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Set of four Sergio Bustamante Limited Edition Signed Ceramics

Fun in the Sun! Beautiful ceramic art great for your sunroom or patio created by well known artist Sergio Bustamante. Each are signed and limited edition pieces. Contact us at 614-334-2722 for pricing or email

Sergio Bustamante Biography

Since the 1960’s, Sergio Bustamante has been internationally recognized in the world of creative arts and crafts. Sergio Bustamante’s work encompasses a variety of art forms, including paper mâché, ceramics and bronze. Recent innovations include distinctive lines of fine jewelry and beautifully crafted furniture. His creations reflect a unique and imaginative individuality, style and creativity distinct from, though often copied by, other artists, making his works so desirable to art aficionados worldwide.

Though born in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico, Sergio Bustamante has lived in the Guadalajara area since early childhood. In his youth, he studied architecture at the University of Guadalajara, but abandoned this pursuit when his talents and interests drew him to the fine arts and crafts. He began with paintings and paper mâché figures, inaugurating the first exhibit of his works at the Galeria Misracha in Mexico City in 1966. In the early 1970’s, he traveled to Amsterdam, where he further developed his talents. After his return to Guadalajara, he established in 1975, along with other artists, the “Family Workshop Studio” in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico.

While Bustamante’s works initially focused on painting and paper mâché, his talents inevitably led, in the mid-1970’s, to the creation of sculptures in wood and bronze, many reflecting animal themes. 1979 marked the inauguration of innovative furniture designs in wood and glass with bronze accents, currently available in distinctive patterns and motifs.

The creation of ceramic sculptures in the mid-1980’s provided avenues for the use of color and form in ways not previously explored. In 1992, the initiation of an extensive line of exquisite jewelry in bronze, gold and silver, many set with precious and semi-precious stones and, again, often reflecting animal themes, marked a new and expansive direction for his creations. In this same year, a new series of paper mache sculptures was introduced. In the new millennium, Bustamante continues to explore uncharted paths for the further expression of his uniquely imaginative and gifted talents.

“A Starry Night” Wine and Painting 2016



Our Wine and Painting event, “A Starry Night” was a huge success. Guest artists Lauren Hardin and Kate Hardin-Hernandez led by example and all participants painted until the stars came out! One of the best wine and painting events in Columbus, Ohio!

Join us on December 9th for our Holiday Open House 2016!


Join us on December 9th when Old Hilliard Coin hosts their annual Holiday Open House. Shop for unique gift items while sipping and munching. Enjoy Christmas carols with Gina Molinari. Visit our coin gallery with a large selection of certified coins, type coins, paper money, rarities and gold and silver bullion items. View new works by museum artist YUROZ as well as local artists Sher Sagar and Hilliard’s own Donald Borbridge. There is nothing quite like OHC in all of Columbus, Ohio.


Top 10 reasons why you might be a coin dealer

If you find any of these to be true-it just might be in your future too!

10)  You give your kids rolls of dimes when they ask you for money to go to the movies.

9)  You find it ironic that “Tax Day” and the beginning of  “National Coin Week” fall on the same day.

8)  You find yourself sneaking money out of the grocery budget to buy silver bars.

7)  You can’t help but correct people when they refer to a 1 cent coin as a “penny.”

6)  Favorite bedside read? “The Complete Guide to Lincoln Cents.”

5)  You never pass up that coin lying in the street.

4)  You find humor in the following-was there money on Noah’s Ark? Yes, the duck had a bill, the skunk had a scent and the frog had a greenback.

3)  The average household has about $90.00 in loose change laying around-knowing this you encourage your clients to save and roll their coins and deposit them into their kid’s 529 plans.

2)  You fill your children’s Easter Eggs with Ike dollars and Susan B. Anthony’s instead of dollar bills.

1)  You find nothing wrong with the state of Iowa using a coin toss to determine the winner of their caucus to be Hilary Clinton.


YUROZ Exhibits at Coral Springs Museum!



Old Hilliard Coin Holiday Promotion!


Twice the Giving in Columbus Ohio this Holiday Season

We are excited to announce that this holiday season at Old Hilliard Coin & Fine Art we will be offering a special holiday promotion. Until December 31st, 2015 we will be donating 20% of the proceeds from the sale of goods in our store to the Military Veterans Resource Center. The center is located here in Columbus, Ohio working to serve the needs of our local veterans.

For Just $1 You Could Feed a Veteran FOUR Meals!

