In other news: 7.5.2018

“Don’t sleep on Columbus College of Art & Design,” Budget Traveler told readers. Meanwhile, an alum’s photos of an international grocery store here in town hit the pages of Bon Appétit, and we have news of an Academy Award-winner joining our full-time faculty. Get the skinny on what’s happening on campus, in Columbus, and points well beyond.

If you’re looking for an artsy activity in Columbus, “don’t sleep on Columbus College of Art & Design” wrote Budget Traveler in its guide to arts in the city. Read more here.

Dreamy photos by Tom Hoying (Photography, 2014) were featured in a Bon Appétit feature on Saraga International Grocery, a Columbus store with wow-worthy eats and groceries from around the world. Read more here.

Academy Award-winning visual effects artist and CCAD alum Steve Hubbard (Animation, 2010) is joining CCAD's Animation faculty and the Ohio Film Group. Read more here.

Beeler Gallery Director Jo-ey Tang will be part of a panel at EXPO Chicago this September with curator Andria Hickey and artist Sean Raspet. They will discuss non-concrete senses — scents, tastes and aural forms — in the exhibition context. Read more here.

Animation Chair Charlotte Belland is a guest blogger for PBS's Civilizations. Read more here and here.

Belland and Aaron Petten, Assistant Professor of Art History & Visual Culture, will be part of a panel discussion on the animated film Yellow Submarine on Thursday, July 12, at the Drexel. Read more here.

A pair of bronze drinking fountains, sculpted by Emilie Fiero in 1924, were stolen in 1980. McKay Lodge Laboratory Fine Arts Conservation Senior Sculpture Conservator Thomas Podnar (Advertising & Graphic Design and Fine Arts, 1975) worked from black and white photographs to reproduce the fountains and return them to their original locations. Read more here.

Video art and documentary shorts from Eric Homan, Assistant Professor, CORE Studio, are among the works on screen at the Greater Columbus Convention Center as part of a highlight video from the Columbus Moving Image Art Review. Read more here.

Columbus Business First and The Metropreneur recently wrote about CCAD’s programs for creative adults — Continuing Education Classes on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, and Creative Entrepreneur Boot Camp in June. Read more here.

Eric Jefferson (Illustration, 2004) was recently featured in Columbus Alive’s "Things We Love" section. Check out his favorite things. Read more here.

Hannah Taylor (Fine Arts, 2018) is one of 17 winners of the International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2018. Read more here.

The Malt Adult animation screening from Animation Adjunct Faculty Sarah Schmidt (Animation, 2014) returned to CCAD in June as part of events marking Pride month. Read more here.

History of Art & Visual Culture Assistant Professor Carol Boram-Hays discussed her work in an Artist Talk at the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery on Wednesday, June 27, as part of the gallery’s programming for the exhibition Women to Watch Ohio - 2018. Read more here.

CCAD instructor Uko Smith, Adjunct Instructor for Illustration and Comics & Narrative Practice, was featured in a Columbus Dispatch article about The Force of Fandom, a Star Wars-themed exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art. Read more here.

Lab tech Bruce Hanners created a life-size bronze newsboy statue for Charity Newsies’ 110th anniversary, highlighted in The Columbus Dispatch. Read more here.

Comics & Narrative Practice Assistant Professor Laurenn McCubbin, co-curator of the recent Urban Arts Space exhibition Disrupting the Narrative, was featured in a video interview from the gallery. Watch it here.

A new body of work from Jerry Dienes (Fine Arts, 1981), Niggle’s Studio: Leaf Paintings,  imagines and creates paintings as they may have been conceived by Niggle, the titular artist in J.R.R. Tolkien’s short story Leaf By Niggle. The show is on view through Thursday, July 5, at The Gallery at W83 in New York. Read more here.

Congrats to Madeline Miller (Illustration, 2015), Jayson Elizondo (Fine Arts, 2018), Bethany James (Fine Arts, 2016), and Shelby Maier (Interior Design, 2017) for developing a community-based art program called Art Your Way. Read more here.

Kate Morgan (Media Studies Still-Based, 2008) and Robert Falcone (MFA, 2016) are among the artists with work on view at the Lindsey Gallery starting Friday, June 29. Read more here.

Alex Minturn (Illustration, 1995) recently opened Alexander’s Art House in a residential neighborhood in Canton. Read more here.

Miriam Chon’s (Illustration, 1991) Shift Studios in Worthington — a creative space and store retailing her jewelry made from wood and metal, as well as coasters, ornaments, stationery, and more — was recently featured in Columbus Underground. Read more here.

CCAD’s participation in the Smart Cities initiative — specifically, the college’s plans to have student-designed wraps for electric vehicle charging stations — was highlighted in a recent WCBE feature. Read more here.

Among the guests at the “star-studded” 2018 Cartoon Crossroads Columbus on Sept. 27 30 are “The Great One” Brian Bendis and Matt Fraction, who will be speaking at CCAD, reported Bleeding Cool. Read more here.

Jennifer Sowders (Illustration, 1994) recently had a piece, Light and Dark, accepted into the 41st Annual Ohio Watercolor Society’s exhibition at the Florence O’Donnell Wasmer Gallery at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike. Read more here.

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