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The Carnegie in Covington is hosting a retrospective of works created over the past 40 years for the Clay Street Press. Mark Patsfall tells Jane Durrell about that original portfolio idea and how it has sustained since 1984.

A bit of the occult comes to downtown’s Lloyd Library and Museum when they present a newly restored tarot deck at a special release party featuring the man behind the restoration, Ken Henson, and local tarot card expert Ron Decker on November 21. Anna Heran, exhibits curator and education & outreach coordinator, joins Jane Durrell to discuss this historic deck originally produced in 1929 by John Augustus Knapp and Manly P. Hall as well as the If Wine is Sublime... art and rare books exhibition running through December 12.

Blue Roots and Uncommon Wealth: the Kentucky Photographs of Carey Gough and Guy Mendes is the FotoFocus exhibit at Over the Rhine’s Iris Bookcafé. Jane Durrell sits down with both artists to discuss this unique exhibit.

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Artist Harriet Kaufman is with our Jane Durrell to talk about the current Hands-on Sculpture art exhibit, now on display in the  Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired’ s Willoughby Art Gallery.

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s exhibit Cincinnati Silver: 1788-1940 celebrates the history in the production and trade of luxury silver wares. Jane Durrell has a review of this exhibit, which runs through September 7.

Artist Brian Russell's solo exhibit, "Continuum"

Jun 20, 2014

Artist Brian Russell and local gallery owner Marta Hewitt are in the studio with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to talk about Continuum, the artist’s solo exhibition running through July 26.

Internationally renowned American artist Hunt Slonem currently has a one-man show on exhibit at the Miller Gallery in Hyde Park. His pieces can be found in permanent collections at more than 100 museums and privately by such notables as Jimmy Fallon, Bill & Hillary Clinton, Alan Dershowitz and others. He visited our studio while in town to discuss his work and this exhibit with our Jane Durrell.

There is often a vague distinction between the art of the tattoo and that of more 'traditional' art  - the kind that you might find hanging on a gallery wall.  Now, thanks to the folks at Rock Paper Scissors and Nightshade Ink, that distinction will be erased. 

The current exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center is called Buildering: Misbehaving the City, and as Curator Steven Matijcio tells Jane Durrell, this multi-artist collection spotlights the unsanctioned use of architecture – fusing the words “building” and “bouldering” into a rapidly growing movement that reformulates how we live our cities.

The Marta Hewitt Gallery is featuring an exhibit of works in April – Autism Awareness Month - by Lexington, Kentucky artist Lyndsey Fryman, whose work is inspired by her experiences as the mother of an autistic son. Robyn Carey-Allgeyer sat down in the studio with the artist and gallery owner Marta Hewitt to talk about this very personal exhibit.

xChange Cincinnati

Mar 20, 2014

xChange Cincinnati is an event that celebrates local artists, activists and entrepreneurs who use their creativity as a vehicle for social change.  The one-night-only event is presented by Theatre for The Free People and is the culmination of the work that was created in the Artist as Activist/Cincinnati xChange Program at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center.

According to local poet Hannah Ramlo, who is curating the event, the program examines the artist as an environmental, ethical, humanistic and social activist.  The mission is to initiate conversations about the impact of art on society, and to raise awareness of the use of art as a tool for liberation.

New exhibit of jewelry created by Art Smith

Mar 14, 2014

Jane Durrell has a review of the current Cincinnati Art Museum exhibition, From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith.

A brief announcement about the exhibit Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball currently on display at Dayton’s Sinclair Community College.

Over the Rhine’s Iris BookCafe & Gallery is currently featuring the photographic exhibit John Ganis: Consuming the American Landscape, based upon his 2003 book of the same name. Curator Bill Messer is with Jane Durrell to discuss the importance of these photos and Ganis’ current work along the US coastlines.

Review: Kim Krause's "Eleusinian Mysteries" exhibit

Nov 15, 2013
Kim Krause/Marta Hewitt Gallery

Our Jane Durrell has a review of the current Kim Krause exhibit, Eleusinian Mysteries, now showing at the Marta Hewitt Gallery.

Abby Schwartz, the interim director of The Skirball Museum at Cincinnati’s Hebrew Union College, joins our Anne Arenstein to talk about the current exhibit, The Boris Schatz Collection, an impressive display of bronze and wood reliefs, ivories, oils and sepia paintings by Boris Schatz (1867-1932), the noted artist and founder of the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts.

Jane Durrell welcomes Aimee Marcereau DeGalan, curator of the Dayton Art Institute, to talk about their current Object of Devotion (medieval alabaster sculptures) & Elizabeth Turk exhibits as well as some of the hidden gems visitors can discover at the DAI.

Meet local sculptor Rondle West

Oct 4, 2013

Sculptor Rondle West talks with our Jane Durrell about his upcoming exhibition, MozArt Complication, opening October 11 at the Brazee Street School of Glass. This thirteen piece display is based upon the classic “The Magic Flute” by Mozart.

New season at the Contemporary Arts Center

Sep 13, 2013

September 21 kicks off the new season of provocative and challenging art exhibits at downtown’s Contemporary Arts Center, so our Jane Durrell welcomes in Curator Steven Matijcio to preview what visitors will see during the next year.

Artist Rebeca Calderón Pittman

Sep 13, 2013

Rebeca Calderon Pittman is a Guatemalan-born artist, now living in Cincinnati, and she is now featured in her first solo exhibition at the Northern Kentucky University Gallery. She and David Knight, gallery director at NKU, join Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss her show (which closes September 20) and the adjacent exhibit of artwork from other local Latino artists.

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