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Featured artists whose work is included in the Spotlight at the Governor's Residence art exhibition and First Lady Karen W. Kasich

Stories Speak Through Art at Final Spotlight Exhibition on Display at Ohio Governor’s Residence October – December 2018

Featuring the work of nine Ohio artists chosen by Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich with the assistance of the Ohio Arts Council, the exhibition serves to recognize the talented African-American artists living and working throughout the state and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance.
2017 Heritage Fellowship Award recipient Linda Thomas Jones

To the Beat of Her Own Drum: OAC Heritage Fellowship Recipient Linda Thomas Jones Makes Music Meaningful

Considered one of the founding mothers of female African drumming in the United States, Linda Thomas Jones—called Mama Fasi by her students—is a recipient of a 2017 Heritage Fellowship Award from the Ohio Arts Council.
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, Arts Education Award Winner

Governor's Awards 2018: Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, Arts Education Award Winner

Founded in 1953, the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning creates innovative learning experiences that close learning gaps, teach creative thinking and problem solving, and help students succeed in school, in their first jobs, and beyond.
Students pose in front of the Ohio Civil Rights Commission sign on the wall in the Commission's offices

Students Explore Self-Expression in Ohio Civil Rights Commission Youth Art Exhibition

Project Snapshot and Envision Project participants learned how to process film and take photos in preparation to display their photography at the Ohio Civil Rights Commission Youth Art Exhibition.
Two production photos of Shakespeare plays performed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and Great Lakes Theater and the National Endowment for the Arts Shakespeare in American Communities logo

Two Ohio Companies Receive Grants to Produce Shakespeare Plays and Programming

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and Cleveland’s Great Lakes Theater Awarded Shakespeare in American Communities Grants from Arts Midwest and the National Endowment for the Arts

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