Opens January 20: “Unruly Hearts / Unruly Arts”

Unruly Hearts / Unruly Arts
January 20 – March 25, 2023

Free Public Opening Reception
Friday, January 20, from 6 – 9 p.m.

Celebrating a passion for art – an exhibit of lively works across mediums, created by the artists of Toledo-based studio, Unruly Arts

Join us tomorrow at the Free Public Opening Reception:
Friday, January 20, 2023, 6 – 9 p.m. The event will feature a free, light tapas buffet and cash bar by Venue.

“Floral Centerpiece with Pink Flower” mixed recycled media by studio artists of Unruly Arts

The Unruly Hearts / Unruly Arts exhibit comprises expressive 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artworks created by the artists of Unruly Arts. An expansive variety of mediums are to be featured in this much-anticipated exhibit, including interactive and kinetic sculpture, non-representational abstract paintings on large-scale canvases and intricate patterns on wearable art. Explore Unruly Hearts / Unruly Arts and view the beauty of pieces created by the artists as they embrace art-making free from restrictions.

The exhibit will continue through March 25.

Unruly Arts (Toledo, Ohio) was established in 2016 and currently maintains their studio in the Artist Village at Toledo Botanical Garden (Ohio). As a process-based studio for artists with disabilities, Unruly Arts creates an inclusive and nurturing environment that supports the artistic visions of its creatives, while highlighting that art is an innate expression in which everyone can participate. The studio provides artist opportunities through discovery of new techniques and creating, exhibiting and selling art with an emphasis on artistic freedom.

Open to the public, Unruly Arts’ location in Toledo Botanical Garden welcomes visitors to enjoy works created by the studio’s artists, as well as regularly welcomes community collaboration with studio artists on interactive, bi-monthly exhibits April through September. Additionally, Unruly Arts has exhibited in local community installations, including a mixed media artwork displayed in the Aquarium at the Toledo Zoo (Ohio) in 2018.

“Pinwheel with Orange and Yellow” acrylic on recycled printing plates, by studio artists of Unruly Arts

Pieces by the artists of unruly Arts are included in numerous private collections across the United States, as well as multiple permanent, public and corporate collections such as United Way of Greater Toledo (Ohio) and SJS Investment Services (Sylvania, Ohio). In 2021, Unruly Arts was a recipient of a Stranahan Supporting Organization grant through the Greater Toledo Community Foundation.

Click to view the Unruly Hearts / Unruly Arts exhibition catalogue, containing art images of the full exhibit, prices and artist information.

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