Updated April 24, 2017

Prizm Announces PHS Student Exhibition
Prizm Creative Community announces the second of three exhibits in a three-part education series, highlighting the work of community programs in the area of art education.
The eighth annual Perrysburg High School Historic Perrysburg Art Exhibit will be on display at the Way Public Library Gallery, 101 E. Indiana Ave. in Perrysburg, through Friday, April 28 in the downstairs gallery area during normal business hours.
Approximately 50 pieces prepared by the Perrysburg High School students of Lynne Barefoot, Candra Boggs and Michelle Brunner, all practicing artists, will give a window into local history coupled with art education at the high school level.

FLUX Celebrates Longevity Of Angelwood Gallery
Angelwood Gallery presents FLUX celebrating its 24 years in business. The show opens on Saturday, April 29 and runs until Sunday, June 18. There will be a weekend long open house to kick off the show on Saturday, April 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, April 30 from noon to 5:00 p.m. The weekend will also feature pottery demonstrations, specialty food tasting and refreshments. The public is invited to attend.
A line up of talented artists will be featured including, gallery owner and potter Julie A. Beutler. She will feature over 100 new pots with a strong emphasis on functional/kitchen ware as well as garden inspired pottery. Her work will feature finishes from wood kiln as well oxidation and raku firings.
Other artists featured are mixed media artists Andrea Feller and Shannon Eis who both work with found objects to create funky animal sculptures, jewelry and wall work. They use common household goods, pieces of wood, found objects and other interesting finds to make these cool sculptures and 2D works.
Glass artists joining the show are: Lars Glass, Beth Ziss, and Peg Briggs featuring home and garden glass as well as jewelry.
Potters Brandon Knott, Joyce Donahue, Maggie Trzcinski, Rachel Burks and Scott Jones will be have an impressive collection of functional pottery as well as some sculpture.
Metal artists will include furniture, wrought iron wall pieces and sculptures by Mike Leady of Southpaw Metal Studio and silverware jewelry, kitchen ware and garden pieces by Nadine Musser.
New acrylic paintings by Jenny King featuring florals, vegetables and landscapes and drawings by Jeanne Beutler with a new line of highly detailed and realistic portraits of classic movie and television stars as well as musicians will adorn the walls of the gallery.
Pen and pencil drawings highlighted by watercolors by artist Ali Drozdowicz will round out the 2D artists.
Mary Mascazine will have her master marbled papermaking skills that she has turned into wearable art in her bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.
Kate Argow will offer her eclectic jewelry that features semi precious stones, watch parts and antique pieces.
New fiber work by Susan Diehr and Carol Sargent with both wearables as well as eye class covers, I Pad and phone cases will be available. Sargent will also feature a new line of earrings using hand made glass beads from around the world.
A lovely selection of paper quilling by artist Natalie Johnson with her amazing eye for detail will also be highlighted.
The gallery is located at 24195 Front St., Grand Rapids. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. For more information, call (419) 832-0625 or visit www.angelwoodgallery.com.

Athena Art Society Show Set At American Frame
The Athena Art Society presents its Spring Non-Juried Show at American Frame in Maumee.
The show is currently running at its showroom until Saturday, May 13. A reception with the artists will be held on that date from noon to 2:00 p.m.

Prizm Offers Historical-Cultural Exhibition
Prizm Creative Community announces a free, historical, cultural exhibition with several events for the general public designed to celebrate the heritage of art in Northwest Ohio. The exhibit will feature the talents of nearly 90 Northwest Ohio historical, current and emerging artists, with over 350 entries produced in the last 160-plus years.
This exhibition, called Breaking Ground: A Retrospective of Progress, will accomplish several objectives.
It will provide the public with a rich and diverse cultural experience, as viewers examine over 160 years of Northwest Ohio history. Many will be delighted to find quality works available for purchase, including many works direct from artists, collectors and the holdings of the Library House Gallery in Grand Rapids.
The exhibition will remain on display at the Fifth Third Bank Building at One Seagate through Thursday, May 25. Details on the event can be found at www.MyPrizm.com.

Bernaine Stetzel Retrospective Phase II Opens
Prizm Creative Community, in collaboration with Library House Galleries in Grand Rapids and its venue partner Sam B’s Restaurant Gallery at 163 S. Main Street in Bowling Green, continues the tour of Bernadine Stetzel, 1927-2016: A Retrospective with newly acquired never-before-seen works on display through Wednesday, May 31.
Phase II, now open at Sam B’s, will introduce some of Stetzel’s never-before-seen patriotic scenes of the birth of our nation. Also featured will be recently acquired florals, additional Northwest Ohio community scenes and copies of her illustrated children’s books.
For more information, visit www.MyPrizm.com.

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