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New Narratives: Paintings by Ohio Artists

May 7 – July 12, 2009

Curated by Dominique H. Vasseur

New Narratives: Paintings by Ohio Artists will explore the various themes and styles of narrative painting currently being made by 12 Ohio artists ranging from traditional figurative compositions to others using signs and symbols.

Featured artists: Ron Anderson, Columbus; Adam Brouillette, Columbus; Donna Coleman, Oberlin; Diane Fitch, Yellow Springs; Edwin George, Kent; Deborah Morrissey-McGoff, Cincinnati; Aka Pereyma, Troy; Lisa Schare, Cincinnati; Michael R. Stillion, Cincinnati; Laura R. Vinnedge, Akron; Brian Williams, Columbus; and Ronnie Williams, Dayton.

This exhibition was organized with funding from the Ohio Arts Council. Additional support from the Ohio Building Authority. Media sponsors for this exhibition include Alive, CD101, CityScene, Ohio Magazine and Time Warner.

Click here for an Artzine video clip about the New Narratives exhibition.

There are 12 images contained within this archive that are intended for Riffe Gallery publicity/educational use only. These images are protected by a photographic copyright that belongs to the Ohio Arts Council. They, therefore, are not in the public domain. Please contact the Ohio Arts Council directly if you wish to inquire about obtaining reproduction permission. Dimensions are h x w.

Image of a painting by Ron Anderson titled She Just Loves To Dance Image of a mural by Adam Brouillette titled Great State Image of a painting by Donna Coleman titled The Dog Park

Ron Anderson, Columbus
She Just Loves to Dance, 2008
Oil on Canvas
34 x 47"
Collection of the artist

Adam Brouillette, Columbus
Great State, 2009
Site-specific painted mural
10 x 11'
Courtesy of the artist

Donna Coleman, Oberlin
The Dog Park, 2005
Oil on Canvas
36 x 40"
Collection of the artist

Image of a painting by Diane Fitch titled Vietnam 1969 image of a painting by Edwin George titled Earth Spirit Rising image of a painting by Deborah Morrissey-McGoff titled An Old Friend

Diane Fitch, Yellow Springs
Vietnam, 2006
Oil on Canvas
48 x 96"
Collection of the artist

Edwin George, Kent
Earth Spirit Rising, 2007
Acrylic on Canvas
22 x 30"
From the collection of Dale and Shirley Furman, Irvine, California

Deborah Morrissey-McGoff, Cincinnati
An Old Friend, 2008
Oil on Wood Panel
48 x 48"
Collection of the artist

image of a painting by Aka Pereyma titled White Swans from the Ukrainian Folksong Series image of a painting by Lisa Schare titled While Rome Burned image of a painting by Michael R. Stillion titled Hermit Hut

Aka Pereyma, Troy
White Swans from the Ukrainian Folksong Series, 2006
Oil on Canvas
30 x 38"
Collection of the artist


Lisa Schare, Cincinnati
While Rome Burned, 2008
Oil on Metal Panel
9 3/4 x 10 1/2"
Collection of the artist

Michael R. Stillion, Cincinnati
Hermit Hut, 2007
Oil on Canvas
59 1/2 x 46 1/4"
Collection of the artist

image of a painting by Laura A. Vinnedge titled Chemical Warfare: PBDE, PFA, PCB image of a painting by Brian Williams titled Narcolepsy Date image of a painting by Ronald Williams titled Yield on Green

Laura A. Vinnedge, Akron
Chemical Warfare: PBDE, PFA, PCB, 2009
Latex, Oil, Enamels, Resins and Stickers on two Panels
36 x 80 x 3"
Collection of the artist

Brian Williams, Columbus
Narcolepsy Date, 2006-2008
Alkyd Oil on Canvas
48 x 36"
Collection of the artist

Ronald Williams, Dayton
Yield on Greed, 2003
Oil on Canvas
48 x 48"
Collection of the artist




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