- Associated Press - Saturday, June 27, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The celebration of an Ohio folk artist whose work focused on her childhood neighborhood in Columbus will continue next month.

The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1LCl6uu ) a tribute to the life of Aminah Robinson will take place at the Columbus Museum of Art on July 18. It will include a special program with music from jazz musician Arnett Howard.

Robinson was a MacArthur Foundation fellow whose work has been shown in galleries and museums around the world.

She is also known for her work on the African-American community of her Near East Side neighborhood and Poindexter Village.

An exhibit of her works will run through Sept. 6 in the museum’s forum gallery.

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Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com

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