Beeler Gallery and Columbus College of Art & Design’s Graduate Studies program present a talk by illustrator and CCAD grad Erik Rose. Rose creates posters and billboards for film and TV, including Game of Thrones, Vice Principals, The Simpsons, Cars 3, Toy Story 4, Coco, Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Baskets, Veep, American Horror Story, Westworld, Girls, Bojack Horseman, and Silicon Valley. The event is free and open to the public.
Beeler Gallery and Columbus College of Art & Design’s Writing, Literature, and Philosophy department present a reading by poet Erica Dawson. Dawson is the author of The Small Blades Hurt (Measure Press, 2014), winner of the 2016 Poets’ Prize, and Big-Eyed Afraid (The Waywiser Press, 2007), winner of the 2006 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize. Dawson will read from her forthcoming collection When Rap Spoke Straight to God. The event is free
Beeler Gallery and Columbus College of Art & Design’s Graduate Studies program present a talk by artist and CCAD grad Manjari Sharma. Sharma was born and raised in Mumbai, India, and makes work rooted in portraiture and that addresses the issues of identity, multiculturalism, and personal mythology. Her work has been reviewed by the New York Times, Vice Magazine, The New Yorker, CNN, LA Times, and NPR, among others. The event is free and open to the public.
Timed to daylight-saving Sunday, this event brings together downtown art spaces for a day of art with special programming. Participants include Angela Meleca Gallery, Appendix, Beeler Gallery, Columbus Museum of Art, Cultural Arts Center, Hawk Galleries, OSU Urban Art Space, and OAC Riffe Gallery. At Beeler Gallery, a Harlem Renaissance prose and poetry reading and the launch of a book acquisition project in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium, called second shelf.
Beeler Gallery presents the launch of second shelf, a collaborative book acquisition initiative to diversify the holdings at the library of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp with a mirror site at Beeler Gallery and CCAD’s Packard Library. It’s part of a project organized by Brussels-based German artist Heide Hinrichs. Paris-based artist Laëtitia Badaut Haussmann conceives new sculptural structures that function as bookshelves for the launch of this project.
Beeler Gallery and Columbus College of Art & Design’s Writing, Literature, and Philosophy department are hosting a prose and poetry reading by Columbus-based poets and writers reflecting on the influence of the Harlem Renaissance. Vernell Bristow, Marcus Jackson, and Negesti Kaudo will read from the work of key Harlem Renaissance figures, as well as from their own work. The event is free and open to the public and is part of citywide celebration, I, Too Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100.