2nd Annual CSU Office of the President Exhibition

The Galleries at CSU (Cleveland State University), in collaboration with the Department of Art and Design, present the 2nd Annual CSU Office of the President Exhibition. This exhibition runs June 10 through November 22. It transports student talent from the Arts Campus at Playhouse Square across campus to CSU President Laura Bloomberg’s office. The artists showcased in this prestigious exhibition […]

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CPR partners with CSU and Tri-C

While we at Cleveland Print Room continue readying our new facility for future exhibitions, classes, and other events, we have ramped up our photography and darkroom offerings at Cleveland State University and Tri-C. The spacious, well-appointed darkroom at CSU’s Middough Building (1901 East 13th Street) is the site of our regular open darkroom hours, as well as the spring sessions […]

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Across the Student Body: The 51st Student Art Show and Merit Scholarship Exhibition at CSU

The 51st Student Art Show and Merit Scholarship Exhibition at the Galleries at Cleveland State University was a show filled with fresh, experimental works where students–many for the first time–submitted and exhibited art, and some received awards. Eighty four students are exhibiting 166 works, and attracting significant audiences: nearly 1200 attendees since the show opened. The judges were George Mauersberger, […]

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Curated by Deadline: The 24th Robert Thürmer People’s Art Show at The Galleries at CSU

No algorithm needed here. This is radical inclusion: 406 pieces of art sharing the similarity of being submitted by their creators by the show’s deadline. People have been busy. People have been creative. This is what over 240 artists did while we sat on the couch watching Netflix. Acrylics are everywhere and hot colors predominate. There are portraits of 80s […]

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Galleries at CSU present Blaque Cleveland

The Galleries at Cleveland State University are pleased to present the exhibition Blaque Cleveland, which showcases four Black artists who have lived in Cleveland and had their art influenced by the city and region. Each artist explores their own idea of “Blackness” in their given medium. The exhibition opens Tuesday, January 18, and closes Saturday, March 19. It has been scheduled to […]

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Billie Lawless and The Politician: A Toy

  In the twenty-three years since it first appeared, hallucination-like, along Chester Ave., Billy Lawless’ over-sized, playful sculpture “The Politician: A Toy” has become one of Cleveland’s most important pieces of public art. It’s not nearly as sinister as the snaking, twisted steel bar that constitutes Isamu Noguchi’s similarly huge 1976 “Portal”, installed on the sidewalk in front of the […]

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By the People, For the People, At CSU

Democracy rules every edition of the biennial People’s Art Show in the Galleries at Cleveland State University, an unjuried, un-curated, uncensored display of just about every artistic pursuit on the Cleveland art scene. The 23rd iteration is on view October 26 – December 7. This year, a couple of interactive works in the show are particularly relevant to democracy, and […]

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