The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery
All Play, No Work
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery presents All
Play, No Work May 7 through July 5, 2015.
Curated by Massillon Museum Director Alexandra Nicholis Coon, the exhibition
will display artwork by 13 Ohio artists, exposing the nature of
their private lives through an introspective look at time spent
away from daily routines in various leisure activities.
Flashback to Now: OAC Support for Individual Artists
Dorothy Gill Barnes
Banded Pine Bark Basket, 1984
8.5" x 6" x 7"
|Dorothy Gill Barnes with
Cherry Blocks with Glass, 2013
Cherry wood with glass
15" x 16" x 8"
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery will present
Flashback to Now: OAC Support for Individual Artists from
July 23 through October 18, 2015. Curated by Ann Bremner, the
exhibition will feature 16 of OAC's early fellowship recipients,
dating back to 1979. The artists will display pieces created at
the time of their OAC fellowship(s) alongside work that
represents their current artistic sensibilities.
Artists in the exhibition will include Dorothy Gill Barnes (Worthington), Mary Jo Bole (Columbus), Nancy Crow (Baltimore), Jack Earl (Lakeview), Maureen France (Cincinnati), Henry Halem (Kent), Frank Herrmann (Cincinnati), Janice Lessman-Moss (Kent), Charles Massey (Columbus), Paul O'Keeffe (Cleveland Heights), Penny Rakoff (Cleveland), Aminah Robinson (Columbus), Gregory Spaid (Gambier), Brinsley Tyrell (Ravenna), Garie Waltzer (Cleveland Heights), and Walter Zurko (Wooster).
In celebration of the Ohio Arts Council's 50th Anniversary, the OAC's Riffe Gallery and the OAC's Individual Artist Office are collaborating on the Riffe Gallery's first juried exhibition. Ohio artists, living and working in the state, were invited to submit images of completed indoor work (any medium and any theme) to be considered for inclusion in this juried exhibition. Applications are no longer being accepted.
selection is based on the work presented. The jurors include: Tyler Cann,
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Petra Kralickova, Ohio
University's Kennedy Museum, Athens; and Marilyn Simmons,
SPACES, Cleveland. The following will be awarded: One $1000 Best of Show Award and
three $500 Juror's Choice Awards (one per juror).
For questions regarding the online entry process, please contact Kathy Signorino at email@example.com or 614/728-6140. For questions regarding the exhibition, contact Mary Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614/728-2239.
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, established March 17, 1989, showcases the work of Ohios artists and the collections of the states museums and galleries. The Riffe Gallery is located in the Vern Riffe Center for the Government and the Arts, across from the Statehouse on High Street in Downtown Columbus. Please note: we do not accept proposals from individual artists. If you are interested in learning more about our exhibition process, e-mail Mary Gray, gallery director.
The OAC will award 88 grants totaling $383,390 to support artists, arts organizations, and arts programs across Ohio.
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