Archive for October, 2013

A Note From the New Executive Director at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

October 31st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

A Note From the New Executive Director at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Hello CCAC Friends & Supporters! I am thrilled to join the dedicated staff, board and community volunteers who have made CCAC one of the most thriving community arts centers in our city! In just five years, CCAC has become a civic hub for Uptown, and indeed for all of Greater Cincinnati – offering dozens of […]

Tiger Lily Press Print Sale Nov 2 at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

October 31st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Tiger Lily Press Print Sale Nov 2 at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, November 2,  11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The sale is located on the 2nd floor gallery at: Clifton Cultural Arts Center  3711 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220 Tiger Lily Press will offer fine art prints for sale by local printmakers. Meet the artists and hear them explain their wonderful techniques for making art. Enjoy […]

Autumn Air Art Fair at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

October 31st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Autumn Air Art Fair at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

This year’s event will feature approximately 40 talented artists and will be held on Saturday, November 2nd in the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC). The Autumn Air Art Fair is recognized for it’s high quality and mix of unique handcrafted art. The event is free to the public. There is ample free parking in the […]

Artists and Health Care Seminar

October 31st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Art on the Streets and Know Theatre are hosting an evening of information and conversation about the new health care benefits, requirements, rights, credits, and more. FIND OUT: *    What insurance coverage is available through the Health Insurance Marketplace? *    How much does coverage cost? *    What financial assistance is available to help pay premiums […]

Cincinnati Book Publishing (CBP) announces publication of Cincinnati’s Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon of American Modernism by University of Cincinnati DAAP graduate Shawn Patrick Tubb

October 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Cincinnati Book Publishing (CBP) announces publication of Cincinnati’s Terrace Plaza Hotel: An Icon of American Modernism by University of Cincinnati DAAP graduate Shawn Patrick Tubb. Cincinnati Art Museum director Aaron Betsky wrote the foreword, which aptly describes the Terrace Plaza’s leadership position in the Modernist art and architecture movement in the U.S. after World War […]

ART AFTER DARK: IMMORTAL SPIRITS October 25

October 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

ART AFTER DARK: IMMORTAL SPIRITS Final Friday, October 25, 2013 5pm-9pm You haven’t seen a Final Friday like this! Every picture tells a story and for October’s Final Friday, spirits tell tales of their own among more than 60,000 works of art at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Art After Dark presents “IMMORTAL SPIRITS” from 5pm-9pm, […]

“Why Does Contemporary Art Matter?” Lecture in the Mary R. Schiff Library Friday, October 25

October 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

“After Dark” Lecture in the Mary R. Schiff Library; “Why Does Contemporary Art Matter?” Featuring; Manifest Gallery, SCPA, SOS Art and more Friday, October 25, 2013 7pm to 8pm Located on the third floor of the former Art Academy space, our new rooftop library (The Mary R. Schiff Library) is the perfect place for great […]

CALL TO PROFESSORS OF ART + CURRENT OR FORMER STUDENTS OR ARTISTS + CURRENT OR FORMER PROFESSORS

October 25th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Have you ever been student of art? Or are you, or have you ever been, a teacher or professor? If so then TAPPED is a exhibit opportunity for you… TAPPED 4th Annual Exhibit of Works by Professors and their Current or Former Students (or Artists and their Current or Former Professors) Out of respect for […]

Evolution, Jeremy Johnson and Aaron Kent

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, October 2013

Evolution, Jeremy Johnson and Aaron Kent

Evolution, Jeremy Johnson and Aaron Kent At Prairie Gallery By Matthew Metzger   Science is fertile ground for mystery. Neo-Platonic notions of the fertility of the soil; animal magic; the cooperation of the tribe; the numinous atmosphere; the ungraspable vastness of the universe; infinity; the void. Our best scientists are by necessity also poets and […]

Marta Hewett Gallery: “This is contemporary art.”

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, October 2013

Marta Hewett Gallery: “This is contemporary art.”

