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

Thursday, March 16, 2017

3.17-18


3.17
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE “Third Fridays.”  6-9 pm.
Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Katy Richards Solo Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Kate Snow-Grid Series:  Communities.”  Opening 6-9pm. Grid Series: Communities includes a collection of framed gouache and graphite paintings on handmade paper, as well as a digital piece, created in collaboration with interactive game developer (and husband) Eagan Rackley.

3.18

Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “The Artist as Culture Producer:  A Conversation.”  6-9pm. Free + Open to all.  Sharon Louden, editor of "The Artist as Culture Producer" moderates a conversation with artists Tim Doud, Zoe Charlton, and Sarah Kabot about the issues of how artists sustain their creative lives. Audience participation welcomed. Book signing to follow.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

3.10

3.10
2731 Prospect, 2731 Prospect Ave., CLE 216.298.9071  “(NOC’s Own) Kristen Cliffel, Tony  Ingrisano and Kristina Paabus.”  Opening 6-9pm.  (Image Above)

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Liz Maugans.”  Opening Reception 7-9pm. Artist Liz Maugans shares her candid drawings of people she encounters in public places- specifically at the city pool and in church. She adds her own commentary on what they are thinking. The drawings are representative of Maugans’ unique ability to observe and commentate on the everyday and make it extraordinary.

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “THE CURIOUS CASE OF COLOR”  Contact Gallery for Opening Hours.   An exhibition exploring color as a primary perceptual phenomenon with works by Rachel Beamer, Lynda Britton, Matthew Kolodziej, Dennis Long, Paul O’Keeffe, Lorri Ott, John Pearson, Douglas Sanderson, Audra Skuodas, and Julian Stanczak
   
3.11
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “4U Four University Print Shops-Student and Faculty Exhibition.”  Opening 1-4 pm. Participating this year are student and faculty printmakers from The University of Akron, Kent State University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Oberlin College.

Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org  “ABC 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off.”  1-3pm.  First 100 people get a handmade bowl and chili.  Tickets $15 to benefit Art House.

3.12
Seiberling Gallery Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 1403 W Hines Hill Rd., peninsula, 330.657.2909.  “Mother’s Art:  Capturing Moments in Time.”  Opening 2-4 pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Bonnie Gordon + Others.

3.15
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “Business of Arts for Artists.”  6-8pm.  Registration Required, phone for details.

4.21-23

Swan Studios, 133 Priest Canyon Ln.  Lincoln, NM.    “Judith Salomon Workshop.”   Rsvp 575 653 4393.   9:00 to 4:00 each day.  With potluck meet/greet on Friday (April 21) 6:00 p m.  Hand built Functional Ceramics.  Come join us for three days of a new casting slip experience.  Learn how to hand  build with slip-cast slabs with  Judith Salomon, recently retired ceramics professor from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Call for more information and to reserve your space!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

3.3-8

3.3
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “PUBLIC CONSCIENCE.”  Opening 6-9pm. Co-curated by artists Leslye Arian and Dave King, the group exhibition showcases the work of Laura and Gary Dumm, Derek Hess, Brian Jasinski, Nancy Schwartz Katz, Milan Kecman, Jake Kelly, George Kocar, Joe Lanzilotta, Angela Oster, Josh Usmani, Justin Michael Will, and Sean Higgins and Nicholas Rezabek of the Bubble Process.

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “George Mauersberger:  Modern Botanicals.”  Opening 5-8pm.  (Image Above)

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  6-10 pm.  With New shows including A show that Mary Urbas curated called Paintings, Prints & Poems for Meditation by Betty Skufca will be opening at ArtICle.  It will feature Skufca’s work in multiple media including painting, prints, assemblage art, jewelry & poetry.
  At Rust Dust and Other Four Letter Words, Girls Just Want To Have Fun will feature decadent cupcakes and sparkling cider and artwork by women: Joanne Abruzzino, Allison Lukacsy-Love, Erin Mazza, Julia Rainey, Jane Reynolds, Grace Wen and Linda Zolten Wood.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Mornings With…Version 2.0!”  Opening 6-10pm.  Featuring ceramic cups from many NOC members.

Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd., CLE www.marianeilartproject.org, 216.481.7722  “Paul Sydorenko:  366 Days of Skulls.”  Opening 5-10pm.   Each month, the artist worked in a different medium, as he produced a work of art featuring skull imagery for each day of 2016(remember, it was leap year!). 

Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “CAN Journal Release Party.”  Opening at 6 pm. CAN introduces each issue with a free party open to the public, each time at a different member location. There’ll be free food, a cash bar and Afro-Cuban music by the Neil Chastain Trio (pictured). And MOCA’s exhibits will be free all evening. It will be the first opportunity to pick up a copy of the new issue.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org  “Mix.”  Party from 6-10pm. This month’s theme is “Vino,” so of course there will be wine tastings in the atrium as well as tours of the galleries to seek out works of art that have a relationship to wine making or drinking. Cleveland’s Hot Djang will be playing their lively gypsy jazz in the atrium to accompany your wine tasting.  Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. CMA members are free.

Good Goat Gallery, 17012 Madison Ave., Lakewood www.thegoodgoatgallery.com  “Monster Girls of the Great Lakes.”  Opening 6-9:30pm. Featuring:  Angela Oster, Audra Lockwood, Clara Manfredi, Jessica Sheeran, Kaitlin Juarez, PJ Halliwill and Renee Fisher.

Satellite Gallery, 422 East 156th Street, CLE  “Superatom Complexes.”  Opening 6-9pm.

3.8
Tri-C Gallery West, 2nd Floor Campus Library, 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, 216.987.5322, www.tri-c.edu  “Focus on Fiber.”  Opening 5-7pm. Gallery West presents Focus on Fiber with Sandy Shelenberger, June O'Neil, Mary Ann Tipple, Melissa Richmond, JoAnn Giordano, Marty Young, Kathleen Van Meter.  

4.21-23

Swan Studios, 133 Priest Canyon Ln.  Lincoln, NM.    “Judith Salomon Workshop.”   Rsvp 575 653 4393.   9:00 to 4:00 each day.  With potluck meet/greet on Friday (April 21) 6:00 p m.  Hand built Functional Ceramics.  Come join us for three days of a new casting slip experience.  Learn how to hand  build with slip-cast slabs with  Judith Salomon, recently retired ceramics professor from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Call for more information and to reserve your space!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

2.23-3.1



2.25
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com “12th Annual Ceramics Invitational.”  Opening 3-7pm.  Featuring the work of a dozen NOC members.  (Image Above.)

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Let’s Talk About Love, Baby.”  Closing Potluck from 1-3pm.  We have invited artists to share their stories of love in this closing potluck of Let’s Talk About Love, Baby. Sarah Kabot, Co-Love Librarian Cleveland Chapter hosts the participating artists to speak more intimately about their works in the Love Library. Join us and bring a comfort food favorite to break bread.

2.26
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 419.625.1188  www.sanduskyculturalcenter.org  “Out of This World.”  Opening 1-4pm.  Featuring the work of NOC artists John Miyazawa and Mark Yasenchack along with others.

Next Wednesday!!!
3.1
Potcha Kucha Volume 3 !!!

Will be held at Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  Time:  7-9pm.  Featuring the presentations of 7 Cleveland Area Artists!   If you haven’t RSVP’d please do so to Todd.  We will have pizza but feel free to bring sides, salads and desserts!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

2.17-18

2.17
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE
Opening Reception at The Derek Hess Gallery for “Come Together New Collaborative work by Derek Hess and Scott Pickering.”  Opening 5-9pm. 
“Directors Choice” at Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery.

Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave, CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu “Student Independent Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.  


2.18
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “COLLECTING AFRICAN AMERICAN ART WITH DAVID LUSENHOP.”  1-3pm. David Lusenhop will present a forty-five minute illustrated talk about his experiences working with museums to get important art by African Americans in public collections.   The talk is FREE, however, you must RSVP to attend.  Please see artistsarchives.org for additional information.  Click below to register or call their offices at 216.721.9020.

