Works of Lissa Rivera and Laura Ruth Bidwell at Cleveland Print Room

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Things are busy as always at the Cleveland Print Room this fall, with more classes and workshops in our community darkroom, and a lively schedule of exhibits in our gallery to delight and inspire. Opening September 8, we are excited to present a dual exhibition featuring the transgressive, vintage fashion photography-inspired work of New York artist Lissa Rivera and Transformer […]

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Dan Tranberg: Layering the Sublime


Dan Tranberg’s final works, completed in the two years before his death on May 29, are composed of pleasurable colors and forms, yet offer surprising intellectual challenges and a range of emotional information. He made many of the small painted collage-like works displayed at Bonfoey Gallery (opening October 14) in his hospital room as he struggled with cancer during his […]

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CAN Editor Michael Gill Honored at BAYarts

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BAYarts will honor CAN Journal’s co-founder and executive director at the annual Moondance Benefit on September 9. Each year, BAYarts honors an individual who has contributed to northeast Ohio’s cultural landscape in a transformative and lasting way. Past honorees have included CPAC President & CEO Tom Schorgl, Liz Maugans of Zygote Press and Brian Zimmerman, CEO of Cleveland Metroparks. Some […]

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Article/Art In Cleveland Presents Becky Grasser: Halfway

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Halfway, gum bichromate prints by Becky Grasser, explores her shifting experience of time and space through past, present and future as a result of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD is a mental health condition triggered by witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. “The images are, on the surface, images of bridges in various states of being built, crumbling, and being rebuilt,” […]

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Art House: Listening to Teens


A few years ago, I did an art project that involved interviewing Max Hayes High School students. I made this connection through the art and shop teachers. Individually and as a group, I asked them to talk about what they liked and disliked about the city, what their ambitions were. The art room environment made them feel comfortable and open. […]

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Akron Art Museum: Alchemy, and more


Alchemy Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries October 7, 2017 – January 21, 2018 Alchemy brings together a group of international artists whose work incorporates gold (or another metal disguised as gold). In each case, this precious material not only brings a sense of luxury to the work, but also ushers in connotations of the historic and cultural value various societies […]

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In the Details, at Artists Archives of the Western Reserve

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The fall exhibition season at the Artists Archives opens with In the Details, a group textile show curated by independent curator and Lakeland Community College gallery coordinator Mary Urbas. The exhibition showcases the work of Libby Chaney, Juli Edberg, Sandy Miller, Jessica Pinsky, Gayle Vickery Pritchard, Susan Shie, Deborah Silver, Lilian Tyrrell, Evelyn Ward and Jennifer Whitten. This will be […]

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