Marta Hewett Gallery: “This is contemporary art.” By Karen Chambers Even though the computer ate gallery owner Marta Hewett’s “What Is Contemporary Art?” essay for aeqai, it set her to thinking about the question. (For how other citizens of the art world answered that question, see the September issue.) Once on this path, Hewett came […]

Radical without a Cause: “Matisse: A Life in Color”

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, October 2013

Radical without a Cause:  “Matisse:  A Life in Color”

Radical without a Cause:  “Matisse:  A Life in Color”  at the Indianapolis Museum of Art By Keith Banner A docent was giving a tour of “Matisse:  A Life in Color” at the Indianapolis Museum of Art when I was strolling through.  I overheard her say, “Matisse didn’t have any social causes in his work.  He […]

Deconstructing America: Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19-Century American Art

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, October 2013

Deconstructing America: Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19-Century American Art

Deconstructing America: Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19-Century American Art Taft Museum of Art
September 20, 2013-January 12, 2014 By Jonathan Kamholtz “Telling Tales” at the Taft makes its case for American art the hard way.  This excellent loan exhibit from the New-York Historical Society surveys American painting with very few of the go-to works […]

GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS at the Columbus Museum of Art

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, October 2013

GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS at the Columbus Museum of Art

GEORGE WESLEY BELLOWS at the Columbus Museum of Art  By Kevin Ott     Columbus Ohio’s favorite son of the art world, George Wesley Bellows (1881-1925), has returned to his hometown museum, the Columbus Museum of Art, for a compact but enjoyable and educational show. Bellows was, and is, a titan of American early 20th […]

PRESSING MATTERS

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

PRESSING MATTERS

PRESSING MATTERS   by Fran Watson Tiger Lily Press at Fifth Street Gallery   October 11 – November 2 Cincinnati Portfolio IV at Clay Street Press   September 27 – November 16 Printmaking is an indoor sport, which may explain the appearance of two (count ‘em 2)  fine Cincinnati Print exhibits as the weather cools. […]

Michael Nichols at the Carnegie

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Michael Nichols at the Carnegie

Michael Nichols at the Carnegie by Kevin Muente Michael Nichols’s silently disturbing silverpoint drawings are tucked away in the small hallway gallery at the Carnegie. If you aren’t familiar with the medium of silverpoint, the end result resembles graphite drawings to an extent and to an untrained eye could perhaps pass as such. The medium […]

ANGELS at the Carnegie Art Center

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

ANGELS at the Carnegie Art Center

ANGELS at the Carnegie Art Center By Marta Hewett   I have spoke with the tongues of angels I have held the hand of the devil It was warm in the night I was cold as a stone But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for But I still haven’t found what I’m looking […]

Letter from Bellevue: Red-Line Elegy

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Letter from Bellevue:  Red-Line Elegy

Letter from Bellevue:  Red-Line Elegy By Robert K. Wallace It was a typical Friday night.  Immediately after dinner I was going to drive into Cincinnati over the Big Mac Bridge, check out the show at the Weston Gallery near the Aronoff, drop in at Hewett Gallery near the Pendleton, and then head up to the […]

Ana England and Steven Finke’s Imminence

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Ana England and Steven Finke’s Imminence

Ana England and Steven Finke’s Imminence  By Kelly Moffett I was able to visit Ana England and Steven Finke’s Imminence with my colleague, Bob Wallace, and I returned a week later with my husband and son.  I felt particularly drawn to Steven’s side of the exhibit, since it relates to much of my recent work […]

A Limited Engagement: Works by Tatjana Krizmanic

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

A Limited Engagement: Works by Tatjana Krizmanic

A Limited Engagement: Works by Tatjana Krizmanic B Deemer Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky By Christine Huskisson What I dream of is an art of balance, or purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter – a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. – […]

“1963 Revisited”

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

"1963 Revisited"

“1963 Remembered” By Marlene Steele Trotted down to see the YWCA exhibit on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement 1963-2013, downtown CIncinnati. Being a significant subject for a multiple artist extravaganza, one would think that this exhibit would be worth the while.  I am selecting some pieces to highlight. Artist insight and issue […]

An Interview with Steven Matijcio, curator at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

An Interview with Steven Matijcio, curator at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center

An Interview with Steven Matijcio, curator at the Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center by Christopher Hoeting Steven Matijcio is heading into his fifth month as new curator at the The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC)-one of the nation’s oldest and most celebrated contemporary art institutions. According to Raphaela Platow, the CAC’s Alice & Harris Weston Director and […]

What is ________________ Art?

