Echo: Texture, Repetition, and Pattern at E11even 2

“It’s a themed show, but it isn’t so tightly specific to an image or a specific story line,” said R!ch Cihlar, Co-owner of E11even 2 and curator of Echo. The title of the show is “Echo: an exhibition on textures, repetition, and patterns.” The loose parameters set for the artists led to an assortment of interpretations of these themes. Generally […]

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MAKERS: Hilary D. Gent

“I’d rather risk an ugly surprise than rely on things I know how to do.” – Helen Frankenthaler   Hilary D. Gent is busy. You might know her as the owner/curator of HEDGE gallery in 78th Street Studios, the venerable space that now represents thirteen area emerging and professional artists including local art stars like John Carlson and Justin Brennan. In addition […]

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Amazing Art this Fall at Gallery+

Anthony Mitri (Closing at September Third Friday) A Cleveland native, Anthony Mitri has been drawing and painting most of his life. Before focusing strictly on the realistic charcoal drawings he is known for, Mitri completed a series of 22 abstract landscape paintings from 2000-2002. He was experimenting with a technique of building up many layers of very thin oil washes […]

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Katy Richards: Fluid Depths at HEDGE

Katy Richards’ new work showcases her classic exuberance for the materiality of oils, as well as her obvious firsthand knowledge of her new waterlogged subjects. The paint oozes around the surface of the works, alive, about to swim off the canvas. The scale of Richards’ new work is impressive, with statement pieces like “Dance of the Butterfly” as large as […]

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ZAINA Gallery, an Artist-run venue on the first floor of Cleveland’s 78th Street Studios.

Clay in CLE:  As artists we choose clay as a medium to produce artwork both sculptural and functional. There is a wide range of processes and outcomes that can come from one material of clay, and one shared studio space. We invite you to explore the different approaches we take in clay as expression. The carvings, hand painted decoration, shapes […]

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