Tag Archives: Art

New NAMI benefit offers Art-to-Gogh

Feeling the power of the creative process and raising money to help fight the stigma against mental illness, all in one. What could be better? Uncork the Artist is currently selling “Art-to-Gogh” take-home kits for $38, allowing patrons to create beautiful works from a pre-sketched canvas. The package includes not only the canvas, but paint,

What’s New with Bittersweet Farms

Bittersweet, Inc. in Whitehouse is known for their extensive work helping adults and adolescents with autism. Since the organization’s founding in 1983, it has created vocational and educational opportunities, enriching social events and much more through activities at Bittersweet Farms and other areas of the community. During COVID-19, however, many of these in-person programs have

Bored? Think Outside Of The (Art) Box

Fill the Art-Loop-shaped hole in your life with the recently launched program of The Arts Commission. Connecting local artists and the community,  Art Boxes, an Art Loop initiative, provide art supplies and projects conceived by seven different Toledo artists. “There are several art boxes happening around the country with similar concepts,” explains Art Loop Manager

Puppet Love— A Heartfelt Change for filmmaker Michael DeSanto

Toledo filmmaker Michael DeSanto announced on Facebook at the end of June that he had finished the rough cut of his latest movie, a romantic family comedy, A Heartfelt Change. Spending a lot of time shaping the film over the past few months, ever since Ohio went into lockdown, DeSanto has committed up to 16

Marks and Madness— playful colors and shapes at Hudson Gallery

A fascinating pair of Michigan-based artists are the focus of a new exhibit at the Hudson Gallery. Marks and Madness will be displayed at the Hudson through August 14, and features the stunning and imaginative work of Matt Wolcott and John McLaughlin, two artists who eschew traditional form and design for a playful and beautiful

SQACC moves popular fundraiser online

For the past 12 years, the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center (SQACC) has held an Entre Amigos fundraiser, featuring celebrity waitstaff and a silent auction to raise money for Quintero classes and programs. While COVID-19 put a halt to these types of public events, the need for funding goes on. So SQACC is bringing