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Cincinnati Art Museum

Our Jane Durrell has a review of Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast, the current exhibition of the Cincinnati native’s paintings at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Enamel art on display at The Carnegie in Covington

Aug 9, 2013

The galleries at The Carnegie in Covington are now exhibiting Alchemy 2: A New Global Vision for Enamel, a combination of two juried exhibitions being held in conjunction with the Enamelist Society biennial conference. Jane Durrell finds out more about this exhibit and the special collection from famed Newport, Kentucky enamellist Bill Helwig from Averill Schepps, president of the Enamelist Society.

Rock Paper Scissors is an art supply and local-music record store coming to Over-The-Rhine in September.

Local artists Adam Petersen and Lindsay Nehls from The Marburg Collective have teamed up with Alisha Budkie of Smartfish Studio & Sustainable Supply to create a shop in the heart of the community (1301 Main Street) that will offer a selection of art supplies, designed to suit the needs of art students, local small businesses, and working and commercial artists.  They will also devote a large section of the store to locally-made materials and tools, including handmade charcoals, inks, books, and bags.

Wounded Home exhibit at the Lloyd Library and Museum

Jul 26, 2013

Downtown Cincinnati’s Lloyd Library and Museum is currently featuring Wounded Home, an art and book exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Jane Durrell learns about how this exhibit was assembled and what visitors can expect to find in a conversation with the library’s Anna Heran and the exhibit’s guest curator, Kate Kern.

Art at Clifton's La Poste eatery

Jul 19, 2013

Clifton’s La Poste restaurant owner Jens Rosenkrantz is also an accomplished photographer and he and local painter M. Katherine Hurley curate a variety of installations at the restaurant. They are with Jane Durrell to talk about upcoming shows and the process of curating a show in the La Poste space versus a more traditional gallery.

Kentucky Art Outpost art exhibit

Jun 21, 2013

For the second year, the Malton Gallery, Southbank Partners and the City of Newport will present the Kentucky Art Outpost, a regional arts exhibition at the World Peace Bell Park. Anne Arenstein learns more from featured artist, photographer Fran Carlisle and organizer Sylvia Rombus from the Malton Gallery.

The Art Circle at the Essex Studios' current exhibit, entitled “Quench Your Thirst for Art,” is on display inside Venue 222, a downtown meeting space for corporate and social events located on 14th Street.

I was fortunate to get some insight into both the artwork and the facility itself from Debbie Dent, owner of Venue 222, and Connie Springer from the Art Circle.

Artist Elena Dorfman

May 3, 2013

Photographic artist Elena Dorfman currently has an exhibit of her large-scale images at the Phyllis Weston Gallery on Madison Road. She joins our Judith Turner-Yamamoto to talk about the two years it took to capture all the images from rock quarries around the Midwest that make up her Empire Falling exhibit.

The Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park sits atop 265 acres in Hamilton Ohio.  It is beautifully decorated by many distinctive pieces of outdoor art located in and among the rolling hills and ponds.  The park hosts many events throughout the year – from live music to yoga to weddings.

Dick Waller showcases his art

Mar 29, 2013

Anne Arenstein welcomes in longtime local musician and founder of the Linton Chamber Music Series, Dick Waller, who has been painting for many years and currently has an exhibit of over 100 of his works at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center.


Video artist Russell Johnson

Mar 29, 2013

Local artist Russell Johnson has a new video installation (American Pacemaker) on display at the Weston Art Gallery that examines the political and social landscape of manufacturing in the Midwest, including Cincinnati. Jane Durrell talks with the artist about the images and story within his installation, in advance of his talk at the gallery on April 3.


Over the Rhine’s Harvest Gallery’s current show is March On, Women: An Exhibition of Art by Women on Women and will be on exhibit until April 19. The curator, Alissa J. Magenheim, and one of the gallery’s organizers, Cedric Cox, join our Jane Durrell to talk about the artists involved in this exhibit, as well as the mission of Harvest Gallery.


Musician and Artist, Dick Waller

Mar 15, 2013

Dick Waller is a familiar face and name around the Cincinnati music community. He was the principal clarinetist for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for many years, and during that time, he founded the Linton Chamber Music Series. But what many did not know was that, starting in 1974, he began painting as a stress reliever from his work with the symphony. Now, in retirement, he’s decided to begin exhibiting his paintings. Sunday afternoon will be the opening of Music at an Exhibition, showcasing over 100 of his works, at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. Dick Waller is in our studio with Mark Perzel to talk about his passion for painting and why he is now ready to share them with the rest of the community.


"Confluence" - Individual Works by Artistic Couples

Mar 1, 2013

The College of Mt. St. Joseph’s Studio San Giuseppe Gallery will host an exhibition featuring works by local couples who are each individual artists. Two of the artists who helped create “Confluence,” and a couple themselves, Pam Korte and Richard Hague, join Jane Durrell to discuss the genesis of this idea and some of the couples who are featured in the exhibit, which opens February 24.


Dada Rafiki: Sisters of Legacy Exhibit by Annie Ruth

Feb 22, 2013

As part of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s Women Hold Up the Sky exhibit, local artist and educator Annie Ruth has curated Dada Rafiki: Sisters of Legacy, an exhibit that features 40 trailblazing Cincinnati women age 65 and older from different races, backgrounds and professions. Jane Durrell speaks with Annie Ruth about these extraordinary women and this celebration of National Women’s History Month in March.


Skirball Museum Exhibit of "The Elijah Door" Illustrations

Feb 15, 2013

Robyn Carey-Allgeyer welcomes to the studio Jennifer Jensen, director of The Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College; and children’s author Linda Leopold Strauss, whose book about Passover, The Elijah Door, will be the focus of a six-week exhibition of the book’s illustrations at The Skirball. The exhibit runs through March 31, and that day will feature a family-friendly talk by the author at the museum.


The Artisans Enterprise Center

Jan 11, 2013

Covington is fast becoming another go-to destination for artist studios, gallery shows, and more importantly, an organization that provides support services to local artists. Jane Durrell welcomes Natalie Bowers and Cate Yellig from the Artisans Enterprise Center to talk about the center’s mission and upcoming activities.


What Makes the Reindeer Fly

Jan 11, 2013

The incredible Lloyd Library and Museum in downtown Cincinnati has a fascinating exhibit running until the end of February. Titled What Makes the Reindeer Fly, it is a book and art exhibit that explores the role of "magic," or hallucinogenic, mushrooms both scientifically and culturally from around the globe and how they have a greater presence culturally then you ever imagined possible. Curator Anna Heran talks about this fun and informative exhibit in an interview with Lee Hay.


Toulouse-Latrec Exhibit

Dec 7, 2012

The Cincinnati Art Museum is currently featuring the color lithographs and posters of Henri Toulouse-Latrec, a man destined to live in the aristocracy until an accident forced him to become part of the working class, so he used his artistic skills and lived a bohemian lifestyle, scandalous for a man with such heritage. Jane Durrell learns more about this man, his life, and this exhibition from the Art Museum’s Kristin Spangenberg.


A Blessing to One Another

Sep 7, 2012

Returning to Cincinnati after seven years touring the country is A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People. This interfaith exhibit will be on display in the Skirball Museum at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion beginning September 10. Lee Hay speaks with one of the exhibit’s creators, Dr. James Buchanan, and the Skirball Museum’s curator, Jennifer Jensen

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