Opens October 21: “Kay Weprin: Abstract Personified”

Kay Weprin: Abstract Personified
October 21 – December 24, 2022

Free Public Opening Reception
Friday, October 21, from 6 – 9 p.m.

On view starting October 21, the Kay Weprin: Abstract Personified exhibit is an impressive retrospective of Toledo artist Kay Weprin’s mixed media paintings on canvas and oil pastel works on paper. The show features several brand-new, never-before-exhibited pieces in addition to large-scale paintings from earlier in Weprin’s artistic career. In this curated exhibit of non-representational abstract artworks, viewers are invited to discover the journey that has brought Weprin to her current iconic style.

20 North Gallery and the artist will be welcoming friends and collectors at the free, public opening reception on Friday, October 21, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will feature a free, light tapas buffet and cash bar by Venue.

We are working to keep you safe—We kindly request that individuals who feel unwell/are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 remain at home. At the reception, our event capacity limits will be observed.

Oil pastel on paper by Kay Weprin
Oil pastel on paper by Kay Weprin

This exhibit continues through December 24, 2022.

Kay Weprin (Toledo, Ohio)

Kay Weprin received her B.F.A. and M.Ed. in Art Education from The University of Toledo (Ohio). Now a retired art educator, she has published articles for School Arts Magazine, and educational websites. As an artist, her work has won awards and has been displayed in regional art exhibitions, receiving multiple First Place awards through the annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art (Ohio) and Athena Art Society annual juried fall exhibitions among numerous other group art shows. In 2021, she enjoyed a solo exhibit at Hudson Gallery (Sylvania, Ohio). Weprin’s mixed media works in cold wax, oil pastel and handmade paper can be found in many corporate and private collections including the Kingston Healthcare Company Headquarters (Toledo, Ohio), ProMedica Toledo Hospital (Ohio), Owens Corning World Headquarters (Toledo, Ohio), as well as the permanent, public collections of the Sylvania Branch of Toledo Lucas County Public Library (Ohio), The University of Toledo Center for the Visual Arts and Butler University (Indianapolis, Indiana). Weprin is a current member and past President of the Athena Art Society and current Historian for the Toledo Federation of Art Societies.

Click to view the Kay Weprin: Abstract Personified exhibition catalogue, containing art images, prices and artist commentary for the full exhibit.

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