Let Your Love Flow

  This is not about that old song by the Bellamy Brothers. The Morgan Conservatory scored in a big way last year by landing a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and if you’ve been around the papermaking studio the last few months you’ve probably seen some of the result. Claudio Orso-Giacone, one of the artists supported there […]

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2019: A forward-looking retrospective

Elsewhere on the digital pages of CAN, Brittany M. Hudak and Michael Gill have written fine-grained and big-picture analyses of the year in Northeast Ohio art. Hudak remembered the year in a series of particular exhibits; Gill contextualized local developments within larger trends in the artworld. This post, then, is calibrated towards the medium scale—events which made a great immediate […]

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Ignite Your Creativity with a Winter Workshop

This winter, try something new. Winter workshops are like a gift for your creativity. They provide an opportunity to explore creative techniques under the instruction of experienced artists and educators. The Morgan’s workshops are designed to fuel inspiration and build new skills in a short amount of time, equipping students with enough knowledge to walk away and do it themselves. […]

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The Morgan Presents Printmaking as Resistance Exhibition & Zine Library

Printmaking as Resistance is a zine library and exhibition on view from October 18 to November 16 that will feature local and regional artists who are reinforcing and redefining how printmaking is used as a vessel for resistance and activism today. Throughout history, printmaking has been used as an accessible tool for communication, raising awareness about social issues and inspiring […]

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Papering over everything: The seventh National Juried Exhibition at the Morgan Conservatory

The rules are simple for the Morgan Conservatory’s National Juried Exhibition: Participants can submit any art object so long as 50 percent of it is made with paper. 320 artists from around the country answered the call for entries, submitting 587 projects—a record number in the seven years the Morgan has held juried shows. Ultimately, curators selected works from 54 […]

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12 Artists-In-Residence Arrive at Morgan Conservatory

FOR PAPER ARTISTS, studio resources are often difficult to find. “There is an extremely limited number of artist residencies out there with access to papermaking equipment, which makes this residency program vital to survival of this artistic medium,” reflects Gallery & Artistic Opportunities Coordinator, Anna Tararova. “Our residency program is unique because it provides artists the ability to utilize our […]

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Winter Workshops Cultivate Creativity

Don’t let your imagination hibernate this winter. Workshops provide an opportunity to explore creative techniques under the instruction of experienced artists and educators. Workshops fuel inspiration and build new skills in a short amount of time, providing students with the knowledge to walk away and do it themselves. Within the course of a weekend or sometimes part of a day, […]

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Finding Book-Ness: ABC at CSU

Once books were simply vehicles, carrying the information they contained. For centuries, they were the most efficient way to traffic in words and pictures. In these digital days they still do that, but they have other functions, too: They are monuments to those ideas, celebrations, commemorations, and elaborations on them. They are a way not just to pass words and […]

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