Blog Entries - tag: 'art'

Vacaleris Vacation

Artist John Vakaleris donates work to be sold

Internationally recognized artist, John Vakaleris, recently wrapped a month long show of his work, that was on display in the Mote Gallery, at Harmon Museum. To show his appreciation, the artist has donated his work, Vakaleris Vacation, to Harmon Museum,

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John Vakaleris

Artist Spotlight: John Vakaleris

George John Vakaleris (J VAK) was born in 1957 of Greek parents. Since childhood, frequent trips to the Greek countryside and islands have greatly influenced his artistic style. His works are noted for incorporating luminescent colors into an underlying

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Valerie Sherwood Rask

Artist Spotlight: Valerie Sherwood Rask

"Valerie Sherwood Rask creates both realistic and abstract artwork in glass. She enjoys being challenged by clientele with unusual requests. She has accomplished everything from a portrait of a pet donkey to a multi-paneled depiction of the original Lebanon

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Student Art Exhibition Winners

The winners of the 1st Annual Harmon Student Art Exhibition have been announced! We'd like to thank all the talented young artists that submitted their work to make the show a success. They made it a very difficult decision. The artists of the

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art by Nick Reynolds

Artist Spotlight: Nick Reynolds

Posted on: March 2, 2019
Tags: art, Artist, artist, Meet, painter, painting, event, class, art class, Bob Ross

"Nick Reynolds is a Lebanon-born artist and certified Bob Ross instructor. He started oil-painting his senior year of high school and three years later, received his certification to teach in the Bob Ross method. Beyond simply teaching students to paint, he

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Peggy Hamlin bio pic

Artist Spotlight: Peggy Hamlin

   Almost 20 years ago, Peggy Hamlin took a pottery class with her 14 year old daughter at the local YMCA. "From the moment I put my fingers into the clay…" she said, an echo of nostalgia in her tone, "I knew I didn't ever want to stop."

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David and Lora Smith (photo credit David T. Smith facebook page)

Artist Spotlight: David T. Smith

    "Through the late 70s, while working a full-time job, David began restoring and rebuilding antiques for dealers, collectors, and museums. He experimented with 'aged' painted finishes and developed a line of reproductions to market to

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Trish McLennan

Artist Spotlight: Trish McLennan

   "I had the studio before I knew what I was going to do with it.  We bought some property with an old house on it in 1998.  I knew I wanted to keep the house to use as a place to do messy crafts with my kids and

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Karan Witham-Walsh bio pic

Artist Spotlight: Karan Witham-Walsh

   "As a potter and ceramics teacher, I love being able to spread my love of handmade pottery to others.   The act of a potter expressing themselves and creatively giving a part of their personality while bringing the depth of their

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Mike and Karen Baum

Artist Spotlight: Mike Baum

Mike and his wife Karen are a husband and wife team who have been creating pottery together for over 40 years. Working in the space between utilitarian and fine art, their pottery that is not only beautiful but functional. They

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Greg Neal hard at work.

Artist Spotlight: Greg Neal

   "Greg Neal is a self-taught potter, born and raised in Lebanon, Ohio. His interest began with making pottery in high school, and he continued on as a hobby potter for several years. Greg became a full time artist over 25 years ago,

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Fred Cook bio pic

Artist Spotlight: Fred Cook

An exerpt taken from the "about me" page of his website. "...High school art class was my first formal introduction to clay work. We were handbuilding, pinchpots and slabs.  I was falling in love with it. In the industrial arts room next door there

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Greg with his wife Mary

Artist Spotlight: Greg Shooner

Posted on: January 4, 2019
Tags: art, art show, pottery, Artist, Art Exhibition, potter, ceramics, Greg Shooner

      "Continuing the traditions of American potters dating to 1630, Greg Shooner and Mary Spellmire-Shooner re-create authentic redware pottery at their Oregonia, Ohio studio.  Greg and Mary use their years of pottery experience to make a

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Warren County & Pottery

Warren County & Pottery

Posted on: December 14, 2018
Tags: art, art show, exibition, pottery, warren county, clay

Ohio is known around the world for its pottery made from the rich clay deposits found throughout the State.  More than 2000 years ago the prehistoric Hopewell peoples who lived in Ohio used the clay of Ohio’s earth and fashioned a variety of

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Kelly Joslin

Artist Spotlight: Kelly Joslin

Posted on: November 2, 2018
Tags: art, photography, gallery, art show, exibit, exibition, Art Exhibition

Dr. Kelly Joslin is a tenured Professor and Chair of the Art Department at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio. Kelly began teaching Art History and Art Appreciation courses at Sinclair in 1998. She became Chair of the Art Department in 2005. Kelly

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Charley Harper

Art Exhibition: Charley Harper

The Warren County Historical Society is delighted to open The Magical World of Charley Harper, an art exhibition held at Harmon Museum. A free opening reception will be held on September 7th from 6:30-8:30pm and the exhibition will remain up until the

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