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The ArtsOhio Blog is the Ohio Arts Council's way to share stories that highlight the arts in Ohio, feedback from the field, interviews with artists and staff, and more. Sign up for the ArtsOhio newsletter to receive a curated selection of posts each month.

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A History of Advocating for Women in the Arts

In January, the voices of pioneering female artists from the past found a new outlet on late-night television: Frida Kahlo, Kathe Kollwitz, and Zubeida Agha—clad in black garb and gorilla masks—sat down with talk show host Stephen Colbert for a pithy and informative chat about the under-representation of women and artists of color in the art world.
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Dresden Residency Part I: German Artists in Cleveland

The Ohio and Dresden Residency Exchange is one of the longest-running artist exchange programs in the state. Two artists from Germany live and work in Ohio and two Ohio-based artists have the opportunity to do the same in Dresden, Germany. 
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What's Next in the Riffe: Inaugural Juried Exhibition

The Inaugural Juried Exhibition is one of the largest displays of Ohio artists in the space at a given time—59 artists to be exact. We spoke to a few of them about their selected pieces and how it feels to be a part of the very first Riffe Gallery juried show.

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