Sylvania Community Arts Commission Hosts The Party

The artsy community of downtown Sylvania has exploded in recent years, now hosting monthly art walks, boasting two galleries, plus plenty of independent, creative businesses. Join non-profit, the Sylvania Community Arts Commission (SCAC), for The PARTY, a celebration of the arts in Sylvania. As part of the celebration, former American Gallery owner Toni Andrews (left)

Seven Local Artists Featured in Pulse + The Human Narrative

The rhythm of our life is in sync with our heart beat. Check to see how your pulse compares to seven local artists— Angela Saxon, Nikki Eggerstorfer, Paul Verdell, Royce Deans, Scott Horn, Paula Zammit, and Daniel Mauk— during Hudson Gallery’s current exhibition, Pulse + The Human Narrative. A variety of mediums and styles all

Two Me by Mel Chin Installs at Toledo Museum of Art

Whether at the courthouse or in public parks, the figures once chosen to be commemorated with bronze sculptures often feel out of date. Experience living monuments during lauded conceptual artist Mel Chin’s installation, Two Me. This interactive work invites the public to post on one of two identical seven-foot-tall pedestals, made with fully-accessible ramps, inscribed

Call to Action: The Design of Protest

This year’s annual AIGA poster show, at Handmade Toledo, has a different twist— all submissions are designs of protest. The right to protest is a fundamental American privilege, and how and what we choose to protest reflects our society and our values. Call to Action: The Design of Protest celebrates artists’ voices while honoring freedom of expression.

SculptureX Ignites Change

Bowling Green State University, University of Toledo, Contemporary Art Toledo, Owens Community College, and the Toledo Museum of Art host SculptureX 2018: Igniting Change, an annual midwest symposium, from Friday, September 28 to Saturday, September 29. Hear from award-winning artist, Laurie Jo Reynolds, and lauded installation artist Mel Chin (pictured left), who’s sculpture, Two Me, will

Discover American Indian Art

What comes to mind when you think of “American art?” While some imagine modern aesthetics, historically informed by Western and European art, American art preceded that. Discover the artistry of Native American peoples during Lourdes University’s Lifelong Learning class, American Indian Art with Jamie Oxendine. A member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, professional

Black Swamp Arts Fest Sweeps Bowling Green

Since 1993, downtown Bowling Green’s Black Swamp Arts Festival has been an area favorite. The free, three-day event is 100% volunteer-run, featuring music, arts, food, and fun. The family-friendly festival will feature over 150 juried artist exhibits, youth artists, chalk art, as well as three separate music stages with entertainment from all genres. This year’s

Fuller Art House Showcases ‘Invoking Narratives’

From the personal, to the political, the extraordinary and the mundane, everyone has a story. Contemplate the effects of individual stories and identities during the next Fuller Art House exhibit, Invoking Narratives, featuring sculptor Carolyn Reed Barritt and painter Michael Komala. Barritt considers the impact of man through her otherworldly sculptures as abstracted landscapes obstifcute

The Arts Commission Announces Finalists for Momentum | Intersection

TOLEDO, OH – The Arts Commission is pleased to share the finalists for Momentum | Intersection, a new opportunity for regional artists and designers to collaborate with Pilkington Glass North America (Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd.). Inspired by the studio glass movement, The Arts Commission seeks to provide new collaborations between applications of glass as an artistic medium and manufacturing processes.

Street Artist Phybr Teaches Spray Paint Workshop at Art Supply Depo

Street artist and muralist Ken Dushane III, AKA Phybr, moved from the Detroit art scene to Toledo a few years ago and brought his passion for design, color theory, and bold illustrations with him. Known for bold murals and cosmic imagery, made possible through exceptional airbrush and spray paint techniques, Phybr has become a local

TMA’s Twilight Tours: Garden Party

Gain a new perspective on the Toledo Museum of Art’s Georgia and David K. Welles Sculpture Garden during Twilight Tours: Garden Party. The nighttime tour offers visitors flashlights, to highlight famous works—like Barry Flanagan’s Large Leaping Hare (1982) and Jaume Plensa’s Spiegel—in a new light. Before the tour begins, enjoy a drink in the café.