"Florida Beach with Croc," Eileen Woods
Eileen K. Woods’ “Florida Beach with Croc” (2011) is being featured in the “All Play, No Work” exhibit at Columbus’ Riffe Gallery (

Riffe Gallery Hosting “All Play, No Work” Exhibit

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The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery in Columbus is hosting the  exhibit All Play, No Work through July 5. Curated by Massillon Museum Director Alex Coon, the exhibition displays artwork by 13 Ohio artists, exposing the nature of their private lives through an introspective look at time spent away from daily routines in various leisure activities.

Artists in the exhibition include: Ron Anderson (Columbus), Donna Coleman (Oberlin), Diana Duncan Holmes (Cincinnati), Carol Griffith (Orient), Helma Groot (Columbus), Jay Robert Johnston (Marion), Linda Langhorst (Columbus), Bellamy Printz (Cleveland), Vicki Rulli and Tom Heaphey (Springfield), Jessica Summers (Findlay), Stephen Tomasko (Akron), and Eileen K. Woods (Columbus).

Related activities at the Riffe include:

Family Workshop with Helma Groot

Attend a free family workshop with Columbus artist Helma Groot on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m. Participants will construct paper mobiles using templates of people in motion and decorate the action-themed shapes with paint, glue, glitter, and other media. The resulting kinetic sculpture will be yours to enjoy at home. The workshop is geared towards children ages 6 to 17. All children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Space is limited.

Writing Workshop with Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld

Welcome back the “Queen of Fun,” Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld, on Thursday, June 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. for an energy charged creative writing workshop based on the theme of PLAY! Space is limited to 20 adult participants; register here between May 8 and June 15.

Lobby Exhibition

VSA Ohio’s Accessible Expressions 2015, June 2-June 28, 2015; visit for details.

All events are free and open to the public.

All Play, No Work is presented by the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery with support from OAC’s Individual Artist Grants and Services Program. Educational offerings are sponsored by OAC’s Arts Learning Program. Media support is provided by CD102.5, CityScene, Ohio Channel, WOSU, Ohio Magazine, and WCBE 90.5 FM.

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