For more info: http://www.oac.state.oh.us/riffe/
Curator Mark Chepp, Duff Lindsay of Lindsay Gallery, and Adrian Swain, Morhead University folk art curator, will lead a free tour of the exhibition on: Friday, July 27 from noon – 1 p.m.
Outside in Ohio: A Century of Unexpected Genius
July 26 – October 14, 2012
The works in Outside in Ohio, produced by the Southern Ohio Museum and guest curator Mark Chepp, represent 100 years of creative expression by 18 Ohio artists who never studied art, never hung out in museums and never expected to become known as artists.
Artists include: Ricky Barnes, Columbus; Ralph Bell, Columbus; Mary Borkowski, Sulphur Lick Springs; Russell (Smoky) Brown, Dayton; Ira Brukner, Yellow Springs; Henry Church, Chagrin Falls; Carole Estepp, Portsmouth; Harry George (Ben) Hartman, Springfield; William Hawkins, Columbus; Levent Isik, Columbus; Mary Frances Merrill, Flushing; Charles A. Owens, Columbus; Paul Patton, Rix Mills; Elijah Pierce, Columbus; Ernest (Popeye) Reed, Jackson; Anthony Joseph Salvatore, Youngstown; Chad Sines, Newark; and Mark Thomas, Chillicothe.