In the spirit of the holidays we wanted to find a way to give back to our community. Old Hilliard Coin & Fine Art has always found beauty in historic American coins and has been a strong supporter of American made products as well. Therefore, who better to support during the holiday season than those who have served our country to make it the wonderful place it is today. Our goal is to do more this holiday season and truly count our blessings by helping our local veterans.

Help Support Your Local Columbus Ohio Community

Featured in the gallery this month are artworks by 5 local Columbus artists, handmade scarfs, redesigned coin jewelry, coin fashion accessories by Tokens & Icons, cigars from Hilliard Culebra Cigars, repurposed handbags from Peg & Awl, and as always certified coins and our permanent collection of artwork by Yuroz and other artists. Stop by our store located in historic downtown Hilliard for a look at the full collection of items in store!

To learn more about the Military Veterans Resource Center, visit their website at or mail a donation to Military Veterans Resource Center, P.O. Box 29611, Columbus, OH 43229. Yuroz artwork and certified coins will not be included in 20% donation promotion.


Artworks by Tina Esken, Sher Sagar, Matthew Hale, Laura Dennie, and Danielle D’Onghia.

Old Hilliard Coin Holiday Open House

Friday, November 13th from 6-9PM


Join us for this special open house event that will include live music, great food, and as always, lots of amazing artwork and fantastic holiday gift items. If you’re looking for the place to find those unique, high quality gifts people of all ages will love, this is definitely a place you will want to check out.

Yuroz_Harvest-IISale items include our highly collectible coins, dazzling jewelry, repurposed-material fashion accessories, and artwork from artists around the world. Paintings and prints by our permanent artist Yuroz will be up for sale, as well as some works from our visiting collections including pieces by Russian painter Alexander Alexandrovsky.

Some of our newest additions to the gallery will include works by local Columbus artists. These works will be up in the gallery through January 2016. Included in this open house will be the works of Tina Esken, Sher Sagar, Laura Dennie, Matthew Hale, and Danielle D’Onghia. Tina Esken is an artist producing work in Pataskala, OH with a focus on botanical illustration in connection with printmaking, papercutting, and watercolors. Sher Sagar is an artist and interior designer working out of Columbus who’s award winning designs have been featured in a variety of places including The Parade of Homes. Laura Dennie is a skilled photographer running her own company, LJD Photography, out of Powell, OH and photographing everything from weddings, to real estate, to family portraiture, even including travel photography. Matthew Hale’s works consist of abstract expressionist paintings highlighted by his talent in custom framing. Danielle D’Onghia has been working with Old Hilliard coin for over a year now and graduated with an Arts degree specializing in photography and graphic design.

IndianHeadPennyCufflinks_TokensandIconsCome check out our open house Friday, November 13th from 6-9pm to learn more about the works of our featured artists and all the exciting merchandise we have available for holiday gifts. For more information contact us by phone at 614-334-2722 or by email at

We hope to see you there!

Roses and Rosé

Lauren HardinOn Friday, August 14th at 6pm, Old Hilliard Coin and Fine Art will host its first ever wine and canvas event! Local artist Lauren Hardin will be instructing participants on how to paint a beautiful scene of wine and roses, while everyone sips on rosé and socializes.

Lauren is an established artist with over 40 years of experience. Following her studies at Columbus College of Art and Design, Lauren continued to develop her skills through a variety of art genres. Moved by the impressionistic approach, she leapt into the world of painting. Lauren then began to expand her knowledge and skill with art preservation, horticulture, wood carving and sculpting. Her most recent public works have been with the Livingston Seed Company of Columbus. Now residing in Grove City, Lauren is a valued floral designer amongst her community.

If you are interested in joining us for this incredible event, please contact Karen Zappitelli at 614-334-2722 or by email at Tickets are $25.00 and cover the cost of your wine, snacks, and art materials. This is a wonderful way to end a stressful work week, channeling your inner artist and creating your own expressive masterpiece. We hope to see you there!


Contemporary Russian Art Exhibition

Postcard ArtworkExcitement Builds for the November 14th Opening Reception of “Flight”

Showcasing contemporary Russian Art from the 1950s to today and featuring the works of Vladimir Petrov, Yuri Alexandrovich Medvedev, and Alexander Alexandrovsky.

Opening reception on Friday, November 14th from 6 to 9 pm. Please RSVP to or call 614-334-2722.

See more on our Old Hilliard Coin Russian Art Gallery website.

Summer Series

signBeginning Thursday, June 26th, and running through the end of August, OHC will offer our weekly “Summer Series” from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Guided tours at 6:00pm. Wine and cheese pairings, entertainment and education! Join us before dinner and broaden your horizons! No reservations needed. Free to the public.