Enjoy new artwork in the District’s many galleries, shops, restaurants, and other businesses while you stroll through the Short North in July.






Viewpoints mural series events

Viewpoints Mural Series Docent-led Tours

Starting on Gallery Hop Saturday, the Short North Alliance will be offering monthly docent led tours featuring the Viewpoints Mural Series, which will run until October.

A next docent-led tour, which will feature the northern end of the District, will start at New Work #169 by Jordan Tate at 1081 N High St. This tour will be held on Saturday July 12 at 4pm.

The tours are expected to be an hour long.




In the Galleries

Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio
815 N High St

Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio will feature Material World, a group exhibition featuring painting, sculpture, glass, and video by six 20-something artists experimenting with a variety of materials, media, and conceptual processes within their respective disciplines to come together and place a creative ‘footprint’ on the Columbus art scene.

The exhibit will continue through August 30.






Sharon Weiss Gallery
21 E Lincoln

For July Gallery Hop, Sharon Weiss Gallery presents Ohio native John Behling and his paintings from The Redemption Series, I Will Always Love You.

John states that in his painting, he can give a new meaning and evidence that life existed. He still clings to the emotional belief that to know a place one has lived in is to honor that place. He hopes his paintings do just that.

This exhibit will run from July 4 to July 30.





ROY G BIV Gallery
997 N High St

ROY G BIV Gallery presents three exhibitions of photography by Dominic Lippillo, Jason Schwab, and Jessica Naples from July 5 until July 26.

Lippillo erases family photos to search for the essence of family and home. Schwab explores the facade of identity through fabricated images. Naples remembers discarded objects through text-based photography and installations.

An artists’ talk will be held on Saturday July 26, from 7-10pm.





Brandt-Roberts Galleries
642 N High St

Brandt-Roberts Galleries presents new works by contemporary artists with an emphasis on landscape painting including works created en plein air and in the studio.

The exhibit will culminate in an event with several of local artists painting en plein air in the Short North and Goodale Park area on Saturday, July 19 from 1-3pm.


pm gallery
1190 N High St

pm gallery is currently showing Art Lost and Found. This collection by local artist Susan Sturgill features original etchings and lithographs, which are available for a limited time. Susan has retired so her unique take on mermaids, God, gardens, and food will soon be gone.



Studios on High Gallery
686 N High St

Studios on High Gallery will feature Roosts, Posts, & Perches, which will run until July 31.

Watercolorist Helen Neumann and stoneware sculpturist Judy Hoberg create humorous interpretations of animals as they assemble their dwellings in very surprising places, turning our world into their unique and unexpected habitats.





1200 N High St

This month, Rivet will feature Nocera + Reno: a print show. Rivet, in conjunction with the Ohio Art League and curated by Bob Amos, present an exhibition featuring the works of Ohio artists Clinton Reno and Nicholas Nocera. Both recognized for their gig posters, each will present work inspired by lyrics and songs from a vast genre of music. Limited edition, affordable screen prints will be available for purchase.

This exhibition will run from July 5-20.





Sherrie Gallerie
694 N High Street

New at Sherrie Gallerie for July, ceramic artist Laura Jean McLaughlin will exhibit her figurative sculptures, on which are wonderful drawings that tell a story about life and relationships.

Melinda Rosenberg’s New Work will continue to be on display at Sherrie Gallerie through July 26.






Paul Palnik Cartoon Studios
8 E Lincoln St

For July, new drawings by artist and cartoonist Paul Palnik will be on display from July 1 through August 30.









Marcia Evans Gallery
8 E Lincoln St

Marcia Evans Gallery will continue to feature artists John Evans & Andrew Lidgus.

John Evans is an Ohio-born artist, who masterfully carves wood, marble, and bronze sculptures, and has created work nationwide and abroad in Italy. Chicago artist Andrew Lidgus uses handmade papers, oil pastels, wax pencils, and gouache to craft his mixed media collages, from simple geometric forms into fascinating vignette from ancient history and mythology. Blending his love for art and music has brought Andrew worldwide recognition from private and corporate collectors.


Events & Exhibits

In addition to the traditional art galleries of the Short North, district boutiques, restaurants and retail shops celebrate art during July with special exhibits and events. Come see what’s happening…
The Waxxpot
Sarah Dugger

For the month of July, The Waxxpot will have work by local Ohio artist, Sarah Dugger. Get a first look at her bright and engaging paintings this month.








Happy Go Lucky Home
Rebecca Puig

Happy Go Lucky Home is pleased to introduce artist Rebecca Puig from Sugarboo Designs. Her inspirations are from her family, nature, animals, old things, children’s’ art, and folk art. Rebecca loves juxtaposing old and new, light and dark, serious subject matter with fluff, and anything with a message!

Rebecca believes in putting good out into the world whenever possible. Her hope is that each Sugarboo piece she makes adds a little good into the world.




Global Gifts Short North
Imani Workshops

Global Gifts is proud to feature items from Imani Workshops during July. Imani is a fair trade group providing sustainable income opportunities to HIV-positive artisans in Kenya. Get an inside look at Imani and their products on the Global Gifts blog: Fair Trade 101: A Journey with Imani.





Brothers Drake Meadery
Sara Santillan & Chavilah Bennett

For July , Brothers Drake Meadery is featuring artists Sara Santillan and Chavilah Bennett. Stop by Brothers Drake to see the artists’ colorful work.








Big Fun Columbus
Brent Elam and The Good Time Charleys

Big Fun Columbus is excited to present the work of Brent Elam. Brent find inspiration in pop culture, toys, and Sci-Fi-inspired images, which are evident in his work.







Happy Go Lucky Her
Weston Wear and Jonas Laughlin

Happy Go Lucky Her, located at 964 N High St, is currently featuring new products from Weston Wear.









Grid Furnishings
Chloe McEldowney

Grid Furnishings and Grid Modern Gallery present the work of Chloe McEldowney.

Through our scrutiny and glorification of human appearance, our ability to truly see is obscured. Chloe has worked to reinvent her vision. This quest for rediscovery has ultimately fueled her creation of figurative art.