June 01, 2015
ROY G BIV
This month, ROY G BIV Gallery will be featuring artists Michael Gargiulo and Ash Moniz, with an opening reception on June 6 from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. A talk with the artists will be held June 27 at 2:30pm. Class conflict comes to a head in Gargiulo’s photos and paintings. Globalization displaces national identity in Moniz’s site-specific performances. The work of both artists is on display June 6-27. Opening reception will be on Saturday, June 6 from 7:00 – 10:00pm and an artists’ talk will be on Saturday June 27 at 2:30pm.
Mac Worthington Gallery
Short North paintings by Mac Worthington. There will be an opening reception on June 6 from 11:00am – 10:00pm and an artist’s reception on June 20 from 6:00 – 9:00pm.
Andrea Joyce Heimer’s exhibition, Man, Myth & Magic, continues this month at Lindsay Gallery. Part allegory, part autobiography, her tremendously detailed paintings depict scenes of heartbreak, madness, and the emotional claustrophobia that stems from living as an outsider in one’s own backyard.
This month at Sherrie Gallerie features Contemporary Figurative Ceramics: Works by Jack Earl, Tom Bartel, and Janis Mars Wunderlich. Three legends in figurative ceramics come together to fill the gallery with unique forms, textures, and ideas. Each artist contributes a concentrated and powerful body of work following their own personal analysis of the human body and the human condition.
Studios on High Gallery
Whimsy in Transition by Judy Hoberg. An artist’s reception will be held Gallery Hop night, June 6, at Studios on High Gallery. Whimsy in Transition is a study of whimsical animal creations inspired by change and how we react to it. New works take on a humorous look at the many ways we respond to ever changing life.
Hilton Columbus Downtown
The Art of Corbett Reynolds by Corbett Reynolds. The opening reception is June 2 from 5:00 – 7:00pm, at Hilton Columbus. Corbett (1944-2002) was a visionary artist who worked in a variety of materials. He is perhaps best known as the creator of the Red Party, which brought in thousands of revelers from all over the world for 24 years. The Hilton show will feature works from private collections, as well as some works which will be available for purchase
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio
This June, Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio features Funhouse, with works by Roger Kent Grosswiler, Tala Catrene Kanani, Jordan Molli, Rachel Nicklaus, Theresa Touma, and Charles Wince. This group show features painting, installation, assemblage, sculpture, drawing, and printmaking by a collection of recent art school graduates along with both novice and accomplished self-taught Columbus artists.
The Pizzuti Collection
Join a 2:00pm tour of the Pizzuti Collection’s current exhibitions of NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today and Campana Brothers: Brazilian Design Now.
Summer Salon at Brandt-Roberts Galleries, with new seasonal works by Matteo Caloiaro, Mark Gingerich, Marianne Miller, and Bernard Palchick. Styles range from plein-air landscapes to inventive still lifes.
Little Fish Printing and Gallery
Here, There & Everywhere continues this month featuring Little Fish artists.
pm gallery will host Down on the Farm at pm gallery, by painter Vicki Moon Spiegel. Ms. Spiegel works in acrylics with mixed media and incorporated found objects. She worked at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium until retiring and the years spent around wildlife has influenced her work. This show however, is an exploration of the domesticated animal.
Paul Palnik Cartoon Studios
Comic illustrations and prints by the artist, Paul Palnik.
Marcia Evans Gallery
Marcia Evans Gallery will be hosting a group show with Larry Hamill, Cameron MacPhail, Greg Miller, and Bryan Ghiloni. The opening reception will be held Friday, June 5, from 5:30 – 8:30pm.
Sharon Weiss Gallery
This month, a salon exhibition features Sharon Weiss Gallery artists, who will be painting onsite during June Gallery Hop.
Against the Grain, The Art of Patrick Wayner at Rivet from June 6-30, with an artist’s reception during June Gallery Hop, June 6, from 7:00 – 10:00pm. While evolution is defined as change in heritable traits of biological populations over successive generations, evolution of experience is a uniquely personal process, provoking change in both languid and rapid increments within a single lifetime.
ARTS EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
Big Fun Columbus
For the June Gallery Hop, Big Fun Columbus is featuring a first-timer to their shop, local artist, Chris Crooper. Don’t miss Dave Buker & The Historians performing outside of Big Fun Columbus.
Cork & Brew Columbus
Cork & Brew is hosting live art by contemporary, local, pop artist Arlo Moon. Music provided by DJ Elroy. The event runs from 6:00 – 10:00pm.
First Community Bank
First Community Bank will be participating in this Gallery Hop with a new exhibition by Robert W. Walker from 4:00 – 8:00pm. Walker will display his artwork and merchandise for the month of June at the bank. Stop by First Community on Gallery Hop to meet the artist and view his work.
