Columbus College of Art & Design

October 2018

Tuesday, October 2 SEASON ONE OPENING: arms ache avid aeon, Artists’ tour with Jo-ey Tang, Director of Exhibitions: 5:30 p.m. Opening Reception from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Beeler Gallery dedicates Season ONE (October 2018 – March 2019) to the individual art practices of the four original core members of fierce pussy, the New York-based queer art collective – Nancy Brooks Brody, Joy Episalla, Zoe Leonard, and Carrie Yamaoka. Chapter One begins Oct. 2 and runs till Nov. 11, 2018.

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Monday, October 8 Visiting Artist: Jennifer Reeder Lecture from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Beeler Gallery and Columbus College of Art & Design’s Graduate Studies program present a talk by Ohio native, screenwriter, and filmmaker Jennifer Reeder. Reeder’s films have screened at festivals around the world, including Sundance, SXSW, the Venice Biennale, and the Whitney Biennial. A recent feature-length film, Signature Move, won the Grand Prize at the 2017 Outfest in LA. The event is free and open to the public.

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Friday, October 19 Visiting Artist: Erik Rose Lecture from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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.

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Thursday, October 25 Visiting Author: Erica Dawson Lecture from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

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Friday, October 26 Visiting Artist: Manjari Sharma Lecture from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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.

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