FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2014
Contact: Jami Goldstein
Columbus, Ohio – Be the first to discover the next generation of great artists! Organized by the Festival Coordinating Committee, the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education and local arts educators, this exhibition showcases more than 100 works by students from 27 Central Ohio area schools and an art studio/gallery that support individuals with developmental disabilities.
Participating community groups and schools include: Creative Foundations –studio/gallery, A+ Arts Academy, Amanda Clearcreek High School, Berkshire Middle School, Big Walnut Elementary, Bloom-Carroll High School, Calumet Christian School, Central Crossing, Circleville high School, Columbus Scioto 6-12, Dublin Coffman, Encore Academy, Franklin County Children Services, Harvest Preparatory School, London High School, Pickerington Central, Rosemore Middle School, St. Charles Preparatory School, St. Joseph Montessori School, St. Matthew School, Star Academy of Toledo, The Arts and College Prep Academy (ACPA), The Schoenbaum Family Center at Weinland Park, Watkins Memorial High School, Wedgewood Middle School, Whitehall-Yearling High School, William V. Fisher Catholic High School and Willis C. Adams Middle School.
Festival Hours: Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To volunteer at the Columbus Arts Festival, please go to www.columbusartsfestival.org/get-involved/volunteer.php.
For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 221-8531 or visit www.columbusartsfestival.org for a complete list of artists, entertainers, stage schedules, interactive arts activities and more. The Festival website is optimized for mobile and Smartphone viewing.
The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2014 Columbus Arts Festival is sponsored by American Electric Power, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Hollywood Casino, Blue Moon Brewery Co., Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Limited Brands Foundation, Piada Italian Street Food, Pepsi, Birds Eye, Live! Technologies, Sugardaddy’s and The Westin Columbus. Media sponsors include WOSU Public Media, ABC6, The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Monthly, Lamar Outdoor, Ohio Magazine, Orange Barrel, CD102.5, Mix 107.9, Time Warner Cable and WCBE 90.5.
About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.
For a selection of high-res images, visit the Festival’s Press Room Images page.
# # #