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Art: Be Easy

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Good news — 1305 Gallery reopens this Friday after a several-month hiatus with Be Easy, an exhibition of new ceramics by local artist Katie Schwartz. Schwartz’ work features “two-dimensional nar  

Art: Frame Sale

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Framed! In a good way, of course. Cincinnati Art Museum’s annual frame sale gives the public a chance to buy, at bargain rates, picture frames the museum can’t use. All sizes and shapes, in metal,  

Art: Sunday Funday

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 14, 2012
No! Wild animals from the Cincinnati Zoo at the Taft Museum of Art? Yes indeed, on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., the Museum’s Third Sunday Funday for youth and families kicks off with a self-guided tour   

In The Crosshairs

The Thompson House's new art gallery is locked and loaded

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Go up the imposing staircase at Thompson House, continue past the second floor and on to the third, and you’ll be in the Thompson House Shooting Gallery, where art is the weapon at hand.

Art: Master Pieces 6

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 24, 2012
What’s going on in the halls of ivy? Those halls specifically turned over to artists pursuing master’s degrees? Manifest Gallery gives a look each year with Master Pieces 6, presenting works by gr  

Where The Vintage Things Are

Emily Buddendeck’s retail shop/exhibition space is itself a quirky work of art

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2012
NVISION, Emily Buddendeck's quirky venture at 4577 Hamilton Ave. in Northside, has grown steadily during its four-and-a-half years of existence. “I opened on Leap Day of Leap year, Feb. 29, 2008. The day seemed appropriate because the shop was even more of a leap during a recession, but it really merged the various things I had been doing, career-wise,” she says.

Battle of the Abstract Expressionists

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Battle of the Abstract Expressionists, as Mary Ran of Ran Gallery playfully calls her current show, could be a draw between the artists, but color rules in the works of each. Two well-known, deeply committed 20th century Cincinnati artists, Jack Meanwell and Paul Chidlaw, both practiced abstract expressionism — as opposed to non-objective art, in which tangible subject matter has been thrown out entirely — and both used color with visceral pleasure.  

Art: Parallels: Work by Melanie Hart and Alice Pixley Young

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A quirky little show in the Art Academy’s ground floor Convergys Gallery presents new work by two Academy graduates, both now teachers at the school for Creative and Performing Arts and — as it ha  

City Accepting Art Fellowship Applications

1 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Cincinnati’s newly established Art Fellowships program will accept applications through Aug. 31 for $50,000 in funding for individual artist grants. According to City Councilwoman Laure Quinlivan, who helped secure support for the funding, the effort indicates that Cincinnati is “an art-friendly city and encourages artists to live here.”  

Bringing The Outdoors In

1 Comments · Tuesday, June 26, 2012
In a space dedicated to interiors, the expansive second floor of Bromwell’s downtown, Celene Hawkins brings together several of the city’s most accomplished artists with works “in which nature is found, observed and re-made in elegant and subtle ways,” for Flora and Fauna. So, the outside comes into these high-ceilinged, fireplace-studded display rooms to mutual benefit.