Pop Up Arts Fest
Sunday, Feb. 17
10 AM - 6 pm
Meet the Artists
Jennifer Jolley Brown
Brown enjoys many forms of art but printmaking is one of her areas of focus. She studied printmaking at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center, where she now teaches printmaking classes using nontoxic methods and materials. Brown draw on inspiration from both familiar and faraway places to create prints (mostly etchings) and print them by hand in small editions. Website: twoartists.biz/
Recognized for his beautiful detailed paintings, Buckland works exclusively in watercolor and is noted for his mastery of the medium. Not limiting himself with any particular subject, he is open to any possibilities that watercolor provides. He has served as a judge for many art shows and is an active member in several art groups. Website: kevinbucklandart.com/
Tiffany Christopher is a native of Columbus whose 2D work focuses on her adventures in travel. Her works prominently display themes and landscapes of Southwestern and Latin American cultures. Vibrancy of colors bring a unique and one of a kind perspective to her works. Tiffany is also known for her works in the Latin American and Chicano traditions of Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead, which are seen in her murals around Columbus. Website: www.facebook.com/MemoireArts/
Mah Leah Cochran
A native of Columbus with a passion for expressing life through art, Cochran's works feature themes involving nature and the human condition. Her art is characterized by its broad diversity of subject, symbolism, color, texture, and form. She holds degrees in economics and political science from Hofstra University in New York and has devoted much of her energy to humanitarian work around the world. Website: www.saatchiart.com/mahleah
As an impressionist oil painter, Erb is inspired by the masters such as Monet and Mary Cassatt. She begins all her paintings from several photos taken on location, then returns to the studio to translate the subject to canvas using both brush and palette knife. Her paintings are on exhibit at Marcia Evans Gallery in the Short North, also in King Business Interiors in Grandview.
Sean Forney is a central Ohio comic book artist and illustrator with over 16 years of experience working for companies like Marvel, LEGO, and Lucasfilm along with being a fine artist. Forney was awarded an American Inhouse Design Award and has work in the permanent collection of the Greater Columbus Convention Center. He will have original comic style art on display and available as paintings, drawings, and prints of digitally colored art. Website: seanforney.com/
Thom Glick is a Columbus-based artist. Inspired by folklore and pop culture, he specializes in whimsical, character-driven paintings and illustrations. His work has been featured in magazines, on apparel, as murals, in galleries, and in private collections. Glick is a member of the artist studio Blockfort. He studied illustration, art history, and animation at Columbus College of Art & Design. He teaches part-time at Columbus College of Art & Design and Capital University. Website: thomglick.com
From an early age growing up in Columbus, Hall gravitated toward art classes as a form of self and creative expression. She is intrigued by the combination of colors along with simple shapes which can be seen in her oil paintings. Some of her work explores the use of different materials such as wood and epoxy to finish the piece. Website: www.hallartdesigns.com/
Sarah DeAngulo Hout
Sarah DeAngulo Hout is a Columbus-based artist and Ohio native who has been decorating the walls of our city with murals and other random commissions since 2004. Check out examples of her recent projects and diverse art styles at her website: www.sarahthehout.com.
LeVesseur earned her BFA with a focus in ceramics and sculpture from Columbus College of Art & Design as well as attending short-term residencies and workshops at Penland School of Crafts. Inspired by intricate line work and soft color, she handcrafts whimsical one of a kind ceramic pieces from her studio in Columbus. For the past few years Megs has been producing and developing the Seaside and Sunsets Collection which uses traditional hand-building techniques, Terra Sigillata, and multiple glaze layers, each piece is handcrafted for beauty and function. Website: www.megslevesseur.com/
Adlai Stein has been blacksmithing for 30 years. His business, Macabee Metals, features forged work that includes everything from home decor to cutlery and art using traditional techniques. Stein competed on History Chanel's Forged in Fire. He teaches his love for his craft at Central Ohio School of Metalwork. Website: www.macabeemetals.com/
Working in primarily oils and watercolors, Thibault uses the mediums to push her aspect of painting through the fascination that comes from the intricacies of wood. From each wooden panel she draws inspiration from the natural forms. Showing energy from the landscapes, her artwork sways and creates storylines—creating landscapes that help people view the world differently.