Khehla Chepape Makgato Pop-Up Show at Harris Stanton, Cleveland

  Loose canvas sits heavy on the gallery walls with thick, dripping paint and geometric printed fabrics forming wrapped heads and caped shoulders out of the jumbles of colorful strokes.  But what makes Khehla Chepape Makgato’s raw, swirling, energetic paintings truly portraits are their unmistakably piercing stares.   Walking into Harris Stanton’s great little space on W 9th St. in […]

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Soppeland in Akron, New Directions in Cleveland at Harris Stanton

The Harris Stanton Galleries are excited to be opening the 2018 calendar year with two very different exhibitions celebrating artists at different stages in their careers. Longtime gallery artist Mark Soppeland will have a solo exhibition, The Shrine of Realization and Other Extraordinary Objects and Visionary Images at our Akron Gallery, opening January 11. The Cleveland gallery will host our […]

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Harris Stanton Gallery

The dual galleries of Harris Stanton are pleased to present an exciting fall exhibition series featuring artists working in a variety of media. People, Places, and Things opens our fall season at our Cleveland location. The group show featuring the work of Laura Bidwell, Chris Felver, and Rita Montlack is Harris Stanton’s first photography exhibition in many years. Although working […]

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Harris Stanton Gallery Turns 30

The Harris∙Stanton Gallery reaches a milestone achievement this June by celebrating our 30th anniversary. Harris∙Stanton Gallery made its debut in Pilgrim Square, Akron in 1987 as the Evelyne Shaffer Gallery. The gallery was named after owner, Evelyne Shaffer, a French gallerist and art collector. Evelyne brought to Akron many European artists, with an emphasis in French art. In 1994, Meg […]

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Spring at Harris Stanton Gallery, Akron and Cleveland

In celebration of  spring, Harris Stanton Gallery in Akron is opening Valley Portrait: Pastels and Paintings featuring the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, which will display the works of Peninsula artist Jim Rehmus and the flower- and vegetable-inspired ceramics of Toledo artist, Kristin Kowalski. This will be the first time that Jim’s chalk pastels have been formally exhibited.  While Kristen has […]

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Harris Stanton Gallery: Barbara Gillette Retrospective, and New Directions

In January 2016, Harris Stanton Gallery in Akron is celebrating one of our most beloved artists with a career retrospective. Barbara Gillette was the 2011 recipient of the Akron Area Arts Alliance award for Outstanding Visual Artist. She has been a force in the Ohio art scene for more than 25 years and has been represented by the Harris Stanton […]

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Neighborhoods and International Perspectives at Harris Stanton

Opening our fall season at the Harris Stanton Gallery in Cleveland is the group show Cleveland Neighborhoods on August 28. This exhibition will feature four talented local artists: Tom Roese, Christine Ries, Glen Ratusnik, and Diane Pribojan. Each approaches the Cleveland Neighborhood concept with surprisingly different viewpoints. Roese’s focus will primarily be on the homes and buildings of the Tremont […]

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