Heights Arts Presents Drawn Together and Its First Members Show

Opening March 9 in the Heights Arts main gallery, Drawn Together: Emotional Intelligence and the Vernacular of the Heart explores the Buddhist concept of the brahma-viharas, also known as the four divine emotions, through drawings by John Carlson, Suzanne Head, Tony Ingrisano, and Dana Oldfather. Drawn Together explores the emotions of loving-kindness (metta), compassion (karuna), vicarious or sympathetic joy (mudita), […]

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Sound and Vision Kicks Off Season of Multi-Disciplinary Shows at Heights Arts

For hundreds of years, musical instruments have been designed to please both the eye and the ear. Instruments such as violins and celli, woodwind and brass instruments, and keyboard instruments like the piano and pipe organ, have been created for both immaculate sound production and overall visual appeal. The achievements of famous instrument builders like Stradivarius and Amati come to […]

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Successive exhibitions at Heights Arts present new talent and encore appearances

Two exhibitions at Heights Arts this spring and summer express the vitality of the region as a training ground for visual artists, with one show celebrating new talents and the other bringing back artists who previously exhibited at Heights Arts. With its first Emergent show in 2015, Heights Arts inaugurated the idea of presenting a recurring exhibition to identify emerging […]

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Public conscience, communities, and emerging artists at Heights Arts

Graphic design and illustration have expanded from the publishing and advertising industries from which they sprung.  Influenced by graffiti, new technologies in animation or gaming, illustrators now create stories about world issues, popular culture, trends in daily life. Artists take issues out of context and reexamine them in unconsidered perspectives which cleverly challenge  the viewers to assess their own part […]

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Herb Ascherman’s Life Behind a Camera

In photographer Herb Ascherman’s Shaker Heights living room, there’s what he calls his “worship wall.” It features classic photos by some of photography’s towering giants: Albert Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Inge Morath, Arnold Newman.   “Every morning I get down on my kneeler and ask for their blessing,” he says, only half joking.   It must have worked. Ascherman has had […]

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Herbert Ascherman Jr.: 40 Years photography retrospective at Heights Arts

While making his living in portraiture, Cleveland photographer Herbert Ascherman Jr. also pursued passions in other photographic genres—street photography, nudes, and landscapes.   Herbert Ascherman Jr.: 40 Years gathers approximately 60 key works from all of those interest areas, selected by Ascherman and Heights Arts, which powerfully represent his wide-ranging career. Drawn from the 150,000 black and white negatives in […]

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Northeast Ohio explorations in glass at Heights Arts

Refraction: The Influence of Brent Kee Young gathers works by eleven artists who studied under Young’s extraordinary tenure as professor and head of the glass department at the Cleveland Institute of Art.   Carrie Battista, Robert Coby, Scott Goss, Earl O. James, Brent Marshall, Shawn Messenger, Michael Mikula, Marc Petrovic, Kari Russell-Pool, Mark Sudduth, and Linda Zmina are working glass […]

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At Table: Cleveland Culinaria opens at Heights Arts

Twenty-seven visual artists have partnered with some of Cleveland’s most creative culinary experts to transform the Heights Arts gallery into unique, themed installations that speak to the art of food and community through the materials we use to eat and drink. At Table: Cleveland Culinaria showcases the vision of chefs Doug Katz (Fire Food and Drink, Provenance); Marc-Aurele Buholzer (Vero […]

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