Test Pattern

Sure, some printmakers are traditional practitioners of a craft: They cling to techniques like rote prayers which, properly recited, will deliver them to the Promised Land, and Bless Them for that. But something about printmaking drives another set toward experimentation. It’s like the pursuit of alchemy, trying different ingredients and ways of mixing them, hunting some new recipe for gold. […]

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Inter Urban-Ism

The vast majority of the murals recently painted along the Red Line between the Airport and Tower City are completely devoid of politics. That’s remarkable, especially as the city prepares for the Republican National Convention. With broad support from the Cleveland Foundation and several public entities, and with board approvals required even before the artists’ names were released (let alone […]

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Frank N. Wilcox: Artist as Historian

Frank Wilcox, unlike most children, was encouraged to pursue his artistic talents by many members of his large, extended family. Both the Wilcox and Snow families moved to Ohio in the early 1800s after their first stop in New England and became major contributors to the growth of Northeast Ohio. Frank Wilcox Sr. was a lawyer based in Cleveland, who […]

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Elevate brings community based art to Slavic Village

Located at 3675 E.65th, Elevate Gallery is focused on community based art events. The group shows include recognized, as well as emerging artists. Dance and musical performances are also compiled into the mix. Featuring a Vendor Room, artisan crafts are a good part of their art sales. Elevate has strong support and utilizes volunteers from the community. “Slavic Village Development is […]

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