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 Manner Alliance, have extensive been involved in Columbus’ art scene.

Both of those were being on the Small North Alliance’s public art committee, and that shared fascination has led to regular conversations around innovative means of spotlighting artists and participating persons with art.

One of these conversations not too long ago was impressed by the do the job of Pittsburgh-based mostly artist Gavin Benjamin, whose perform is typically exhibited at Brandt-Roberts Galleries in the Short North. His operate sits at the intersection of media, history and vogue, which acquired Brandt and Terrell imagining about combining their very own talents for an function that seems to be at art and fashion’s intersection.

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