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Past Exhibitions

 

Listed below are a few of our past exhibitions.

Utagawa Kunisada Exhibition

 Utagawa  Kunisada (1786-1865) was the most prolific Ukiyo-E artist of his century. In his early career, Kunisada works were closely modeled after his teacher/mentor Utagawa Toyokuni (1769-1825). In his middle period, he was influenced by all of the major artists of the time. These sixteen…  Read More

A special exhibition of two American masters: Winslow Homer and William Harnett

  This exhibition highlights two groups of works done by famous American painters around the decade of the 1870’s.   Winslow Homer’s early work was thematically centered on the Civil War.  His most sought after works date from the 1870’s as Homer emerges from doing commercial…  Read More

Exhibition of French Master Prints and Drawings of the Late 19th and Early 20th Century

During the 1870s and 1880s, French art was revolutionized by a group of artists dubbed the Impressionists who introduced radical new techniques and compositions that opened the floodgates for creative experimentation with Paris at the center. Three charming Impressionist prints by Pierre August Renoir,…  Read More

Harry Boyer Art Glass

A native of Whitehouse, Ohio, Harry Boyer attended Bowling Green State University in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Harry originally planned to obtain a degree in science at BGSU and pursue art as a hobby, however that all changed when he took an Introduction to Glassblowing course with Dominick Labino…  Read More

Light to Dark/Dark to Light: Mezzotints

Invented in the 17th century, mezzotints are created with the use of a special tool called a rocker, which creates tiny pits in the plate that combine to create tonality. These tonalities can be achieved by roughening select areas of a blank plate in an additive light to dark methodology or by roughening…  Read More

In the Eye of the Beholder: Non-Objective Art

  Non-objective art emerged at the end of 19th and the dawn of the 20th century, a time characterized by revolutionary advancements in transportation, communication, architecture, and art. The non-objective style rejects the realistic depiction of the physical world and instead draws upon a purely…  Read More

Stipple Portraits by Francesco Bartolozzi and Gerald Brockhurst

Portraits by Francesco Bartolozzi and Gerald Brockhurst utilizing the stipple technique will comprise our February exhibition. The stipple technique involves the distribution of dots of various sizes and densities across the image surface. During the late eighteenth century, printmakers including Bartolozzi…  Read More

Exotic Places and Idle Pursuits

As summer draws to a close this month, we thought it would be nice to reflect on the last few months with this exhibition showcasing works of art reminiscent of summer vacation. As part of the creative method, artists have often lived near or traveled to some of the most beautiful locations on earth.…  Read More

The Art of Drawing

The Art of Drawing honors the traditions of draughtsmanship over the last five centuries, including works by Old Master, European, Modernist, Contemporary, and Ohio artists.   The oldest work in the exhibition is Luca Cambiaso’s Woman with Four Children from the mid-1560s, which scholars…  Read More