AMBER FORD WANTS TO CONVERSATE*

Amber Ford is a 2016 graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art by way of Brush High School, where she first began to investigate photography. Ford explores painting, printmaking and video, but is mostly known for her portraiture. She’s been shown many times, but will be part of the (DIS)MANTLE exhibit at Kent State University that opens November 7. We talked […]

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Lissauer Gallery Presents Jim Ptacek and Amber Ford

At the Lissauer Gallery throughout 2019: free opening receptions on the second Friday of odd months! The Lissauer Gallery is pleased to present the work of two Northeast Ohio artists with very different styles this summer. Jim Ptacek brings his photographs and collages of Cleveland landmarks and architecture to us from May 10 through July 7, and Amber Ford’s photography—primarily […]

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CAN Triennial Artist Roster Announced

The number of artists who applied to the curated CAN Triennial exhibition was enormous, and the range of their experience and accomplishment, the diversity of their techniques and perspectives all were inspiring. We should not be surprised: this is emblematic of the energy and intensity visible every week in the Cleveland art scene. In all, curators William Busta, Angelica Pozo, […]

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MAKERS: Amber Ford

“A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. All photographs are accurate, but none of them is the truth.” – Richard Avedon   Amber Ford is busy. With work in two exhibitions that open this week and a job at her alma […]

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