James Castle Sculpture and Drawing Series

The Ohio State University's Urban Art Space is currently hosting an exhibition featuring the works of renowned Outsider artist,James Castle. In conjunction with this powerful exhibition, the Urban Arts Space offered workshops for educators and the general public on different aspects of the show. Curated by Disability Studies professor, Dr. Brenda Brueggemann, the exhibition takes a close look at Castle's work and how his identity as a Deaf artist shines through his imagery. Below are a few highlights of one workshop in particular that VSA Ohio staff were fortunate enough to attend.


Photographer Brian Steel reacts to both criticisms and praise of his recent work in a series of photographs called Impaired Perceptions that opened in Atlanta in 2012. He answers questions about the inspiration for this project in an interview on CNN.com. His responses also lead to discussion of other important topics and news stories pertinent to his message.

Governor John Kasich joined Autism advocates to celebrate a new mandate for health insurance coverage of Autism services.

Popular online streaming company agrees to caption all media by 2014...

For those of you who did not hear through Open Door's announcements, Paula Lasky passed away a few weeks ago. Below is some information from her memorial announcement as well as links to Open Door's tribute to her.

 

Ohio mom creates app for autistic children...



 A Cincinnati-area mother is on a mission to help children and families across the globe break through some of the daily challenges faced by those with autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Read further to learn more about this exciting application and what it means for individuals with Autsim.

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Support the Arts this Holiday Season...
While spending time with family and giving gifts around the holidays, support your local arts venues and artists by buying artful gifts and gifting experiences like tickets to concerts and performances! Below we have listed some Ohio studios and venues (organized by location) that make holiday gift giving easy as they provide you with high quality art and arts experiences.

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Art.sy is officially Online. Explore the Art Genome. Discover the world’s greatest art.

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