Downtown Art Walk - Fostoria, Ohio

Walk or drive through downtown Fostoria, Ohio to see outdoor sculptures, murals and barn quilt squares!

Downtown Art Walk - Fostoria, Ohio

Fostoria, Ohio 44830, United States

Created By: Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau

Tour Information

Welcome to Fostoria, Ohio! The Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau has been working to bring "new and different" to Fostoria with "larger and bolder" artwork in our downtown corridor.

Enjoy a walk or drive through downtown Fostoria, Ohio from Perry Street to Main Street, where you will see outdoor sculptures, beautiful murals painted on the sides of buildings as well as a collection of community barn quilt squares welcoming you to town!

The Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau spearheaded funding for Fostoria to be a host community for a Midwest Sculpture Initiative display again this year. Along the tour, you will see eight sculptures that will be on display through May 2020 as part of this Initiative. In addition, there are several permanent sculptures installed along the way.

Website: www.fostoriaohio.org

Website: www.msisculpture.com


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What You'll See on the Tour

"The Bus Stop" by Todd Kime of Ottawa Hills, Ohio is here as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative exhibit through May 2020. It is made of painted steel and measures 14' x 6' x 6'. It is on Perry Street in front of the Fostoria Learning ... Read more
"To Hope" by William Walther of Norton Shores, Michigan is on display in front of the Fostoria Learning Center as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative through May 2020. It is made of steel and measures 7 ' x 9' and weighs approximately ... Read more
By Jim Collins of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, "Big Wheel Watcher" is made of mixed metals with a powder coat finish. It stands 5' x 5' x 2' in front of the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library. It is on display in Fostoria through the Midwest S... Read more
Made of bronze, the sculpture entitled "Storytime" is placed by the main entrance to the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library on Perry Street by the Spellerberg family in honor of their parents, David and Jeanne Spellerberg. Sitting on a bench ... Read more
Made of steel by Ric Leichliter of Sugar Grove, Ohio, "Promise to Flower" is 20" x 4' x 18' and sits next to the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library at the corner of Perry and Fremont Streets.   Promise to Flower was part of the 2018/2019 Mid... Read more
Muralist, Derek Brennan of Lakewood, Ohio has created new life and brought color to downtown Fostoria with the addition of three murals over three years. The mural "Ohio Proud" brings attention to famous Ohio landmarks collaged together wit... Read more
The Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau worked with muralist Derek Brennan to create "The Early Birds" mural in 2018 located on the side of 304 North Main Street. It shows the importance of shopping at local businesses and how the Fostoria Farmer... Read more
"Phoenix" by James M. Havens of Woodville, Ohio is made of welded stainless and cast iron, rubber and steel wheels, and measures 9'8" x 13' 10" x 7' 6". It is located at the corner of North Street and North Main Street. It is in Fostoria as... Read more
"Questions" by Robert Garcia of Whitehouse, Ohio is made of painted steel at 7' x 7' x 5' and is placed at 122 North Main Street. It is on display in Fostoria through the Midwest Sculpture Initiative through May 2020 and is available for pu... Read more
"Night Lily" by Pamela Reithmeier of Monclova, Ohio is in Fostoria as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative display through May 2020. It stands 8' x 5' x 4' at the corner of Main and Center Streets and is made of steel and paint. The pie... Read more
"Sentinel" by Brian Ferriby of Huntington Woods, Michigan sits in front of 125 South Main Street. It is made of painted steel and stands 7.5' x 3' x 2'. Part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative exhibit in Fostoria through May 2020, the piec... Read more
Fostorian Toni Lucadello created "Copper Fire" of painted steel. It stands 4.5" tall on the Fostoria Municipal Lawn. It was purchased as a permanent piece by the Fostoria Community Arts Council with support through a grant by the Henry H. G... Read more
"The Guardian of the Seasons" mural on the side of 301 South Main Street was finished by muralist Derek Brennan in 2017 to reflect growth and transformation and to mirror the many things the Greater Fostoria Community Foundation and the Fos... Read more
"The Creatures of the Sky Arch" welcomes visitors to the Fostoria Farmer's Market green space on Main Street and Tiffin Street. Created with steel by Jim Gallucci of Greensboro, North Carolina, the sculpture reaches 9'5" x 11' 3" x 3' 4" an... Read more
This bicycle was a gift to Fostoria from the Leadership Seneca County Class of 2017 to promote bike riding. We think it fits in nicely with the sculptures —and it is an actual bike rack!    
COMING SOON in the summer of 2019....you'll enjoy this tribute to barn quilt squares. Commissioned by the Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau, this barn quilt collage was created by Bev and Dave Lang along with many community members in a new-fas... Read more

 

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