Shows of Manet portraits, celebrity photos open Sunday

The Owens Findlay-area Campus Library Gallery is featuring several works by artist Jodi Wasinski, including this artistic expression titled
The Owens Findlay-area Campus Library Gallery is featuring several works by artist Jodi Wasinski, including this artistic expression titled "First Snow".

Two ticketed shows open at the Toledo Museum of Art Sunday. Manet: Portraying Life exhibits 40 of the "father of modern painting's" portraits in the Canaday Gallery. It will continue through Jan. 1. Made in Hollywood, a collection of 93 images of film stars from 1920-1960, will show through Jan. 20. Tickets for both exhibits are $8; $5 for people under 22 and over 65. A $12 combination ticket for both shows may be purchased. A free talk about Manet's love of Spanish art will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Peristyle, given by Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Information: 419-255-8000 and

Crystal Gale Phelps will speak about her temporary installation, Golgotha, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, as part of the 7 to 9 p.m. closing reception in Launch Pad Cooperative, 911 Jefferson Ave. To see her art, go to

Nature's Peace: One Man's View of Nature, photographs by Harry Sandler, will open with a 6 to 8 p.m. reception Friday at 20 North Gallery. It will be a fund-raiser for 1Matters, a nonprofit that aims to move people into their own living spaces. Tickets for the reception are $50. Sandler has been capturing landscapes from around the world in his travels as a tour manager for Van Halen, Katy Perry, John Mellencamp, Billy Joel, and Stevie Nicks for more than 30 years. He's a pioneer in the field of iPhone photography and will present his iPhoneography 101 Workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6; fee is $45. His show continues through Oct. 28 in the gallery at 18 N. St. Clair St. Information:

A new mixed media, painting, and sculpture exhibit opens with a 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. reception Friday in the Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School, 1715 S. Reynolds Rd. It continues through Nov. 2. Works are by Sarah Miller, a multimedia artist and fourth generation Maumee Valley grad; Hans Ruebel, a jeweler/sculptor and instructor at the Toledo Museum of Art, and Andrei Rabodzeeko, painter, sculptor, and graphic artist who lives in Chicago.

The Collingwood Arts Center Resident Artists Exhibition will open with a 7 to 10 p.m. reception Friday and will remain on view through the month. The center is at 2413 Collingwood Blvd. Information: 419-244-2787 and

Prizm Creative Community has installed a collection of more than 150 pieces of paintings, jewelry, ceramics, glass, stoneware, and decorative gifts in Sam B's restaurant gallery at 163 S. Main St. in Bowling Green. A reception to meet the artists will be 8 to 10 p.m. Friday in the back bar area. The collection will remain in place through the end of January. Information: 419-931-8732 and

Bowling Green's First Friday Gallery Hop will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in downtown shops and eateries. Anne Maiden will show her raku-fired ceramics with leaf patterns pressed into clay. Many pieces are called leaf weavings in which she creates hand-woven works that have clay leaves as the focal point. Information: 419-806-9116.

Jodi Wasinski's Gallery of Opportunity will be at Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus Library Gallery through Nov. 16. Wasinski has a unique process of blending image, ink, and handmade paper into prints and aesthetic expressions. She makes some of her paper from hostas and daylily leaves, and inks from dry pigments. The gallery is on Bright Road in Findlay. Information: 567-429-3088.

Celebration of Quilts will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Redeemer Fellowship Church, 5305 Evergreen, Monroe. Admission is $5. Two quilts will be raffled. Information: 734-243-0240.

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