Creative Fusion: “What is this city about?” / Anila Rubiku / Durres, Albania / Zygote Press

Albanian by birth and a global nomad living between Toronto, Milan, and Tirana, Albania, Anila Rubiku is an artist who brings voice to important social issues.  When her residency at Zygote Press begins March 1, her plan is to immerse herself in local culture and learn about daily life. “What is this city about?” she asks. “What is the political […]

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Twenty Years of Zygote Press

What does 20 years look like? Over 100 exhibitions, hundreds of classes and thousands of students and audience members, and of course the myriad artists who have worked at the shop—both in our current location and our original spot on 72nd street. Artists from five continents have participated in programs, worked with our resident artists, staff and community, and have […]

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Be Zygote Now

  Artists are Zygote’s driving purpose, and the co-founders, Joe Sroka, Kelly Novak, Bellamy Printz and myself (all artists) needed the space, the community, and the equipment to survive creatively. Opening the conversation and the physical doors to Zygote led to a movement of cooperative, shared maker spaces that now facilitate community projects and programs as well as community place-making […]

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Fandom 216: The Art of Sports in NE Ohio

By Amy Callahan, Hilary Gent, Michael Loderstedt, and Liz Maugans   We have all been recent witness to significant development in the cultural sectors of our region, with the impressive renovation of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the new construction of MOCA Cleveland, continued development of world-class health services and the downtown corridor, the rising status of our culinary industry […]

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5 Things You Don’t Know about Zygote Press…But Should

Zygote Press, Cleveland’s only nonprofit cooperative workspace for printmakers, promotes contemporary fine-art printmaking, advocates for the arts, and supports artists throughout the region and beyond. And while Zygote enjoys a certain amount of name recognition locally, we bet there a few things even you don’t know about us…yet.   Ink House No, we haven’t moved! Ink House is Zygote’s satellite […]

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