Outcomes: Creative Fusion plants seeds of an ongoing artistic exchange

Printmaker Iván Andrés Lecaros Correa first came to Cleveland—and specifically to Zygote Press—in 2012, as a Creative Fusion resident supported by the Cleveland Foundation. He returned in July with his colleague Sabrina Sofía Ávila Martin in a self-supported residency. Seeds planted by Creative Fusion seven years ago now are poised to flourish with support from other funders as a new […]

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ART BECOMING MUSIC Creative Fusion: Composers Series uses the Cleveland Museum of Art as Muse

Igor Stravinsky’s opera The Rake’s Progress was inspired by a narrative series of paintings of the same name by William Hogarth. Mussorgsky’s piano composition Pictures at an Exhibition was prompted by… pictures at an exhibition, featuring works by his late friend Viktor Hartmann. Van Gogh’s The Starry Night inspired an orchestral work, an opera, and, for better or worse, Don […]

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Creative Fusion: MID-CENTURY DREAMING

Most every Clevelander has passed the modest mid-century building on West 25th Street between Franklin Avenue and the iconic 1963 Riverview Tower apartment complex, but few actually see it. The landscape somehow swallows it up. Earlier this summer, that changed. LAND studio teamed up with building owner, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) to reactivate the space, which the Plain Dealer […]

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THE CLEVELAND FOUNDATION PRESENTS: CREATIVE FUSION Artists at the Table, Building the Future

The projects of the Cleveland Foundation’s 2019 Creative Fusion Waterways to Waterways cohort marked the 50th anniversary of the famous June 22, 1969, fire on the Cuyahoga River. The fire itself and the improvement of the river’s water quality are landmarks in environmental history. Most of that progress has been made through research, education, and political action, as well as […]

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Nature Configurations: The Drawings of Sandra Benny At the Massillon Museum

Inspired by nature, feather collector and internationally renowned artist Sandra Benny is exhibiting her drawings at the Massillon Museum this fall. Her rhythmic still lifes are composed of purposefully placed feathers, flowers, petals, and stems. Etched in richly hued layers of colored pencil, focus is shown on the distinctive qualities of each artifact. “Individual feathers are very intriguing to me. […]

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Three Exceptional Artists at the McDonough Museum in Youngstown

The McDonough Museum of Art is delighted to present the work of three dynamic artists for our fall exhibitions: Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu, organized by Highpoint Editions-Minneapolis, is a spectacular collection of Mehretu’s work in the medium of printmaking. Best known for her large-scale paintings and drawings, Mehretu layers maps, urban planning grids and architectural renderings with whorls […]

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The Morgan Presents Printmaking as Resistance Exhibition & Zine Library

Printmaking as Resistance is a zine library and exhibition on view from October 18 to November 16 that will feature local and regional artists who are reinforcing and redefining how printmaking is used as a vessel for resistance and activism today. Throughout history, printmaking has been used as an accessible tool for communication, raising awareness about social issues and inspiring […]

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Orange Art Center + Cleveland Photo Fest

Opening September 13, the Orange Art Center (OAC) and the Cleveland Photo Fest (CPF) will partner in Masters of Portrait Photography, a stunning exhibition of Cleveland-based photographers. The Cleveland Photo Fest was launched in 2019 by directors Herb Ascherman, Laura D’Alessandro and Jim Szudy. The CPF is partnering with galleries throughout Northeast Ohio that host photography exhibitions, lectures and workshops. […]

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Fall at the Screw Factory

  Fall Art Show & Open Studios 6:00–10:00pm Friday, October 18 10:00am–3:00pm Saturday, October 19 Join the Screw Factory artists, visiting artists, and guest artists for two days of shopping, exploring, and celebrating autumn. This event will be held in the historic Screw Factory located in Bird Town, Lakewood. The Templar Automotives will be on display, studios will be open, […]

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