Important Papers at SPACES

  Students in Liz Maugans’ Artists In Communities class at Cleveland State University are visiting Cleveland galleries to familiarize themselves and respond to the work. The following is one student’s response to Important Papers, Gabrielle Lajoi-Bergeron’s current exhibition at SPACES. — ed.    In 2019 French-Canadian multidisciplinary artist Gabrielle Lajoi-Bergeron found an envelope full of documents, labled “Important Papers.”  She […]

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What’s Next, with new SPACES director Tizziana Baldenebro

In the first installment of Amanda D. King’s new blog series, “What’s Next”, King speaks with Tizziana Baldenebro, newly appointed director of SPACES gallery in Cleveland. In the conversation, Baldenebro shares her perspectives in the wake of recent and continuous uprisings against systemic oppression in the art world, the importance of technology in a pandemic, and her intentions for SPACES as […]

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SPACES Extends Emergency Relief Grants

  SPACES Satellite Fund Emergency Relief Program–created in April when the Warhol Foundation authorized its 16 re-granting partners, including SPACES, to re-allocate funds to make grants to individual artists who have lost income due to the COVID 19 pandemic–has been extended with support from the Cleveland Foundation.  The application for a second round of support will be open May 20 […]

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UPDATED: CAC’s Re-tooled Support for Individual Artists

Nearly two years after the sunset of Cuyahoga Arts and Culture’s Creative Workforce Fellowship program, a new version has been birthed.  Its creation follows the instigative energy of public discord resulting from a change in the status of the program (formerly administered by Arts Cleveland / Community Partnership for the Arts and Culture), which awarded $15 and $20 thousand-dollar unrestricted […]

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Upside-Down Worlds: Yoko Inoue at SPACES

In contrast to tweet-driven instant history, the spineless communications backbone of the first 100 days of the Trump administration, Yoko Inoue is interested in taking a longer, deeper look at certain affairs. Her own “Tea Taste Democracy and Upside-Down Objects” exhibit at SPACES that runs concurrently with “The First 100+ Days” takes a look at the last 80+ years of […]

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