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2013 Columbus Arts Festival to Showcase More than 100 Works fo Art by Local Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2013

Contact: Jami Goldstein
jgoldstein@gcac.org
(614) 221-8492

Columbus, Ohio – Be the first to discover the next generation of great artists!  The Columbus Arts Festival is proud to showcase more than 100 works of art at the annual Student Art Exhibition, located at the OSU Urban Arts Space at 50 West Town St.

Organized by the Columbus Arts Festival Coordinating Committee and local arts educators, the purpose of the Student Art Exhibition is to encourage budding artists and to put a spotlight on the fine work that is being created in the classroom.

The students from preschool to grade 13 from the following schools are participating in this year’s Student Art Exhibition:  Big Walnut Elementary; Burroughs Elementary School; Clintonville Academy; Columbus City Schools; Columbus School for Girls; Dublin Coffman High School; Franklin County Children Services; Gahanna Lincoln High School; Marion-Franklin High School; Pickerington High School; The Schoenbaum Family Center; Reynoldsburg High School – Encore Academy Summit Campus; and Upper Arlington High School.

Festival Hours:  Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 11:00 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 Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

The 2013 Columbus Arts Festival is presented by Time Warner Cable. Additional sponsors to date are Adept, American Electric Power Foundation, Bic, Blue  Moon, Coca-Cola, Dine Originals, FlyColumbus.com, Glazer’s, Hollywood Casino, Huntington, Jeni’s Ice Cream, Live! Technologies, Orange Barrel Media, and The Westin. Media sponsors include Alive, Ohio Magazine, WBNS 10TV, WOSU, CD102.5, WCBE 90.5FM, Mix 107.9 & Rewind 103.5/104.3.

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.

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