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Published: 4/22/2012


Toledo Magazine: Works of Heart

Kan Du Studio in Findlay and Shared Lives Studio in Toledo feature artwork of people with a variety of developmental disabilities. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Bill Brenner works on his painting Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bill Brenner works on his painting "Bubble Gum Candy" at the Kan Du Studio in Findla.
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Janice Cashel, adult services provider for Blanchard Valley Center, shares a smile with artist Molly Constine. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Janice Cashel, adult services provider for Blanchard Valley Center, shares a smile with artist Molly Constine.
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Annie Guerrero, from left, of Blanchard Valley Center, talks with Kan Du artists Janice Fitzpatrick, Taryn Bregel, and John Walsh. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Annie Guerrero, from left, of Blanchard Valley Center, talks with Kan Du artists Janice Fitzpatrick, Taryn Bregel, and John Walsh....
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Jude Fleck paints in people he drew on a wagon. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jude Fleck paints in people he drew on a wagon.
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Brook West displays some of the 3D graphic pieces he creates. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Brook West displays some of the 3D graphic pieces he creates.
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These block pieces resemble road signs for Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants, created by Brook West at Kan Du. Enlarge | Buy This Photo These block pieces resemble road signs for Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants, created by Brook West at Kan Du.
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Aluminum stars are signature creations of the Kan Du Studio in Findlay. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Aluminum stars are signature creations of the Kan Du Studio in Findlay.
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With the support of g2 revolution, a Findlay-area firm, Kan Du artists uses many recycled materials to create their artwork. Enlarge | Buy This Photo With the support of g2 revolution, a Findlay-area firm, Kan Du artists uses many recycled materials to create their artwork.
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Used make-up brushes are among the recycled and re-purposed materials the artists use at the studio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Used make-up brushes are among the recycled and re-purposed materials the artists use at the studio.
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Janice Cashel, right, hands a brush to Cassandra Clark as she paints a spool cap. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Janice Cashel, right, hands a brush to Cassandra Clark as she paints a spool cap.
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A Kan Du artist inscribed a poem on this painted pedestal. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A Kan Du artist inscribed a poem on this painted pedestal.
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Artists Jason Boback, left, and Linda Richards work at Shared Lives Studio in downtown Toledo, created in 2008 by the Lucas County board of Developmental Disabilities. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Artists Jason Boback, left, and Linda Richards work at Shared Lives Studio in downtown Toledo, created in 2008 by the ...
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Marjorie Ripple draws a crane from a picture at Shared Lives Studio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marjorie Ripple draws a crane from a picture at Shared Lives Studio.
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Nick Fortney displays two of his paintings, one of tree frogs and another of fish. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Nick Fortney displays two of his paintings, one of tree frogs and another of fish.
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Anna Barlett painted a polar bear at Shared Lives Studio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Anna Barlett painted a polar bear at Shared Lives Studio.
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James Dungan works with markers, his favorite medium. Enlarge | Buy This Photo James Dungan works with markers, his favorite medium.
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Martha Majewski, who works with fabrics, crochets pieces at Shared Lives Studio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Martha Majewski, who works with fabrics, crochets pieces at Shared Lives Studio.
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