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
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.
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,
He made his mark as a street artist in Detroit, but the Toledo-based visual artist Phybr has slowly started moving from concrete walls to canvas. See what the artist describes as his “most intimate body of work to date” during his solo exhibition, PHYBR/Into Pieces. This emotional, graphic, imaginative show opens on Friday, October 6
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
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