George Mauersberger: USA Leather & Other Drawings

The Bonfoey Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of drawings by George Mauersberger: USA Leather & Other Drawings. These drawings and etchings will be on view in our street level gallery from November 16, 2012 through  January 5, 2013. We cordially invite you to join us for an opening reception with the artist, Friday, November 16, from 5–8 pm at the gallery. George Mauersberger is known for […]

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Students Have Class at Orange

A recent exhibit at the Orange Art Center showed not only the high quality of work being created by adult students in our  bucolic setting, but also the range of media and materials they study and use. The 28th annual Adult Student Exhibition featured art made by students in drawing, oil painting, watercolor, ceramic, and more. The exhibit attracts prominent  artists of the region to serve as jurors—including 2012 juror […]

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Orange Arts Center Energized

The energy is electric this fall at the Orange Art Center. The students are back from summer vacation and the staff has  been working hard to design an exciting lineup of  classes and workshops to fill our thirteen week session, including a  brand new “minisession” of three-week classes in December. We are happy to announce that most of our veteran  instructors will be returning in addition to adding […]

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Orange Art Center: Join Us for Class in 2013

The Orange Art Center Winter 2013 classes begin on Monday, January 14th. OAC offers a variety of classes in fine art and  fine craft. Two of the most popular offerings are Portrait Painting and Drawing with Lou Grasso, and Life Drawing with  George Kozmon. Both classes allow students to work from a model to improve their rendering and painting skills.  Students may bring a medium of their choice including […]

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Art House Volunteers Give and Get

Volunteers have enormous impact on nonprofits—but the reverse is also true. To our delight, Art House volunteer Wally  Two Hawks shared what the place meant to him. Wally came to Art House in 2006 to help with classes and programs. A retired carpenter, he was looking for a way to deal  with retirement and partial blindness. Over the years, Wally met many artists who offered amazing encouragement and […]

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Art House Reaching Out, Reaching In, Finding Magic

As a longtime resident of Brooklyn Center, I’ve been asked to write a perspective of Art House. After talking with energetic staff and researching Art House’s arts education programming and classes, I return to a moment that unfolded  during a late June fundraiser. Experimental filmmaker Robert Banks created an interactive multimedia installation for  this event. The set-up stretched from the interior of the Art House building into the parking lot bordering […]

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Art House to (Studio) Go Please

After four years with Art House, I have had the pleasure of interacting with a variety of highly skilled, extremely  alented, and utterly resourceful artists who teach for the organization. As an artist and arts administrator myself, I admire the adaptability of each of them: That adaptability is one of my  avorite things about Art House. Printmaker Kate Ward Terry can enter a room ready to teach thirty students, […]

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Thinking Inside the Box

With the West Side Market’s recent 100th anniversary celebration, a constant influx of new businesses, and a strong  mixture of new and historic housing, Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood is on the rise. LAND studio is proud to be part  of this momentum, both as a local business, and by leading big projects like the redesign and revitalization of Market  Square Park. But we have also taken on a series […]

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Yes Sidewalker, I’m Talking to You

As we wander the streets downtown, enjoy unique eats from the West Side Market in Ohio City, or take a bike ride  heading west on Lorain, it is exciting to see the City’s recent and resolute investment in Cleveland’s public spaces. Within  the last 8 months, construction on three incredible spaces has been completed and parks have reopened to the public. These spaces not only look much better than […]

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Land Studio and Cleveland Public Library Present Figure Ground

The Cleveland Public Library and LAND studio are pleased to announce Figure-Ground, a temporary art installation by Cleveland artist Scott Stibich, in the library’s Eastman Reading Garden. The artwork explores whether people engage differently with a space when bold color is added. Inspired by the garden’s function as a place for contemplation and solace, Figure-Ground introduces playfulness into the beloved public space and seeks to stimulate patrons’ awareness of surroundings they may […]

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