A Tour of Camp Washington, Cincinnati’s Up-and-Coming Arts and Culture Hub

Located just three miles north of downtown Cincinnati, Camp Washington, or “Camp,” as residents affectionately call it, is primarily an industrial neighborhood.…

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Wave Pool
    2940 Colerain Ave., wavepoolgallery.org
    In 2014, Wave Pool, the community-driven, artist-led experimental art gallery, was one of the first generation of new artistic outposts to stake a claim in Camp. Situated in a repurposed firehouse, Wave Pool has become a burgeoning force for change and action in the small community. It also acts as a haven for artists-in-residence and niche exhibitions. Calcagno Cullen, executive director, says that was intentional. “Wave Pool’s mission is to pair community needs with artists’ sense of possibilities,” she says. The organization’s approach to navigating that intersection includes a Venn diagram of directives: experimental art, connecting community and creating change. Each directive comes with its own set of initiatives, ones that holistically fit both with one another and with a broader mission. 
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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The CAC's 'Archive as Action' Exhibition is an Interactive, Instagrammer's Paradise

Housed on the Contemporary Arts Center's second floor gallery, Archive as Action meets three Cincinnati-based artists — Amanda Curreri, Lindsey Whittle and Calcagno Cullen —…

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Lindsey Whittle's "Hook and Loop Work (in a Mylar Room)"
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