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Thank You Nationwide Insurance!

Thank You Nationwide Insurance!

Nationwide Insurance held their “Quote for a Cause” Campaign last fall which donated $1 for each insurance quote given to a worthy nonprofit. Nationwide approached theOhio University Alumni Association and asked them to choose a local recipient and they chose Passion Works! It was our pleasure to welcome Nationwide and Alumni Association dignitaries to Passion Works Studio. […]


Passion Works featured on Ohio Secretary of State website

Passion Works featured on Ohio Secretary of State website

The Ohio Secretary of State features Ohio businesses that are leaders in their field. Each month a different theme is chosen and a small handful of leading businesses are highlighted who fit that theme. The theme for December is “Better to Give.” Passion Works provides a creative and inclusive atmosphere for artists with and without […]


We won first place in this years Ohio University Homecoming Parade!

We won first place in this years Ohio University Homecoming Parade!

Passion Works Studio would like to thank the Ohio University, Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Passion Works Artists, Staff and Volunteers for making this honor possible. A lot fun and a little hard work made this years float fabulous! It was a beautiful weekend to celebrate our community! Thanks you Athens, Go Babcats! Photo Gallery of […]


Dangling Guitars

Dangling Guitars

Special thanks to Eric Moss and Barb North-Moss who purchased ten painted guitars to display at “The OVER hang”, their new restaurant that will be opening in the beginning of August at 63 N. Court Street in the home of the old Blue Gator. “The OVER hang” will feature family comfort food, spirits, live music, an art […]


Ohio Brew Week, Arts Hop Recap

Ohio Brew Week, Arts Hop Recap

Ohio Brew Week’s official Pint Glasses were etched at Passion Works using our state of the art laser Featuring the OBW logo along with artworks by Passion Works Artists John Marquis, Marilyn Tucker and Carly Holland. One of the artworks is the Passion Works Guy from our logo by artist John Marquis. During an Ohio […]


Thank You!

Thank You!

Passion works studio would like to thank you for your support. It is because of you that we can offer life changing quality art programming and serve those who inspire us. Thank you for volunteering and interning, thank you for donating, thank you for your patronage, thank you for attending our events. We know what […]


Hocking College Writers Group

Hocking College Writers Group

Writing is like pointillism art…each written word, like dots of color in a Seurat painting, come together creating an image of the artists’ expression. Some artists paint pictures with visionary words, others use imagery. Our own Alexis Rhinehart successfully blends both. Special thanks to Deny Naffziger and all of the Hocking College students who worked […]


Now Pitching for Passion Works…

Now Pitching for Passion Works…

What a night at the ballpark; it was Mustache Night, it was Dog Night and it was an exciting night as Passion Works Studio artist Noah Hogan had the honor of throwing out the first pitch of the game. Noah’s throw was right down the middle of the plate, Noah was given the ball that […]


Doors To Success!

Doors To Success!

Special thanks to Kitchen Creations and Renovations, 743 E. State Street in Athens, for donating two pickup truck loads of new cabinet door fronts that serve as ready-made framed canvases and are already being put to good use creating masterpieces for our September 13th opening of our Cavalcade of Castles exhibition. It is through community support and […]


Ohio Brew Week Posters Benefit Passion Works

Ohio Brew Week Posters Benefit Passion Works

Nationally renowned artist Kevin Morgan, Ohio Brew Week (OBW) and Abrio’s teamed up with the Athens community to benefit Passion Works Studio! Kevin Morgan is an artist extraordinaire… he is the designer of the 2010-2012 OBW posters, it is his artwork that adorns the Go Bus. He has designed album covers and posters for such […]


Columbus Museum of Art

Columbus Museum of Art

Passion Works Studio artists will be returning to the Columbus Museum of Art on August 3rd. Space is limited by shuttle capacity but anyone interested should sign up at Passion Works. The Columbus Museum of Art has generously offered us free admission and has even waived the cost of providing us two tour guides. We […]


2nd Annual Cake Auction Photo Gallery

2nd Annual Cake Auction Photo Gallery

Cake Auction Recap

Cake Auction Recap

The 1st Annual Passion Works Cake Fight and Auction was a huge success! With the support of The Market on State, Power 105, Frontier Communications,O’Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens Inflatables and Kroger along with the participation of fifty local businesses and organizations, we had a fun filled day highlighted by the performance of the ATCO Vocal Choir kicking things off in the morning […]


Ohio University Homecoming Parade Float a BIG Fun!

