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"Made In Ohio / Diverse Sources"
2005-07-28 until 2005-10-16
Riffe Gallery
Columbus, OH, USA United States of America

The Ohio Arts Councilís Riffe Gallery will present an exhibition showcasing the art of Ohio Art League members. Made In Ohio / Diverse Sources will be on view July 28 through October 16, 2005. The exhibition, curated by Annegreth Nill, will feature work from 19 of the organizationís members. Made In Ohio reflects the diversity of the 96-year-old organization by including Ohio Art League artists born between 1930 and 1982, with every decade represented. Generational and individual differences will give visitors an understanding of the sources of and influences on each artistís creativity. The mixed media exhibition includes traditional mediums such as painting, photography and sculpture with an infusion of digital technology, collage, assemblage and abstraction.

The Ohio Art League, formerly the Columbus Art League, was established in 1909 as an organization for artists and supporters of the arts and has a commitment to organizing contemporary, thought-provoking art exhibitions that make art a relevant part of everyday life. Each year OAL invites prominent curators for its annual curated exhibitions. Made In Ohio continues OALís efforts to keep membership varied, engaged and vibrant.

Made In Ohio exhibits work by the following artists: Art Beery; Laura Bidwa; Bridgette Bogle; Philip Brou; Louise Captein; Dennis Dawson; Betty DeFusco; Warren Fry; Linda Gall; Cheong-Ah Hwang; Tamara Jaeger; Marty Kalb; Kojo Kamau; Rory Krupp; Melinda McDaniel; Robert Metzger; Francis Schanberger; Suzanne Silver; and Molly Uline-Olmstead.

The Ohio Arts Councilís Riffe Gallery showcases the work of Ohio's artists and curators, exhibitions produced by the Ohio Arts Councilís International Program and the collections of the regionís museums and galleries. The Riffe Galleryís Education Program seeks to increase public appreciation and understanding of those exhibitions.

IMAGE
Laura Bidwa
I Knew It Would Happen (detail)
2005
Oil and acrylic on wood
9" x 33"


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