The Ohio Artist Registry (OAR) is an exciting opportunity for artists to share their work, connect with the creative community, and establish an online presence—all on a free, virtual platform! The OAR encourages artists working in all art forms, throughout Ohio and beyond, to create a profile, which allows them to better promote themselves and their work. Being listed in the OAR provides artists with new opportunities to share their work with clients, galleries, patrons, and audiences. For more information, contact Kathy Signorino, artist programs director, at email@example.com or 614-728-6140.
Timothy Gaewsky earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a BFA from The Cleveland Institute of Art. He has exhibited both nationally and abroad including at the Ella Sharp Museum (Jackson, MI), Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, OH), AC Institute (New York, NY), and Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam, NL). …
I teach music, creative writing, and film production to private students, and in workshop settings.
2005-2007, Guitar Tutor, Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio.
2003-2004, Guitar Tutor, Warren Henry Music, Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
2001-2002, Guitar Tutor, Fairmount School Of Music, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.…
Mona Gazala is a Palestinian-American artist currently living in Columbus, Ohio. She holds a Masters Degree from the Ohio State University in studio arts with a specialization in city/regional planning. Her practice, which is multi-disciplinary and often socially engaged, explores and exposes dynamics of power and systems of oppression that often manifest in built (and destroyed) structures, neighborhoods and environments.…
Timothy Geiger is the author of the poetry collections Weatherbox, (winner of the 2019 Vern Rutsala Poetry Prize from Cloudbank Books), The Curse of Pheromones (Main Street Rag, 2008) and Blue Light Factory (Spoon River Poetry Press, 1999) and ten chapbooks, most recently Holler (APoGee Press 2021). He is also the proprietor of the literary fine-press Aureole Press at the University of Toledo, where he is a professor in the Department of English Language and Literature teaching creative writing, poetry, and letterpress printing.
Author, writer, teacher
Andra Gillum is the author of the children’s books Doggy Drama, Puppy Drama, Old Doggy Drama and Lost Doggy Drama and her latest Doghouse Drama (coming in the fall of 2022). Andra loves to visit schools, including week-long residencies, and teach fun creative writing classes around the area.
Born in Ohio, Jennifer is influenced by a landscape’s resilience over time. Jennifer currently lives in the Columbus area. Her current work is focused on the landscapes in oil and cold wax. She is drawn to water and the landscape as her subjects, as they are in constant flux, yet remain resilient with time, much like the human spirit. Jennifer continues to draw her inspiration from the words of Walt Whitman:
“Oh, to confront night, storms, hunger,
Ridicule, accidents, rebuffs,
As the trees and animals do.”
Bev Goldie is originally from N.J. and has been a professional artist in Ohio for over 17 years. Her BFA is from Wittenberg University with a semester spent in Salzburg, Austria.
She has accepted numerous commissions to do pieces for individuals, businesses, the City of Dublin, and the City of Columbus.
Bev has received three GCAC grants to teach workshops, travel to Santa Fe, N.M. for professional development, and begin a new series in encaustics. As a result, she’s been accepted into many locally and nationally juried shows, received awards and teaches encaustics at the Columbus Cultural Art Center. One of her works is currently part of the permanent collection at the Encaustic Museum of Art in Santa Fe.
Artist Photographer/Painter Model
Hi, I’m Lindsay an artist residing in Defiance, Ohio. I create pop art type paintings and do commercial photography for any type of print.
Chair Sculpture Department
María Elena González, is an internationally recognized sculptor based in New York City and The Bay Area. Her complex installations and poetic arrangements, explore themes of identity, memory, and dislocation. Awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Prix de Rome from The American Academy in Rome, Pollock-Krasner, Joan Mitchell and the Grand Prize at the 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia, to name a few. Her work is found in numerous public collections including the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland; Museum of Art, The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI; and The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Antonio Gonzalez Garcia (1990) was born in Spain. He studied Fine Arts at the Fine Arts School of Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, and at the Superior Fine Arst School of Avignon, France. He entried the Superior Fine Arts School of Avignon after passing an entry exam where only two places where available and more than one hundred artists were presented.…
Nathan Gorgen, b. 1986, is a Columbus, Ohio based artist and educator. His artwork explores the space between art and design, as well as digital and traditional fabrication and recycled materials. This manifests as objects on a continuum between furniture and sculpture with varying levels of functionality.
Scott Goss is an interdisciplinary artist whose work explores various mediums including public art, sculpture, installations, and glass. Scott has completed numerous public art projects and commissions, including an interactive illuminated sculpture for Worthington Yards Apartments in downtown Cleveland, a gateway project for the city of Shaker Heights, OH, a viewing platform for the Cleveland Conventions Bureau, and a glass panel project for Summa Hospital in Akron, OH.…
Paul Graham is an award winning photographer working in 35mm color and black & white photography, as well as color, black & white, and sepia digital photography. He focuses on no specific subject matter, though there is a theme of photographing the everyday world in his work. He is most interested in the qualities of light, while trying to capture those real moments in time, and trying to show different perspectives for everyday scenes or objects. …
G-swerve is a recording artist & producer from Columbus, Ohio
Vince Gray a self taught Pointillism Artist from Cincinnati i been painting since 2005 and have shown in local and National Galleries and have won multiple awards for my art .
The sculptures of the last few years have focused on expressing the wonder of Florida’s fresh water springs. The colors of the waters, the quality of underwater light and the wooded surrounding environments are expressed in the sculptures. The spring waters emerge through layers of geologic history. The textures of the bronze offer this information and contrast with the smooth, light filled glass “water”.
A fascination with the natural world along with a profound interest in the human condition have culminated in the artist’s unique and enigmatic works. A self-described symbolist, Tracy combines elements of nature, historical references and personal iconography in an attempt to create her own narrative – with the goal to evoke similar contemplations in the viewer. Tracy received a BA from Ohio University which was followed by a successful career in wildlife illustration. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 2019 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.
David Griggs is a Denver-based artist who has completed over 60 commissioned works of art throughout the United States. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Masters Degree in Fine Arts. He has worked in many capacities in the arts, including gallery manager, museum preparator, and studio artist. For the last 30 years he has been self-employed as a Public Artist, designing and building work for Percent For Art, Public Art, and Private commissions. Recent commissions include projects for Anchorage, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Madison, San Antonio, Santa Fe, Stockton, Toronto, and Washington. Increasingly he has become involved in projects that require not only designing and building Public Art, but also Public Art planning, strategizing and advocacy. Griggs lives and works in a 140-year-old building in Denver’s burgeoning Santa Fe Arts District.
J. Kenneth Grody considers painting to be his real passion, and strives to make his work come to life.
Ken is a graduate of Wright State University earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a focus in painting and art history. In addition to studying with several of today’s exceptional painters and portrait artists, he also feels very fortunate to have had the opportunity to study abroad in England, France, and Italy. While there he studied and viewed many of the great works by the old masters, which he believes has a profound impact upon his art.
His art has been displayed in numerous exhibitions and can be found in private and corporate collections on several continents.
Dana Grubbe is a central Ohio artist known for her contemporary abstracts. She works in oil and cold wax, in repurposed house paint and in encaustic. Her work, which vibrates with color, texture, and metal leaf, can be found in the Museum of Encaustic Art in Santa Fe. She is represented by Hayley Gallery in New Albany. Dana has a studio and teaches art workshops at 400 West Rich.