Building and Subtracting – A Retrospective of Prints by Laurence Channing

Laurence Channing had his first one-person show in 1991 at the William Busta Gallery on Murray Hill Road, Cleveland. His charcoal drawings, at once romantic and elegant and disquieting, found an audience in exhibitions that followed in 1992, 1994, and 1995. In 1997 he also presented prints—three drypoints and a lithograph. In the next few years he created five additional […]

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Text Messages, at YARDS

CAN Fall Issue Despite the honored position that the name Cleaveland holds in the city’s history, it  is the incorrect spelling, Cleveland, without the extra “a,” that is our city’s name.  One legend has it that in 1830 the city’s newspaper could not fit the “a” in its headline, so the city became Cleveland. Using 21st century technology, the shorthand of […]

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Bonfoey Gallery Presents (With)Drawing, an Exhibition of Work by Amber Kempthorn

Over the last three years, Amber Kempthorn has drawn, written, directed, and produced four animations that visually translate British composer Benjamin Britten’s Four Sea Interludes into familiar scenes from the Northeast Ohio region. Created in collaboration with the Akron production studio Red Point Digital, Ordinary Magic: A Sunday in the Cuyahoga Valley is supported in part by a grant from […]

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Faculty Exhibition, Print Conference Highlight CIA’s Fall Offerings

Printmaker Maggie Denk-Leigh, chair of the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Printmaking Department, has participated in the college’s annual Faculty Exhibition more than twenty times during her career. She finds the experience valuable. Like her colleagues, all of whom are practicing artists and designers, Denk-Leigh balances personal goals and her studio practice with responding to the learning environment at CIA. The […]

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Amani Williams at Deep Dive Art Projects: Returning the Gaze

Amani Williams’s exhibition, Coming at You, Red, Hot and Full of Desire, is a poignant response to the June 24 SCOTUS decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. These monoprints created during her 2022 residency at Deep Dive Art Projects highlight moments of desire, temptation, and arousal through self-stimulated intimacy and consensual partnership. While issues of sexuality, body-positivity and feminism are […]

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Experience the Power of Print at the Mid America Print Council Conference, at KSU School of Art

Kent State University’s School of Art is hosting the 2022 Mid America Print Council Conference—The Power of Print Resistance, Revolution, & Resilience—from October 13 to 16. The conference’s theme affirms printmaking’s power to promote social change and engage with the political landscape. The Mid America Print Council (MAPC) is an educational and community-based organization that focuses on all print-related arts […]

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