The Reading Nest

If you haven’t yet experienced the Reading Nest in Cleveland Public Library’s Eastman Reading Garden, we suggest you drop everything and head downtown before it’s too late. The 30 foot wide, 12 foot high interactive art installation will be in the garden until mid-October. The nest is built with over 10,000 pieces ofdiscarded wood collected from local, industrial and manufacturing […]

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Genius Loci: the Dark Vistas of Randall Tiedman

Randall Tiedman was born in an up/down duplex, one of many similar three-story dwellings crowding a long block in Cleveland’s North Collinwood area. Purchased by his grandparents just after the turn of the century, the house faces west across a few feet of front lawn, close to the street. Tiedman produced hundreds of paintings, prints, and drawings in a back […]

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New Leadership, All Ohio Ceramic Invitational at Heights Arts

  Heights Arts launches its fall season under the leadership of recently appointed executive director Rachel Bernstein. With a passion for the arts, Rachel brings her expertise as an arts administrator (and a professional cellist!) to our organization after a long tenure at the Music School Settlement. Opening Friday, September 6, Heights Arts presents a landmark exhibition, the All Ohio […]

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EIGHTHOURSRAW and Genius Loci at HEDGE Gallery

With a fresh look and new name, HEDGE Gallery is baring its walls and inviting eight artists who have never shown at the gallery to participate in a multi media exhibition entitled EIGHTHOURSRAW. EIGHTHOURSRAW is about self-exploration and the lifelong journey of discovering and peeling back the multiple layers within us. Featured artists are Shirley Alley Campbell (paintings / drawings), […]

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Fall Exhibits at the Galleries at Cleveland State University

The Galleries at Cleveland State University are delighted to announce exciting exhibition season for the fall semester of 2013. August 30 through October 12, we celebrate the human imagination with two exhibitions that explore the relationship of personal imagery and collective memory. In the North Gallery we present Based on a True Story, paintings by the Cuban-born Cleveland-based artist Augusto […]

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Richard Sedlon: Awakening the Whimsical Spirit at Corcoran Fine Arts

 The garden behind the historic Hezekiah Dunham House in Bedford, Ohio was once populated by creative and mischievous creatures, real and imagined, or perhaps evoked. There Richard Sedlon (American, 1900-1992) gathered both Pookas (elf-like figures of his own creation), and his fellow avant garde artists of the Kokoon Arts Club.   While Sedlon – painter, lithographer, sculptor, muralist, and poet […]

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Observing and Reacting, and Holga with Hadley at The Cleveland Print Room

This Fall, the Cleveland Print Room offers a full array of exhibitions and educational opportunities to please a diverse audience. Opening September 13, nationally-acclaimed photographer and Akron native Angelo Merendino’s Observing and Reacting turns the lens on unsuspecting pedestrians in New York as they furtively (and sometimes blatantly) catch a glimpse of him and his late wife, Jennifer, who was […]

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Collaborative Effort Makes Fine Exhibitions

City Artists at Work and The Plain Dealer have been collaborating to offer several exhibitions throughout the year in what is now considered by many to be the Gallery at The Plain Dealer. The Sparx in the City event that takes place on Saturday, September 21, presents an opportunity for City Artists to not only open their studios, but also […]

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Cleveland Institute of Art explores the nature of art in four wildly different exhibitions opening in November

Four separate exhibitions running concurrently at the Cleveland Institute of Art this fall offer residents a chance to become temporary art students, sampling the breadth of contemporary art.   The four shows – which run November 8 through December 14 – span the art spectrum, from Op Art paintings, to narrative-rich political illustrations, to densely textured quasi-narrative watercolors, to dream-like […]

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