Oppositions: The Secessionists vs. The Cleveland Society of Artists

Pulled from the permanent collection of ARTneo, Oppositions explores the contrasting styles of two prominent Cleveland artist groups in the early twentieth century. Portraits, still lifes, and landscapes illustrate the difference between the avant-garde and traditional approaches to creating art. The rivaling groups were formed to both challenge and uphold artistic traditions. The Secessionists, established in 1911, included Henry Keller, […]

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Time Travel with David King

David King’s new paintings are like fiery dreams. Hot with neon color, memories fade, some crumble into dust, others linger. Looking at this body of work is a bit like time travel, but feels like you’ve accidentally stumbled into someone else’s history, like an uninvited guest at a family reunion. King won ArtNEO’s “Cleveland Creates” competition, a juried exhibition of […]

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2019: A forward-looking retrospective

Elsewhere on the digital pages of CAN, Brittany M. Hudak and Michael Gill have written fine-grained and big-picture analyses of the year in Northeast Ohio art. Hudak remembered the year in a series of particular exhibits; Gill contextualized local developments within larger trends in the artworld. This post, then, is calibrated towards the medium scale—events which made a great immediate […]

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Time Travel: New Paintings by David King

Time Travel: New Paintings by David King offers a sense of nostalgia in an unexpected way. King, first-prize winner of ARTneo’s Cleveland Creates 2017 exhibition, gives faded memories a sense of urgency and puzzlement. The bright fluorescent colors and expressive paint application jolt the viewer’s perceptions of the vintage candid photography source materials that inspire his paintings. David King writes of […]

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Honoring Douglas Max Utter

Celebrating our 35th anniversary, ARTneo is proud to pay tribute to exhibiting artist and art critic Douglas Max Utter at this year’s Annual Benefit Brunch hosted at ARTneo. Douglas Max Utter is a celebrated regional expressionist painter who has participated in over 150 exhibitions during his career. We hope that you will join us in recognizing this outstanding Cleveland artist […]

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States of Expression: Prints from the ARTneo Collection

This survey from ARTneo’s collection provides a look at the history of the print in Northeast Ohio, including comprehensive collections of Henry Keller and Kálmán Kubinyi etchings. The diverse range of artists and time periods illustrates the enduring quality of the printed image with both traditional and experimental techniques. States of Expression opens Third Friday, June 21, and runs through […]

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Continuum: Art of the Cleveland School and Beyond

In partnership with the Canton Museum of Art, ARTneo presents Continuum: Art of the Cleveland School and Beyond. In the 1920s, Cleveland’s position as the center for American watercolor painting and its strong connection with commercial and fine art ceramics helped to define what is commonly known as the “Cleveland School” of artists. The newer generations of artists continue to […]

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Recent Acquisitions to ARTneo’s Permanent Collection

Through generous gifts, ARTneo continues to build its collection of the significant art created by Northeast Ohio artists. ARTneo’s permanent collection has become an important resource for those interested in regional art. The exhibition features works by Richard Andres, Tom Balbo, Ruth Bercaw, Timothy Callaghan, Eileen Dorsey, Andy Dreamingwolf, Mary Lou Ferbert, Derek Hess, Andrea Joki, Douglas Lucak, Ken Nevadomi, […]

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Upcoming Exhibitions at ARTneo

Time, Space & Life: Works by David Buttram & Deborah Silver May 18–June 15 ARTneo is proud to present works by David Buttram and Deborah Silver, the second- and third-prize winners of ARTneo’s Cleveland Creates 2017 juried exhibition. Buttram creates paintings that pay close attention to light, shadow, reflections and color to reveal a range of human emotions. Silver combines […]

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