Updated January 21, 2020

The Victory Center Hosts Survivor Art Show

The 2020 TVC Cancer Survivor Art Show will be held on Friday, January 31 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 1 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at The Victory Center, 5532 W. Central Ave., Suite B, Toledo.

The eighth annual show will feature all types of art with many of the cancer survivors on hand to share the stories behind their artwork.

Artists Sought For 50-Plus Shades Of Grey Exhibit

The Bowling Green Arts Council announces 50-Plus Shades of Grey, an exhibit that will feature the work of artists who are 50 years of age or older. The show will occur on Friday, February 21 through Thursday, March 26 at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.

All artists may submit up to two original works of art in any two-dimensional medium. Members of the Bowling Green Arts Council may submit up to three works. The entry fee for the show is $20.00 and the deadline for submission is Monday, February 3. For more information regarding this exhibit and the application and payment process, visit www.bgartscouncil.com.

An opening reception at the senior center with refreshments and entertainment will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21. Guests will be able to vote for a People’s Choice Award to be announced at 6:30 p.m. The winner will receive a $50.00 gift certificate courtesy of The Art Supply Depo.  The 50-Plus Shades of Grey exhibit is sponsored by the BG Arts Council and the Wood County Committee on Aging. 

Everything Is Rhythm Featured At TMA  

Everything Is Rhythm: Mid-Century Art and Music in the New Media Gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) runs through February 23. In this multisensory exhibition, music and art are brought together as 14 visual art masterpieces are paired with carefully selected musical accompaniments.

Everything Is Rhythm is jointly curated by Halona Norton-Westbrook, director of curatorial affairs, and Scott Boberg, manager of programs and audience engagement.

The pairings of the visual and musical works in the exhibition, which includes both the historical and contemporary, have been purposefully combined for a variety of reasons.

The title of the exhibition, Everything Is Rhythm, takes its inspiration from a quote by the painter Larry Poons, whose work is prominently featured in the final section of this exhibition. Everything Is Rhythm will be accompanied by a series of in-gallery concerts. 

Admission to the exhibition is free.

TMA Adds New Artwork To Global Conversations

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has added new works of art to the contemporary exhibition, Global Conversations: Art in Dialogue. The museum has also extended the closing date of the exhibition until April 26.

Located in Levis Gallery, Global Conversations: Art in Dialogue features approximately 50 objects encompassing a wide array of media—sculpture, painting, studio glass, works on paper and mixed media.

In addition to glass installation “A Rainbow Like You” by artist Katherine Gray and “Man and World,” a large-scale ceramic work by artist Viola Frey, which were installed in August, five new works of art were recently installed. Three additional contemporary works of art will be added to the exhibition in the upcoming month.

Among the new artists featured are Duke Riley, Donis Dayan Llago, Sherry Markowitz and Aleksandra Stoyanov. In the coming weeks, the museum will also install artwork by Magdalena Abakanowicz, Yun-Fei Ji and John Yoga. Along with the new artists, an additional work by Hung Liu has been added to the exhibition.

The majority of the works of art featured in the exhibition have been added to the museum’s collection over the last decade. Considered together, they represent a broad perspective on the concerns of artists working today in diverse regions around the world.

Rarely Seen Navajo Textiles Featured At TMA   

Building upon the success established during the inaugural display last year, Expanded Views: Native American Art in Focus, Part II, continues its intention of positioning Native American art as a fundamental area of a reimagined American art history. The free exhibition in Gallery 29A runs through Sunday, November 1.

Highlights of this new installation, which will be on display for nearly a year, will include a rotating selection of Navajo textile masterworks, on special loan from the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Other highlights include a woven basket, a beaded bag and pottery as well of several works of art from the previous installation, including a large-scale work by artist James Lavadour.

Admission to the exhibition is free.

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