Front Row Center Newsletter from the Greater Columbus Arts Counsil
The Impact of Art in Our Public Spaces
Lacey Luce

This summer ART literally made its mark on the Columbus map for 30 days with a project called Sign Your Art. While this particular public art installation was temporary, the city has a growing collection of art in public spaces from permanent sculpture and murals to temporary installations that pop up inside and outside of buildings.

With new eye candy appearing daily, questions begin to arise about the impact of art in public spaces on the city, the community and the artists?

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Season 3 premiers Sept. 2 Artist Profile
Paul Richmond Headshot painter
Paul Richmond

For this issue, Sally Sugar, our marketing, communications and events intern, interviewed local artist and activist Paul Richmond about his War Paint series, art as a form of coping and self-expression, working with James Franco and dreaming of Dolly Parton.

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CATCO is Kids: Introducing the Bard to Kids This Fall

CATCO is Kids will open its 2015-16 season with a creative introduction of the Bard for kids with The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, complete with rhymed couplets, creative wordplay and fantastical machines.

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Dublin Arts Council Presents Alfred Tibor: Hatred Doesn’t Work

Alfred Tibor: Hatred Doesn’t Work is an exhibition of small-scale sculptures and maquettes by 95-year-old sculptor Alfred Tibor, an inspirational central Ohio artist and Holocaust survivor.

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Wild Goose Presents #WILDARTCOLUMBUS

#WildArtColumbus is a month-long community-driven social media art initiative presented by Wild Goose. Throughout September artists post images and Wild Goose followers like their favorites, ending in a one day pop-up gallery and live auction.

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GCAC appreciates and acknowledges support from: City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council.

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