The Earth is Us

The Earth is Us: Forging a New Relationship

Sept 16 – Oct 29, 2022

Exhibit Curator: Char Norman


        As we face critical issues affecting the earth, the need to understand a symbiotic relationship with the earth and embrace eco-psychology becomes more apparent than ever. Artists invited to participate in The Earth is Us; Forging a New Relationship bring about a deeper understanding of the importance of environmental stewardship from personal perspectives. 

       Featured Artists include: Casey Bradley, Jacklyn Brickman, Kyle Downs, Kathryn Logan, Anita Maharjan, Celeste Malvar-Stewart, Bruce Robinson, Priscilla Roggenkamp, Ron Shelton, Catherine Bell Smith, and Amy Youngs.

Artwork will be presented in our Main Gallery and our Garden Courtyard.



Friday Sept 16, 6-8pm| FREE
Opening reception

Friday Sept 30, 7pm| FREE
Panel Discussion: Forging a New Relationship

Meet the Panelists :

Kim Landsbergen, Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at Antioch College. Priscilla Roggenkamp, Associate Professor of Art at Ashland University; Artist: The Earth is US, Rosalie Hendon, Project Lead for the Columbus Urban Forestry Master Plan; Environmental Planner for Columbus Recreation and Parks. Amy Youngs, Associate Professor of Art at The Ohio State University; Artist: The Earth is US, Panel Moderator: Tom Baillieul, CAC Gallery Coordinator

Friday Oct 14, 7-9pm| FREE
Special performance featuring the musicians from the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Readers from the Ohio Poetry Association, and Dancers from Global Water Dance Columbus.
*Special location: Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave.




Eco-Poetry Workshop with Dr. Susann Moeller, "Plastic is Forever"

Saturday Sept. 17, 9:30 am-Noon| $10


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Eco-Poetry Workshop with Dr. Terry Hermsen, "The Depletion of Our Natural Resources"

Saturday Sept 24, 1 pm- 3:30 pm| $10


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Eco-Poetry Workshop with Susann Moeller, "The Cost of Couture"

Saturday Oct 1, 9:30 am- Noon| $10
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"Plein Air Painting" with Joe Lombardo

Saturday Oct 1, 9 am-1 pm| $25

*Special location: Class will meet at the Park of Roses.

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"Farm to Fashion Nuno Felting" with Celeste Malvar-Stewart

Saturday Oct. 22, 1pm- 4pm| $35