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Joanne Grossman oil paintings exhibition at 20 North Gallery

This past May, Toledo artist Joanne Grossman passed away, leaving a legacy of her emotional, engaging and visually rich paintings. Often depicting nostalgic scenes of isolated figures, the late artist’s large-scale oil paintings and their unspoken stories are the subject of a solo exhibition of her work, Joanne Grossmann: The Larger Narrative. Take a closer

The Great Black Swamp photography exhibit

Our regional water crisis isn’t just concerning because it impacts our drinking water, but because of its effect on Northwest Ohio’s unique landscape and wildlife. Take a look at the swamp’s history, from its pre-European settlement wild origins to its current condition, during a photography exhibit from the Black Swamp Conservancy, The Great Black Swamp.

Artableness group exhibition at the Hudson Gallery

Despite a large lexicon, sometimes we just can’t find the right word. Such is the case with Hudson Gallery’s group exhibition, Artableness, featuring eight diverse artists, each with distinct visions. Even without an established definition, “artableness” seems a perfect description for the mix of paintings, drawings and ceramics on view. See works by Jeri Hollister,

From Middle America to the Middle East

See stark images from the heartland of Middle America and the middle eastern country of Oman as two artists visit the University of Toledo for solo shows in the Center for Visual Arts. Nancy Mitchnick, a painter who depicts disintegrating houses and unused industrial buildings, will show works in the CVA Main Gallery through October

Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater screens The Mystery of Picasso

Pablo Picasso finished Guernica, arguably his most famous painting, in June 1937. Over 11 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide, the expansive anti-war mural responded to the Spanish Civil War with distorted figures in gray scale. Violent, expressive and breathtaking, the work pushed back at the audience, provoking unease and curiosity. In 1956, French filmmaker