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 or Katie Davis, artist programs coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-728-4421.
Karen Brenner has been specializing in realistic, oil paintings of horses for over 20 years. Using many layers of translucent colors, paintings evolve slowly with a luminous quality. She has traveled extensively, photographing hundreds of horses for reference for paintings.
John serves as the State of Ohio Beat Poet Laureate (2019-21). A nationally touring writer and performer, his most recent books include Rattle & Numb: Selected and New Poems, 1992-2019 [2019, Venetian Spider Press] and Loss and Foundering [2018, NightBallet Press]. John recently curated the Poetry+ reading series in Lakewood, Ohio, and since 2008 has served as the founding editor of Crisis Chronicles Press.
Jordan Buschur is an artist, educator, and curator, with an M.F.A. in Painting from Brooklyn College, the City University of New York. Her paintings focus on collections of objects ranging from stacked books to interiors of drawers and packed boxes, all united by a system of value based on mystery, sentimentality, and the matriarchal connection. Buschur lives and works in the metro Toledo area.
Erin Canales is a Columbus-based artist who trained as an interior designer and horticulturist. She works in many different mediums including silversmithing, watercolor, and micro-mosaics. She recently took to making miniature fairy doors and other small public art pieces. She finds inspiration in nature and includes native plants and animals in her themes to create magical experiences that integrate with the natural world.
ArtSparks is an educational outreach organization that provides access to quality dance and music classes and performances to children who may not otherwise have the opportunity. ArtSparks is an Associate of the National Dance Institute and is uniquely equipped to with NDI’s accalimed pedagogy that brings out the best in every child.
In every ArtSparks class, two teaching artists and a musician joyfully lead participants in an exploration of a core academic subject through a fast-paced dance lesson.…
JOHN CHRISTENSEN – BIO
John Christensen is an artist working in Austin, Texas. Born in New York City, he received degrees in Visual and Environmental Studies – and art – from Harvard and the University of Texas. Before 1990, he developed a body of site-sensitive work in rural landscapes of New York, Georgia and Texas. Since 1990, he has focused that sensibility on projects for the theater and the public place. He has created, in collaborations with choreographers, interactive props and theatrical environments for 30 productions presented in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. He has designed and built commercial spaces, and, unique and production furniture. Working in a variety of media he has exhibited around the country. He has completed 20 large scale public and private commissions in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Albuquerque, Miami, Tucson, Portland and Fort Worth. Collaborating with other design professionals he developed infrastructure and interactive art for a municipal park. He brings to any project an unusually broad set of technical and conceptual skills. In recent sculptures and reliefs he has arranged motifs to evoke organic systems – branching rhizomes, biotic colonies, neural networks, wave interference patterns, polymers – clustered works with perceptual associations that make poetic connections between phenomena in disparate fields. He sustains a studio practice, going to his studio most days to make things.
Béatrice Coron explores visual storytelling and lived many stories. After briefly studying art and Mandarin Chinese in Lyon, Coron has been, among others, a shepherdess, truck driver, factory worker, cleaning lady and New York City tour guide. She has lived in France (her native country), Egypt, Mexico and China before moving to New York, where she reinvented herself as an artist.…
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.
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.
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.
Since graduating from BGSU in 2000, Cullen has received a MA-Studio from Eastern Michigan University in 2011 and a MFA from Ohio University in 2015. She has participated in several group exhibitions regionally, nationally, and internationally. I am currently the Executive Director for Majestic Galleries in Nelsonville, Ohio.
Patricia Dahlman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and studied art at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and Yale University Summer School of Art and Music in Norfolk, Connecticut. Dahlman has lived and worked as an artist in Seattle, San Francisco and the New York City area. She has received a New Jersey Printmaking Fellowship to Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, two Geraldine R.…
Artist and Photograpy
Creating art is my passion. Painting with oil and acrylics. I am also a photographer.
Susan is a contemporary landscape painter and installation artist based in Cleveland, Ohio. The pieces that she creates are informed by her responses to the state of our contemporary natural environment as it grapples with climate change. Constructed from both memory and observation, her works arise from real and imagined environmental scenarios. With them, she examines the power and fragility of nature caught in a state of flux between destruction and renewal. Her goal In creating the work is to raise awareness, and inspire a greater respect for the environment that we all share.
Pamela Z. Daum is a photographer based in Kent, OH. She has exhibited extensively in both solo and group shows across the United States and Europe. In 2016 and again in 2021, Women in the Arts “Celebrating the Genius of Women” recognized her work. She was one of 100 artists selected for the 2014 Aesthetica Art Prize.…
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.
Pam DeCamp is an award winning professional photographer from Wheelersburg, Ohio. Her 30+ years of photography experience has ranged from photojournalism, sports, performing arts, fine art, to macro and wildlife.
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.…