October 25, 2019
With dozens of galleries and non-traditional exhibit spaces, Gallery Hop is Columbus’ favorite night of the month to celebrate art. Hop til you drop this Saturday, November 2 and check out the amazing new artwork exhibiting at galleries and businesses all month long.
Brandt-Roberts Galleries will continue to feature Columbus in Cuba | Cuba in Columbus. Cuban artists on view are Douglas Arguelles, Luis Alberto Alvarez Lopez, and Samuel Riera. Columbus artists on view are Julie Abijanac, Christopher Burk, and Cody Heichel. New seasonal works from the gallery’s stable of contemporary artists will also be on view. All works will remain on view through November 3.
Hammond Harkins Galleries
Hammond Harkins Galleries will feature new exhibition El Puente to celebrate the art exchange Columbus in Cuba | Cuba in Columbus. On view will be new works by Laura Alexander, Mark Bush, Pamela Workman, and guest artist Sandra Ramos. Ramos, who was born in Havana and currently lives in Miami, is internationally acclaimed and recently participated in XIII Havana Biennial. Other exhibition venues of Ramos’ include: Venice Biennial, the Pérez Art Museum, Miami, and The Pizzuti Collection. Previously unseen works by Aminah Robinson, who also participated in the exchange, will also be on view. All works will remain on view through December 1.
Lindsay Gallery will feature Nudes, an exhibition by Joey Monsoon, which will remain on view through November 24. In Monsoon’s own words, “We are the consequence of our experience. The love, the pain, the triumphs, the defeats, the chaos and the quiet are the material of our build. These ten bodies reveal a history of our imperfect materials. Their beauty comes from the reassembling of our imperfect timber into something twice as strong as perfection. Stronger for having been tested by the storms of life.
Marcia Evans Gallery
Marcia Evans Gallery will feature HARRY WOZNIAK…RETROSPECTIVE throughout the month of November. Wozniak created his style of painting and called it “fractured images.” Since 1983, he has been using early 20th Century Modernism and Cubism as a springboard to create a visual language of fragmentation, dislocation, movement and energy in his people vignettes connecting his love of Art Deco and 1940’s aspects of life. His paintings take on a totally unique life of their own. Wozniak’s work will be on view through November 30.
(Not) Sheep Gallery
(Not) Sheep Gallery will feature a new body of work by Argentinian artist Sol Halabi titled Dreams and Visions. Her work focuses on the subconscious and dream-space of our mind, how we picture ourselves or mechanisms we use to deal or cope with both positive and negative events in our lives. Dreams and Visions will remain on view through November 2.
Sarah Gormley Gallery
Sarah Gormley Gallery will feature Craig Carlisle for the month of November as he returns to Columbus for his first solo exhibition in five years. Carlisle, most well-known for the emotion he captures in his “Big Heads,” will be present at the opening reception on November 1. The show includes all new Big Heads, as well as several smaller pieces and new works on paper — all telling powerful stories in his distinct, evocative style. Carlisle’s work will be on view through November 24.
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio, in partnership with “CCAD Grads in the Galleries”, cordially invites Gallery Hoppers to attend its monthly Gallery Hop Artist Opening Reception on Saturday, November 2, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., featuring the solo exhibition (pause): poetic paintings about a place of stillness, by Katie Chandler. Chandler, a CCAD Illustration alum from the Class of 2015, is a commercial illustrator and designer in Columbus. (pause) will remain on view through November 23. Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio is one of the Columbus galleries celebrating CCAD’s 140th Anniversary (1879-2019) through the end of this year with exhibits by select CCAD graduates.
During the November Gallery Hop, Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio will also feature Columbus in Cuba | Cuba in Columbus including artworks by Eduardo Miguel Abela Torrás and Gretchen Stevens Cochran, on view through November 15, and Kids in Columbus, on view through November 23.
Sharon Weiss Gallery
Sharon Weiss Gallery will feature Frederick Fochtman’s paintings and latest works, as well as the artist himself, during the November Gallery Hop from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Fochtman’s work will remain on view through December 2.
Sherrie Gallerie will feature Human / Nature by Ron Isaacs. Trompe l’oeil artist Isaacs creates his works completely out of Finnish birch plywood, then paints them with acrylic paints. Each piece is true-to-life in scale, and unbelievably detailed. Isaacs’ works will remain in view through November 24.
