The three galleries in the alley will host receptions for current shows. In the Arts Initiative space, Spencer Mustine and Nick Stull (below) showcase their work in HumanScapes: A Sense of Place. The Ohio Art League has a reception for What Would JOAN Do, works by Cyndi Bellerose-McAfee. And the Shoebox gallery hosts a closing reception spotlighting the Couchfire Collective.
On Saturday, Sept 25, the Shoebox gallery hosts the opening reception 5-9 pm for the Very Exquisite Corpse show, a "progressive art" exhibition where works were created sequentially by several artists. The event is being presented by ARTillery Ohio and Artmobile as a fundraiser for several arts advocacy groups and Artmobile.
Also on Saturday, Sept 25, the Black Box Theatre in the Gateway Film Center will be the site of the Not Painful Film Festival, a celebration of short experimental films and sound pieces. It begins at 8 pm; admission is free but space is limited.
Mark your calendars for Thursday, Oct 7 for another "First Thursday" in Arts in the Alley. The Shoebox gallery, Arts Initiative space and Ohio Art League will all host opening receptions for new shows. Stay tuned for more details!
Spaces are still available to attend the 10th triennial Festival of Cartoon Art at Ohio State Oct 14-17. The festival will feature presentations by acclaimed cartoonists including Steve Breen, Roz Chast, Tony Cochran, Jan Eliot, Dave Kellett, Dan Piraro, Jen Sorenson, Paul Levitz and more. For information, click here.