September is National Recovery Month. Peter's art — exhibited in the ITM windows 331 Main Street —speaks to the hope of recovery. Bellows' work — in the artPARK next door — speaks of intense struggle. He claimed, “I don’t know anything about boxing. I am just painting two men trying to kill each other.” Life & death/drug vs. human — we think this is a powerful metaphor.
an environmental portrait class, competition and exhibition RESPONDING TO COVID FATIGUE — Pomerene Center for the Arts is working with Lauren K. Davis (Coshocton Alum and Associate Photographer at Feinknopf) to present an online environmental portrait class, competition and exhibition inspired by the work of Arnold Newman (1918–2006) Mr. Newman is considered the pioneer of environmental portraiture. In her article “Examining Arnold Newman’s Environmental Portraits.” New York Times, 11.26.2018, Rena Silverman quotes Newman’s gallerist Howard Greenberg — “(He used his) camera to create a formal composition and then kind of fit the sitter in.” “This feels like a good description of how our houses feel to us now,” says Anne…
at 5pm November 22 Perched on the second floor of the artPARK gallery, the Ohio Trombone Quartet will put their lips to their horns and … because brass instruments boast “loudest family in the orchestra meant to be heard far and wide”… their music will reach out across Main Street and the court square to stir the festive spirit before the LET IT SNOW parade and bands arrive (around 6:15pm). Ohio Trombone Quartet (OTQ) consists of professional musicians from the central Ohio area. Lucas Borges is the Professor of Trombone at Ohio University. Lucas Kaspar (bass trombone) teaches trombone at Muskingum University. Tony Weikel is Second Trombone in the Springfield…