Loren Naji’s Satellite Gallery Closes Its Hatch to Open The Church of Art

Thank you, Grace Wen, for contributing, organizing, co-curating, and running Satellite Gallery with me for the past three years. It was a fantastic journey orbiting Cleveland and the Waterloo art scene in our spaceship of art. Satellite Gallery went beyond the boundaries of our galaxy, with installations produced by emerging and established creative art explorers. The spaceship has landed and […]

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I’m UP and Having a Ball!

Loren Naji Studio Gallery, the 4000 square-foot space where I hosted many exciting events, is now an empty, cavernous building that will soon house a catering and wood fired pizza business. Now I’m creating BIG ART in my new 11,000 square-foot private art space, Loren Naji UP Studio. Presently, I will not be hosting public events or gallery openings. It […]

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Loren Naji Brings Emoh homE for New Adventures, and Prepares for American Greetings Exhibit

After departure from a delightful send-off at Prosperity Social Club in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood, the live-in sculpture Emoh (Home spelled backwards) continued to garner attention at its first stop, another reception—this time at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Ultimately, after three weeks in Grand Rapids, As a top 20 ArtPrize finalist, out of 1455 competitors, Emoh was featured in […]

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Emoh: Backward Home Numbers

By now, thanks to USA today and multiple other news outlets, tens of thousands of people across the country have read that Loren Naji’s “Emoh” is named for the word “home” spelled backwards. And they know Naji’s intent by living for a few weeks in his eight-foot sphere–cobbled together with debris collected from abandoned homes in Cleveland and Detroit– is to […]

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Loren Naji Presents Art During the RNC: All Political Parties Welcome!

This summer I will create a new body of work, including large and small abstract paintings and spherical sculptures. These urban influenced, contemporary works, perfectly suited to pristine office or restaurant environments, could also be the centerpiece of any living room.  This art will be for sale in my West 25th Street, Ohio City gallery during the Republican National Convention […]

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With an old couch, a trailer, and a filthy mattress stuffed with $10,000 – Loren is having a ball!

Loren’s Art Lounge, furnished with an old couch, continues to feature mini shows and will be hosting talented guest curators throughout 2016. I will curate a new show opening in March, followed by Alenka Banco in April and Amanda Lee in May. In June, Tina Ripley will curate a show featuring “ready-made” art, bringing attention to Marcel Duchamp. John Farina […]

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Now Open: Loren’s Art Lounge, Cleveland’s Second Smallest Gallery!

During November’s Walk All Over Waterloo event, November 6th, I hosted a Grand Opening of my newest art gallery, Loren’s Art Lounge. My first show, “Cheap Thrills” featured stunning wall constructions by Thomas Kassai, an artist bursting with talent that I discovered at the Cleveland Institute of Art! This show is on view by appointment through November 30th. My new […]

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