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 or Katie Davis, artist programs coordinator, at katie.davis@oac.ohio.gov or 614-728-4421.

Artist by Last Name
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z
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 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.  …

Photo of Amy Yosmali

Amy Yosmali

Artist

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.

Photo of Rachel Rachel Yurkovich

Rachel Yurkovich

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.…

Photo of Eric Zeigler

Eric Zeigler

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.