Mr. Atomic Lights Up Monroe Street

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.

Toledo native Sarah Thomas holds solo show at The Art Supply Depo

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:

Toledo Botanical Gardens holds annual Heralding the Holidays showcase

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

TMA seeks to brush up the Old West End

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

Ancient art made contemporary

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

Land of landscapes

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

When in Rome…

… 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