Columbus College of Art & Design

Beeler History

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018
6:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Beeler Gallery’s new Director of Exhibitions Jo-ey Tang invites his predecessors Dr. Natalie Marsh (Director and Chief Curator of the Gund Gallery, Kenyon College), Michael Goodson (Senior Curator, Wexner Center for the Arts) and James Voorhies (Dean of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts), as well as Assistant Director of Exhibitions and former Interim Director of Exhibitions Ian Ruffino to talk about the unique role of galleries within an art school context, the evolution of Beeler Gallery, and what it means to “take over” a space from a predecessor. Moderated by Michael Mercil, artist and professor, Interim Chair, Department of Art, The Ohio State University. Postscript by Merijn van der Heijden, interim director of Ohio State University’s Urban Arts Space, will be forthcoming on beelergallery.org.