CAN Triennial Dealer Guide: Cleveland Figurative, Booth 10

Stanka Kordic Martin O’Connor John A. Sargent, III Judy Takács Contemporary Figurative Realism is a movement that has been brewing on the coasts for over a decade. Cleveland’s own figurative artists have also been passionately painting humans with an eye to truth, beauty and the beauty of the truthful depiction…physically and emotionally. To own a masterful depiction of a human […]

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Among Friends: The May Show at Lakeland

In the afternoon before the opening of Lakeland Community College’s May Show, the poster that would later greet visitors was covered in brown paper to keep the identity of the Best-In-Show winner a secret. During a walk around the galleries that afternoon, it was impossible to ignore Mark Giangaspero’s imposing pastel portrait in grays and blues, Altered Identity. The image […]

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AAWR Presents Graphic

This summer the AAWR is proud to present GRAPHIC: The Counter Culture of Cartoons, Comics and Graphic Novels. The exhibition, which will be held concurrently with FRONT International, was created to provide an important regional and thematic counterpoint to the massive, multi-city triennial for contemporary art. AAWR Executive Director Mindy Tousley explains, “Graphic is intended to juxtapose low/high art and […]

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Spring 2018 Events

Your easy, chronological guide to what Northeast Ohio galleries and museums have coming up in the next few months. More information about many of these exhibits can be found elsewhere in the pages of CAN. Enjoy the shows!     CONTINUING   Through March 10 New Directions: Avin Hannah Smith, Shelby Solomon, and Kate Snow HARRIS STANTON GALLERY CLEVELAND   […]

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Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Spring 2018

Szalay/Takács Secrets Art is full of secrets…secret meanings, symbolism, struggles and statements. Some secrets go to the grave with the artist, leaving curators and art historians to spend centuries speculating and theorizing about the mysteries hanging on museum walls. And some living artists blog about the secrets they have hidden in their paintings, hoping someone will care about the painting […]

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BAYarts: Celebrating 10 Years

  This year BAYarts commemorates ten years of art programming and community engagement with special events showcasing some of the highlights of the past decade.   In addition to art education and cultural events,  under the discerning eyes of BAYarts directors and countless guest curators BAYarts gallery exhibitions have featured hundreds of artists from across northeast Ohio.  Two accessible galleries, […]

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Chicks in the East…Dudes in the West

“Chicks with Balls” is now a phenomenon. And my growing, living, traveling portrait exhibition called “Chicks with Balls: Judy Takács paints unsung female heroes” returns to Northeast Ohio with a solo show at Tri-C Gallery East, opening October 29th from 6:00 to 8:30.   Back in 2010, “Chicks” was just a nutty painting idea: I asked female friends and family […]

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Fall 2015 Events

Events Your easy, chronological, not-quite-comprehensive guide to what Northeast Ohio galleries and Museums have coming up in the next few months. More information about many of these shows can be found on preceding CAN member pages. Enjoy the shows! Continuing Through September 27 Staged Akron Art Museum through October 15 Migration Eastman Reading Garden Cleveland Public Library Through October 16 […]

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