Artwork of the Uhl Family
Christine Sacksteder, Healing Wall Gallery chair, has announced that artists Peggy Uhl-Ray, Phil Uhl, Patti Uhl-Savona and Michaela Savona is on display until the end of October. We hope you'll stop by the hospital to see his work in person. Below are a few photos from the show. Artists biographies follow.
Peggy lives in Lone Tree, CO and is the first of seven siblings in the Uhl family. She has been involved in many creative endeavors throughout her career. From greeting cards, hand-painted silk and Batik designs, fabric dolls, a Father Christmas and Angels series, to handmade ornaments, oil and encaustic paintings and many other artistic expressions. She, along with three other siblings are the major contributors to Ooh La La! Fine Food-Fine Art Gallery and Cafe in Lakeside, OH, where many more pieces of her amazing works of art can be seen.
Phil Uhl is the owner of Uhl Studios Hawaii, and Fine Art Gallery in Honolulu, where he resides. He is the second child in the Uhl family. Phil has many accolades and awards, in fine art, photography, marine photography and videography. Phil has lived in Hawaii since the early 1970s and in the early 80s created Channel Sea Television, video recording several of Hawaii's yachting competitions, including the Transpac and Kenwood Cup races. Phil also was involved in many of the A3 America's Cut challenges. His body of work can be viewed at uhlstudioshawaii.com.
Patti has lived in Lakeside, OH along with there family since 2007. She is the fifth sibling. Patti has explored many forms of artistic expression. Her favorites are photography, and working with glass, gems and stones in remaking antique jewelry into something new. She shares her love of art, Lake Erie, and its coastlines with all who visit her family's Gallery and Cafe, Ooh La La! Fine Food-Fine Art, est. in 2005. Awareness of the need for more Lakeside/Lake Erie inspired artwork, as well as some really creative fresh foods, she and her family have been producing wonderful original paintings, giclee reproduces, encaustics (and some great things to eat) over the last 16 summer seasons. She hopes you will stop in for a visit when in Lakeside! (Open Sat/Sun in the Fall)
Michaela is the youngest daughter of Pattie and Mike. She currently lives in Broadview Heights, OH with her boyfriend Josh and their dog Gemma. She is an LMT for The Chiropractic Wellness Center of Hudson and the new Lakeside Salon and Spa. Growing up in a family of many artists, Michaels developed a great love and appreciation for the arts, and today finds it as a source of balance and peace. Although she enjoys many forms of art, photography is her favorite to produce. Michaela has been photographing Lakeside and Lake Erie, with all its many faces for as long as she can remember. She especially enjoys capturing the waves, and the effects of cast light on her subjects.
Dylan, grandson of Patti and Mike, is an aspiring photographer and videographer. He has been able to spend summers in Lakeside for most of his live and has worked at the Patio Restaurant there, for the last six. Dylan also moved into making the famous "patio donuts" there three years ago. Dylan is currently attending Ohio University in Athens with the intent to major in Integrated Media, with a minor in Business. He hopes you enjoy his photographs showing some of the power as well as the beauty of Mother Nature. You can find more of his work on Instagram@savona_productions.
Elliana (Elli) Frish
(Granddaughter of Pattie and Mike, sister to Dylan.) Elli is a 9th grade student at Toledo School for the Arts. She enjoys photography, dance and playing the violin in her school orchestra. In the summer, Elli works with her grandparents at their cafe, Ooh La La! Fine Food -Fine Art in Lakeside.
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