COMING SOON TO THE RIFFE GALLERY

2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition | November 2, 2017 - January 6, 2018


Image credit: Molly Jo Burke, Don't Touch Me, 2014, hydrocal, paint, 20" x 60" x 12"

Selected from more than 300 applications, the exhibition features contemporary works of art including installation, sculpture, drawing, painting, photography, and video by 58 artists living and working in Ohio.

Artworks were selected by jurors: Larry Collins, artist and associate professor, Department of Art at Miami University; Janice Driesbach, former chief curator, Akron Museum of Art; and Daniel Hernandez, artist and assistant professor of Interdisciplinary Art/Foundations, University of Toledo.

EVENTS & PROGRAMMING | Free and open to the public.

Opening Reception | Thursday, November 2, 5 - 7 p.m.
Join us for a public reception with live music by Accordia Music. Meet the artists, jurors, and other art enthusiasts. Remarks and awards at 6 p.m.

Family and Friends Playshop | Saturday, November 18, 1 – 3 p.m. 
Paper Crafts with world renowned artist and educator Hiroshi Hayakawa. Register HERE, Oct. 18 – Nov. 14.

Artist Talks | Noon – 1 p.m.
Hear from artists about their work and careers.

Thurs., Nov. 9 | Leslie Adams
Tues., Nov. 14 | David Griesmyer
Fri., Nov. 17 | Mitchell Rose
Tues., Nov. 28 | Judith Brandon
Fri., Dec. 8 | Michael Coppage
Tues., Dec. 12 | Nate Ricciuto
Fri., Dec. 15 | April Deacon
Tues., Dec. 19 | Melissa Vogley Woods

 

Quilt National 2017 | January 25 - April 14, 2018
International Juried Art Quilt Exhibition in partnership with the Dairy Barn in Athens, Ohio.


Brigitte Kopp, Global Players, hand painted cotton with acrylic inks, painted spun bond, cotton threads, painted whole cloth, appliquéd, hand and machine quilted, 82" x 100"


ON VIEW IN THE VERN RIFFE CENTER LOBBY

Westbridge Camera Club | October 16 - November 12, 2017
Central Ohio's oldest and fastest-growing camera club. Educational programs, competitions, outings, opportunities, and more for photographers of all levels. 

COMING SOON TO THE VERN RIFFE CENTER LOBBY

Inside Looking Out: Creative Works by Ohio Prison Inmates | December 19, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Inmates from several Ohio prison facilities create works of art with unexpected, imaginative recycled materials in addition to conventional media. The exhibition is presented by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, the OAC Riffe Gallery, and the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee. 

Reception | Tuesday, December 19, 5 - 7 p.m.


For more images from current, upcoming, and past exhibitions--visit the OAC's Riffe Gallery Flickr.


IN THE VERN RIFFE CENTER LOBBY

Inside Looking Out: Creative Works by Ohio Prison Inmates | Dec. 19, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018

Inmates from several Ohio prison facilities create works of art with unexpected, imaginative recycled materials in addition to conventional media. The exhibition is presented by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, the OAC Riffe Gallery, and the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee.

IN THE VERN RIFFE CENTER LOBBY

Inside Looking Out: Creative Works by Ohio Prison Inmates | Dec. 19, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018

Inmates from several Ohio prison facilities create works of art with unexpected, imaginative recycled materials in addition to conventional media. The exhibition is presented by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, the OAC Riffe Gallery, and the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee.

FREE ADMISSION

MTWF 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
THUR  10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SAT  11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed Sundays and all state holidays

Contact

MARY GRAY | Riffe Gallery Director
mary.gray@oac.ohio.gov
614-728-2239

Vern Riffe Center for Government & the Arts, First Floor Lobby
77 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414


Front Desk: 614-644-9624
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