Last June, British installation artist Rebecca Louise Law arranged over 500,000 fresh and preserved flowers in the Toledo Museum of Art’s Canaday Gallery to create a stunning, floating indoor garden. Using flora from previous installations and plants and flowers native to Toledo sourced by volunteers, her installation, Community, was a breathtaking statement about humanity and
Before Jean-Michel Basquiat became a prolific neo-expressionist artist, a 16 year-old Basquiat and his friend Al Diaz made their mark on Lower Manhattan as graffiti artists, together under the pseudonym SAMO. Before his tragic death in 1988 at age 27, Basquiat’s short, impactful career was full of highlights— Explore his life, his influence, and his
If you don’t know how to screenprint, this is a chance for you! Learn how to screenprint during this introduction to printmaking during Art Supply Depo’s Screen Print Your Own Valentines workshop. Make cute, DIY Valentine cards for friends, family or someone special while experimenting with techniques, materials, and more. Register in advance. $35 |
66-year-old twin painters Mark and Michael Kersey have spent over two decades collaborating and creating art under one mysterious name— Mr. Atomic.
The Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Art Escape is full of events for both kids and adults. Art lovers, no matter their taste, can’t help but find something to enjoy at this event. TMA will unveil their free TMApp for visitors to download and use during a scavenger hunt through the galleries. Every day there
Head downtown for the winter wonderland with the last Art Loop of 2018. Christmas shopping with local vendors at Handmade Toledo’s Mini Maker’s Mart, beautiful light displays, and all manner of holiday-themed gifts make this an evening you won’t want to miss. The Hensville lights are back by popular demand, with two new light installations
63-year-old twins Mark and Michael Kerse, together, comprise Mr. Atomic, a surrealist pop art duo whose work will be on display at the Perrysburg Municipal Building beginning in January. Mr. Atomic’s paintings, often with a comic-book sensibility, also depict celebrities (like Marilyn Monroe and The Beatles), bright landscapes, and eccentrically rendered animals. The 18 paintings
Rowan Renee’s photography tackles subjects as diverse as sexual abuse, the vibrant traditions of New Orleans, and women’s mystical power. The nude subjects in her tintype photographs hold arresting expressions that leave you wanting to know more. Renee is also known for her installations, sculptures, street art, and printmaking. Learn more about her at rowanrenee.com.
Often, the history of a piece of art is the history of the muse— the enigmatic, beautiful and notorious women who inspired, taunted, and delighted male artists. For artists Ruben and Isabel Toledo, the muse is the mission, and the husband and wife work in synergy, producing a shared vision. Isabel, a fashion designer, inspires
You need not be an experienced painter to join this floral watercolor workshop hosted by Handmade Toledo, as all skill levels are welcome. Learn basic techniques through hands-on instruction to create leaves and flowers using watercolors. Take home your creation to frame and hang on the wall or give it to a friend as a
Shopping for gifts can be a challenge, but anyone on your list will appreciate an original work of art. The Hudson Gallery’s Cool Yule exhibition features original artwork from over 24 local artists. The exhibit includes high-end work from glass artists, painters, jewelry makers, sculptors and affordable prints, and all of the artwork is available