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Published: Thursday, 6/30/2011

Parkwood Gallery show features work of 3 artists

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'Northern Hawk Owl' by artists Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen, who work collaboratively in glass. The par will speak about their work at 6 p.m. July 8 in the Little Theater at the Toledo Museum of Art. 'Northern Hawk Owl' by artists Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen, who work collaboratively in glass. The par will speak about their work at 6 p.m. July 8 in the Little Theater at the Toledo Museum of Art.
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The work of Katie Christensen, Mitch Labuda, and Nathan Masternak will be at the Parkwood Gallery through Aug. 12. A reception will be 6 to 8 p.m. July 8. The gallery is at 1838 Parkwood Ave., Suite 120, across Monroe Street from the Toledo Museum of Art. Information: 419-254-2787 and acgt.org.

Docents will lead tours focusing on Impressionism at 6:30 and 7 p.m. tomorrow, and on American art at 6:30 and 7 p.m. July 15, beginning in Libbey Court at the Toledo Museum of Art.

At 6 p.m. July 8 in the Little Theater, a pair of seasoned glass artists from the state of Washington will discuss their work, followed by glass-making demos from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Glass Pavilion across the street. Featured will be Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, who expresses naturalistic forms in glass, and Jasen Johnsen, who makes musical instruments from hot-sculpted glass.

The Collingwood Arts Center will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9 and noon to 5 p.m. July 10. Artwork, books, and clothing will be sold at the facility's Parkwood entrance The nonprofit center provides performing, exhibition, and residential space for artists. It's at 2413 Collingwood Blvd. Information: www.collingwoodartscenter.org.

Crowds inspect works on display at a previous Ann Arbor Street Art Fair. This year's event will be July 20-23. Crowds inspect works on display at a previous Ann Arbor Street Art Fair. This year's event will be July 20-23.
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The facility also will host an opening reception, 7 to 10 p.m. July 8, for The Erotic Postcard: Erotica in Miniature, with contributions by Andi Young-Newton, Boyd Hambleton, Colm McCarthy, Gen Pop, Lisolette Gilchrist, Scott Nichol, and Sita Mae Edwards. The display will continue through July 30. Attendees must be 18 or older with photo identification. Information: 419-244-2787.

The annual Ann Arbor Street Art Fair will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 20-22 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 23. Information: artfair.org.

Call for artists: The Lenawee Council for the Visual Arts invites visual artists to sell their work in downtown Adrian during the fifth annual Art-A-Licious Art Fair, Sept. 16 and 17. Art fair hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Application deadline is July 16. Information: artalicious.org and 517-486-5656.

Items for News of Art should be sent two weeks before the event to tlane@theblade.com.



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