Structure & Operations

Project Committee for the OSU Arts Initiative galleries

The Project Committee was formed for the discussion of matters pertaining to the exhibiting and programming mission of the Space. Its responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the approval of: Exhibitions, Program Series, and Course Proposals. When proposals reviewed by the committee are approved, they are forwarded to the Associate Dean/Director and Deputy Director for implementation. The committee includes community representatives as well as OSU faculty and student members.

Administrative Liaisons

Valarie Williams, OSU Urban Arts Space Director, Associate Dean at The Ohio State University, Ex Officio
Chris Gose, OSU Urban Arts Space Deputy Director Ex Officio
Merijn van der Heijden, OSU Urban Arts Space Deputy Director, Ex Officio
Kathy Simcox, Assistant to the Director, Ex Officio
Kelly McNicholas, OSU Urban Arts Space Communications Coordinator
Jeremy Stone, OSU Urban Arts Space Senior Exhibitions Preparator
Alana Thomas, OSU Urban Arts Space Graduate Assistant

2012-2013 Membership

Jim Arter, Greater Columbus Arts Council
Frederick Aldama, The Ohio State University Department of Spanish & Portuguese
Liz Burns, The Ohio State University Department of Development, Arts and Humanities
Kyle Ezell, The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture
Jeff Haase, The Ohio State University Department of Design
Jennifer Lange, Curator of the Film at The Wexner Center for the Arts
Christian Kleinbub, The Ohio State University Department of History of Art
Tami Morris, The Ohio State University School of Music 
Horace Newsum, The Ohio State University Department of African-American & African Studies
Bonnie Ogle, Ohio EPA, Operations & Facilities
Marilyn Parker, Community Artist
George Rush, The Ohio State University Department of Art
Mo Ryan, The Ohio State University Department of Theatre
Rashana Smith, The Ohio State University Department of Dance
Debbie Smith-Shank, The Ohio State University Department of Art Education
Sergio Soave, The Ohio State University Department of Art

Annual Reports

Business Plan

OSU Urban Arts Space Business Plan as of May 2010

Marketing Plan

OSU Urban Arts Space Strategic Marketing and Communications Plan as of May 2010