Open Door Art Studio & Gallery

Cue the Music

November 16, 2020 @ 4:00 am 1:00 pm Art and music go hand in hand in this exhibition that pairs the visual with the auditory. Open Door artists are feeling the rhythm and creating art inspired by their favorite songs. QR codes will link you to the songs that inspired each piece, so be sure to bring your headphones, or use the ones provided for this interactive exhibition that will...

Opening Reception: Cue the Music

November 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Art and music go hand in hand in this exhibition that pairs the visual with the auditory. Open Door artists are feeling the rhythm and creating art inspired by their favorite songs. QR codes will link you to the songs that inspired each piece, so be sure to bring your headphones, or use the ones provided for this interactive exhibition that will...

Imagine That

October 12, 2020 @ 4:00 am 1:00 pm A princess held at the mercy of a fire-breathing dragon? A sorceress who has discovered the secret to eternal life? A brave warrior who must save the world from ultimate destruction? Well, Imagine That! Join Open Door on a fanciful journey with an exhibition filled with works of wonder! Free Open Door Art Studio &...

Opening Reception: Imagine That

October 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm A princess held at the mercy of a fire-breathing dragon? A sorceress who has discovered the secret to eternal life? A brave warrior who must save the world from ultimate destruction? Well, Imagine That! Join Open Door on a fanciful journey with an exhibition filled with works of wonder! Free Open Door Art Studio &...

Opening Reception: This Inspired That

September 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm We are opening our doors to creative collaboration! This Inspired That invites selected community artists to handpick an Open Door artwork that sparks creative vision. They then use that spark to create a response piece, relating to the original through content, stylization, or subject matter. The two works are displayed side-by-side in an exhibition that highlights artistic admiration. Free

This Inspired That

September 12, 2020 @ 4:00 am 1:00 pm We are opening our doors to creative collaboration! This Inspired That invites selected community artists to hand pick an Open Door artwork that sparks creative vision. They then use that spark to create a response piece, relating to the original through content, stylization, or subject matter. The two works are displayed side-by-side in an exhibition that highlights artistic admiration. Free

Role Reversal

August 10, 2020 @ 4:00 am 1:00 pm Join us for Role Reversal, an exhibition curated by Open Door artists and featuring artworks created by Open Door staff. Can the staff of Open Door rise to the occasion and create an exhibition worth of artwork? One thing’s for sure – the Open Door artists won’t let us not! Free Open Door Art Studio...

Opening Reception: Role Reversal

August 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm Join us for Role Reversal, an exhibition curated by Open Door artists and featuring artworks created by Open Door staff. Can the staff of Open Door rise to the occasion and create an exhibition worth of artwork? One thing’s for sure – the Open Door artists won’t let us not! Free Open Door Art Studio...

Claire Smith

Claire Smith Artist Statement Bright colors, vibrant fabrics, and found materials are the tools of play in this body of work. Plushy and pet-able, each piece begs the viewer to touch; inviting them in and asking them to experience with another sense. It is impossible to make work that is not in some way related to the turbulence created by current events; the work acts a subtle distraction from how dark the world can be by adding a little brightness, playful personification,...

Katharine Haleigh

Katharine Haleigh About Katharine Haleigh’s work, comprised of both ceramic sculptures and acrylic paintings, embodies elements of popular culture in an illustrative and imaginative style. Her figurative work playfully imagines a world not too different from our own that celebrates the diversity of the human form through vivid and chromatic imagery. Follow: Instagram @katharinehaleigh ...

Sean Moore

Sean Moore Artist Statement Sean Moore is a Columbus native who has had a passion for the arts since adolescence.  He graduated with honors from The Ohio State University in 2011, obtaining a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in photography. His mediums range from the two-dimensional to the three-dimensional, working with photography, mixed media collage, and sculpture. Regardless of the medium, his work utilizes the visual language of the fashion industry to explore concepts relating to body dysmorphia, gender socialization, and...

Kathleen Elyse

Kathleen Elyse Artist Statement My current work and research is focused on the idea of hype, lies, and medicine. Through sculptural objects, I use aspects of pop culture, signage, fantasy and reality to bring up dialogues about problems relating to the medical field. Most of my work has an interactive quality that at times tests the viewer’s humanity through creating scenarios where the viewer becomes patient or creates an environment where the viewer interacts with a patient. My passion for the medical field...

Role Reversal

In Role Reversal, Open Door artists have become the curators, and Open Door staff, the creators! Has the staff of Open Door risen to the occasion? Join us here, beginning on August 8, 2020 to find out! ...

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