Studios on High Gallery
Studios on High Gallery will feature The Art of Gifting, featuring smaller works by Studio on High Gallery artists that are perfect for holiday giving. Works in the exhibition include prints by Jennifer Jolly Brown, fine jewelry by Carole Bucklew, figurative paintings by Tracy Greenwalt, beaded jewelry by Mikelle Hickman-Romine, glass works by Beth Himsworth, whimsical ceramic critters by Judy Hoberg, mixed media landscapes and abstractions by Marty Husted, textiles by Deb Johnson, mixed media abstractions by Susie Jordan, encaustic paintings by Kim Covell Maurer, ceramics by Bill Meyer, polymer jewelry by Nancy Nearing, ceramic sculpture by Denise Romecki, oil landscapes and still lifes by Annette Simon, wood veneer lamps by Ben Sostrom, atmospheric landscapes by Teda Theis, and cityscapes by Jessica Wojtasek. The Art of Gifting will remain on view through January 2, 2020.
OTHER ART ACTIVITIES
Enjoy Bar 23’s Gallery Hop Specialty Martini Happy Hour, starting at 11:00am and ending at 9:00pm. All Specialty Martinis are only $5, and the kitchen’s full menu will be open all day until 2:00am. UFC 244 will be shown, featuring Masvidal vs Diaz as the main event.
Glean will feature Ashley Bartnick, a self-taught fiber artist specializing in knit forms who currently resides in Columbus. Through her art, Bartnick hopes to bridge the gap between what is considered fine art and what is traditional craft. She challenges the perception of yarn work, creating 3D portraits which are inviting and attainable for any collector. This is art you can touch. Bartnick’s work will be available through November 30.
Global Gifts will be highlighting all things warm, cozy, and delicious at the November Gallery Hop. Their woolens have arrived, including hand-knitted alpaca, alpaca-blend, and sheep’s wool gloves, mittens, hats, scarves, and more for the whole family. Global Gifts will also be giving away an artisan-made terra cotta bread warmer from Bangladesh and olive oil from the West Bank at this month’s Hop. Stop by and sign up for a chance to win!
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Explore the largest contemporary collection of central Ohio art on a self-guided tour within the Greater Columbus Convention Center complex! Take a selfie with As We Are, the interactive sculpture located just inside the North Atrium. After exiting the photo booth, you’ll see your portrait displayed 14-feet high in LED lights.
Jacob Neal Home Collection
Jacob Neal Neal Home Collection will be collecting donations of previously loved towels on behalf of Gigi’s Shelter for Dogs during the November Hop. Customers who donate towels will receive 20 percent off Matouk & Sferra towels and blankets. Gallery Hoppers can also stop by for a special photo opp with a furry friend.
Mary Catherine’s Antiques
Mary Catherine’s final celebration for its 40th anniversary year will be November’s Gallery Hop with a book signing by shop owner Melaine Mahaffey. Mahaffey recently published “Dear Mother, The Civil War Letters of George Washington Waterman,” and will be selling and signing from 12 p.m. until 9 p.m. during Gallery Hop on November 2.
Prologue Bookshop celebrates its first anniversary during the November Gallery Hop. Shoppers can enjoy free giveaways, food, prizes, cake, and bonuses for loyalty program members!
Skully’s Music Diner
For 12 years, Skully’s Music Diner has brought nothing but sounds and energy. Those times will be finally coming to an end at the Last Get Right during the November Gallery Hop, with sounds by Tron Music, Chris Mars B, ProBohno, and Nic Nacc. “We rather be dead and cool, than alive and uncool.”
The Table presents an extended showing of Ann Kim’s show entitled Romancing and Traversing: Erasing Borders. Selected works from her recent show at (Not) Sheep Gallery are displayed upstairs, as well as sample pieces by Yuri Darash. Downstairs there are representative pieces by Christopher Cole, Izumi Yokoyama, Darlene Olivia Mcelroy. (Not) Sheep Gallery shows work that discusses controversial issues such as politics, religion, immigration, racism, lgbtq issues, ageism and more. Works will be on view through November 27.
Wexner Center for the Arts
For three decades, the Wex has supported the creation of new work by hundreds of artists and filmmakers through its Film/Video Studio residency program. Picture Lock: 30 Years of Film/Video Residencies celebrates this rich history with screenings of recent projects to emerge from the studio, as well as works from our archive. In this edition visitors can preview works in progress — before they hit the festival circuit — and engage with filmmakers in conversations about process and collaboration. Lock in an amazing value with our affordable pass that provides access to all the talks and screenings, an exclusive passholder lounge, and more! This edition begins November 1 and ends November 4.
Various Vendors, Performers, and Musicians
Throughout the neighborhood each month, performers settle into the many nooks of the Short North Arts District to entertain the throngs of fans. You will also find vendors selling their hand-crafted one-of-a-kind items.
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