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 Samuel Adebuga

Traditions motifs: My inspiration on my works relates to custom and tradition, an heritage in figurative that reflect a great way of bringing to life memories. Each paintings is unique, just as viewer’ experience of it is unique.

Photo of Ron Anderson

Ron Anderson

Artist

Ron Anderson’s Art Exhibitions include; Columbus Museum of Art, Springfield Museum of Art, The King Arts Complex, O.S.U. Faculty Club, Riffe Gallery, Ohio Governor’s Office, Ohio Governor’s Mansion, and National Black Fine Art Show in New York.

Public Art commissions are in the permanent collections of; Ohio Supreme Court, Ohio Statehouse, Absolut Spirits Company, Springfield Museum of Art, National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, and The King Arts Complex.

Photo of Mr Thomas A Baillieul

Tom holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Earth Science from the University of Massachusetts, and hs worked in such diverse areas as: mineral exploration around the world; preparing environmental impact studies for the U. S. Government; and leading the clean-up of retired nuclear facilities. As an undergraduate he also engaged in music performance, theater (stage management), was student manager of the University Bands (Marching, Concert, Symphonic), and participated in the University’s Concert Association which brought world-class musicians and groups to campus. In recent years he has become an award-winning visual artist, and has participated on the boards of the Ohio Art League, and the Clintonville Arts Guild. Currently, Tom works part-time as the Exhibitions Coordinator for the Columbus Cultural Arts Center.

Photo of Ousama Bounouara

Born in 1981 in Algeria, Ousama is originally from Aures. His Berber identity was the first source of inspiration for his works. During his contact with the artists of his city and with the students of Fine Arts School of Batna, Ousama started to find and build his personal artistic and his philosophy. 

He was influenced by the Masters of the Art of the European renaissance such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Paul Rubens.…

Photo of Patricia Gail Brady

Trish reaches out in her local community and shares her techniques of art with neighborhood kids,
family youths and assists in arts and crafts with those who show a keen interest in the arts.

Photo of Jennifer Jolley Brown

My current artistic practice is focused on printmaking and ceramics.  I am a member artist at Studios on High Gallery in Columbus, Ohio, where I exhibit in both mediums.  In the printmaking realm, I am most drawn to dry point etchings on acrylic and enjoy combining them with other techniques.  I also create photopolymer gravure prints using light-sensitive metal plates (developed in plain water) and my own photographs and original drawings and combining these prints with graphite and charcoal.  I am also a printmaking instructor at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center.  The instructors and students all use non-toxic methods and materials for printmaking, and we are all conscious of reusing supplies and conserving our materials to the greatest extent possible. I ink and print all of my images by hand in small editions. 

Photo of Cynthia Cynthia Bryden

Artist Cynthia Bryden lives close to nature and it shows in her work. She enjoys painting in extremes, miniatures under 6 square inches as well as 3 foot flowers. She also likes to experiment with found and recycled objects by incorporating them into her work. She hopes you enjoy her artistic vision of the world.

Photo of Molly Jo Burke

Molly Jo Burke, b. 1984, is a Columbus, Ohio based artist, educator, and researcher. Burke received a BFA (2006) from Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD), and her MFA (2009), from The Ohio State University (OSU). In 2019 she accepted the Barnett Fellowship from OSU’s Arts Administration Education and Policy Program to pursue her PhD. She has taught at OSU, CCAD, and Corning Museum of Glass. Her work has been featured most recently at Toledo Museum of Art, Columbus Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France.

Photo of Kim Covell Maurer

Kim is a Columbus based artist and educator working primarily in the medium of encaustic -a wax based process originating from ancient Greece. Her fascination with encaustics lies in its luminosity, translucence, unpredictability, and stubborn independence. It demands a high amount of physical labor and work that she deeply embraces.

Kim received her BA from the Ohio State University and her MA from the Art Academy in Cincinnati. She has shown locally and in Athens, Cincinnati, and Chicago.  She was awarded a Vermont Studio Center artist residency, the Ohio Art League’s Gateway to the Arts solo exhibition for the John Glenn International Airport  fine art gallery and an FCCFA commission for the permanent collection at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

When not in the studio or teaching, she prefers a walk in the woods and looking at the sky.

Photo of Mr Lynn E Cox

Lynn Cox was born in a small village in East-central Ohio Appalachian coal country. He began the serious study of Art at Kent State University with Arthur Limbach Jr. He completed his undergraduate work at The Ohio State University where he earned a BFA.  He studied painting with Robert King, Robert Mosokowitz, and John Torreano among others. 

 He continued his studies and development, earning an MFA in painting from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he studied with John Grillo, James Hendricks, George Wardlaw, and Walter Kamys.

Photo of Mr. Alan Crockett

Alan Crockett has been awarded 6 Ohio Arts Council Fellowships, 3 Greater Columbus Arts Council Fellowships, a National Endowment for the Arts,a Ford Foundation grant, and residency fellowships at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York City and Dresden Germany.

His work has been widely exhibited in galleries, universities and museums throughout the US and internationally in Italy, German, Holland, Canada, and India and is in several public collections.

Photo of Katherine Katherine N. Crowley

Katherine Crowley was born 1976 in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University with a BFA and works professionally in the graphic design field. Ms. Crowley is a painter and bronze sculptor whose work has been exhibited around the world and is held in many private collections.

Photo of Katie Davis

Katie Davis

Painter and Installation Artist

Katie is a mixed media painter/installation artist whose work blends together her experience with interior design, the choas of being a mother, and her love of drawing, abstraction, and found materials.

Photo of Anita C Dawson

Anita Dawsonis a full time painter and sculptor, living in Columbus, Ohio. Her work is exhibited in the Midwest and eastern United States. Research has taken her to Italy, Spain and France to study iconography. She has served as a visiting artist and professor in Aix in Provence and Rome and is Professor Emerita at the Columbus College of Art & Design.…

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Randy DePuy

Photographer

Born in Northwest Ohio in 1957, Randy was given a Kodak Brownie when he was in grade school. Thus began his life long interest in photography. After graduating from Findlay High School in 1975 De Puy began working for THE COURIER newspaper as a darkroom Technician/ Photographer. In November, 1977, Randy moved to Columbus, Ohio, where he began working in the photo finishing field and free‐ lance photography.…

Photo of Steven Elbert

I paint on site and in the studio, I use sketches from life and Memory, and I employ both reference photographs and imaginary elements.

Photo of Mark E. Fohl

I love black and white photography, and I love to shoot film.  I am the dinosaur in the camera club that still shoots film.  I don’t discriminate against digital equipment and images, but I feel better shooting film.  I use 35mm, medium format, and large format cameras.  And I work with pinhole, toy, and panorama cameras.  My favorite subjects are urban structures.  I shoot on bright sunny days; I never met a shadow I didn’t like.

Photo of Mona Mona Gazala

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.

Photo of Beverly A Goldie

Beverly Goldie

Bev Goldie

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.

Photo of Tracy Greenwalt

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.

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