The Columbus Crossing Borders Project
Local artists come together to promote awareness and spark conversations about the refugee crisis
by Katie Milligan
A group of artists in Columbus host a traveling exhibit to raise awareness of the refugee crisis in the U.S. The Columbus Crossing Borders Project consists of 34 paintings, each by a different artist, and a documentary; each piece of art serves to shed a light on the difficulties refugees face.
The project’s paintings serve as a metaphor for the integration of refugees into ...
Fear God in Us, Oh Nations
Cedarville professor creates art to raise awareness of Syrian refugee crisis
by Daniel Garcia
A Cedarville art professor is working on a new project to urge viewers to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis.
This will be the second refugee-related artwork by sculpture and ceramics professor Zachariah Benson.
Before beginning his work on the projects, Benson said most of his views regarding refugees came from politics. When the Syrian refugee crisis surfaced, he aligned with his political ...
New Art Professor Molds Students
by Zach Krauss
Cedarville University’s newest studio art professor, Zac Benson, strives to encourage Christian community through art in the classroom.
Benson is an assistant professor of studio art and will teach sculpting, 3-D design and ceramics. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and ceramics at University of Tennessee in Knoxville and studied sculpting in a post-baccalaureate program at the University of Colorado. He then worked at an internship in New York City producing ...
One of the things that makes Cedarville University unique from other schools is its resident a capella group, The Inversions. This school year the group celebrates its fifth anniversary of making music.
The founder of the group was 2014 graduate Jeremy Wit, who came to Cedarville as a music education major.
Wit soon discovered Cedarville lacked an a capella group. So, he brought a group of friends together, and they began what would eventually become known as The Inversions.