CREATING IDENTITY FROM PLACE
July 26 - October 13, 2018
Ohio Plein Air Society


Image credit: Robin Roberts, An Evening at Malabar Farm, 2016, Oil on canvas, 15 1/2” x 19 1/2”


 

 

Creating Identity from Place: Ohio Plein Air Society is an exhibition of 73 paintings and drawings created from direct observation in nature. Curated by Artistic Director Charlotte Gordon, Southern Ohio Museum, this exhibition of Midwestern landscapes is a reflection on the everyday beauty of Ohio.
 

Creating Identity from Place: Ohio Plein Air Society features the work of the following artists: Jon Browning (Grandview), Ed Charney (New Carlisle), Thomas Cole (Dublin), Nora Daniel (Zanesville), Debra Joyce Dawson (Pataskala), Edie Dean (Columbus), Jim Glover (Worthington), Larry Golba (Toledo), Ray Hassard (Cincinnati), Cody Heichel (Columbus),
Ann Ferguson Kah (Macedonia), Karen LaValley (Westerville), Chris Leeper (Canfield), Michael McEwan (Columbus), Robin Roberts (Ashland), Doreen St. John (Hartville), Bridgette Turner (Columbus), Michelle Walker (Wapokonetta), Mary Jane Ward (Columbus).

EVENTS & PROGRAMMING | Free and open to the public.

Opening Reception | Thurs., July 26, 5 - 7 p.m.
Join us in celebrating the natural beauty of Ohio on display in this gorgeous exhibition, and meet the artists and curator. 

Curators' Tour | Fri., July 27, 12 - 1 p.m.
Join us during the lunch hour to hear Artistic Director, Charlotte Gordon, Southern Ohio Museum, speak about this exhibition.

Pastel Drawing with Doreen St. John | Wed., August 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Draw an outdoor scene of downtown Columbus  using pastel pigments with plein air artist Doreen St. John. Space is limited. Online registration COMING SOON! 

Friends & Family Workshop with Debra Joyce Dawson | Sat., September 8, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Draw an outdoor scene of downtown Columbus  using pastel pigments with plein air artist Doreen St. John. Space is limited. Online registration COMING SOON! 

Pastel Drawing with Ray Hassard | Thurs., September 13, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Draw an outdoor scene of downtown Columbus  using pastel pigments with plein air artist Ray Hassard. Space is limited.

Online registration COMING SOON! 

Creative Writing Workshop with Diane Kendig | Thurs., October 11, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Join us for an evening of thoughtful reflection with poet, writer, and teacher
 Diane Kendig. This small group workshop will focus on writing about nature and Ohio's landscape. Space is limited.
Online registration COMING SOON! 

Artist Demonstrations | 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Karen LaValley| Wed., Aug 8

Cody Heichel| Wed., Aug 15
Mary Jane Ward| Thurs., Aug 30
Robin Roberts| Thurs., Sept 6
Michael McEwan| Thurs., Sept 27
Michelle Walker| Thurs., Oct 4
 

VIEW OUR MEDIA KIT | Media Release, postcard, and high res images 

Media support is provided by CD102.5, CityScene, Ohio Channel, WOSU, Ohio Magazine, and WCBE 90.5 FM.

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