When we think about grand historical
myths — things like the American Dream, Manifest Destiny or every war,
for example — it’s important to acknowledge that society buys into these
widespread accepted “truths” because of all the supporting evidence.
Painter, muralist, arts educator and advocate Joyce Phillips Young will discuss her current exhibition of intricate, colorful and abstracted figurative paintings at the Weston Art Gallery, Spirit Moves, with gallery-goers Thursday.
Frank Satogata, the Hawaii-born, longtime Cincinnati-based graphic designer and adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati and the Art Academy of Cincinnati, will show the range of his painted and printed work at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center (KHAC) galleries.
Thunder-Sky’s artist-in-residence, Contemporary Arts Center gallery attendant and early member of Visionaries + Voices Michael Weber will have his first stateside one-man exhibit of brightly colored abstract paintings in the aptly named Behavior Caused by Joy.
While we often think of the holidays as a time to come together with loved ones who share the same religious or cultural traditions as we do, perhaps an underappreciated way of celebrating the “reason for the season” might be to find ways we can connect with the larger world around us.
Kentucky-raised, San Francisco-based, globe-traveling skateboarder Alex Davis — who has been skating for more than half his life and representing Cincinnati everywhere he goes — finally has his first professional model skate deck.