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 or 614-728-6140.

2024 Ohio Artist Registry Juried Exhibition

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Photo of Adin Sadic

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.

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Sara Sadri


Art and Entertainment Studio producing podcasts, animation, comics and more!
Bringing Dreams to Reality

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Omayjo is pianist Jonathan Salisbury, tabla-player Ayaaz Yasin and saxophonist Om Srivastava. The trio explore intersections and divergences between Eastern and Western musical traditions and between different musical forms ranging from jazz to Indian classical music. They offer journeys that embrace light and shade, harmony and disharmony that bring a rich and satisfying collective experience where the story is told in the moment through improvisations or familiar material re-interpreted.

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Matthew Salvaggio

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.

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As a self-taught sculptor, Lynda Sappington produces sculptures of horses, wildlife, etc., in bronze and resin, which are collected worldwide. She has made custom trophies for horse shows, horse breed associations and racetracks across the US and Canada. Montana Silversmiths had Lynda do two sculptures for them. She made a monumental bronze of a Friesian stallion for the Fenway Foundation of Friesian Horses. Two of her bronzes are the top perpetual trophies at the Global Dressage Festival (GDF) in Wellington, Florida, another is a USDF year-end award and one resides in the USDF Hall of Fame.

During the pandemic, Lynda began taking painting classes online. She has learned a wide variety of techniques from Jennifer Vranes ( and Bruce Marion ( Since she began painting, she has done several commissioned paintings and sold many others. What can she make for you?

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Philip Sarsany

Textiles Artist

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.

Photo of Aaron Saunders

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.

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Erin Scaia

Owner/Art Instructor

Erin Scaia is the owner of Purple Dog Art Studio. She loves to paint abstracts in acrylics, and landscapes, humans and animals in pastels.

Photo of Mariangela Scavo-Manno

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.…

Photo of Michael G. Scheurer

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.

Photo of Malissa Louise Schisler

My name is Malissa Schisler. I was born in Columbus, Ohio. My artwork was included in the Elemental Realms Exhibition ( February 7-27 2014) at Agora Gallery 530 West 25th Street New York, NY 10001

Photo of Amy Schlabach

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.

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John Schlabaugh


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.…

Photo of Lisa Schonberg

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. …

Photo of Susan Susan Schubert

Located in Columbus, Ohio, I create art and curate exhibitions.

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Leni Schwendinger

Public Artist

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).

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Don Scott

Visual Artist

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.

Photo of Craig Screven

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.…

Photo of Suzanne Sebold

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.