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To draw is to see

Jason Franz, founder and executive director of The Manifest Center for the Visual Arts (Photo by Alexandra Franz)

As a kid, Jason Franz wanted to be an artist. “But … I had it in my mind that if you were going to be an artist, you have to model nude for one another in art school. And I was dead set against being naked in front of anybody.”

The fantastical world of Thomas Hieronymus Towhey

Thoms Towhey, “Bastard and Bitches” 2000, 44”x60,” oil on canvas

His colorful images are complex, yet carry the viewer to a deep and secret world that begs to be discovered, and in which many recognizable elements connect to nature, to living beings, and to fragments of his subconscious. The result is magical and surrealistic.

What to Do/See/Hear | July 25-July 31

‘As One’ illustration by Aimee Sposito Martini

No whining about the weather this week. There will be no oppressive heat, no torrents of rain … and no excuses for you not to get out and enjoy one of the events we’re telling you all about – there’s one for almost any taste. We’ll wait just a moment while you tap to open your calendar app….