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Nationally known artist in residency in Nelsonville


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Paper Circle Press Release, July 8, 2021 Event Contact: Scout B Ery (she/her), shop.papercircle@gmail.com; (740) 331-1893; papercircle.org Event Date: July 26 through 30, 2021 Event Location: Paper Circle, 35 W. Columbus St., Nelsonville, OH 45764 Headline: Nationally-Known Artist Delita Martin to Have Art Residency at Paper Circle Studio NELSONVILLE, OHIO: During the week of July… Read More

Sam Campbell (left), a middle school teacher at Nelsonville York, and Cali Sankar, a junior high teacher at Trimble, prepare and assemble an art project called Unity, which was produced by students from multiple schools in the region, in Athens, Ohio, on Monday, June 7, 2021. Unity will be on display on East State Street near the Athens Community Center sometime in June.

Athens County Students And Teachers Team Up To Create Community Mural

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — From rolling hills, to pawpaws, to bricks, to “ditch lilies,” there are a lot of symbols that students think of when they think of Athens County. These ideas, and the communities they represent, will be intertwined in a mural created by local students and teachers. Students’ ideas about their communities are at… Read More

Sam Campbell (left), a middle school teacher at Nelsonville York, and Cali Sankar, a junior high teacher at Trimble, prepare and assemble an art project named Unity, which was produced by students from multiple schools in the region, in Athens, Ohio, on Monday, June 7, 2021. The project will be on display on East State Street near the Athens Community Center sometime in June.

Athens County Students And Teachers Team Up To Create Community Mural

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — From rolling hills, to pawpaws, to bricks, to “ditch lilies,” there are a lot of symbols that students think of when they think of Athens County.  These ideas, and the communities they represent, will be intertwined in a mural created by local students and teachers. Students’ ideas about their communities are… Read More

Surface

Pushing the Surface


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The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum’s exhibition of contemporary art quilts, Pushing the Surface, will be open to the public on May 29th. The exhibition is a dance of color, beauty, ingenuity, and story that showcases pieces made by 22 artists with national and international recognition. Surfaces may be pieced and patched as one finds in a traditional… Read More

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Works on Paper virtual exhibition


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Paper Circle of Nelsonville OH will release a virtual exhibition, “Works on Paper,” on February 1, 2021. It can be seen on the Paper Circle website, www.papercircle.org. In response to COVID, Paper Circle was inspired to find a way to engage artists online and encourage creativity. Beginning in November, Paper Circle began promoting its “Works… Read More

Landscape with Rainbow painting by Robert S. Duncanson

Painting By Historic Cincinnati Artist Part Of Biden Inauguration

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CINCINNATI, Ohio (WVXU) — A painting by Cincinnati artist Robert S. Duncanson was selected as the 59th Inaugural Painting. Duncanson is considered the most well-known African American artist of the Civil War era. Landscape with Rainbow is an oil painting on canvas from 1859. It was presented to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris… Read More

Kyra Higgins (left) rehearses “Blackademics” with co-star Savanah Jackson (right).

Black Lives In Red States: Art And Life Converge For Two Women In A Tumultuous Year

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (OVR) — Jessalyn Brown met Kyra Higgins through theater. “I saw her on stage and I was just like, ‘This girl is so good!’ She was just amazing.” So when it came time for Brown, 21, to direct a play for her senior project at Kentucky’s Georgetown College, she knew she wanted Higgins,… Read More

Glazed wares

Community Glaze Night


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MARCH 28, 5 – 7 p.m. Glaze Night is a community event where makers can bring their bisqueware to glaze with friends! There will be pizza and cocoa. If you bring your own glaze, this event is free, or you can use ours for $5. This event is also free to January ceramics workshop participants.

A man practices the art of glassblowing

Glassblowing With Don Kocian


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MARCH 28, 10 – 12 p.m. In this level two workshop, participants will learn to make blown glass objects with instructor Don Kocian. This workshop will refresh on the basics of gathering and will move into blown glass. This workshop will last two hours and will result in two to three objects that participants can… Read More

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Spring Equinox Ceramic Workshop


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MARCH 21, 1 – 3 p.m. – Spring Equinox Ceramic Workshop March 19 is the Spring Equinox! In this level two ceramics workshop, participants will learn to make planters on the wheel and handbuilt seed bombs with instructor Paige Fox. This workshop will cover centering, pulling and hand-building techniques. Then join us again for Glaze… Read More

Ceramics made at Hocking College

Ceramic Cereal Bowl & Spoon Workshop


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MARCH 7, 1 – 4 p.m. – LVL 2 Ceramics March 7 is National Cereal Day! In this level two ceramics class, participants will learn to make ceramic bowls on the wheel and handbuilt spoons with instructor Whitney Goller. This workshop will cover centering, pulling, adding a foot, hand-building techniques and surface decoration. Then join… Read More

Heart Jewelry

Warm* Hearts: Intro to Fused Glass


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Come out to this special Valentine’s Day class and learn about fusing glass while making hearts for or with the one you love! In this class you will learn how to cut and shape glass, two techniques for creating pieces suitable for fusing, make several kinds of hearts in fused glass, and learn to operate… Read More