Event Date(s): March 30, 2019 - 11:00
90 minute art making challenge
Call for Artists


90 minute art collage with images of pencils, beads, etching, and a camera


- How do you make your art?
- How many steps are there?
- How long does it take? 9 hours, 9 days, or 9 weeks?
- What can you make in 90 minutes?
- How would you adapt your style?

Event Date(s): June 30, 2018 -
13:00 to 15:00

Creative Careers Open Panel Discussion with artists in conjunction with the VSA Ohio's Accessible Expressions Ohio exhibit and sponsored by Ohio Arts Council. AEO exhibit will be on display at the Riffe Center from June 13 - July 11, 2018.

Artists' Panel and Roundtable Discussion takes place on Saturday, June 30 from 1:00 - 3:00pm at the Riffe Gallery.

Join us to discuss best practices for showing work in traditional/non-traditional spaces, interdisciplinary collaboration, social networking, artists' inspiration, and more - bring your questions!

Event Date(s): June 23, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:00

An inside look at simple and common sense ways to trust your sketchbook, facilitated by Daric Gill as part of the Artistic Expressions Ohio art exhibit, touring George Streeter Gallery at Art Therapy Studio, June 1- July 25.

To register for the workshop, email info@vsao.org or call us at 614-241-5325.

AEO Exhibit Opening Reception at George Streeter Gallery at Art Therapy Studio takes place on June 23, 2:00-3:00p (directly prior to workshop).

"Sketchbooking: What Works for You, Works"


Event Date(s): May 26, 2018 - 16:30

Meditation workshop series

This meditation series will explore lovingkindness (metta) meditation, Yoga Nidra, and gentle pranayama (yogic breath practice) with the intention of cultivating patience and goodwill towards ourselves and others.

The Meditation series is FREE to the community and we look forward to sharing this wonderful opportunity with you all. Inspired by May ReelAbilities Film Festival and Mental Health month.

Saturday, May 26
4:30 - 5:30PM

at Flux + Flow, located at 200 Crestview Ave. Columbus, OH 43202


Event Date(s): May 25, 2018 -
18:00 to 20:00

Have fun with self-expression through movement, words/voice, and making marks on paper. Improvisation-based workshop for adults facilitated by NiCole Garlando, dancer/poet/artist and member of the American Art Therapy Association, for VSA Ohio and ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus.

This workshop is inclusive, accessible, and free.

We'll provide paper and marking utensils. Please feel free to bring your own sketchbooks or journals, if you like. Wear comfy clothes, we will be in socks or bare feet.

Event Date(s): March 24, 2018 - 14:00

Join us for a Creative Careers Artists' Panel and Roundtable Discussion at the Day of Arts for All on Saturday, March 24th from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

Facilitated by Cole Garlando with Hakim Callwood, Stephanie Rond, Kate Sweeney, and Michael J. Morris. Join these incredible artists as they share their ideas and answer your questions on:

*value: artist's time
*social media and market
*connecting to peers
*showing work in all spaces
*community and collaboration
*interdisciplinary approaches

Event Date(s):
September 27, 2018 - 08:00 to September 28, 2018 - 18:00

ACT Dis/Ability Conference + Festival logo

Making sure people of all dis/abilities can access creativity.

Thursday, September 27 + Friday, September 28, 2018

at the Historic Lincoln Theatre + Jazz Arts Group Spaces
769 E. Long Street, Columbus

Event Date(s): March 24, 2018 -
11:00 to 16:00


Westerville Community Center

350 N. Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, OH 43082

Event Date(s): June 25, 2017 -
13:00 to 15:00
Friends of VSA Ohio logo, Tabletop Game Cafe logo, Euchre Tournament with cards, Uno image