Silos (Part Two)

This past year, I have been privileged to assist workshops with special needs children. I helped show participants how clay can be formed; I passed out glaze cups and brushes and demonstrated different ways glaze can be applied. Interacting with these children put into sharp focus how the world, as experienced, is different for everyone. Because many of us manage […]

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Recent and Upcoming at Art House

Art House is now working with a new road map that emerged from the strategic plan process (much thanks to Carol Murphy) conducted during the first part of 2017. This also included an exciting campus expansion component developed by the KSU Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative. Urban Bright Arts-in-Education Program, Fall 2017: In conjunction with our budding partnership with Cleveland Metroparks […]

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Art House: Listening to Teens

A few years ago, I did an art project that involved interviewing Max Hayes High School students. I made this connection through the art and shop teachers. Individually and as a group, I asked them to talk about what they liked and disliked about the city, what their ambitions were. The art room environment made them feel comfortable and open. […]

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ABC & CCN: News around Art House

The last few months have been busy!  Denison fourth-graders constructed large fish, based on what they had learned about Lake Erie’s aquatic population and personal experiences of Cleveland.  During our second Annual ABC (Artists+Bowls+Chili) Chili Cook-Off the studio was packed with people enjoying chili samplers.  Nine contenders competed against last year’s winner: “Goya and the Gringo.” “Just Andy” rose to […]

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Viewpoint: Art House, Inc.

My experience at Art House has been one wild ride! When I was hired at the end of April of this year, I didn’t know what to expect or even if it really was my dream job. I was pleasantly surprised at the amazing people who work for this organization. Laila Voss, the ED of Art House, was welcoming and […]

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The Art House Experience

What’s it like to work at Art House? Here, in their own words, are some thoughts about the place from people who know. “Art House is a great environment for creativity, and has provided me with many opportunities to grow as an artist and gain experience in a professional setting.” – Jamies Ausperk, Studio Tech “Whether it’s making posters for an […]

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Art House: A new beginning

  In the past few months Art House, Inc. has experienced many changes.  Following Amy Craft resigning as Executive Director, Stephanie Kluk accepted the offer to become the new Associate Director at Zygote Press and Meri Ruble became Program Coordinator at Progressive Arts Alliance. Laila Voss accepted the offer to become Art House’s new Executive Director and has been working […]

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Art House . . . Where ART lives!

Near the corner of W. 25th and Denison in the Brooklyn Center neighborhood, art not only lives but is nurturing creativity, pride and joy. Art House’s most popular classes this season offer opportunities to experience a variety of techniques for creating with clay. After learning and practicing some fundamentals, artists of all ages can throw pots, bowls, vases, and mugs […]

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