Art from a Distance: Eileen Dorsey

  Museums, Galleries, Studios, and Schools are all closed in the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. That has left artists alone in their studios, and gallery doors closed, sometimes with exhibits still hanging, unseen, on their walls. In the Art from a Distance series of posts on CAN Blog, we’re helping curators, dealers, artists and teachers share […]

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Epics of the everyday: Pamela Dodds at Suite 215

A contemporary filmmaker has about 30 images per second with which to tell her story. A painter has only what she can fit into the canvas. Therefore, most paintings are not narratives per se. Even when mythological, historic, or pop cultural figures are recognizable in painting, the meaning of the painting is more than just the story of the depicted […]

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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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