LOCATION

LOCATION

1527 Starr Ave
Toledo, Ohio 43605
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Parking on Starr Ave. and
behind Toledo Sports Center

HOURS

HOURS

Our hours vary by exhibition.
View our current hours here.
Also available by appointment.

CONTACT

CONTACT

Contact@LeSoGallery.com
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CALENDAR

CALENDAR

View our Current Events
& Upcoming Events

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East Toledo Arts Initiative

The East Toledo community has recently come together as a force for change inspired by the arts and fueled by passion. Our first initiative will begin with artist-designed and painted public fixtures, such as street side trashcans and planters, to begin beautifying Main Street, Toledo.

CURRENT EVENTS & NEWS

27Jul

Cryptids (Aug.8 – Aug.22.2014)

LeSo Gallery, located at 1527 Starr Avenue in Toledo, presents Cryptids, an exhibition featuring three artists who create work aligned with a theme of creatures – both real and surreal. Cryptozo

19Jun

PRESSURE (July.11 – July.25.2014)

LeSo presents, PRESSURE, an exhibition of diverse works in contemporary print. This exhibition is curated by two working printmakers – Michael Weigman, MFA, and Ian Welch, Northern Illinois Univ

22May

East Toledo Arts Initiative: Artists in Action

The East Toledo Phase One: Public Fixtures call for artists was a resounding success. 18 designs were selected to be painted on trashcans. the trashcan locations stretch along Main St. Toledo 43605 fr

22May

Mary Gaynier: Paper Tigers & Clay Dogs (June.6 – June.20.2014)

LeSo Gallery, located at 1527 Starr Avenue in Toledo, presents Paper Tigers and Clay Dogs, an exhibition by local artist Mary Gaynier.  Gaynier is known primarily for her intricate works with paper.

OPPORTUNITIES

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Are you an artist? Follow the link below to see our current call(s) for artists:

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EXHIBITION APPLICATION

LeSo is a premier art venue in Toledo offering opportunities for emerging to established visual artists to participate in an exhibition in an historic and contemporary setting. Our call for exhibition proposals is open year round.

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ARTIST REPRESENTATION

Reap the rewards of a gallery show year round with online representation. Have your name, biography, statement, and artwork prominently featured in the artist section of our website. Benefits include continued opportunity for sale, active promotion by the gallery, in-depth exposure to our clients, and the professional presentation of a website without the high cost.

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INTERNSHIPS

LeSo is now seeking interns for the current season and beyond.  Ideal applicants will be quality-minded, responsible, and outgoing individuals.

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SERVICES

WORKSHOPS

Educational outreach is an important part of LeSo Gallery’s mission and we are committed to developing and implementing workshops aimed towards youth.

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SPACE RENTAL

Our modern urban gallery space is the perfect backdrop for private parties, corporate events, and small fundraisers. ​​​Rates are hourly, with a two hour minimum, and include the use of gallery facilities, ample parking, and the services of at least one of our team members.

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OUTREACH

As a community-centered gallery, LeSo is dedicated to impacting our community as best we can.  We are always open to outreach ideas and opportunities, and are actively looking for the perfect avenues to take.

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ABOUT US

LeSo Art Gallery and Education Space is dedicated to developing and nurturing the creative process in the Toledo urban community. This 1903 building houses the most active gallery in the Toledo area, featuring a new and exciting exhibition or event each month and a lengthy list of exhibited artists. The LeSo staff is ambitious and the gallery is ever evolving, pushing ever-further into the future of arts in Toledo.

GALLERY DIRECTOR

AMBER LEFEVER

Teacher, Painter, and Director

amber@lesogallery.com

FACILITIES & PRODUCTION MANAGER

ADAM SOBOLESKI

Ceramicist and Builder

adam@lesogallery.com

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & DESIGN

BRADLEY SCHERZER

Graphic & Web Designer, Painter, and Teacher

bradley@lesogallery.com