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OH+5: Ohio Border Exhibition


Exhibition Opens January 22-March 12, 2016

The tenth  in a series of competitions, OH+5 ’16 is a regional, all media, juried exhibition of contemporary artwork.  This exhibition serves to promote artists residing in Ohio and the five states that border Ohio: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. OH+5 ’16 will feature NEW work that provides the viewer with an appreciation of the variety of media, techniques and innovative trends in contemporary art.

After accepting entries from 115 artists submitting 303 pieces, the jurors selected 41 artists and 56 works for the tenth biennial OH+5:  Ohio Border Exhibition.

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OH+5 2016 Exhibiting Artists from 4 States and 33 Cities are:

Nathan Taves, Big Cedar Lake, Columbia City
Dana Goodman, Huntington*
Elsie Harris, Lexington
Travis Townsend, Lexington
April D. Felipe, Albany
Lawrence Hamel-Lambert, Albany
Kathryn Shinko, Akron
Mary Chamberlain, Athens
Julie Elman, Athens
Abner Jonas, Athens
Ron Kroutel, Athens
Amanda Morris, Athens
Kathleen Ristinen, Athens
Danielle O’Malley, Barnesville*
Diana Hall, Bowling Green
Mike Nemire, Columbus
John Dickinson, Dayton
Mary Ann Tipple, Elyria
Kevin Lyles, Gallipolis
Hannah Adkins, Jackson
Pamela MacGregor, McClure
Carol Griffith, Orient
Elizabeth Runyon, Oxford
Diane Taninecz, Peninsula
Amanda Boyd, Plain City
Maureen OKeefe, Sidney
Margo Miller, Wadsworth
Beth Nash, Whipple                                                                                                                                    Pam Geisel, Yellow Springs                                                                                                                   Beijing Charlie, Zanesville*


Skip Sensbach, Dallas
Sara Morales-Morgan, Edinboro*
Passle Helminski, Erie
Melissa Reed, Greensburg
Jan Crooker, Kutztown
Mike Korsak, Pittsburgh
Tammy Schweinhagen, Pittsburgh
Will Whiteley, Shippensburg
West Virginia
Mark Tobin Moore, Charleston
Brett Kern, Elkins
Peter Massing/Hayson Harrison, Huntington

*Denotes Award Winners

The Jurors were:

Susan Crehan-Hostetler is the Gallery Director for Hostetler Gallery in Nantucket, Massachusetts and Athens, Ohio. She oversees both galleries, and the marketing, sales and commissions for her internationally known husband, David Hostetler, wood carver and bronze sculptor. She also represents artists Art Werger, Power Boothe, Xanda McCagg and Donn Russell. She has served on the board of the Dairy Barn Arts Center; and currently with A Safe Place Nantucket, Athens Area Citizens for the Arts and the Theatre Workshop Nantucket. Fundraising for many organizations in Ohio and Nantucket add to her community work. She graduated from Simmons College, Boston MA with Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Bartholomew Ryan is an independent curator and formerly was Warhol’s Milton Fine Curator of Art. Before that, he was an assistant curator at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN, where he began as a curatorial fellow. Ryan studied at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and before studied drama and theater at Trinity College Dublin, where he is from originally.