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"24 Hour Project: Christopher Helman, Zachary Kelley, Victoria Mahnke"
2005-02-05 until 2005-02-25
Ohio Art League
USA United States of America
Do you do your best work at the last minute? †Can a truly strong work of art be made in 24 hours? †Ohio Art League opened this unique art experiment on February 5, 2005. †The 24 hour Project investigates the role of time in the creation of art. †This exhibit features artwork by 5 Columbus based artists Christopher Helman, Zachary Kelley, Victoria Mahnke, Tessa Menhenett, and Jason Poteat.
†Each artist followed the rules listed below.
1. 24 hours before the scheduled opening of the exhibition, these five artists will enter the gallery to plan and create both the theme and work of the show.
2. No discussion concerning the theme or work of the show will take place prior to this designated time.
3. The theme of the show will be conceived within the gallery.
4. The work will be conceived within the gallery.
5. The Artists must decide how and where the work will be created during these 24 hours.
6. All work must be new and made specifically for this exhibition.
The Ohio Art League is a nonprofit membership-based organization, dedicated to the presentation and support of Ohio artists. The gallery is located at 954 N. High Street in Columbusí Short North. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.