Egypt comes to Art House

Last Spring, for the first time, Art House hosted an international artist, Alka Mathur, of India through The Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion Program. After a successful residency that provided more than 500 people with access to Alka’s art and culture, Art House enthusiastically applied for another artist. In March our wish comes true as we welcome mixed media artist and […]

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Make Art and Make Friends—Classes for Seniors at Art Therapy Studio

For more than 25 years, Art Therapy Studio has offered unique art classes that help people express their artistic talents in a warm, welcoming studio. Our “Discover the Artist Within You” classes for seniors are designed to enrich creativity, sharpen memory, and inspire new friendships. They are perfect for seniors who want to give art a try, or further develop […]

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Mission Driven: Why won’t the Cleveland Museum of Art bring back the May Show?

During a recent lunchtime talk at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Fred Bidwell, acting director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, told the crowd that the museum’s May Show—the display of art made in Cleveland and the surrounding region, last presented in 1993—”won’t come back.” “It’s just not part of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s mission,” Bidwell said. For those who don’t remember, the May […]

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What Price for your Soul?

Cleveland Artists talk about how they value their work    State Representative Sandra Williams was taking a tour of Zygote Press, when–having looked at the machines and talked about outreach programs–she was comfortable enough to ask a very basic, honest question. “Why,” she wanted to know, “is art so expensive?” She was not standing in the presence of expensive art. In […]

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ArtFace: Laila Voss and Bruce Edwards

SPACES trustee Laila Voss was active at the organization “more or less invisibly,” even before she got involved with the DOMO artist-designed furniture project in 1985. She credits SPACES with jump-starting her involvement with artists in Cleveland. Bruce Edwards’ first Cleveland show was also held there, in 1992. The two have shared a Tremont studio since 1994. Bruce is now […]

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