3.1
Potcha Kucha Volume 3 !!!

Will be held at Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  Time:  7-9pm.  Featuring the presentations of 7 Cleveland Area Artists!   If you haven’t RSVP’d please do so to Todd.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

2.9-11


2.9
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE “Constructions-Lynne O’Brien and Meaghan Reed.” Opening Reception 5:30 - 8 p.m. Cleveland.  (Image Above)

Hartshorn Gallery, 2342 Professor Ave. CLE  “Lila Rose Kole’-Ways of Seeing: Reimagining a Sense of Place”   Closing Reception  5-10 p.m.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org “Mix.”  6-10pm. The theme of a special Thursday edition of Cleveland Museum of Art’s MIX (usually held on Fridays) is “Expression,” which is pretty much all around you within those walls.

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com   “Let’s Make, With Love.”  Open 6:30-9:30PM  Come on out and party with the folks at Zygote Press when they host their “Let’s Make, With Love” benefit at their gallery and printmaking studio. Tickets are $20 per person for members, $28 for non-members, or $34 a couple for member, $50 for non-members. But this isn’t just for couples — bring your friends or come down and make new ones, while you explore what Zygote Press has to offer.  (Image Above)


The Cleveland History Center, 10825  East Blvd., CLE “History On Tap.”  Opening 5-8pm. For Black History month this year, expect rare relics and souvenirs from the Stokes Administration era here, patron-participation painting with guest artist Sam Aiyan, games and other edu-tainment.  Admission is $7 in advance, $10 at the door, or $5 for WRHS members or students with valid ID. Despite the drink tickets, it is an all-ages event. Know that the painting session carries a $25 materials fee, and advance registration for that is requested.


2.10
Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org  “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose.” The exhibit celebrates more than 50 artists whose contemporary art work has been highlighted by the popular art magazine Hi-Fructose.

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “Art Heals.”  Opening 5-8pm. Art touches people in many different ways, whether they are looking at art or making it. Guy Vincent Ricketti is an established northeast Ohio artist. But he is also the art instructor of the HeART of the City program at Catholic Charities’ William M. Cosgrove Center, a day drop-in center for the homeless and others in need, where he helps others express themselves through art.

Walkabout Tremont.

2.11
Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org   Laila Voss at Art House is looking for artists who would be interested in making bowls for their Empty Bowls/Chili cookoff event that is coming up in March. The date to make the bowls is set for February 11, 201710:00 am - 2:30 pm.This is on a Saturday. 100+ bowls were made last year, and hopefully we'll have more this year. Please let Laila know if you are interested and able to be involved in this event.  lvoss@arthouseinc.org

3.1
Potcha Kucha Volume 3 !!!

Will be held at Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  Time:  7-9pm.  Featuring the presentations of 7 Cleveland Area Artists!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

2.3


2.3
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com “Mornings with … First Annual Cup Invitiational.”  Opening Reception 5-10pm.  Choose from 110 coffee-tea cups by 22 artists.  Featuring work by NOC Artists Bill Brouillard, Valerie Grossman, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Todd Leech, Jenny Mendes, Judith Salomon and others.  (Images Above)

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org   “Walk All Over Waterloo.” 
The Maria Neil Art Project will be holding the closing party for the current exhibit of work by the late Anthony Bartholomew who was an active part of the local printmaking scene; proceeds from the sale of his works go to a post-graduate residency at Zygote Press.
At Praxis Fiber Workshop, you’ll have another chance to see PRISM, featuring the work of Petra Soesemann, Dan Tranberg, and Judy Wolfe.
You can take in the DayGlo a GoGo Dance Party at Waterloo Arts or stop in the Slovenian Workmen’s Home for a traditional Friday fish fry. 

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Interiors:  Invitational and Student Paintings.”  Opening 7-9pm.

Upcoming Events:

NOC’s 3rd Potcha Kucha event.   Wednesday March 1st, 7-9pm.  Please contact Todd Leech ASAP if you would like to present or if you have space to host this event.  Thanks!


Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org   Laila Voss at Art House is looking for artists who would be interested in making bowls for their Empty Bowls/Chili cookoff event that is coming up in March. The date to make the bowls is set for February 11, 201710:00 am - 2:30 pm.This is on a Saturday. 100+ bowls were made last year, and hopefully we'll have more this year. Please let Laila know if you are interested and able to be involved in this event.  lvoss@arthouseinc.org