The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery
A Century of Ohio Watercolor
In a tribute to the Ohio Arts Council's (OAC) 50th anniversary, OAC's Riffe Gallery kicks off 2015 with a milestone exhibition: A Century of Ohio Watercolor, January 29 through April 15, 2015. Produced by the Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth (SOM) and curated by SOM Artistic Director Charlotte Gordon, the exhibition will span the years 1915–2015 and showcase over 45 Ohio artists working in the versatile medium of watercolor. Artists include August Biehle, Emerson Burkhardt, Clarence Carter, Cody Heichel, Alice Schille, and many more.
Family Workshop with Kelley Booze
Writing Workshop with Lucrecia Guerrero
All events are free and open to the public.
*The Riffe Gallery will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.
A Century of Ohio Watercolor is produced by the Southern Ohio Museum and presented by the Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery. Educational offerings are sponsored by OAC's Arts Learning Program. Media support from CD102.5, CityScene, Ohio Channel, WOSU, Ohio Magazine, and WCBE 90.5 FM.
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 Alex 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.
Artists in the exhibition will include: Ron Anderson
(Columbus), Donna Coleman (Oberlin), Diana Duncan Holmes
(Cincinnati), Carol Griffith (Orient), Helma Groot (Columbus),
Jay Robert Johnston (Marion), Linda Langhorst (Columbus),
Bellamy Printz (Cleveland), Vicki Rulli and Tom Heaphey
(Springfield), Jessica Summers (Findlay), Stephen Tomasko
(Akron), and Eileen K. Woods (Columbus).
About the Riffe Gallery
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.
77 S. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Email us at: RiffeGallery@oac.state.oh.us