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Exhibit to feature work by retired art teachers

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Lanna Pendleton Hall's painting titled 'July Hay Harvest' can be seen in the School's Out! exhibit at American Gallery through Nov. 19.


After retirement, art teachers have time to indulge in their favorite media, and having done just that, nine of them will show their sculptures, pottery, collages, and paintings beginning with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday in the American Gallery. Participating are Duane Bastian, Bruce Chesser, Judy Kahle, Judith Greavu, Lanna Pendleton Hall, Sue Ann Ladd, Pamela MacGregor, Ruth Summers, and Mary Ellen Taylor. School’s Out! continues through Nov. 19. The gallery is at 6600 Sylvania Ave. at McCord Road in Sylvania. Information: 419-882-8949.

MICRO and MACRO, Many Parts make a Whole, is a series of watercolor paintings with pen and ink by Darlene Krohn at Starbucks, 3145 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. It’s part of her cultural series, in which each piece contains detailed mini-pictures that support a central theme, such as images of India or sea creatures. The show, continuing through November, is organized by Prizm Creative Community. Information:

Friday night’s Circle 2445 Artoberfest at the Toledo Museum of Art will feature master glass artist Jeff Mack, who also is the studio manager at the TMA Glass Pavilion. The event is a beer tasting from 7 to 10 p.m. that combines glass art with an Octoberfest tradition.

While sampling various beers and wines, attendees can watch goblets and beer steins being made during live glassblowing demonstrations and participate in a scavenger hunt of the museum’s centuries-old glass cups and containers. Live music and food will be featured. 


Created in wool fiber, 'Art Nouveau Teapot' by Pamela MacGregor is part of a new show at the American Gallery in Sylvania.


Tickets range from $25 to $40 and are available at or at the door. Circle 2445 is offering those who join the organization one free ticket to the event. The group is geared toward people ages 24 to 45.

Found art takes on a new meaning in a contest sponsored by Cherry Picked Auto Parts that will award $500 to the high school student who comes up with the best design for a junked car hood. Students from area schools will submit automotive-themed artwork to Cherry Picked by Friday, from which seven will be selected. Each of those finalists will receive a car hood from Cherry Picked to use as their canvas plus a $50 materials allowance. In December Cherry Picked, owned by Joel Beren, will host a reception and announce the winner. Finalists will receive $250. Hoods will be hung permanently in the shop's entryway. A self-service pick-and-pull used auto parts yard where customers bring their own tools, Cherry Picked is at 5650 N. Detroit Ave.

John Isherwood, head of sculpture at Bennington College in Vermont, will give a free talk entitled Liquid Solids: Sensations of Form and Surface at 5 p.m. Monday in Room 204 of the Fine Arts Center at Bowling Green State University. Another free talk in the same room will be Learning to Look at 5 p.m. Oct. 28 by Vivian Ladd, an educator at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College.

Yusuf Lateef will show his paintings 7 to 11 p.m.Saturday at 136 Huron St.

LeSo Gallery will host talks by Matt Squibb, Catherine Clements, and Ellen Smith at 8 p.m. Saturday during a 7 to 10 p.m. closing reception of its Overture II exhibit, featuring more than 60 pieces by 50 artists. The gallery is at 1527 Starr Ave. Information:

Another closing reception and artist talk will be 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 at Launch Pad Cooperative. Featured will be Emily Dorr of Albany and her exhibit, Everlasting Home/​Ephemeral Archive.

The Ohio Arts Council has extended the nomination deadline for the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts in Ohio until 5 p.m. Wednesday. An extended deadline for letters of support is 5 p.m. Oct. 25.

Crease: New Trends in Origami, is at the Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Ave. Information: or 419-625-1188. Also in Sandusky are creative endeavors by members of the Firelands Area Art League, through Nov. 1 in Grace Episcopal Church, 315 Wayne St. Information: and 419-625-6919.

Art by Port Clinton Artists’ Club members is displayed through December in the Terra State Community College’s gallery, 2830 Napoleon, Fremont. Information: 419-559-2233. There’s also work by the same group at the Sutton Center Gallery, 1854 E. Perry St., Port Clinton.


Drink and Draw (BYOB and materials), for ages 18 and older will be 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday in the Art Supply Depo, which will supply the model and the music. Cost: $10; $7 for two.

The store is at 29 S. St. Clair St. Information: 419-720-6462 and

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