Mansfield Art Center Presents Darren Goodman’s Trail of Tears

Ohio glass blower and installation artist Darren Goodman will bring Trail of Tears to the Mansfield Art Center. Leaving behind a Trail of Tears, his work Tears of Joy will be on display, January 16 through February 27. This will be the center’s largest blown-glass installation and exhibition to date. Since Goodman’s Glass Experience performance piece at the Toledo Museum […]

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Authentic Surface: an Exhibition at the Mansfield Art Center

Visual authenticity or visual truth in a work of art has changed in its manifestation over time. In the Renaissance, authenticity meant a fidelity to nature and the representational appearance of the figure, objects, landscape, and narrative. Even within the parameters of this expectation, artists’ interpretations of veracity varied widely. As photography and film provided increasingly comprehensive documentation and visual […]

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Daniel Ferlan: 20 Years

This exhibition represents the most comprehensive presentation of Daniel Ferlan’s career to date. Showcasing artworks from 1998 to present, it comprises more than 75 pieces specifically choreographed into “eras” of his work. This visual timeline can be compared to a gigantic story book that enchants and immerses the viewer into Ferlan’s reinvented folklore-like tales. The mass display ranges from imploding […]

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DEEPER, AND MORE EXPLICIT: Wadsworth Jarrell at Mansfield Art Center

The AfriCOBRA co-founder, Cleveland resident, and CAN Triennial exhibition prize winner is busy with exhibits and speaking engagements in New York, Los Angeles, Venice, and Central Ohio.   Wadsworth Jarrell is on the move. At 89 years old, Jarrell has an exhibiting schedule any artist could envy. In 2019 alone, his work has been featured at New York’s Skoto Gallery […]

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Mansfield Art Center presents Nancy Crow and Wadsworth Jarrell

“An embarrassment of riches” is the only phrase apt to describe the summer programming at Mansfield Art Center. In June and July, the gallery will simultaneously host exhibitions by Wadsworth A. Jarrell and Nancy Crow. Jarrell established himself during the era of Civil Rights and Black Power. His figurative works celebrate Black athletes, jazz music, and African spiritual practices. Earlier […]

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Revisiting Rockwell at Mansfield Art Center

Mansfield Art Center is pleased to present Revisiting Rockwell, an exhibition of eighteen photographs by Chicago artist Maggie Meiners. An opening reception with the artist will be held on Sunday, September 30 from 3:00 to 5:00pm at 700 Marion Avenue in Mansfield, Ohio. In Revisiting Rockwell, Meiners has meticulously recreated scenes from Norman Rockwell’s cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening […]

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End of an Era: Mansfield Art Center and Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Look Back at City Artists at Work

The Mansfield Art Center is very pleased to partner with the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve to present City Artists at Work, 1998–2018. This exhibition, curated by current AAWR executive director and former CAAW co–chair Mindy Tousley, will be the first in what is hoped will be a continuing partnership between AAWR and Mansfield. It brings together over eighty […]

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