark on High
Artist Adam Levene will be featured at Denmark on High for the months of January, February, and March. Adam Levene’s work emboldens melancholic subtleties with expressive brushwork and narrative; a classical execution cynically contrasting image ephemera redeveloping the intended thought.
First Commonwealth Bank
First Commonwealth Bank will be featuring local artist, Steve Jebbett, for the month of January. Steve is a Freelance Artist based in Clintonville. His styles range from tight pen & ink work to multi-medium paintings, to 3D toy production. Steve will greet guests at the January Gallery Hop so stop by from 5:00-8:00pm to enjoy his artwork. Light refreshments will be served.
This month House Beer is featuring Monster Madness by Evan Wolff. Printed enlargements of select illustrations from 2012’s “Monster Madness” zine. The zine, printed in limited quantities, contained roughly 100 little illustrated creatures.
Mouton, in association with TommyQ, presents “L’atelier de Cocktail”, an interesting assemblage of vintage and antique primitive objects of meri all available for purchase. Many of the items saw daily use in 19th century American barns and farmhouses. Among the many interesting items is this early 19th century sleigh bench, made by the Shakers at New Lebanon, New York. It was collected by the pioneering Shaker scholars, Edward Deming and Faith Andrews, who were the authors of the very first books about the Shakers and their furniture.
This month, Torso will be hosting native Ohio photographer Jon Williamson and his collections of nature-centric photography and pop art.
Wexner Center for the Arts
See the Winding Stream by Beth Harrington on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 7:00pm or on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Wexner Center for the Arts.
Rocker-turned-filmmaker Beth Harrington presents a fascinating and entertaining portrait of the first family of American music, the Carters.
GALLERY HOP EVENTS
Danceville, U.S.A. will have an open house event, inviting anyone to come visit the studio space, hear more about Danceville, U.S.A. and sign up for dance lessons.
During January’s Gallery Hop, Global Gifts will be giving away a sterling silver plate Olina bracelet from Peace Love Bling. Peace Love Bling is a Columbus, Ohio organization specializing in jewelry by fair trade artisans in Beijing, China. They proudly partner with Amethyst Inc., a long-term treatment program based here in Columbus. Amethyst helps women break the bonds of human trafficking, homelessness and addiction in order to lead lives of self-sufficiency and economic independence. Stop by Global Gifts during Gallery Hop and enter to win, and enjoy fair trade coffee and baked good samples while you shop!
On Saturday, January 2 stop by Righno for Meet The Makers from 5:00-10:00pm. Meet the makers of Third String Dynasty and G.O.A.T. Clothing. Pizza and drinks will be offered during this time and don’t miss new items which will be released during the event.
Camelot Cellars is featuring $2.00 off wine flights all day on Gallery Hop Saturday.
Skully’s Music Diner
Get Right with DJ Giovanny at Skully’s Music-Diner on Gallery Hop Saturday. Doors open at 10:00pm and the event is 21+. No cover until 10:30, $5.00 from 10:30pm-12:30am, $10.00 cover from 12:30am-2:00am.
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