Bod Brief: Washburn alum opening gallery

Mark Feuerborn

Spring 2015 graduate Ryan Ogle, together with artists Staci Dawn, Shelly Bedsaul and Erin Hatton, is opening a new art gallery, dubbed Haven Arts, on Friday, Feb. 5th, in the North Topeka Art District. The gallery aims to feature the work of local artists, interior designers and photographers.

The gallery’s first exhibit, “White Noise,” is set to open on the same day at 10 a.m., and entry to the gallery is free. “White Noise,” is described as an interactive installation by Ogle. Ogle and the other resident artists also plan to offer classes to the general public.

Those interested in learning more about Haven Arts can visit their page at