Using the medium’s ability to create optical distortions as a metaphor, artist Alli Hoag, Head of the Glass Program at Bowling Green State University, creates sculptural compositions of glass and mixed media that show real life through a distorted lens.
During the TMA’s Localeyes tours, members of the community partner with a docent to give a tour, pointing out art that has personally inspired them.
Mark and Mike Kersey— the twin brothers whose evocative and enchanting paintings have wowed Toledoans for decades under the name “Mr. Atomic”— are two of the most endearingly offbeat and eccentric personalities of the Glass City art scene.
Five years ago, 35-year-old James Dickerson, aka dirtykics, was a short story writer looking for inspiration. Seeking curious characters, the Scott High School graduate picked up a camera and began walking local streets to capture details to use in his stories.
Currently living in Washington D.C., Toledo native Sarah Thomas is coming home for the holidays and bringing her photography with her. Check out her newest body of work during her solo show at The Art Supply Depo, Framework with Pane: Solo Exhibition Reception for Sarah Thomas. Enjoy champagne and light refreshments during the opening reception:
See the psychedelic, humorous, vibrant and surreal paintings by Mark and Michael Kersey, aka MR. ATOMIC, in the gallery through February 2018.
See works by the hundreds of members of 15 resident organizations in the Artist Village at the Toledo Botanical Gardens during the annual Heralding the Holidays showcase. Shop for unique homemade gifts from glass artists, painters, photographers, potters, jewelers, fiber artists, wood carvers and more. Pick up natural items, like herbs, spices, wreaths and greenery
For a mere ten dollars, the cost of a lunchtime meal, The Toledo Museum of Art was able to purchase the Museum Residences, a group of five buildings situated close together on Collingwood and Monroe, which include the Lincoln Suites, and the historic Bartley Mansion. The acquisition was finalized in March, and the Museum is
Since ancient Egypt, artists have used hot beeswax, pigment and resin to create gorgeous encaustic paintings. A difficult medium, the style has faded out of popularity over the years, but Perrysburg artist Christine Deemer is bringing it back. See how Deemer juxtaposes a contemporary, hyper-realistic aesthetic with this ancient art to create images of ocean
Online art instructor and painter Tim Gagnon has visited from Maine to showcase his detailed, realistic and picturesque landscape paintings in a solo show at the American Frame Showroom, on view through November 30. In addition to the exhibit, American Frame has partnered with Gagnon to create a collection of frames specifically designed to complement
… act like a Late Roman— extravagant, glossy and glittering with gold. Get a sense of the art history of Late Roman masterpieces during the Toledo Museum of Art’s next exhibit, Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art. See 30 ornate and precious masterpieces never before publicly displayed, with a focus on the the period