Posts Tagged ‘art’

Plein Air Festival and Wooden Boat Show

More than 30 plein air artists across the Midwest will arrive in Lakeside Chautauqua to paint outdoor landscapes July 20-22. Sunday ends the festival with the Lakeside Wooden Boat Show.  Children are invited to paint south of the Pavilion from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday for $1. Proceeds support the C. Kirk Rhein, Jr. Center for the…

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BAYarts Art & Music Festival

Enjoy more than 75 vendors of various mediums, concessions and live music, all across the road from Huntington Beach, part of the Cleveland Metroparks. The event will be held rain or shine. Share:

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Huron Lake Front Market

Shop local artisans while sipping wine and listening to live music at the  first Lake Front Market in Huron. Let your kids play in a children’s activity area.   We are so excited for this market! Can’t wait till June 9th! . . . . . #huronohio #lakelove #lakeerie #lakefrontpark #lakefrontmarket #handmade #ohio #bringmesummer A…

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Transforming beach glass into heirloom jewelry

Laurie and Bud Vinch used to roam the beaches of Lakewood until the street lights came on, pocketing cool rocks and beach glass. For years, the siblings deposited their treasures in buckets and bins. And decades later, when their mom decided to sell their childhood home, the basement was stuffed with treasures. Laurie had so…

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Building ships from beach junk: The lure of Lake Erie

“Not bad,” says David Mull, examining a beat-up piece of green plastic on a private beach. “We’ll find a use for it.” Mull finds the beach junk first and a use for it later. His winterized cottage in Madison Township is stuffed with just about anything discarded or washed up on the Lake Erie shore.…

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Painter Jeff A. Evans: Erie Interviews

Meet Jeff A. Evans, an architect who paints Lake Erie and other Cleveland scenes “plein air,” working outside in the landscape. He can capture a scene in about two hours, or the time it takes for the light to change. Plein air was common before photography, of course. But it became an art form in…

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19 Lake Erie gifts handmade by Northeast Ohio artists

Local Artistree wasn’t intended to be a Lake Erie shop. But the Rocky River artist collective is stuffed with handmade treasures celebrating the lake we love. Artists set their own prices and bring their work, which just happens to showcase lighthouses, driftwood, beach glass and boats. “I think the locations warrants it,” said co-owner Chris…

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