Artist in Residence
During her October 2018 residency with Akron Soul Train, Charisse will explore the evolution & complexities of soul food. She will replicate a 1:12 scale series of mixed media sculptures based on food memories. Charisse aims to draw out meaning in what we eat, illustrate how food habits change for everyone, and consider soul food’s place in the greater American food discourse.
ArtsOhio Blog Feature
"Connected Through the Human Experience", interview by Kim Webb. The artwork featured in Come Along With Me is dense and embedded with stories, layered from experiences. I interviewed three artists to find out more about what lies within their work.
Before he curated “Come Along With Me,” an Ohio State University classics professor asked contemporary Ohio artists to think about something that ancient philosophers addressed in early writings: how to live the good life.
The resulting paintings, sculptures, photographs and mixed-media works by 18 members of the Ohio Art League subtly — or not so subtly — offer life lessons.
Boston Mills Artfest
People lined up an hour before the gates opened for the opening night party for the 44th annual Boston Mills Artfest.
Director George Whitten said the juried art show featured artists from 37 states and one from Canada.