From the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo
- What: Thursday Art Walk
- When: August 9, 2012 - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Where: Downtown Toledo
- Art Walk Art Market:
New this month, enjoy a fine selection of art from local artists and vendors at the first ever Art Walk Art Market! A number of artists will be set-up street fair style along St. Clair Street on the sidewalks and in other select locations. A complete list of Art Market participants will be available at the info table.
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The following venues will participate in the August Art Walk. Maps and venue/artist details are available for download from www.theartscommission.org. Maps will also be available at participating venues the day of the event.
1. Shared Lives Studios Gallery
20 N. St. Clair St. lottindustries.com
Shared Lives Studios will be in "flower”. Colorful artwork is always in bloom. Shared Lives Studios, a division of Lott Industries, provides a creative outlet for its employees with developmental disabilities.
2. 20 North Gallery
18 N. St. Clair St. (419)241-2400 20northgallery.net
The exhibit features vibrant watercolors of the regional and highly-collected artist Walter H. Chapman, covering several decades of his life-long career & celebrating his upcoming 100th birthday in December. Over fifty watercolor paintings depict landscapes and recognizable architecture portrayed in his distinctive style. Visitors will enjoy the opportunity to meet and speak with this influential, local legend himself.
3. Sur Saint Clair Gallery - 1 S Saint Clair
1 S. St. Clair (419)241-7100 sur-stclair.com
Features award winning photography by Michele Trombley; fine sea-glass jewelry by Signe Lawson; Jake Lee’s mixed media paintings, illustrations and designs; drawings with visual madlib stories of Daniel Mauk; Nancy Beeman’s ceramics and jewelry; mixed media works by water-based painter Lauren Smith; and Elly Bead - fun art and jewelry by Sandy Hall.
4. Jack Wilson’s Gallery
19 S. St. Clair (Gallery entrance up the stairs in the rear)
The gallery above metal-worker Jack Wilson’s first-floor work space displays his unique metal art, along colorful paintings by Kathryn Witherell and the soft sculpture by Sonja McCreary.
5. Office of Paul R. Sullivan, AIA
23 S. St. Clair
Experience the awesomeness of acclaimed artists Yusef Lateef and JC Christy.
6. Art Supply Depo
29 S. St. Clair (419)720-6462 artsupplydepo.com
The Art Supply Depo is pleased to exhibit the exquisite cut-paper creations of Mary Gaynier and works by designer/photographer Ryan Warner.
7. Ahava Spa & Wellness Center
34 S. St. Clair (419)241-5877
In the Wellness Center, artwork displayed by Bob & Pam Vollmar of Eagle Glassworks, featuring stained glass, fused jewelry and glass items designed for the garden and home. Also jewelry from Cindy Sherette and Jane Petitjean.
8. Swank Gifts
48 S. St. Clair (419)241-9340
View a large selection of products from talented local artists. Including jewelry by Deborah Hoffmaster and Chris & Cathy Wile and custom painted glassware by Rene Steingraber.
Buy amazing, original art from local artists along St.Clair Street in the Art Walk Art Market. Pick up a complete listing of artists at the Art Walk info table.
2413 Collingwood Blvd. (419)244-2787 cactoledo.org
Showcasing a solo exhibition of Anthony McCarty’s works.
10. Gathered Art Gallery & Studios
23 N. Huron (419)356-3703 gatheredstudios.com
New works by Mike Stevens and Adam Goldberg. Hot Shop demonstrator for the evening is Austin Littenberg - aToledo artist who brings innovation to classic and contemporary goblet design.
11. Hannon’s Block
619 Monroe St. (419)346-6811
Hannon’s Block features ten artists from all over the Toledo area: George Benson (landscape art), Elizabeth Olin (stained glass), and Mark Heard (photography), Chris & Cathy Wile (jewelry), Tracy Perry from Renditions by ResaJo (jewelry), and Stephanie Longacre (jewelry), Hans Ruebel (blacksmith) and Dane Turpening (blacksmith). Scrumptious, specializing in cupcakes, will have samples and baked goods for sale.
