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 kathy.signorino@oac.ohio.gov or 614-728-6140.

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Photo of Joel Joel R Washing

Joel Washing

Sculptor

Joel R Washing is an award winning sculptor and welder living in Toledo, Ohio.

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Gina Washington

Artist/ Educator/ Entrepreneur

My approach to life has always been nurturing and healing and all of these things are tools I pull from when I make art. Ultimately I hope to make visible the lines that connect us. Like my ancestors, before me, I have no choice but to create. And I do it “by any means necessary.”

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Sarah Waters

DUOMA Percussion Duo

Duoma, a percussion duo, is based out of northwest Ohio. Duoma aims to bring relatable and accessible classically-oriented music to all audiences with a focus on performing original works and arrangements. Duoma’s approach is to appeal to audiences of all ages and experiences and provides a refreshing and honest form of musical expression.…

Photo of John Weller

John Weller’s passion for photography began quite by accident when he purchased a digital camera for his wife’s birthday in 2004. Largely self-taught, he has supplemented his education attending workshops by Stephen Johnson and John Paul Caponigro. After nearly 30 years working in the technical fields of engineering and network administration he decided to pursue photography as a full time endeavor in 2012.…

Photo of Linda A Wesner

Linda Wesner, a realistic landscape artist living in Delaware County, Ohio, works in colored pencil, oil and acrylic, and collage. She grew up on a farm in Upstate New York and earned Master’s degree in Art from SUNY at Oswego.

Her award-winning work is featured in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States, including The National Art Club, Manhattan; The College of Notre Dame, Baltimore; The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Memphis; The Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse; Academy of Art College, San Francisco; and Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago.…

Photo of Barry Wheeler

I graduated from Hiram College in 1966 with a BA in German Literature and Art History.  My wife finds my German skills handy in completing crosswords.  While at Hiram I completed a twelve week sabbatical studying the art of Europe.  The art of toasting in multiple languages being among other skills learned. After a stint covering the geography of Vietnam for two years I returned to the US to begin as the fourth generation of Wheelers to become a metal worker, as owner and operator of the Evening Star Forge, in 1971 in Vermilion Ohio.…

Photo of Iris White

Education
University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts -foundation
Northumbria University – BA (Hons) fine Art
Selected exhibitions
The Affordable Art Fair London
The London Hilton, Park Lane. London
Sosho, Shoredtich. London
The London Art Fair, Chelsea
The Affordable Art Fair Bristol
The Affordable Art Fair NYC
Selected Media Features

Financial Times The Economist Art World News
Evening Standard Homes and Gardens Radio 4
Harpers and Queen The Western Post The Independent
Iris wishes to remain anonymous so no dates have been given.…

Photo of Dixie Whitlatch Carrier

As an award-winning artist and alumni of CCAD, Dixie has many years creating stories through representational drawing ~ whether it’s Children’s Book Illustrations, Portraits, or creating 3D, Painted Wood Illustrations. She enjoys working in pastels, charcoal, pencil, acrylic and wood, and approaches every project with joy.

Photo of Jennifer Whitten

Jennifer Whitten is a Cleveland based artist who uses assemblage and fiber art techniques.  Her work has always focused on the intricate.

Photo of Ms. Shari M. Wolf

Using her training from the Rhode Island School of Design and her early work as an illustrator with American Greetings Corporation, Shari’s art continues to evolve as a work in progress.

Working exclusively in her home studio, she likes to explore different media, painting, drawing, collage, artists books, textile arts, and recently, digital artwork.  Her style is whimsical, happy and colorful.…

Photo of Gina Wolfrum

Gina Wolfrum

Artist

Gina Wolfrum is an award winning, mixed-media artist who returned to her artistic roots after leaving the stressful corporate world and relocating to a farm in rural Ohio.  She instinctively transitioned back to the fine arts training she had received in her youth when an interior designer pulled her into the world of decorative art and murals.  …