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Good Reading

Good Reading

I tend to read a lot of novels, not the pulp variety but usually older works.  Maybe I am trying to fill in my literary education that went on hold for many years when I was watching too much TV.  Read More…

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Giving the Gift of Art & Food?

Giving the Gift of Art & Food?

I have been at CMA a little over a year now.  In that time I have discovered how many people close to me adore the museum for its’ art, education, and/or family programming.  Yet, I continue to struggle to get Read More…

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Studio Visit

Studio Visit

Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting Melissa Vogley Woods’ studio.  I first saw her work at the HERE and Beyond exhibition at the Riffe Gallery this Summer.  Over the past several years her work has largely focused on the Read More…

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Inspiration

Inspiration

Some of you may have read one of the many recent stories about artist Shephard Fairey.  Fairey recently admitted to lying to investigators regarding the use of an Associated Press image in his artwork and in doing so has once Read More…

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Remembering Russell

Remembering Russell

If you’ve visited our Russell Page Sculpture Garden this summer, you’ve most likely seen several members of the Ohio Plein Air Society diligently capturing the garden’s beauty in paintings. As part of our Remembering Russell event scheduled for Friday, September Read More…

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So Much Happening!

So Much Happening!

I work here and I realize that we have so much going on at any given time that it is hard to stay current on what is happening here.  It becomes my mission to do so mainly because I want Read More…

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ArtFUSION/ Art Ball quickly approaching

ArtFUSION/ Art Ball quickly approaching

Planning is well under way for ArtFUSION 2009, the cocktail party for young professionals held in conjunction with the annual Art Ball. It all happens October 3rd in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden, where ArtFUSION attendees will enjoy a live DJ, Read More…

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The Craft of Making Art

The Craft of Making Art

Next month CMA will open the fall season with the exhibition Chihuly Illuminated.  Although I did not organize the exhibition, I am spending the next several weeks giving lectures about Chihuly and his life, creating educational information to use in Read More…

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Multimedia Production at CMA

Multimedia Production at CMA

I’ve been with CMA since 2000, and right now is the most exciting time that I’ve experienced here. There is a lot of really innovative work happening in the Education department, and in the future I’ll be posting updates about Read More…

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Jumping In

Jumping In

Yesterday I realized that I have been in Columbus  for 3 1/2 months.  A short period of time that has flown by.  What surprised me the most was how I have already settled in to my daily routine. 1) Drop Read More…

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