Art in the Park began 37 years ago with a handful of artists selling their works on the Square. It was sponsored by the Medina County Arts Council and it was an immediate success. Since then, it has evolved into Medina’s premier summer event, attracting artists from across the country and thousands of spectators and [...]

The French Impressionists popularized the practice of painting “en plein air” — in the open air — in the mid-nineteenth century.  These artists, considered radicals in their time, were intrigued by the momentary, transient effects of sunlight on objects, and on the changing qualities of light as the day progressed from morning to afternoon. They [...]

February falls under the astrological sign of Aquarius, hence the Medina County Art League’s designation for their annual show of works by member artists.  Approximately 64 area artists are currently exhibiting over 100 works in oil, watercolor, acrylic, ceramic, jewlery, photography and mixed media.
Bath artist Lawrence Churski, president of Churski Gallery, 3850 Granger Road, Bath, [...]

One of the most striking works currently on exhibit at the Aquarius Exhibition is “Joy” by Marge Otley –  an oversize  explosion of color and sweeping motion.
Marge describes the inspiration for the painting which is rendered in watercolor and Perma Pencil ( artists’ quality colored pencils.)
“I painted it after returning home from my daughter’s house [...]

It was a cold, snowy evening and parking spots were hard to come by — but the Grand Opening of Lisa Bond’s Art 101 Gallery was packed with artists and art lovers, wine glasses in hand. The evening was tagged a “themed collaborative exhibition of talented local artists” and featured live music, hors d’oeuvres and [...]

Art 101 Gallery is an elegant new showplace for the work of local artists located in the Town Square Commons on the Square.  Through January, gallery owner Lisa Bond is offering a 20% discount on gift certificates and 10% off all inventory.

All Fired Up! is where you come to demonstrate your creativity by painting unglazed pottery  — plates, platters, frames and any number of items that can be personalized to suit your taste.  It can be done individually and it also works well for children’s  parties or as a family activity. At this late date — [...]

A Holiday Open House this past weekend at the home of Mud Mothers Pottery founder, Elaine Lamb featured a colorful variety of crafts. Click here for the slide show.

Elaine Lamb founded Mud Mothers Pottery in 1975.  It remains a Medina institution…

“The name Mud Mothers is so seventies,” Elaine observes.
But at the time it was very appropriate.  She and a friend, Sarah Jane Ingraham, were both mothers of young children and were both drawn to the delights of turning mud into beautiful pots.  Eventually, [...]

The Largely Literary Theater Company’s performance of  “A Christmas Carol” on Sunday December 6, in  St. Paul’s Episcopal Church lacked the 3-D pyrotechnics of the version currently running in the cinemas, but was undoubtedly closer to Charles Dickens’ original vision. The 1884 Gothic Revival church with its arched ceilings and stained glass windows was an [...]