Contemporary barbering relies on dextrous electric clipper control and a knack for shading fades. The best barbers can carve designs into the side of someone’s head with measured strokes akin to maneuvering a motorized paintbrush.
66-year-old twin painters Mark and Michael Kersey have spent over two decades collaborating and creating art under one mysterious name— Mr. Atomic.
Erin Garber-Pearson will be featured in the upcoming biennial issue of Women Cinemakers, highlighting her short film City Steps. A cool accomplishment, no doubt, and one more accolade on her artistic canvas. Garber-Pearson’s a welder. A sculptor. A filmmaker. A master of circus arts. A photographer. An instructor. Oh, and an aerial artist.
Modeled after the popular Makers’ Marts of Detroit and NYC, Handmade Toledo has seen its annual holiday event grow, with around 1500 in attendance six years ago to an expected crowd of upwards of 7,000 people on November 10.