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Textuality: Art Incorporating Text and Letterforms

For the most part, human beings are a verbal species.  Since time before recorded history, people have utilized language, both written and spoken, to communicate with one another.   The exhibit Textuality : Art Incorporating Text and Letterforms, now on display at Manifest Gallery, sets out to explore the notion of text and wordplay via the […]


Tiger Lily Press: Working Artist Program, Brazee Art Gallery. Through February 23, 2018

In this world so chock full of the ‘printed image’ in one form or another–read: magazines, online avenues, etc..—one can easily  overlook a show of Prints at a local studio/gallery space.  “Prints” can be found everywhere, ubiquitous and constant.  But one must not confuse a mere printed image with the actual art of Printmaking.  In […]

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Doug McGlumphy: “Regular Guy Monuments”, Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery December 1, 2017 – January 28, 2018

What is regular? In Doug McGlumphy’s artist’s statement accompanying his exhibition now showing at the Weston Gallery in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, he states that in this series of sculptures he seeks to “pay tribute to the ordinary worker.”   McGlumphy writes,  “I felt that little attention has been given to the daily contributions of the ‘regular […]

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Voices from Oaxaca

woke – (adjective) \wōk\  :  aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice). -Merriam Webster Dictionary (online) There is a lot of talk in the world lately of people finally awakening to the plight of their fellow human beings.  With technological ease of instantly conveyed information […]

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Edge of Perception, sculptural and mixed media works by Emily Burns and Mallory Feltz at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center through September 24.

Just prior to the great solar eclipse which traversed our country a few weeks ago, I attended the opening of a show at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center entitled Edge of Perception featuring the latest work by Pleasant Ridge based artists Mallory Feltz and Emily Bruns.  These two artists complement each other well in their spare color palette […]

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