2020: The Year COVID Drove Evolution

The novel coronavirus was not only devastating to the art world in 2020: COVID drove evolution, as well. Some strategies artists and organizations invented or embraced were not only innovative in the moment, but are likely to endure in 2021 and beyond. Here are a few innovations, adaptations, and repackaging efforts that got our attention in this terrible, horrible, no […]

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In these tenuous times, making art has become an altogether strange activity. I’m making small silk sculptures around rocks and sticks, as well as mixed media paintings/drawings, all largely influenced by the shores of Lake Erie: its geological formations, its flora and fauna, its water and light. These natural elements seem to share with our contemporary moment the quality of […]

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BAYarts Juried Exhibition 2020

BAYarts Juried Exhibition has become an important outlet for northeast Ohio artists. Opening March 13 in BAYarts Sullivan Gallery, this year’s judges are well-known local art influencers John W. Carlson and Shari Wilkins. Part of BAYarts community for over fifteen years, Carlson teaches Figure Drawing and The Basics and Beyond. His work has been featured in several solo and group shows […]

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