Forms of Nostalgia

If you looked at Paul O’Keeffe’s plexiglass constructions at William Busta Gallery last week and if you were stymied in your attempts to figure out what the brightly colored forms mean, then you’re on the right track. The show, a distant silence, is up through March 22. O’Keeffe’s constructions of beautifully machined plexiglass juxtapose colors and shapes in mostly rectangular […]






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Winter Happenings

EVENTS   Continuing   Through December 20 Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Member Holiday Show Through December 29 Heights Arts 2013 Holiday Store   Through January 4 Kokoon Arts Gallery Randall Tiedman: Genius Loci   Through December 20 The Sculpture Center Made in Mourning: Contemporary Memorial and Reliquary     December December 6 120 years of Art in Cleveland […]






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Art as Transformative Experience

Often, while lecturing to a group, I’ll state my belief the what makes something a work of art is its capacity to change how the attentive, passionate viewer experiences and responds to the world for the rest of their lives. Once, I was called on this in a question: a Professor from a university asked me when this had happened, […]






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W-WAC: Baldwin-Wallace Seniors in Catch a Rising Star, and Tom Evert – Dance Man

Kicking off Westlake-Westshore Arts Council’s 30th year, on January 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. will be a senior from the Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre Program in “Catch a Rising Star.” Following senior recitals, a student will be selected to produce a program reflective of studies in the BW Music Program. This performance, in the Porter Room of Westlake Porter […]






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Vacancy Means Opportunity in Collinwood

The issue of vacancy has been prominent in the North Collinwood neighborhood that hosts the Waterloo Arts District and the Waterloo Arts Gallery. Homes, storefronts and even churches have gone long stretches of time unoccupied—still reeling from the effects of a real estate bubble burst after barely inflating here to begin with. But as the gallery itself attests, vacancy also presents […]






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Moe Brooker: Getting back to then

Moe Brooker makes his enthusiastic return to Cleveland February 21, 2014 –honored with the first solo exhibition given his paintings here in 19 years. “Cleveland remains a special place for me, and I enjoyed every moment that I spent there. The art community was really exciting when I was teaching and living there. I left 28 years ago for Philadelphia, can […]






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TerraVista Studio: Ceramics R US

TerraVista Studio is a bustling ceramics studio located on the fourth floor of the building on 30th Street off Superior. Most of the artists are veterans of the fourteen years the studio has been in existence: Lynne Norwood Lofton, Megan Dull, Yomiko Goto, Rob Romeo and Andrea LeBlond. On entering the gallery you’ll see signs that they are in the […]






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