Audience Participation with “Toy Stories: Paintings by Aaron Pickens”

Unleashing the Inner Plastic Dinosaur Periodically throughout the Toy Stories: Paintings by Aaron Pickens exhibit (January 11 – March 30, 2019), we invited gallery visitors to create their own tableaux with toys similar to those used by Aaron Pickens in his paintings. Visit Toy Stories: Audience Participation to see a few of our favorite things… Don’t … More Audience Participation with “Toy Stories: Paintings by Aaron Pickens”

Artist Talk & Demo with Aaron Pickens of “Toy Stories” : Thursday, March 14

Immersive art event at 20 North Gallery On Thursday, March 14, 20 North Gallery hosts Toledo-area artist Aaron Pickens for an interactive Artist Talk & Demonstration. Aaron Pickens’ Artist Talk offers viewers insight into the process and symbolism behind the artworks featured the Toy Stories: Paintings by Aaron Pickens, the current exhibition at 20 North … More Artist Talk & Demo with Aaron Pickens of “Toy Stories” : Thursday, March 14

Ekphrastic Ad Libs with Toy Stories’ Aaron Pickens: Thursday, February 7

Improvisational Art-based Stories at 20 North Gallery On Thursday, February 7, 6-9 p.m., 20 North Gallery is celebrating the narrative-based paintings of Aaron Pickens by inviting friends & fun-seekers, patrons & poets, collectors & connoisseurs to enjoy the Toy Stories: Paintings by Aaron Pickens exhibit and engage with the artwork in an ekphrastic “Mad Libs”-style interactive arts … More Ekphrastic Ad Libs with Toy Stories’ Aaron Pickens: Thursday, February 7

New Work by Aaron Pickens Unveiled!

Artist debuts seven additional paintings at 20 North Gallery’s Toy Stories Opening Reception On Friday, January 11, 2019 Aaron Pickens debuts seven never-before-seen paintings created specifically for his Toy Stories solo exhibit at the show’s opening reception from 6 – 9 p.m. Click to view the 2nd edition Toy Stories exhibition catalogue, updated to include new work, with … More New Work by Aaron Pickens Unveiled!

“Last Supper” Paint By Number artist proof makes American History (Museum)!

20 North Gallery delivers The Last Supper Paint By Number to the Smithsonian Institution Gallery celebrates piece that was previously on loan to Smithsonian exhibition in 2001 On October 12, 2018, 20 North Gallery fulfilled the pledge of art director emerita Peggy Grant by delivering The Last Supper Paint By Number artist proof to the Smithsonian’s National Museum … More “Last Supper” Paint By Number artist proof makes American History (Museum)!

A Conversation with Dan Robbins: March 24, 4 – 7 p.m.

This post was updated on December 18, 2018 On Saturday, March 24, 2018, Dan Robbins, inventor of the Paint By Number brand that indelibly shaped American popular culture, shared reminiscences of the early days at the Craft Master company and how the numbered painting craze swept the nation. 20 North Gallery welcomed friends, fans and collectors … More A Conversation with Dan Robbins: March 24, 4 – 7 p.m.