High Street Tattoo
High Street Tattoo is presenting the work of its own shop manager, Jimbo Tamoro. From the absurdly creepy to imaginatively whimsical, he brings you into a fancifully vivid world with his acrylic paintings. Enjoy outlandish imagery of a local Columbus artist while drinking the free sweet nectar of the gods (also known as PBR) generously provided by PBR on Gallery Hop Saturday at 872 N. High Street, from 7:00 – 10:00pm. All his pieces will be available for sale.
TommyQ and MOUTON are pleased to present a show and sale of the work of well-known local artist, Brian Reaume, for the months of June and July. Opening night is on Friday, June 5 from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Mouton is at 954 N High Street.
Stone Village Church & Art Gallery
On Saturday, June 6 from 5:00 – 7:00pm, Stone Village Church & Art Gallery welcomes local artist, Laura Weiser, and her new exhibit, Unoccupied. The exhibit is a collection of recent drawings and encaustic paintings inspired by architecture’s potential to be a vessel for memory and the idea of home as shelter and sanctuary. Using both illusionistic image making and abstraction the places are filled with apprehension, recollection, and imagination.
The Lamp Shade
Glass Artist Julie Zimmer returns to The Lamp Shade with new slumped glass bottle creations. Julie fires bottles in a kiln to create Food Safe trays for appetizers, candy, candles, and more. She embellishes them with found pieces of jewelry, beads, cork, and wire to add a decorative touch. Stop by to meet Julie and browse her newest creations on Saturday, June 6 from 4:00 – 8:00pm during the June Gallery Hop.
Short North Pint House
Stop by Paint the Pint House on Gallery Hop Saturday featuring live artist, Jimbo Tamoro from 11:00am – 11:00pm.
What the Rock?!
Local publisher Nix Comics will take over the What The Rock ?! storefront in early June, transforming the rock and roll themed gift store into a comic shop focused on the work of independent and DIY artists and publishers. The Nix Comics Pop Up Shop will run from 12:00 – 10:00pm on Saturday, June 6 and from 12:00 – 5:00pm on Sunday, June 7. Merchandise will range from publications like mini-comics, comic books, and graphic novels, to prints and original works of art by the artists who create these comics. More than a dozen artists and publishers will be represented at the shop, and much of the store’s content will exclusively be available this weekend. Don’t miss it.
GALLERY HOP EVENTS
Camelot Cellars is featuring $2.00 off wine flights all day during June Gallery Hop.
During the June Gallery Hop, Danceville, U.S.A. will have an open house event inviting anyone to come visit the studio space and/or sign up for dance lessons.
The Global Gifts Fair Trade Spring Trunk Show continues during Gallery Hop with ethically produced fashion from Mata Traders and Global Mamas for women, men, and kids. Enjoy shopping while sampling coffee, tea, and food items from around the world. The Global Gifts monthly drawing takes place during Gallery Hop. This month they are giving away a set of Sunny Day Herb Planters made from recycled wire and snack wrappers by artisans in India. Stop by Global Gifts to enter.
Mallory Lane Salon and Gallery
For the June Gallery Hop, Mallory Lane Salon & Gallery is hosting Juvly Aesthetics for a Botox Party. Their doctor and staff will be on site doing Botox for patrons for only $9/unit! Come take care of those pesky Crow’s Feet, Forehead Wrinkles and 11’s for a great price. Mallory Lane Salon and Gallery will have food, wine, raffles, and giveaways.
Stop by Skully’s Music-Diner on Gallery Hop Saturday for an early show at 5:00pm featuring Glasslands, Ever Burning Bright, and Silence The Ocean. The event is all ages $12 at the door. If you cannot make the early show, stop by for the late show at 10:00pm with DJ Giovanny. The late show is 21+ and $5/guys ($10 after 12:30am).
GALLERY HOP SPONSORS
Elevator Brewing Co. Special of the Month
Elevator Brewing Co. is proud to be the official beer partner of Gallery Hop. Originally opening in 1999, the local brewery produces 10+ year-round beers and many seasonals. Each month, Gallery Hop features Elevator specials at a variety of Short North Arts District bars and restaurants. The featured special for this month is the $6.75 Dirty Dicks 22oz draft and the $7.50 Three Frogs 22oz draft at Union Cafe at 782 N High Street.
Global RED Campaign
This month, Gallery Hop is partnering with the Global Red Campaign. Participating businesses will donate a portion of their sales to support HIV/AIDS awareness through the Eat Red, Drink Red Saves Lives. These businesses include: Union Cafe, Short North Pint House, Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph, and Forno Kitchen + Bar.
For visitors unfamiliar with the area, the Short North Arts District is concentrated along High Street between King Avenue to the North, and Nationwide Boulevard to the South. For more information on transit and parking, look here. For more information in general about the Short North Arts District, look here.
– Tyler Wilson