Kristina Paabus: The Plot Does Not Care for Itself

Kristina Paabus, winner of the CAN Journal Prize at the 2018 CAN Triennial, is influenced by the systems and strategies of perception we use to contain and negotiate our surroundings. Working within the polarities of myths and truths, Paabus pays special attention to aspects of our information-drenched society that are often taken for granted or overlooked. Involved with ideas that […]

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2018: Looking Back and Forth

In Cleveland’s art world, 2018 was a year of landmark exhibits, new beginnings and portentious change, sometimes all rolled into single events. Here’s a look at some of the milestones, and what they will mean in 2019 and beyond. Triennials: The most noteworthy events of 2018 both included the word “triennial,” and both coordinated broad realms of the region’s art […]

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Announcing: The Inaugural CAN Triennial Prizes

The N in CAN stands for Network, and this defining element of the organization played an equally defining role in the inaugural CAN Triennial, from our venue partners (ARTneo, Survival Kit, Tregoning & Co.) to our exhibit partners who created the historic exhibit Three Angles (ARTneo and Artists Archives of the Western Reserve) to the sixteen dealers that exhibited and […]

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CAN Triennial Dealer Guide: Cleveland Figurative, Booth 10

Stanka Kordic Martin O’Connor John A. Sargent, III Judy Takács Contemporary Figurative Realism is a movement that has been brewing on the coasts for over a decade. Cleveland’s own figurative artists have also been passionately painting humans with an eye to truth, beauty and the beauty of the truthful depiction…physically and emotionally. To own a masterful depiction of a human […]

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CAN Triennial Dealer Guide: Cleveland Print Room

The Cleveland Print Room is a nonprofit community darkroom, education center, workspace, and dedicated photographic gallery. Through advocacy we advance the art and appreciation of the photographic image by providing affordable access to our darkroom, exhibitions, educational programming, and collaborative community outreach. The greatest strength of our organization is the creation of innovative programming and exhibitions that bring forward ideas, […]

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CAN Triennial Dealer Guide: Cleveland Skribe Tribe (CST)

Cleveland Skribe Tribe (CST) The influential Cleveland graffiti crew CST (Cleveland Skribe Tribe) was active around the turn of the millennium until its members followed careers to Japan, Atlanta, California, China, and Brooklyn. They reunite in Cleveland in Summer 2018 for several mural projects, including one at CAN Triennial. Tobias France, aka Bias, joined CST after meeting SANO at a […]

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