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 uniquely colorful and interactive 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 2021 as part of this Initiative. In addition, there are several permanent sculptures installed along the way.

We hope you enjoy our Downtown Art Walk! #OhioFindItHere

Website: www.fostoriaohio.org

Website: www.msisculpture.com


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What You'll See on the Tour

"Curves" by Ray Katz of Pontiac, Michigan is here as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative exhibit through May 2021. It is made of painted steel and measures 5' x 5' x 4'. It is on Perry Street in front of the Fostoria Learning Center an... Read more
"Morning Glory Bench II" by Jim Gallucci of Greensboro, North Carolina is on display in front of the Fostoria Learning Center as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative through May 2021. It is made of powder coated steel and measures 5' x ... Read more
By Pamela Reithmeier of Monclova, Ohio, "Brainstorm" is made of steel and penetrol. It stands 6' x 3.5' x 2' in front of the Kaubisch Memorial Public Library. It is on display in Fostoria through the Midwest Sculpture Initiative exhibit thr... Read more
Made of bronze, the sculpture entitled "Storytime" is placed permanently 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... 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 permanently.   Promise to Flower was part of the 2... 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
In 2018, the Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau worked with muralist Derek Brennan to create "The Early Birds" mural that is located on the side of 304 North Main Street. The mural demonstrates the importance of shopping at local businesses and ... Read more
"Harp I" by artist Mike Sohikian is made of steel, aluminum and wood, and measures 9' x 5'. It is located at the corner of E. North Street and N. Main Street. This kinetic sculpture is in Fostoria as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative... Read more
"Creatures of the Sky Arch" was here as part of the 2019/2020 Midwest Sculpture Initiative exhibit in Fostoria. The City of Fostoria received a grant from The Mennel Milling Community Improvement Fund of the Greater Fostoria Community Found... Read more
At 1'6" x 6'6" x 8', "Through" was made of steel and glass by Todd Kime of Ottawa Hills, Ohio. It is located at the corner of E. Center and S. Main Streets as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative exhibit that will be in Fostoria through... Read more
Added in 2019, The Barn Quilts on Main is our tribute to barn quilt squares. Commissioned by the Fostoria Area Visitors Bureau, this barn quilt collage was created by Fostorians Bev and Dave Lang along with many community members in a new-f... 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 our community sculptures —and it functions as an actual bike rack, too!     ...
Homer Says Not Today was created by Ric Leichliter of Sugar Grove, Ohio and is here as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative display through May 2021. It is located on the grassy lot at S. Main and E. Tiffin Streets where the seasonal Fo... Read more
Three of our residents, Pat Brady, Bev Lang and Perry Gebauer, love painting barn quilt squares so they asked the ower of the R Place Bar & Grill if they could share some of their favorite pieces on the side of his building. We're glad ... 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
Fostorian Toni Lucadello created "Copper Fire" with 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 from the Henry ... Read more
Kaleidescope was produced by artist, Pamela Reithmeier of Monclova, Ohio. It is located at 125 South Main Street and is 6' x 5' x 1'. This colorful piece will be here through the Midwest Sculpture Initiative through May 2021 and is availabl... Read more
"Heat Wave" by Robert Garcia of Toledo, Ohio is in Fostoria as part of the Midwest Sculpture Initiative display through May 2021. It measures 78" x 68" x 18" and sits at the corner of S. Main and W. Center Streets and is made of painted ste... Read more
The Fostoria Rail Preservation Society hosts Santa at The Depot at 128 W. North Street every December. Check out Santa's house, which features three lovely barn quilts!  On the front of the Santa House, the pattern is called "Broken Dishes... Read more
Check out the Fostoria Rail Preservation Society's barn quilt on the west side of the LE&W Depot at 128 W. North Street. We love the train in the design!

 

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