411 Sixth Street
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Coming soon to 411:
October 1–November 21, 2020
Curated by Sean Starowitz
Work by Gnat Bowden, Carlson Garcia, Samuel Levi Jones, Rachel Kavathe, Claire Krueger, Maddie Miller, Armando Minjarez, Joann Quiñones and Andréa Stanislav
In the face of a global pandemic and a widespread call for dismantling racist systems, Paper Pavilions has commissioned artists to consider the future of our built and natural environment.
Paper Pavilions explores how sculpture and architecture have become fused through the framework of sculpture pavilions and public artworks. Drawing inspiration from Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion (1929) and the contemporary trends of city biennials, triennials, and art fairs, this exhibition asks the viewer to consider the sculpture pavilion from the artists' lens rather than that of an architect.
This exhibition connects artists and practitioners across the Midwest to celebrate a cultural exchange between Columbus and Bloomington along Arts Road 46. This curated body of work illustrates how artists can actively interpret space, sculpture, and materiality by responding to key sites of architecture and the natural environments of southern Indiana.
The exhibition is supported by the City of Bloomington, Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District, Columbus Area Arts Council, 411 Gallery, Columbus Museum of Art & Design and Arts Road 46. This exhibition is made possible in part by the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Learn more about the exhibition and project at paperpavilions.com.
Previously at 411
In-depth by Aline Chevalier + Robert Pulley
May 28–July 19, 2020
Notes from a Lookout Tower by Tony Ingrisano + Jennifer Riley
March 5–May 1, 2020
50/50 – A Community Art Project
COLLABORATION^3 by Robert Anderson, Bobbie K Owens and Laurie Wright
December 12, 2019–February 14, 2020
Learning Patterns by LAA Office
Respectfully submitted, Cleo Rogers by the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives
August 22–November 22, 2019
(IN)place by Rachel Kavathe, Michele Pollock, Christine Sullivan
June 27–August 9, 2019
New Stories of the American Negro by Delano Dunn
Soft Power, curated by Paula Katz, with work by Erin K Drew, Samuel Levi Jones, Gary Schmitt, Meredith Setser, Jamie Lynn Williams
April 18–June 9, 2019
Impressions of Sound and Color by Tony Vasquez
Impressions of Sound and Color, II by Ivy Tech Community College Visual Communications Students
Installation by Nomad Art
February 28–April 5, 2019
Derpy Dorky by Tré Reising
50/50 – A Community Art Project
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Light by Jamie Pawlus
December 13, 2018–February 15, 2019
Return to Sender by Bobbie K Owens
skip a beat by Curtis Hartwell
Theatre as Design by Mill Race Theatre Company
September 20–November 24, 2018
About the Gallery
411 is a community arts gallery and cultural space for exhibitions, events, and collaborations with Columbus’ arts and cultural organizations.
Managed by the Columbus Area Arts Council, 411 is made possible by grants from the Efroymson Family Fund, City of Columbus, Columbus Area Visitors Center, Columbus Museum of Art & Design and by donations from the community.
The 411 Community Studio is a flexible space for youth arts and emerging creatives to work, meet and collaborate. Made of custom plywood panels and built-in furniture, the space is meant to evolve as artists work with the community to reimagine the exhibition wall into temporary installations. The Community Studio is part of the Columbus Area Arts Council's inaugural residency project and was made possible through generous support from Heritage Fund: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County.
Learning Patterns Mural
Expanding on LAA Office's research into the design and construction of the Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, Learning Patterns reinterprets historic diagrams used for organizing the library's furniture layouts. A mural installed on the gallery's east facade creates a larger composition that celebrates an important part of Columbus' design heritage. Funding for the mural was generously provided by the Columbus Museum of Art & Design.