Saturday, December 13, 2008

spark is happening Jan 10!


we are coming back with a new edition of spark set for jan 10.
hang up your work from 12-5pm.
come back and check out the show opening at 6pm.
music by mono to mono.
Junctionview Studios 889 Williams Ave Columbus 43212
please let me know if you would like to help out in any way.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

spark rescheduling due to independents' day, urbanscrawl, and agora v.

the next spark is on hold till winter due to my involvement in planning the independents' day, urbanscrawl and agora v events.
i hope you all will paricipate in these events in the meantime.
if you would like to be placed on the mailing list or would like to help out or participate/perform at the next spark please email me at sparkcolumbus@gmail.com.

Independents' day: sept 20th!

Have you heard about Independents' Day? Check it out. September 20th on Gay and Pearl there is a huge event. Here's what is going down:
Street Market
Registration closes September 10
Are you an independent artist, crafter, business, or organization with something to sell or share? Sign up for our Street Market and set up shop in a 10' x 10' square for only $25. You'll have the best seat in the house for our outdoor performances and a chance to show all of Columbus what you do. Visit the Independents' Day website to learn more.

Music and Performance
We're inviting Columbus' most dedicated musicians and performers to take part in Independents' Day. Are you interested in performing? Email our performance coordinator to get the conversation started.

Interactive/Idea Convention
During the day, The Vault is transformed into a place where ideas are exhanged and collaborations are formed. Through presentations and conversations, Columbus' creative minds connect. To participate, visit the Independents' Day website.

Food and Drink
Calling all local restaurants, bakeries, and culinary experts! We want to showcase you at Independents' Day. Email us and we'll fill you in with the details.

Volunteers
Independents' Day is 100% volunteer run and organized. We'll need your help to accommodate the many exhibitors, performers, and attendees. Sign up as a Volunteer.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Spark will return in September!

I have teamed up with the Couchfire Collective and we want your help and input in creating a bigger and better Spark! I am forming a committee to discuss and steer the event. Want to be a part of it? Send an email to sparkcolumbus@gmail.com to participate.

Friday, March 28, 2008

march spark! is canceled

spark! for March is canceled. Sorry for the short notice. Due to two deaths in my immediate family I cannot be available to organize Saturday's show. I apologize for any inconvenience but I must be with my family at this time.
Thank you and I hope to see everyone in April,
Laura Alexander
(organizer of spark!)

Sunday, February 17, 2008

spark is saturday!



flier by derek stewart

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

February Spark is the 23rd!


This month's spark is sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon!
Please mark your calendars to join us!
February 23rd @ 6pm
Junctionview Studios (889 Williams Ave 43212)
Performances by DJ Yellowkat, Matt Barnes, and Poetry Readings.
Art by Columbus Artists.

Flier coming this week!!!

Bike Art Show May 17th!

I'm working with Meredith from ConsiderBiking.org to coordinate this event. Let me know if you'd like to participate.

Consider Biking is looking to integrate the cycling world & the art world. I'm putting this Call for Entries out there now to give people time to create work around a bike theme. Thanks all! Hope this appeals!

WHAT
the theme of this show is the bicycle and the bicycling lifestyle. we're looking for:

- art that features bikes or bicycle themes
- bike- or bicycle-themed crafts
- art bikes, to view or to be demonstrated!
- bicycle generators for bike films

WHO
- artists
- crafts(wo)men
- art bike creators / owners
- bike-lovin’ bands & djs
- bikin’ energy generators

WHERE / WHEN
junctionview Studios / may 17, 2008


Photo courtesy BikePortland.org

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Thank you for supporting the arts!

last night's show was a huge success! Thanks to everyone that came out and hung work and those that came out to see it. each month's show is more inspiring than the last.
i hope everyone can come out to the next one:
spark: a hang it yourself art free for all
saturday, february 23
hanging of artwork: 2-5pm
opening reception: 6pm-?
entertainment to be announced as soon as confirmed.
flyer coming soon.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

jan 26th: next spark

jan 26th @ junctionview studios 6pm. featuring music by thee sons of daughters and electrocult circus, also a performance by matt barnes, and art by local artists.
to participate arrive at jv studios between 2-5pm with a few pieces. space is limited. hanging is first come first serve. more info? sparkcolumbus@gmail.com