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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-728-6140.
Eliana Calle Saari, born in Medellin, Colombia. She has split her time teaching and making art professionally. Currently, Eliana is a faculty member in the Art Department at Ohio Dominican University and an adjunct professor at her alma mater Otterbein University. In addition, she is currently a member of the Phoenix Rising Cooperative in Columbus, Ohio.
Georgio Sabino III is the chief visionary and strategist for GS3 Inc. collaborative approach to the arts. Georgio was a 1999 graduate of Kent State University. He earned an M.A. in Art Education from Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Institute of Art in 2009. He is an advocate for art.
I paint landscapes, portraits, figure and abstract paintings. Acrylic and mixed media are my primary techniques. I also dipped my toe in “lost wax” – bronze sculpting technique.
Music Director and Founder
Conductor Matthew Salvaggio is a dynamic artist dedicated to exploring and promoting new music, reimagining diverse orchestral performance experiences, and creating equitable access to music education.
He founded the Cleveland Repertory Orchestra in 2021 to explore the breadth of the orchestral repertoire, with an emphasis on new music and music by historically excluded voices.…
Philip Sarsany is a Textiles and Mixed Media Artist living in Ohio since 2015. He weaves on his floor looms located in his studio in Urbancrest. He also dyes the yarn for his tapestries and woven pieces. Philip is currently preparing a series of handwoven textiles for an exhibition in the Fall 2023.
I am a mixed media artist and primarily use art as a self-care tool to process and manage my feelings related to anxiety and depression. I primarily create abstract expressionist pieces and often create assemblage art. I take classes at the Cultural Arts Center and use my time in the studio for independent study.
Erin Scaia is the owner of Purple Dog Art Studio. She loves to paint abstracts in acrylics, and landscapes, humans and animals in pastels.
I was born in Maierato, province of Vio Valentia in the Southern Italian Region of Calabria. I developed a passion for the Arts at very young age. I was inspired by my mother, a very well known seamstress, and by the age of ten I had learned to sew, do needlework embroidery (ricamo) and crochet.…
In a career spanning more than forty years, Michael Scheurer is known for enigmatic and masterfully worked collage series rich with art historical, textual, and design references. His artistic output is heavily influenced by his expertise in ancient and modern art and objects including African tribal sculpture, Venetian glass trade beads, exotic woven carpets, and antique textiles. Scheurer’s personal artwork is held in private collections from New York to Australia.
As an idealistic dreamer, art is both an escape and the way I reach out to others. Leonardo Davinci once said that “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.” I concur.
John R Schlabaugh
I was was born in Warren ,Ohio. Loved Art since I was a preschool child. Studied Art @ Youngstown State University, Earned a BFA with a teaching certificate. I worked in Strouss Department Store , in the display Department for 3 years before becomming a union Painter with local 476.…
Lisa Schonberg is a printmaking artist working with a variety of processes including relief, intaglio, monoprinting, screenprinting and cyanotypes. Her subject matter and conceptual ideas are derived from an inquisitive observation of the natural world and the parallels that aspects in nature have with various conditions and stages in human life.
Lisa has an MFA in Printmaking from Kent State University and an BFA from Ohio University. …
Located in Columbus, Ohio, I create art and curate exhibitions.
Leni Schwendinger is an artist, designer and urbanist with more than 20 years of worldwide experience
creating illuminated environments. Her innovative interdisciplinary practice focuses city districts’ darkened
hours and includes innovative community involvement methodologies such as the “NightSeeing™,
Navigate Your Luminous City” program and evolved technologies. She is a Visiting Research Fellow at the
London School of Economics and a Design Trust for Public Space Fellow (NYC).
As a Virginia native, Don grew up surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, treasuring the natural beauty of his home state. Later moving to North Carolina and then Ohio, Don advanced his professional career while continuing to create and exhibit his original mixed media art, pigment prints, and image transfers. Now, as he further develops his personal work, Don experiments with various mediums and tools to express his artistic vision.
Craig Screven is a 1989 graduate of Dunbar High School and a 1993 graduate of the Ohio State University where he majored in drawing and painting. While at the Ohio State University, he had the opportunity to take classes under nationally known African American Artist, Pheoris West. He had his art accepted in 2011 and 2013 Black Creativity National African American Art exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.…
Her personal work is process based and often ephemeral. Nature is a source of reflection and contrast in her works. Suzanne holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she focused on interdisciplinary studies and has exhibited with various collections.
Mary Ann Sedivy
Artist Mary Ann Sedivy’s passion is painting the landscape in both the plein air fashion and through abstraction. Mary Ann has her degree in Fine Arts and Art Education from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio.
Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Mary Ann’s painting career has spanned 40 years during which she has exhibited in Ohio in numerous juried exhibitions and has had several solo shows.…
writer of fiction, journalism, essays, and biography
Harvard grad. Spent 44 years on daily newspapers, mostly Cleveland Plain Dealer. Won three national journalism prizes and many statewide ones. Freelanced for Washington Post, Daily Beast, Time, Boston Globe, American Education, Children’s Television Workshop, Black Issues in Higher Education, Philadelphia Magazine, The Land, Freshwater Cleveland, SHAD (Shaker Area Development) Connection, Shaker Life, & other outlets. Published 12 shorts and flashes in college journals and other outlets. Honorable mention, Whiskey Island contest, Cleveland State. Wrote “John D. Rockefeller: Anointed With Oil” (Oxford, 2001), published in U.S., Korea, and China.
Executive Star Wizard
A one of a kind Artist and Teacher.