12. Secor Studios & Gallery
425 Jefferson Ave. (419)514-7496 (Take elevators to 5, 6 & 7) In the historic, former Secor Hotel, the following Secor Artists will be showing current works: Kerry Krow, Steve Williams, Ivan Kende, Lauren Pfund, Nate Masternak, and Joe Vogt.
13. Registry Bistro
144 N. Superior St. (419)725-0444
Showcasing the artwork of Scott Horn.
614 Adams (419)244-8771
Showcasing photography by Heather Meyer and acrylics by Lauren Consolo Smith. Come and enjoy music by Old State Line and Caribou coffee and other items from our kitchen.
15. B-Bop Records
137 N. Michigan (Davis Building) (419)535-1234
"A Glimpse Into the Dark Side of US Culture History Through Sheet Music: 100 Years of Images". Prior to record album covers, coming into prominence in the 1950's, sheet music was the most visible medium for combining images and music. In a display of over 40 pieces of sheet music, the viewer will explore how the US music industry portrayed people of color, women, other ethnic cultures and what an "American" is. On exhibit thru September.
16. Launch Pad Cooperative
911 Jefferson Ave. (Davis Building) LaunchPadCooperative.com
Presents third and final installment of “Prologue” - group show of both Core and Associate member artists, titled “Prologue V.2.1”. The exhibition will run through September 7. Additional workshops and events are planned for the duration of the show including the startup of an arts based book club, launching a kickstarter crowd-funding campaign, an art raffle, as well as a Caricature Workshop led by Ian Welch.
17. Davis Building Gallery
(Entrance 116 10th St.) by Pam’s Corner and Bebop Records
Spooky Action, original works by Mr. Carlin & Mr. Taylor.
18. Paula Brown Shop
912 Monroe St. (419)241-8100, www.paulabrownshop.com
Featuring various artists: Larry Horowitz, Hunt Slonem, Richard Segalman and more. Also, hosting a tasting of California wines.
19. Toledo City Paper Offices
1120 Adams St. (419)244-9859 toledocitypaper.com
The Toledo City Paper presents the smokin’ cats, street art, posters, and collective works of JV (Justin Vahle).
20. Glass City Café
1107 Jackson (419)241-4519 glasscitycafe.com
The Glass City Cafe will be featuring the artwork of Khalia Riley. Also photographs by Matthew Crouse and T-Shirts by Toledo Artists/Printers DecorWear, Tigerize and Jason Vahle. Most of the shirts have "Toledo" themes.
21. Bella’s Art in the District
1700 Canton (419)349-5239 www.bellasartinthedistrict.com
Located around the corner from Glass City Café, Bella’s is a partnership of two Toledo native glassblowers, Dick Roberts and Drew Kowalski. Bella’s currently houses many other local, regional and national artists and our expanding collection includes jewelry, photography, ceramics and paintings, along with unique blown glass.
22. Manos Garden by Toledo GROWs
Jackson at 14th St. artcornertoledo.com
A community art and nature garden featuring vibrant murals by Har Simrit-Singh, Courtney Billian, Annette Fink, Merce L. Culp, Samantha Dougherty, Maya Wymer, Jerry Gray, & Lotts of Nature (Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities). Sculptures include: Rising Sun Vegetable Garden by Alison Wood-Osmun, & The Environmental Fields (stacked terraces) by Brad Fields. Also, local artists selling artwork on the lawn.
23. Gallerie 333 at Toledo School for the Arts (TSA)
333 14th St. ts4a.org
A sampling of TSA’s Permanent Collection donated by Medical Mutual and Kaleidscope 2012 – A Second Look.
24. Truth Art Gallery
1811 Adams St. thetruthtoledo.com
Truth Gallery features a fine collection of African art works, including striking wood carvings, traditional masks, wall profiles, & shadow statues from Ghana.
25. Collingwood Arts Center
2413 Collingwood Blvd. (419)244-2787 cactoledo.org
CAC Resident Artists Exhibition on display throughout the historical Arts Center. Surrealist whimsy of painter Vivian Ivey abounds in her solo exhibition.