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Christina Turner

Music & Drama/Theatre, Musical Theatre, Singing, & Acting

Christina (Chrissy T) Turner is a Columbus-based professional performing artist, educator, and multi-creative who received a Bachelors’ in Arts from Central State University in Vocal Music Performance. She’s performed locally, nationally, and internationally; her vocal style transcends beyond her classical training as her background is in multiple genres such as musical theater, jazz, soul, pop, and gospel music. She performs consistently with the corporate band “BlueWater Kings.”

Chrissy became a member of the International Thespian Society in 2004, where she began her acting career. For over two decades, Chrissy has been active in numerous regional theater communities receiving awards such as the 2022 Jebby Award for Best Lead Female in a Musical for her role as Amelia in “Ain’t Misbehavin” at Trinity Theater Company, and the 2022 Kingdom Image Award for Best Drama Performance for her role as Mother Superior in “Sister Act: The Musical” at Short North Theater.…

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Carol Tyler

Visual Arts, Comics & Graphic Novels

Carol Tyler is an influential pioneer of American Comics, known for her beautifully written and drawn by hand autobiographical stories.

Carol was born and raised in Chicago, received her Masters from Syracuse in 1983. After some years in NYC, she moved to San Francisco and began getting her comics published in R. Crumb’s Weirdo. In 1988, Carol received the Dori Seda Memorial Award for Best New Female Cartoonist.

Carol has many books, including the graphic masterpiece “Soldier’s Heart: The Campaign to Understand my WWII Veteran Father, A Daughter’s Memoir” (2015) which began as the “You’ll Never Know” trilogy.…

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Errin Weaver/Mojuba! Dance Collective

Dance/Movement/Wellness & Healing Arts

Errin Weaver is a teaching artist, wellness advocate, and community activator. She began her dance training in African dance as a company member of Dance Afrika Dance of Cleveland, OH. Errin attended Tennessee State University on a university performing arts scholarship and then relocated to Chicago where she performed with the renowned Muntu Dance Theatre, under the direction of Amaniyea Payne.

Errin is certified at the M’Singha Wuti level for the Umfundalai Contemporary African Dance technique and has taught spiritual and African-based dance forms extensively. She has worked with such notable choreographers as Abdel Salaam, Jeffrey Page, Monique Haley, Ronald K.…

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Kerri Wilde

Dance/Movement

Kerri Wilde firmly believes that dance builds community and that each dancer brings energy and creativity to each class, allowing them to collaborate to create a dance that is uniquely theirs. Kerri views her role in the dance process as to encourage the development of ideas, to encourage dancers to tell their stories through movement, and to provide a safe environment where all ideas are welcomed and encouraged. She believes dance can help students express their understanding of themselves and the world around them.

In an education environment, Kerri’s goal is to collaborate with teachers and show them how concepts from history, language arts, science, math and other art forms can be expressed through dance.…

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Tiffany Wilson

Film/Video/Media: Video Production & Photography

Tiffany Wilson has taken a unique approach to finding her life’s purpose and has sought to find ways to constantly reinvent herself. She has held positions from working in the news industry to owning a business, to now her current passion of being an educator.

Raised in a military family, Tiffany understands what it means to be resilient and wants to inspire her students to do the same as life can be challenging. Throughout these challenges, creativity has always served as a vehicle to express and share her gifts with the world.…

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George Woideck

Visual Arts, Ceramic Tile & Glass Tile Mosaics

George Woideck trained as a painter and took time off to tour and record as a rock musician before launching a career as a ceramic artist, learning from national master ceramic artists. Since then he has been an artist-in-residence in schools throughout Ohio and Michigan.

George has been named a National Young Audiences Artist of the Year and his work as a teaching artist has been recognized by the Ohio Art Education Association. He participates in long term residencies for the TeachArtsOhio program of the Ohio Arts Council and is a roster artist for the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.…