Ohio University Homecoming Parade Float a BIG Fun!

Having a float in the Ohio University Homecoming Parade was a blast! We all had a great time riding or walking alongside such a fun, rolling-art piece! The crowd was so welcoming and appreciative, cheering us on, all along the parade route! Our float echoed the OU theme, “Beyond the Bricks,” with an expanded theme of “Follow […]


Passion Works Window Named Best Up-town Window Display for 3rd Year! Thank You, Ohio University Student Alumni Association!

Passion Works Window Named Best Up-town Window Display for 3rd Year! Thank You, Ohio University Student Alumni Association!

Each year, around homecoming week, the Ohio University Student Alumni Boardannounces the homecoming theme and invites up-town business to create lavish, whimsical window displays that reflect the theme. Our 1st Place entry in this year’s competition was a thrill and the recognition is always an added plus. Thank to the Student Alumni Board for choosing Passion […]


Thanks! To all the Ohio University Volunteers and Interns!

Thanks! To all the Ohio University Volunteers and Interns!

Each year, students from Ohio University volunteer their time and skill to help out at Passion Works! Volunteers come to Passion Works from every imaginable field of study and we all learn from each other. Some of the jobs they take on are tough ones but the resulting gift is undeniable. As we say good-bye […]


Happy New Year from the artists and staff at Passion Works Studio!

Happy New Year from the artists and staff at Passion Works Studio!

2010 was our best year ever and it’s because you believed in our mission, collected our art, purchased that unique gift and spread the word about Passion Works Studio to friends and family. This past year we introduced many new fine art creations and continued to offer the gifts you’ve grown to love. We’re keeping […]


From your friends at Passion Works Studio

From your friends at Passion Works Studio

Many thanks and best wishes for a safe and peaceful holiday season to our wonderful Passion Works Studio Artists, fans and families! As the year draws to a close, the artists and staff at Passion Works Studio send our sincere thanks for your joyful support throughout the past year. We are humbled by your unwavering […]


To our Biggest Supporters

To our Biggest Supporters

Passion Works Studio would like to recognize The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities for providing years of award winning programs and services supporting individuals with disabilities. We would also like to thank Athens County residents for supporting these programs and services throughout the years. Remember to vote on November 2nd to continue to support […]


Thanks to Athens City Schools for Your Involvement and Contributions!

Students from the Athens Middle School included Passion Works Studio in their Community Scavenger Hunt. In the hurry to amass information and return victorious, students had to write down the year Passion Works was established (1998), the studio mission statement (To inspire and liberate the human spirit through the arts) and the fact that The […]


We Couldn’t Do it Without Our Dedicated Volunteers!

They do it all – the fun, the tedious and the gooey! Our volunteers continue to WOW the Passion Works staff and artists with their talent and commitment. Our volunteers come from all walks of life. Students volunteer to fulfill class requirements or just because they love art and the artists. Community members volunteer because […]


Sincere Thanks and Best Wishes to Robin Toctan, Friend & Customer Service Secretary!

We’re sure going to miss Robin Toctan when she leaves her position as Customer Service Secretary for Atco and Passion Works! But how can we compete? When she moves to Cincinnati at the end of April, Robin will be nearer to her granddaughter and family. Robin has been the knowledgeable and friendly voice of Passion […]


Thanks to Pi Beta Phi

Special Thanks to Pi Beta Phi at Ohio University for their generous donation. These friends of Passion Works took it upon themselves to hold a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and donated all profits to Passion Works. Many thanks to Pi Beta Phi for your thoughtful donation!


Thank You!

As we begin 2010, Passion Works Artists and staff would like to take a moment to thank you for your business, loyalty and continued support. We appreciate the friendships and partnerships we have with you and look forward to an exciting year. Please drop us a note anytime at info@passionworks.org if you have suggestions on […]