In other news: 3.27.19
Creative card games, art that travels to Cuba, dance that tells immigrants’ stories, eye-popping fashion—and so many more projects by the CCAD family—have won media attention of late. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.
Advertising & Graphic Design Adjunct Instructor Matt Vojeck, principal of Zwelly, was recently the subject of an Adweek feature on the making of the second edition of his card game, The Game of Creativity. Read more here.
Associate Professor Julie Abijanac (Fine Arts, 1992) is the subject of a feature in April’s Columbus Monthly about upcoming exhibitions of work by her and other Columbus-area artists in Cuba. Read more here.
Abijanac also was featured on WOSU Public Media’s Broad & High program on Thursday, March 28. Watch it here.
Manjari Sharma (Photography, 2004) showcased the latest work from her current project, The Shower Series, and a sampling of her past work, including an interactive video installation at the Squire Foundation in Santa Barbara, California, where she is the Spring Artist in Residence. Read more here.
WOSU Public Media previewed On Board(hers), a dance work about immigration by Ohio State University Newark Assistant Professor Lucille Toth, which had a free, public rehearsal on Thursday, March 28, at Beeler Gallery. Read more here.
Grace Oller (Fine Arts, 2020) and Julie Green and Regina Zehner (both Studio Art with an Emphasis in the History of Art & Visual Culture, 2020) will showcase their project, In the Essence, as part of a curatorial residency at the Second Sight Project in Franklinton for the month of April. The interdisciplinary installation looks at how architecture, abstraction, and archival work intersect with the politics embedded within place and placelessness. A reception celebrating their work will be held on Saturday, April 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. Read more here.
The 2019 CCAD Fashion Show nabbed the attention of Columbus Monthly (including a mention on the cover), which profiled the show's designers, their models, and some of their most eye-catching designs. Check your newsstand for the April issue!
Derick Whitson (Photography, 2014) was named one of 10 En Foco 2019 Photography Fellowship winners. In addition to the $1,000 award the Fellowship recipients will participate in the 2019 Fellowship Group Exhibition (opening Wednesday, June 19, at the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos in Bronx, NY) and will be featured in En Foco’s Spring/Summer issue in print and online editions. Read more here.
Alicia Jean (AJ) Vanderelli (Fine Arts, 2008), who owns and operates The Vanderelli Room in Franklinton, is now Art Director at the neighboring 400 West Rich. Read more here.
PillowFight!: an installation will take over the 400 West Rich galleries on Saturday, April 6, in an event by Art Director AJ Vanderelli and Community Director Stephanie McGlone (Fine Arts, 2014), in conjunction with International PillowFight Day. Among the participating artists is Emily Herbeck (Fine Arts, 2012). Read more here.
Movement tells a story in Ohio State University Newark Assistant Professor Lucille Toth's dance performance On Board(hers). Columbus Alive previewed the work in advance of a public rehearsal at Beeler Gallery on Thursday, March 28. Read more here.
The Smithery, a store and workshop space in Grandview owned by Anne Holman (2002, Fine Arts) and Jen Townsend (2010, Fine Arts) is expanding. The studio and workshop space is moving to a new location, at 1365 Grandview Ave., and the existing location at 1306 Grandview Ave. will double its retail space. Read more here.
Cat Sheridan (Fine Arts, 2003) will be part of a Columbus Museum of Art conversation about the role of women and art in activism, with a focus on voting rights, on Friday, March 28. The event picked up coverage from Columbus Alive. Read more here.
On Friday, April 5, from 7 to 10 p.m. 934 Gallery plays host to the opening reception for the 22nd Annual Art of Illustration Show, a juried exhibition of work by CCAD’s Illustration Student Collective. The gallery is also open from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, and the show is on view through Friday, April 19. Read more here.
FATE’s 17th biennial conference, “Foundations in Flux,” will be hosted by CCAD Thursday, April 4–Saturday, April 6. FATE is an educational association dedicated to the promotion of excellence in the development and teaching of college-level foundation courses in studio and art history. Read more here.