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Kelly Sollinger

Short Bio: I am a mixed media artist in Columbus, Ohio. I work in a variety of mediums including acrylics and watercolors. I especially love creating mandalas and greeting cards. Full Bio: Whether it was painting, playing the piano, or writing poetry, I have been creating in various mediums since […]

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Brisa Reyes

Short Bio: I am an emerging Chicana artist based in Columbus, Ohio. I create art utilizing a combination of watercolors, ink, acrylic paints, and more. Full Bio: Being a passionate outdoors woman, inspiration for my work usually comes from the beauty I catch from the outdoors. Eager to tell the […]

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Shizue Farley

Short Bio: Oil painting is one of my hobbies in retirement. Full Bio: I studied painting in my youth, but stopped when I left college. I then spent a lifetime reading books as my main hobby. After retiring, while visiting Paris, I was inspired to take up art again, after […]

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Kyndall Potts

Short Bio: I’m a new artist interested primarily in expressive acrylic portraits but enjoy exploring different subjects and mediums. Full Bio: I was an artistic kid. Then life took over, and I put down my brush for motherhood and a corporate career. Now that I’m retired, I’ve returned to my […]

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Shellac Burn & Blowtorch workshop (2)

Blowtorch and Shellac Burn Workshop for Encaustics

Back by popular demand is the “sizzling” workshop that plays with fire! If you’ve always wanted to try using a blowtorch in your artwork – particularly for encaustics – this is for you.  We will show how to safely start and use a blowtorch with individual instruction.  All supplies are […]

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Hoda Bagdady

Short Bio: I am a Dublin, Ohio based self-made artist. Born in Cairo, Egypt. I am a college professor, my passion and hobby is painting. Full Bio: I discovered my passion for painting early in life. I am inspired by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Matisse’s stunning work, my paintings are […]

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Juried Irish Show

Now Receiving Submissions for the Juried Irish Show

The Juried Irish show has been a big favorite by local artists and Dublin community for many years. This yearly exhibit, started several years back to celebrate Irish places and the Irish culture, is usually hung during the Irish Festival, in Dublin, OH. A beautiful selection of local artists works […]

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Riffe Show Award Announced

Award winners for the Juried Riffe Lobby DAAL Member Show Show Chair: Robie Benve Juror: Rod Hayslip Congrats to all! An exquisite exhibit of fine art and photography by DAAL members.  On view until July 9, 2022 77 South High St, Columbus, OHOpen M-F 9 am – 5 pm. The […]

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Watch Peter Szarmach’s Presentation – Guest Speaker at the May 2022 Meeting

Peter Szarmach graduated with a BA in graphic design from the University of Illinois at Chicago where his love for photography blossomed. After a 20-year career in graphic design, he moved on to a 20-year career in marketing. Now in retirement, he’s rekindled his love for photography and has captured […]

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Tracy Elsinger

Short Bio: I am an amateur artist that loves to learn new things and I continue to evolve my techniques in photography, web design and painting. Full Bio: I’ve been an artist for over 30 years starting with photography and crafting and I have developed my style throughout that time.  I […]

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