John W Carlson, Rest In Peace

  The social media outpouring of grief over the passing of John W. Carlson in recent days provided a small window on the scope of impact made by an artist who loved to engage with people, ideas, and art. John was taken to the hospital in an ambulance Friday night, having had an abdominal aneurism.  Officially he died at 2:02 […]

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Art Books Make Great Gifts

In addition to all the wretched things 2020 produced, there were some wonderful books by and about Northeast Ohio artists and their works.  No matter your interests as a spectator, collector, colleague, or student of the regional art scene, these titles are worth a look and make great gifts.   The Flying Banana George Kocar, introduction by Douglas Max Utter […]

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Uno Lady Premieres “GROUNDED”: A New Film About Mindfulness

Self-trained musician and activist Christa Ebert (who performs as Uno Lady) has created a short experimental film about mindfulness that will premiere tomorrow on YouTube at 7pm (Monday, December 14, 2020, 7pm – Live on YouTube).  GROUNDED, a 20-minute long film, includes mantras, soothing songs, and guided meditations for busy minds. Filmed mostly in her backyard in Cleveland, Ohio during […]

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Holiday Shopping Guide

  CAN Journal brings you this easy, alphabetical guide to holiday markets, stores, and pop-up events featuring works of Northeast Ohio artists and artisans. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, most art events planned for this winter have limited admission, and while almost all of them remain free, many require pre-registration. All in-person, indoor events require wearing facial covering. in most cases, […]

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CAN Announces Winners

  Collective Arts Network is pleased to announce winners of its benefit card game, Cleveland Artists On Deck. Winners were first revealed at the launch of the Winter 2020-2021 issue of CAN Journal Friday, November 20 at Framed Gallery. But before we name the names, we should muse a bit about what made the game great. This was a COVID-safe, city-wide […]

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