CPR premieres works of Andy Sweet

Just when his work was gaining a following, street and documentary photographer Andy Sweet’s sudden death in 1982 diverted attention from his art, which celebrated the South Beach, Florida, of the late 1970s. March 13 will see the Cleveland debut of Sweet’s rediscovered work in the exhibition Shtetl in the Sun, turning an eye to the pastel-hued environs and lively culture of the […]

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Cleveland Print Room Presents The Peer Show

Opening Friday, September 13, CPR is excited to present our fifth annual open-call juried exhibition, The Peer Show, judged this year by Jacob Rhodes, co-founder and curator of Field Projects gallery, NYC; and Aline Smithson, Los Angeles-based artist and educator, and founder and editor-in-chief of the online photography journal, Lenscratch. The exhibition, which will award cash prizes in five categories, […]

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Mastery at the Print Room

  The photo exhibit A Collection of Stories, which was up at the Cleveland Print Room May 31-June 14, was divided into 7 titled sections. You could say it was like looking at the subject from seven different angles, in a Wallace Stevens, “Thirteen-Ways-Of-Looking-At-A-Blackbird” kind of way: the content and intention of each section were unified, but  distinct, like seven […]

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Unapologetically Photographing Black Reality

In today’s times, everyone with a phone has a camera and for that reason, many consider themselves photographers.  Then there are those who use cameras, preferring them to cell phones for capturing images.  Many camera users are professional photographers who utilize expensive camera bodies and expensive glass, taking their craft seriously enough to take advantage of the latest technology to […]

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Young Photographers

This spring, Cleveland Print Room’s galleries will be alive with the work of young photographers from the trio of programs that make up our Teen Institute: Project Snapshot, Instant Foto, and the POV Photo Visionary Mastery Program. The Project Snapshot Student Exhibition, opening Wednesday, April 17, presents work from this sixteen-week B&W film processing course that runs the full school […]

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Form and feeling: John W. Carlson and Steven Standley at NY’s Field Projects

This Valentine’s Day, two Cleveland-based artists will open an exhibit in the nation’s art capital. Next week, The Carlson/Standley Experience will open at Field Projects Gallery in New York. The show is named for the contributing painters, John W. Carlson and Steven Standley. Though the style and content of both artists diverge from one another, they complement one another. Based […]

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