Openings, shows, Workshops, job postings, equipment, & anything else that might involve the northern
Ohio clay community.

Friday, February 16, 2018

12.16-17

2.16
Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org  “Jun Kaneko.”  Public Opening 7-9. The Akron Art Museum will greet the spring will an exhibit of work by ceramic artist Jun Kaneko called Blurred Lines.  It features what the museum calls “transformational moments” in Kaneko’s 50-year career, among them paintings and drawing, several large-scale sculptures and a site-specific installation of his 65-foot painting Mirage.   (Image Above)

78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE “Third Friday.”  Open 5-9pm.  

Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “New Shows.”  Opening 7-10pm. A free evening featuring artist and curator talks, live experimental music, an open studio and the chance to explore the galleries, as it introduces a group of shows that deal with the interaction of art, technology and the human body.

2.17

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “125th Anniversary Soiree.”  Open 4-7pm.  

Thursday, February 1, 2018

2.2



2.2
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  NOC’s Own!!!  “Sharon Grossman- In the Spotlight Gallery.”  Opening 6-9pm.  (Image Above) Many of the works in the show employ the technique known as pique assiette, which uses broken shards of dinnerware to create mosaic designs. In a previous creative life, Grossman was a woodworker and furniture maker, and that background informs her approach to ceramics.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “BJ Watson's Show - And Now For Something Completely Different.”  Opening 6-9pm.  During the greater Walk All Over Waterloo Artwalk.  
Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Dayglo Show.”  Opening 6-9pm.

Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473  “Darkslide:  Skate Deck Show.”  Opening and Auction 6-8pm. This invitational exhibition includes over 70 local and national artists who were selected to create a piece of art using a blank skate deck. Each deck is up for auction with opening bids starting at $50 and go up in whole dollar increments. All proceeds are directed towards a scholarship to benefit currently enrolled art students at Tri-C!!!  (Image Above)  Curated by Brian Sarama.  

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org  “Mix:  Soul.”  Party from 6-10pm.  $15  free for members.

Upcoming Workshop:
Hope Center for Arts and Technology,  115 Anson Way, Sharon, PA. 16146 (724) 308-5135  *building is handicap accessible.    Adam Field Workshop.”   NOC Member Justin Reese is Hosting this workshop where he teaches.   March 12th  10am-6pm w/Artist lecture from 7pm-8pm.  March 13th 10am-6pm  Cost $100 for the 2-day workshop or $65 per day.  $50 for 2-day workshop or $30 per day for students with a valid college ID.  To register go to  http://www.hopecat.org/workshop    Adam Field   -   Nature Tradition: Cultivating Inspirations in Clay.  In this two-day workshop Adam Field will demonstrate his methods for carving intricate pattern on a variety of wheel-thrown porcelain forms.  He will also demonstrate traditional Korean Onggi coil and paddle pottery techniques. From ancient Korean techniques, to innovative solutions for timeless problems, participants will develop a new perspective on creating and decorating functional pottery.  Participants will learn new skills for mapping out and carving geometric patterns in clay.  Generous discussions about studio practice, aesthetics, materials, ceramic history, and promotion and marketing strategies for the studio potter are certain to encourage individual discovery, growth, and development of fresh ideas.  Participants will gain the skills and confidence to create and decorate work in their own voice.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

1.25

1.25

Transformer Station, 1460 W.29th Street, CLE www.transformerstation.org  “Dana Shutz Gallery Talk with  Reto Thuring  .”  6-7pm. Curator of Contemporary Art Reto Thüring leads a tour of the exhibition, which features the artist’s newest works, many of which depict dystopic scenes of conflict and shame, commenting on the turbulent political atmosphere that followed in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

1.18-19

1.18
Yards Projects,  725 Johnson Court, CLE “Open Yards: Grand Opening of YARDS Projects.”  Opening 6-9pm. The first exhibition features the work of artists included in the Dalad Collection at Worthington Yards. Exhibiting artists are Don Harvey, Michelle Murphy, Royden Watson, Michael Loderstedt, Anna Tararova, Corrie Slawson, John Jackson, Bruce Checefsky, Eric Rippert, Lauren Yeager, Charles Mintz, Douglas Max Utter, Garie Waltzer, Liz Maugans, Lori Kella, Darius Steward, Jeff Chiplis, Amber Ford, Bellamy Printz, Lauren Davies, Joe Minek, Chris Mason, Jane Critchlow, Sam van Strien and Nick Fagan.

1.19
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “Core Functions- Marvin Jones and (NOC”S own Bette Drake!”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  (Image Above.)

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Materialized:  Seven Artists Working inMetal.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Transformer Station, 1460 W.29th Street, CLE www.transformerstation.org  “Dana Schutz: Eating Atom Bombs”  Opening 6-9pm. Be among the first to experience a new series of paintings by Schutz that focuses on the precariousness of our current political and social moment.


Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “George Kozmon and Guy Vincent.”  Opening 5-8pm.  Gallery talk at 4 pm.  

George A. Streeter Gallery, 6th floor commons, Judson park, 2181 Ambleside Dr., CLE  “Richard Zakin.”  Opening 4:30-6pm.  

78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Fridays.” 5-9pm.  

Thursday, January 11, 2018

1.11-12

1.11
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com  “New Work by Mark Soppleland.”  Opening 5:30-8pm. 

1.12
Doubting Thomas Gallery, 856 Jefferson St., Tremont  “The Ladies and Their John.”  Opening 6-10pm.  

Upcoming Workshop:
(Image Above)
Hope Center for Arts and Technology,  115 Anson Way, Sharon, PA. 16146 (724) 308-5135  *building is handicap accessible.    Adam Field Workshop.” 
NOC Member Justin Reese is Hosting this workshop where he teaches. 
March 12th  10am-6pm w/Artist lecture from 7pm-8pm
March 13th 10am-6pm
Cost $100 for the 2-day workshop or $65 per day
          $50 for 2-day workshop or $30 per day for students with a valid college ID
To register go to  http://www.hopecat.org/workshop
Adam Field   -   Nature Tradition: Cultivating Inspirations in Clay
In this two-day workshop Adam Field will demonstrate his methods for carving intricate pattern on a variety of wheel-thrown porcelain forms.  He will also demonstrate traditional Korean Onggi coil and paddle pottery techniques. From ancient Korean techniques, to innovative solutions for timeless problems, participants will develop a new perspective on creating and decorating functional pottery.  Participants will learn new skills for mapping out and carving geometric patterns in clay.  Generous discussions about studio practice, aesthetics, materials, ceramic history, and promotion and marketing strategies for the studio potter are certain to encourage individual discovery, growth, and development of fresh ideas.  Participants will gain the skills and confidence to create and decorate work in their own voice.



Friday, December 29, 2017

12.29

12.29
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org
Deadline for applying to two shows at Heights arts information:


Thursday, December 14, 2017

12.15-16

12.15
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Final Third Fridays for 2017!”  Open 5-9pm. 

12.15+16
 Screw Factory, 13000 Athens Ave., Lakewood www.screwfactoryartists.com  “Holiday Market.”  Friday 6-10pm.  Saturday 10-6 pm.  Featuring the work of NOC artists Diane Bjel and Lauren HB!

12.16

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Off the Wall.”  12-4pm.