Showdown at Coventry: PEACE Campus in jeopardy

Deanna Bremer Fisher–head of the board of the Coventry PEACE Campus in Cleveland Heights, and also executive director of the nonprofit advocacy organization for the city, Future Heights–hopes to temper, perhaps even resolve, a dispute between that arts-and-culture organization and Heights Libraries, the system that continues to serve as landlord to CPC, perhaps against its will. Bremer Fisher will make […]

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Art Made in the Shutdown: Patty Flauto

  CAN Journal has been pleased to partner with Worthington Yards to present Art Made in the Shutdown, an exhibit featuring works of more than 120 artists who have in common this tumultuous moment in history, when a global pandemic intersects with our long-overdue reckoning with racism. In the wake of a recent Zoom dialog among the artists, we continue […]

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Following up with Matthew Gallagher – “Research & Development” is Now on View at HEDGE Gallery

Back in late March, I had the great pleasure of speaking with artist Matthew Gallagher, whose planned show at HEDGE Gallery was put on hold (“Show Postponed, Artist Matthew Gallagher Grapples with the Impact of COVID-19“). At that time the future was very uncertain, as every arts institution in North-East Ohio began shutting their doors, cancelling programs, and quarantine began. I […]

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Remains of the Day: Hildur Ásgeirdóttir Jónsson and Kaveri Raina at Abattoir Gallery

Cleveland’s newest gallery, Abattoir, is named for the meat-industry term, meaning  “slaughterhouse,”  in honor of the original function of the Hildebrandt sausage-producing complex where the space is located. Making its debut in 2020, a punishing year of pandemic and social upheaval, the name and the place might seem disturbingly appropriate. The gallerist-proprietors, Lisa Kurzner and Rose Burlingham, are curators with […]

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Art Made in the Shutdown: Mary K. Thomas

Since the beginning of the COVID Shutdown, CAN has shared virtual gallery tours and studio visits and other updates from artists about how they were impacted, how they were challenged, and how they coped during the isolation. Now more than three months into the crisis, we know artists have not stopped making work, even if they have had to channel […]

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