Outdoor artists

ohioprarie-grassThis month’s exhibit features a group of artists who spend Saturdays painting outdoors. Their subjects are the many beautiful parks and vistas in central Ohio. The Neo-Impressionism: Central Ohio Plein Aire show was organized by Bill Westerman.

clem-for-copa-exhibit-2016A reception for the public is scheduled for Sunday, October 2 from 2-4 PM.

The show will end on November 19 at 4 PM. We will be closed the week of Thanksgiving.

Visitors may also enjoy the works of the resident gallery artists who create their paintings, sculptures, jewelry, polymer clay and porcelain over-glaze in the 1818 Historic Register Buttles/Brown building. autumn-at-the-ponds

Go figure

High Road Gallery artist Mike Crapser organizes groups of artists who meet each week to draw from a live model. The results of these life drawing sessions will be on display at the 12 East Stafford Avenue facility from August 5 to September 24.

Artists participating are John Daniels, Karen La Valley, Justin Kapp, Ellen OConnell, Tom Cole, Ron Mlicki ,Tim Bachman, Hiroshi Hayakawa, and Mike Crapser with 3D lamps by Roney Sherins.

An evening opening reception and party will be held August 5 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Regular gallery artists will also be present to discuss and sell their works as well.

Worthington Art League exhibit

Worthington area artists present LOCAL COLOR in the High Road Gallery exhibit space during the month of July. Chaired by Deb Haller, the exhibit includes paintings and the pottery of Abbe Cheek. Show dates are June 3 to July 30.

The resident High Road artists will also share personal displays of their talents in their individual work spaces throughout the gallery which is open to the public Friday and Saturday from 12-4.

His and Hers in April

Husband and wife design team Kevin and Pertain Buckland enjoy creating fine art in photo realistic and impressionistic genres. They are co-owners of Buckland Gillespie Design and are well-known art show judges and art teachers in Ohio.

Their April show at High Road entitled, His and Hers Art Show includes works that cover a wide range of media – watercolor, pencil, acrylic, pastel and digital art.

Join us for a free reception for the public on Sunday, April 3, from 2-4.  His and Hers will be on display April  2 to May 28.

Read more about the Buckland/Gillespies at ColumbusMagazine and Art at the Arnold.

Retrospective – Duane Palmo

High Road Gallery and Studios welcomes the paintings of late local artist and friend Duane Palmo during February 5 to March 26.  Join us for a free opening reception for the public on Sunday, February 7 from 2-4.

Duane died suddenly at 72 after a career in marketing, advertising, and media.  He produced a wide range of award-winning watercolors, pastels. oils and acrylics.

Other artists working at High Road will also have their works on display. The 13 artists in the studios cover a wide range of media. The artists will be on hand to discuss their works and share their expertise.

Inmates show up through January

dispatch_photo_jan16The article in last Sunday’s Dispatch about High Road Gallery’s exhibit of inmates’ artworks has generated a buzz and the show will remain up through January 30.

Come see us on Fridays or Saturdays from 12 to 4:00. Or call ahead and schedule a visit.

Tizzano’s commissions

tizzano_maquetteHigh Road’s Mike Tizzano will be one busy artist in 2016. He’ll be creating two large-scale commission.

tizzano_maquette2One is a larger-than-life sculpture of kids frolicking on big blocks (that’s the first rough model in the photos). Mike will complete some of the work at the Washington Elementary School in Hilliard where he’ll be artist-in-residence.

His other project is an outdoor bench/sculpture for the Old Worthington Library. We’ll track Mike’s progress and share it with you here!tizzano_library_mockup

December show sampling

Some small, gift-sized works in December’s show. Come in to see the rest of our December lovelies….


Holiday Exhibit opening this Sunday

gated_panelsThe art is hung by the chimney with care for our Holiday Exhibit which runs December 4  to January 23.

ART AS GIFTS features the studio artists showing their new works. In addition to small works of oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor and colored pencil, there will be sculpture,  jewelry, hand-painted porcelain, wood,  and polymer clay.

The gallery is also featuring  the polymer clay works by inmates of the Ohio Women’s Reformatory and the Marion Correctional Facility. Their exhibit is call Reflections from a Gated Community:  Art from Ohio Inmates. 

holiday_panels_1These exhibitors have worked with Cynthia Tinapple, a well known polymer blogger and author, to produce framed works that express their inner feelings .

The free Opening Reception is Sunday,  December 6 from 2-4. Gallery hours are 12-4 Fridays and Saturdays and by appointment.