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Fresh A.I.R. Gallery exhibits the works of individuals affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. Through art, we educate the community and work to break down stigma of mental illness and substance abuse disorders by bringing focus to the artistic vision. Fresh A.I.R. Gallery opened its doors in September of 2004 to celebrate Southeastís 25 year anniversary and typically sponsors between five and eight exhibits a year. Fresh A.I.R. Gallery is a project of Southeast Healthcare.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Exhibition

Help us celebrate 10 years at the opening reception Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 4:00–7:00pm


 

Fresh A.I.R. Gallery presents

Celebrating 10 years and Launching the Next Decade

April 29 – July 17, 2015

 

Celebrating the past 10 years and launching the next decade, the Fresh A.I.R. Gallery will host an anniversary exhibition from April 29–July 17, 2015.

Since opening our gallery doors in September 2004, Fresh A.I.R. Gallery has shown 60 exhibitions, displaying the artwork of over 200 artists and sold more than 250 pieces of artwork totaling over $60,000. Fresh A.I.R. Gallery does not accept any commission for art sold through the gallery. All proceeds from sold work go directly to the artists to help them establish their careers. Many exhibits demonstrate the courage and struggles of the artists as they combat stigma and address social issues.

The work will showcase previous exhibiting Fresh A.I.R. Gallery artists work through a call for artwork. Join us for the opening reception Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 4:00–7:00 pm. Enjoy live musical from Twin Valley Behavioral Health’s band Trial & Error and Hors d'oeuvres while enjoying new work by artists who have participated in Fresh A.I.R. Gallery's rich history.

Contributing artists include Tyler Bohm, Richard Duarte Brown, Kevin Cardoso, Justine Cassen, Toni Jo Coppa, Michael Coppage, T. Datsi, Katie Feick, Douglas Gantt, Casey M. Garcia, Samuel Gillis, Sheree Green, Michael J. Halliday, Gary Herdman, Tony Hoover, Malcolm J, Randy Jones, Trish Kronk, Jan Kustron, Chappelle Letman, Charlotte McGraw, Melvin Robinson, Jr. (“Melle Mel”), Janice Schmader, Sherry Simone, Clint Stapleton, Joey Supina, Chanika Svetvilas, M. Tacon, Ronald Jason Van Hoose, Paul Wilbur, Gale Winters, and Joel Witt.

We are also thrilled to extend our anniversary celebration into the Columbus community this June. The Ohio State University's Urban Arts Space's City Center Gallery will continue the Fresh A.I.R. Gallery’s Anniversary Celebration with an exhibition at the City Center Gallery June 9–27 (reception date to be announced).


Visit OSU’s Urban Arts Space website here: https://uas.osu.edu/

In conjunction with our Anniversary Celebration, the Fresh A.I.R. Gallery will host Beyond the Visual: a series of performing artists and artist talks addressing important current cultural issues. These events will be held Tuesdays: May 12, May 19, and May 27 all from 5:00–7:00 pm. We have some incredible performers and speakers that will be reading poetry, talking about their creative research, how art can be a means to social change, the justice system, race, human trafficking, and social justice. More information to come.

 

Opening Reception:
Wednesday April 29, 2015
4:00pm - 7:00pm


131 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
614.744.8110
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Gallery hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m.

Gallery Contact:

Kim Webb, (614) 225-0990 ext. 1208

PR Contact:
Myken Pullins, (614) 225-0980