AN ARMFUL OF FLOWERS

In overwhelming numbers, organizations that make up the region’s art scene are led by women. When you draw back the camera and pan Northeast Ohio’s nonprofit arts community, one thing comes into sharp focus. An overwhelming number of these organizations are staffed and helmed by women, from Amy Callahan at Waterloo Arts to Lucinda Einhouse at the Beck Center and […]

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Creative Fusion: MID-CENTURY DREAMING

Most every Clevelander has passed the modest mid-century building on West 25th Street between Franklin Avenue and the iconic 1963 Riverview Tower apartment complex, but few actually see it. The landscape somehow swallows it up. Earlier this summer, that changed. LAND studio teamed up with building owner, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) to reactivate the space, which the Plain Dealer […]

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Tombs and Treasures: William Harper at CIA

Initially, William Harper’s new exhibit at the Cleveland Institute of Art’s Reinberger Gallery evokes the inner chambers of a pyramid wherein magnificent treasures languish in wait for their pharaoh and his concubines to arrive in the afterlife. It’s not by accident. “I wanted it to look like a tomb,” Harper says of the exhibit The Beautiful and the Grotesque. To that […]

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ON THE HOMESTEAD WITH DANA DEPEW

  by Erin O’Brien Horse-drawn Amish buggies clop along lonely county roads. Pastoral farmhouses evoke cotton shirts billowing on clotheslines and the aroma of freshly baked apple pies. Gentle bovines chew grass. While it’s only about fifty miles southwest of Cleveland, Huntington Township feels very far away from, say, 78th Street Studios in Gordon Square, where Dana Depew’s edgy “Your […]

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Creative Fusion: Fifty Years After the Crooked River Burned, A Global Response

Creative Fusion’s Waterways to Waterways is an artistic celebration of the Cuyahoga At the center of the Cleveland Foundation’s 2019 Waterways to Waterways Creative Fusion program are five grassroots organizations spearheading nine unique efforts to draw attention to the Cuyahoga River. The 2019 program will also include a Global PechaKucha Night. On June 20, “Waterways” will fill the Jacobs Pavilion […]

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