Curated by: John F. Moe, Ph.D. Department of English, The Ohio State University The title of this exhibit, “Troubling the Waters”, illustrates one focus of Elijah Pierce’s art work. Mr. Pierce, as nearly everyone called him, believed that people had a moral responsibility to actively work toward making a better world. In the course of […]
The egg symbolizes life and plays a part in both Jewish and Christian religious holidays in springtime, be it the roasted egg on a Passover Seder plate, or the Easter egg acting as a reminder that Jesus rose from the grave. The decorated ostrich eggs in the gallery are the vision of collector Charles Bluestone. Moved […]
The Portsmouth Steel Works employed some 5,000 workers who toiled at ovens and furnaces, making products for worldwide markets. These images document the scale of operations at the time of the 1936 strike, which left one dead, others injured, made national headlines, and contributed to the unionization of American industry. Exhibit curated by Andrew Feight, Ph.D.
When two people co-exist, living and working side by side, there exists between them a space. This space, much like the interval between objects oriented in close proximity, contains a spark, a charge, where a world of possibility awaits. Some call it spatial tension, where an invisible force attracts objects that are so close, yet […]
Memories are the hardest to hold onto; edges become fuzzy, details fade. We are left with the essence of the spirit, the feeling of the day or the space. The work of Barbara Vogel encapsulates what that is- what is preserved in our mind’s eye when what we are left with is the memory. Click […]