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TRANSIT ARTS: Workshops

Art Studio with Richard "Duarte" Brown - Multi-Media Master Artist

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Art Studio

Learn to draw, paint, create multi-media works, and more... while learning how to prepare works for exhibition and sale. TRANSIT ARTS visual artists receive frequent opportunities to professionally exhibit works in the community and often join the TRANSIT ARTS Performance Group public events through live painting experiences.

Ages: 12-21

Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm

Central Community House, 1150 E. Main Street, 43205

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Thursdays from 4-6 pm

TRANSIT ARTS Studios, 1251 Bryden Road, 43205 (in the Carriage House)

Admission is FREE! Drop in to check us out during workshop hours, or call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page.

Music Jam with BBX & Andre Barrett, Jr. - Beatbox artist/Drummer/DJ

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Thursdays from 4-6 pm at the TRANSIT ARTS Studios, 1251 Bryden Road in the Carriage House.

Open to all artists (ages 12-21)of varying levels and backgrounds, it is a space not only for exploring musical ideas, but to share knowledge and skills within the Columbus music scene. 

Meet other artists interested in music production, beats, singing, etc. and learn beatboxing, drumming, and/or DJ skills.

Admission is FREE! Drop in to check us out during open studio hours, or call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page


Hip Hop Dance with BHB - Master DJ/Dancer/Choreographer

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Perfect your skills with BHB, the founder of the Hip Hop Expo.

This class is a great way to stay in shape or get in shape.

Come prepared to move, sweat, and have fun with the TRANSIT ARTS family!

Dedicated dancers will have numerous performance opportunities.

@ Central Community House

1150 E. Main Street, Columbus 43205

Level I - Hip Hop Dance: Tuesdays 6-6:45pm

Level II - Hip Hop Dance (by audition only - after beginning with Level I): Tuesdays 6:45-8:15 pm

Admission is FREE! Drop in to check us out during workshop hours, or call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page.  


Hip Hop Dance w/BHB - For ages 5-11

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Join us on Mondays from 6-6:45 for a special hip hop dance experience for children ages 5-11. Parent or a responsible adult must attend with students under the age of 10. 

Thanks to support through the Art in the House afterschool program of the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education....admission is FREE! Call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info about how to sign up. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page

Music Jam/Music Production w/Andre Barrett, Jr. & BBX - Musician/Dancer/IT Professional

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Thursdays from 4-6 pm at the TRANSIT ARTS Studios, 1251 Bryden Road in the Carriage House. 

Open to all artists (ages 12-21)of varying levels and backgrounds, it is a space not only for exploring musical ideas, but to share knowledge and skills within the Columbus music scene. 

Meet other artists interested in music production, beats, singing, etc. and learn beatboxing, drumming, and/or DJ skills.

Admission is FREE! Drop in to check us out during open studio hours, or call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page

Barbara Fant - Writing/Poetry Master Class

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Join us on select Thursdays at 6 pm for a special Writing/Poetry Master Class with Barbara Fant at the TRANSIT ARTS Studios. Check our Google Calendar for dates and details. Guest instructors will pitch in during the month of June. 

Call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info about how to sign up. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page

Minister / Poet / Artist Facilitator

Barbara Fant, originally from Youngstown, Ohio is a minister, poet, and artist facilitator. She received her bachelor of art degree in English Literature and Language Arts in 2010 and her Masters of Theological Studies in 2012. She is a former employee of the Huckleberry House and of Art for a Child’s Safe America, working in shelters, correctional facilities, and elementary schools teaching art as a form of healing. She is a member of Transit Arts, ArtFluential of REACH communications, Is Said and the Advance Party, and has also been a regular performer on the radio show Street Soldiers. Commissioned by The Columbus Foundation, her poem “Today, Beginning Again,” written for Columbus’s Bicentennial year, can be found in Revealed: Columbus, The Story of Us. Her first poetry collection, Paint, Inside Out was released in April 2010 from Penmanship Books of New York City when she was awarded The Cora Craig Award for Young Women Authors. Additionally, she is the author of two chapbooks, RibCaged and Them Brilliant Suns, both released in March of 2017. She has been on four National Poetry slam teams from Columbus and has represented the city in five Individual National and World Poetry slam competitions. She placed 8th out of 96 poets in the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam. She currently works at The Columbus Foundation as the Nonprofit Outreach Administrator. Barbara considers poetry her ministry.

https://barbarafant.wordpress.com/

http://www.columbusmakesart.com/stories/barbara-fant

http://www.transitarts.com/bio.html

OPEN STUDIO w/TRANSIT ARTS - Work at your own pace

Thursdays from 4-7 pm

Drop in and work on your own art projects, build a lego creation, play chess, videotape or photograph other artists, work on the computer, have some tea, work by yourself or enjoy a great conversation, and be prepared to laugh. TRANSIT ARTS is a great place to smooth out your day and hang out with other creative people in a safe and supportive environment. Come and check us out. SURGE participants - come join us!

Admission is FREE! Drop in to check us out during open studio hours, or call 614-252-3157 or email jcalderone@transitarts.com for more info. You may also download membership/permission forms at the bottom of our transitarts.com home page


Special Workshops - On Demand

TRANSIT ARTS continues to add special workshops including jewelry-making, a group building an outdoor pizza oven from clay, landscape design, poetry & songwriting, music workshops, and more. Please contact us if you have a special interest in an art form that we are not currently offering. We may go ahead and schedule it if we have enough young artists involved. 614.252.3157 or email TRANSIT ARTS.