Trend is Art Gallery Hop celebration to showcase how industries hook up

Michelle Brandt, owner of Brandt-Roberts Galleries, and Yohannan "Yogi" Terrell, founder of the Columbus Fashion Alliance, came up with the idea for the "Fashion is Art" exhibit. On May 7, Columbus fashion designers and artists who have collaborated on pieces will begin sharing their work in Short North galleries.

Michelle Brandt of Brandt-Roberts Galleries and Yohannan “Yogi” Terrell, founder of the Columbus Vogue Alliance, have extensive been involved in Columbus’ art scene.

Both had been on the Small North Alliance’s community art committee, and that shared desire has led to regular conversations about creative ways of spotlighting artists and partaking persons with artwork.

A single of people conversations recently was impressed by the do the job of Pittsburgh-based mostly artist Gavin Benjamin, whose work is normally displayed at Brandt-Roberts Galleries in the Shorter North. His do the job sits at the intersection of media, history and fashion, which acquired Brandt and Terrell considering about combining their very own talents for an function that appears at artwork and fashion’s intersection.

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