Where the arts are accessible for all

Open Door Art Studio
& Gallery

We believe in the transformative power of the arts and are committed to fostering personal and artistic growth and deepening community connection. Located in Grandview Heights, Ohio, Open Door Art Studio & Gallery serves as a creative space for a diverse group of working artists. 

Inspiring Creative Journeys

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Program Overview

Open Door Art Studio & Gallery provides creative support services and representation to artists with disabilities across the central Ohio region.

Our staff, all professional artists themselves, work with each individual to develop, grow, and refine their artistic skills and showcase their work to the community.

Opportunities include:

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In-House and Community-Based Exhibition Opportunities

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Studio time (1-5 pre-scheduled days per week)

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Access to a wide variety of mediums to use and explore

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Arts-focused community experiences

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Engagement with other local professional artists

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Earned income from artwork sales

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Portfolio and career development

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Visiting artist workshops

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2022 Exhibition Season

We host a number of curated exhibitions annually, giving the artists we represent the opportunity to share their work with the larger Columbus Community.

Check out our upcoming exhibitions!

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A woman wearing a blue vest over a green long-sleeved shirt looks at artwork on display in a gallery.

2022 Exhibition Season

We host a number of curated exhibitions annually, giving the artists we represent the opportunity to share their work with the larger Columbus Community.

Check out all of the great exhibitions in store for this year!

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Visit Open Door

We warmly welcome community members to visit our studio and gallery to see an exhibition, shop, meet our artists, and learn more about our program and mission!

Hours

Monday – Friday
9 am – 4 pm
*Select Saturdays for exhibition openings

Location

Open Door Art Studio & Gallery
1050 Goodale Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43212
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Parking

There are a limited number of parking spaces located directly behind the building and additional on-street parking can be found along Goodale Blvd. and the surrounding side streets.

For exhibitions and events taking place after 6 pm, additional parking may be available using the map below.

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Meet the Artists

We are honored to represent a diverse group of incredibly talented artists whose passion for the arts and unique artistic voices we are proud to share with our community!

Click below to see our artist profiles, complete with a short biography, exhibition history, and of course examples of their work!

Meet the Artists

We are honored to represent a diverse group of incredibly talented artists whose passion for the arts and unique artistic voices we are proud to share with our community!

Click below to see our artist profiles, complete with a short biography, exhibition history, and of course examples of their work!

A woman wearing a maroon painters apron smiles broadly at the camera while holding a paintbrush loaded with teal blue paint. In front of her a tray holds several other cups of paint in various shades of blue.

Latest Art Studio & Gallery News

Fall Exhibitions Ramp Up at Open Door Art Studio

It’s been a busy Fall for the artists and staff at Open Door Art Studio & Gallery, with several awesome exhibitions!

Art Therapy: Exploring the Health Benefits of Creating Art

Art creation means embarking on a creative journey of self-discovery that can have many health benefits, including boosting your self-esteem, providing you a safe outlet to relieve your emotions, giving you a sense of control over your life, and helping you to get to know and understand yourself better.

Open Door Art Studio Gets Ready for a “Role Reversal”

Opening August 13th, Role Reversal will be curated entirely by Open Door artists and will feature artwork created by Open Door staff.

Open Door Art Studio Presents This Inspired That

Open Door Art Studio & Gallery proudly unveils the eleventh installment of This Inspired That, a collaborative exhibition where community artists draw inspiration from Open Door artwork to create brand new pieces of their own.

Open Door Art Studio Gears Up for a Great New Year

Our art studio is not resting on its laurels—there are some big ideas ahead for 2022!

Open Door Art Studio Ramps Up Community Exhibitions

From the Columbus Metropolitan Library to the Columbus Museum of Art to Wild Goose Creative, the artists we support at Open Door Art Studio & Gallery have had many recent opportunities to showcase their work in the community.

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