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

What is ________________ Art?

What is ________________ Art? By Steven Matijcio In a field full of impossible queries and infinite philosophical musings, there is no doubt that the question of what is contemporary art? has, and will continue to take up countless hours of discussion in classrooms, lecture halls, panel bureaus and book pages. Of course there is no […]

Three x Ten

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Three x Ten  By Gary Gaffney Take science, for example. Great scientists and science writers know that the average person sees the impact of scientific ideas and innovations on their lives, yet has little understanding of science or scientific thinking. Go to the science section of any large bookstore, and you will find numerous books […]

Querulous at Large

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Querulous at Large By Querulous Sometimes, not often but sometimes, for someone headed to a six o’clock event at the Contemporary Arts Center, a parking slot will be open on East Sixth Street in that tiny interval of time between Forbidden (4-6 p.m.) and Free (post 6 p.m.). When one turned up as Querulous headed […]

“What’s New: Fashion and Contemporary Craft,” Cincinnati Art Museum

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

“What’s New: Fashion and Contemporary Craft,”  Cincinnati Art Museum

“What’s New: Fashion and Contemporary Craft,”  Cincinnati Art Museum By Sara Caswell-Pearce   Some exhibitions are big, but lackluster. Others are small, but juicy. Happily, the latter is the case with the Cincinnati Art Museum’s What’s New: Fashion and Contemporary Craft. The basic idea – comparing works to one another – is hardly new. Yet, […]

Realm of the Immortals

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Realm of the Immortals

Realm of the Immortals By: Dustin Pike “Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.” -Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching It was a rainy weekday afternoon when I had visited the Cincinnati Art Museum to view their new “Realm of the Immortals” exhibition, and upon entering was greeted with warmth. However, […]

Letter from Chicago

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Letter from Chicago

Letter from Chicago  By Cynthia Kukla • Chicago, City of Big Shoulders, is home to numerous gems of specialized art museums beyond the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Polish Museum of Art, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, National Museum of Mexican Art, The Arts Club of Chicago, DePaul Art […]

Traveling Down the Rabbit Hole with MozArt

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Traveling Down the Rabbit Hole with MozArt

Traveling Down the Rabbit Hole with MozArt By Shawn Daniell As I strolled through Rondle West’s solo show, MozArt, at the gallery One One at Brazee Street Studios I couldn’t help feeling as if I was strolling through a candy coated wonderland. While pursuing my undergraduate degree in Media Informatics at Northern Kentucky University I […]

Revolutionary Typography

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Revolutionary Typography

Revolutionary Typography By Danelle Cheney Graphic Design, like any creative discipline, does not proceed neatly through time from one school of thought to the next. Art history buffs know artists and their work can be categorized differently depending on where one draws the fine line of definition. Art history students might be less frustrated if […]

Photo Essay By Robert Flischel

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Photo Essay By Robert Flischel

Photo Essay By Robert Flischel   

United We Stand: A review of Artists as Activists curated by Saad Ghosn.

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

United We Stand: A review of Artists as Activists curated by Saad Ghosn.

