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.
Creative Director / Designer / Artist
I moved to the Toledo-area 12 years ago from New York City to start my own design studio in my Whitehouse, Ohio home. Originally from Urbana, Ohio, I am a 2001 Graphic Design graduate from the University of Cincinnati. I have been the graphic designer for over ten years for the Toledo Opera’s annual season poster series.…
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.…
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.…
University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts -foundation
Northumbria University – BA (Hons) fine Art
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.…
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.
Jennifer Whitten is a Cleveland based artist who uses assemblage and fiber art techniques. Her work has always focused on the intricate.
Jan Wiesner, a sculptor, grew up in Paradise, Texas. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, DAAP where she received her BFA. She served as an Art Teacher for the King & Low-Heywood Thomas School in Stanford, Connecticut as well as teaching at the Seven Hills School here in Cincinnati. She completed her teaching career at The Summit Country Day School where she was the recipient of the school’s Schilderink Family Chair Award for Outstanding Teaching Award in 2013 and in 2015 she received the State Elementary School Art Teacher of the Year Award from the Ohio Art Education Association. She was also an adjunct professor of Art Education at Xavier University.
Jan shares a studio at the Pendleton Art Center with her husband Mark, who is also a sculptor. She is represented by Caza Sikes Gallery, Cincinnati.
Mark Wiesner, a sculptor, is a native Cincinnatian. He is a graduate of Edgecliff College in Cincinnati where he received his BA with a concentration in Art and he went on to receive a Masters from the Athenaeum of Ohio in Religious Studies. Mark shares a studio at the Pendleton Art Center with his wife Jan, who is also a sculptor. He is represented by Caza Sikes Gallery, Cincinnati, Gallery 708, Cincinnati and by Singulart, an international online gallery based in Paris, France.
Paul D. Wilbur Fine Arts Photographer, Central Ohio
Born in 1983, in Poznań, Poland, where he later then studied philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University.
In 2010 he started a career as a tattoo artist, and in 2015 started the brand ISa ta2 and has been working under this name since.
After spending several years traveling around Europe, he came to the USA and now lives in Columbus, Ohio.…
Gina Wolfrum is an award winning, mixed-media artist who returned to her artistic roots after leaving the 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. …
I am a lifelong Cincinnati resident working primarily in oil on wood panels. My paintings reflect a Precisionist influence depicting the urban, suburban and rural landscapes of the Midwest. I show and exhibit regularly
throughout the region.
Amy Yosmali, much like a musician who expresses emotion while playing a musical note, expresses emotion through vibrant color and brush strokes on canvas. Amy enjoys sharing her artistic works with others, an in particular helping individual’s find that special artwork for their space that speaks uniquely to them.
Interpretive Media Coordinator
Rachel Yurkovich was born in South Carolina, but lived most of her developing years in Skopje, North Macedonia and Prague, Czechia.
She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2014. With an interest in living things and their movement as a medium, her work often ends up as video.…
Assistant Professor of Art
Eric Zeigler is an artist, designer, and researcher whose current work involves photography and unconventional transformation of images. He received an MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute, and exhibits his work nationally and internationally. Recently his work has been exhibited at the CICA Museum in Seoul, South Korea, and at the NIDA International Photography Symposium in Nida, Lithuania. Zeigler is an Assistant Professor of Art in the Department of Art at the University of Toledo. He created and runs the Art Print Center which serves as a hub for all digital artwork production by university students, faculty, and local artists.
Evie Zimmer is an American artist creating and teaching in Cleveland, Ohio. Her earlier kaleidoscopic abstract paintings earned her local and national recognition. Zimmer’s innovative artwork challenges the viewer with optic effects that imitate computer generated imagery. Her oil paintings have been described as a “strange loop of process and product that radiate an inherent energy field.” Her more recent work has evolved and become more floral and symmetrical combining her original style with realistic imagery. …