United We Stand: A review of Artists as Activists curated by Saad Ghosn.    By Cate Yellig It was a rainy April afternoon in 2006 when for the first time, I was challenged with the question does activist art really effect change. Sitting in a Contemporary Art and Theory class, a battle of wits ensued […]

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD   by Saad Ghosn   Images For A Better World: Jimi JONES, Visual Artist Jimi Jones, a Cincinnati artist and graphic designer, was born in Asheville, North Carolina; he lived, however, most of his life in Ohio. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, […]

Alissa Sammarco Magenheim – Lawyer and Arts Curator

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Alissa Sammarco Magenheim – Lawyer and Arts Curator

Alissa Sammarco Magenheim – Lawyer and Arts Curator – An Innovative Combination By

Laura A. Hobson From law school to the arts may seem like a long stretch,
 but for Alissa Sammarco Magenheim, it was a natural transition.
  Born in New Orleans and raised in Cincinnati, Alissa knew at age 13
 she wanted to be a […]

Book Reviews

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in October 2013

Book Reviews  By Daniel Brown I suspect that one could take Jenni Fagan‘s prose, or chunks of it, from her debut novel The Panopticon, and make it into poetry and/or song lyrics with ease.  Not only has Fagan written a compelling novel about lost youth in London–those children born to parents who are drug addicts, […]

Letter from the Editor

October 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements, October 2013

Letter from the Editor  The October issue of aeqai has just been posted, and we think that you will find this issue our very strongest yet, indicative of both the artistic and literary talent in this region. As we have noted more frequently, the variety and complexity of the exhibitions offered has gotten more sophisticated and […]

Local Artist Kevin Muente’s Artwork Featured in “INTO THE WILD” on Display at the RJD Gallery in Sag Harbor NY

October 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

“INTO THE WILD” Join us on an aesthetic voyage as we explore the artwork of artists Dragan Bibin, Carlo Cane, Rick Garland, Kevin Muente, John Jude Palencar, Dan VanLandingham, Wang Xiaobo and more. Exhibit will be on display thru November 6th For more information about the gallery, and to learn more about our artists, please […]

Creative Community Rallies Support for Colleague

October 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Landor Associates is honored to be opening its doors to the local creative community for an evening to benefit  Mike Amann. Mike is a passionate, active contributor to the local design community and owner of The BLDG art studio in Covington, Kentucky. He also happens to be the husband of one of Landor’s own, Associate […]

LLOYD LIBRARY AND MUSEUM ANNOUNCES AWARD of an ArtsWave PROJECT SUPPORT GRANT for its FALL EXHIBITION: WOUNDED HOME

October 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

The Lloyd Library and Museum is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a Project Support Grant from Cincinnati’s ArtsWave.  This grant supports an educational programming component of the Lloyd’s ambitious and visionary exhibition, Wounded Home, a commemoration of the Civil War and its impact on the home front.  The grant provides funding […]

ONE 4- the Fourth Annual Manifest Prize

October 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

$1000 Cash Award + Solo Feature Exhibit of ONE Prize-winning Work Open to works of any media, genre/style, and size. There are no restrictions on submissions to The Manifest Prize. Artists who have been included in previous Manifest projects are always welcome to submit to any future project, including the Manifest Prize. Deadline: November 1, […]

Announcing the Lloyd Medicinal and Johnny Appleseed Memorial Garden at the Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden

October 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Announcing the Lloyd Medicinal and Johnny Appleseed Memorial Garden at The Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden New installment set for dedication on October 23, 2013 COLUMBUS, OH—The Friends of the Ohio Governor’s Residence and Heritage Garden is pleased to announce its latest addition to the Heritage Garden, the Lloyd Medicinal and Johnny Appleseed Memorial […]

CPA Program: Saving Buildings with the Landbank 10/12/13

October 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Saving Buildings With the Land Bank Saturday, October 12, 10 am – noon Hauck House, 812 Dayton Street, West End Presented by the Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation Learn how the land bank’s new Preservation Grant program can save important historic buildings in your community by stabilizing rather than demolishing them.Then see the land bank’s […]

Laura Letinsky Lecture and Reception Wednesday October 9, 2013 7:00 pm at the Cincinnati Art Museum

October 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Laura Letinsky Lecture and Reception Wednesday October 9, 2013 7:00 pm Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Lecture Free and Open to the Public No Reservation Required Reception A reception will immediately follow the lecture in the Great Hall. Parking is free for Cincinnati Art Museum members, $4 for […]

NKU to host live screening of PBS broadcast of ‘Moby-Dick’ opera Nov. 1

October 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Northern Kentucky University will host a live screening of the PBS Great Performances broadcast of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s Moby-Dick opera on Friday, Nov. 1, at 9 p.m., in the Griffin Hall George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium. The opera received rave reviews at its world premiere at the Dallas Opera in 2010 and at […]

Moby Dick Rehearsed on Stage at Northern Kentucky University

October 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Moby Dick Rehearsed By Orson Welles Directed by Michael W. Hatton September 26 – October 6, 2013 NKU Robert & Rosemary Stauss Theatre An ingenious idea is employed to accommodate the sweep of this classic story on the stage. A Shakespearean company who puts down their rehearsal sides of Lear and curiously take up those […]

Clifton Cultural Arts Center Hires New Executive Director

October 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

The Clifton Cultural Arts Center is very excited to announce Leslie R. Mooney as their new executive director starting on October 21. Mooney, formerly the ‎Director of Development at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, received her Bachelor of Arts in History from Georgetown College in Kentucky and her Master of Arts in Public History […]

FotoFocus is a proud to announce the 2013 The Spirit of Light Award Recipient

October 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

FotoFocus is a proud to announce that the 2013 recipient of The Spirit of Light Award is Robert A. Flischel, Owner of Robert A. Flischel Photography. The Spirit of Light Award is presented to an individual who has shown a commitment to the art and craft of photography over a lifetime. This award also recognized […]

Carl Solway Gallery at Texas Contemporary Art Fair | October 10-13, 2013

October 2nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

The Carl Solway Gallery will be at the Texas Contemporary Art Fair at Booth 1111. The Texas Contemporary Art Fair is located at the George R. Brown Convention Center – HALL A at 1001 Avenida De Las Americas in Houston, Texas. Artists include: John Cage Peter Halley Ann Hamilton Diane Landry Nam June Paik Alan […]

ONE 4 – The 4th Annual Manifest Prize

October 2nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

DEADLINE: November 1, 2013 (cash award + solo exhibit) ONE 4 – The 4th Annual Manifest Prize A $1000 Cash Award & Solo Exhibit of One Jury Selected, Prize-Winning Work Eligibility: ONE 4 is open to everyone (students and professionals are encouraged to submit). The only limitation is that entries must represent original works of […]

WORKS ON PAPER

October 2nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

DEADLINE: November 8, 2013 (regional gallery exhibit) WORKS ON PAPER (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana) Calling for works on paper by artists in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. A showcase of artists in Manifest’s own back yard. Application deadline: November 8, 2013 INFO IS FORTHCOMING and will be posted to www.manifestgallery.org/projects as it is available

TAPPED – Professors and their Current or Former Students

October 2nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

DEADLINE: November 4, 2013 (gallery exhibit) TAPPED – Professors and their Current or Former Students Please Note – this is NOT a call for collaborative works. TAPPED will feature works made individually by each artist. The relationship between art students and their professors can be a powerful one. Even when this bond is left unstated, […]

NKY Restoration committee announces call to artists for 2nd Annual Restoration Weekend Poster Contest.

October 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Artists are asked to convey the theme of historic architecture, historic building details, craftsmanship, building trades, riverfront landscapes or topics that celebrate the historic architecture, craftsmanship, and materials found in Northern Kentucky.  Artists can use their favorite media(s) and must incorporate all the mandatory information found on the poster contest application. Entry Form:Download here. To […]

Final Call For Entries. AQUACHROME : WORKS OF WATERCOLOR

October 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

WORKS OF WATERCOLOR AQUACHROME An International Survey of Contemporary Watercolor Deadline: October 2, 2013 http://www.manifestgallery.org/aquachrome Media: Open to all traditional and non-traditional approaches to watercolor. Entries must represent original works which feature watercolor as their primary (but not necessarily exclusive) media. Manifest is a community-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization. Mission Statement: Manifest stands for the […]