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

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10.20-25

10.20
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Friday.”  Open 5-9pm. Something new to check out: Tregoning & Co. is opening a new show of work by northeast Ohio artists George Kozmon and Richard Vaux, titled Summits & Light, featuring dramatic landscape drawings. Come meet the artists from 5-9pm. Also be sure to check out Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery’s Seasonal Selections, featuring work with an autumnal vibe.  It’s the last chance to see Nikki Woods’ recent paintings and ceramics works at the HEDGE Gallery and the movie posters show at E11even2 gallery which features local artists’ takes on cult films. And it’s the final night of the Acting Out! Art show at the Derek Hess Gallery, which was put together as part of his Acting Out1 event early last month which addressed mental health and addiction through the arts. The show features work by more than 30 artists dealing with mental health issues or addiction.  
It is also a chance to see NOC’s own Judith Salomon’s  “Beyond Function” Show at Art NEO.  

10.21
Scott Goss Studio 4408 Perkins Ave., CLE  “Studio Open House.”  12-6pm. Please join me at my studio to see the many new pieces I have been producing. I'll also have examples on hand that outline the process I follow to create each piece, and in addition to my glass work, I will have a new series of prints available for purchase. All works created between 2008-14 will be marked at 10-40% off. Drinks and light snacks will be provided.

Negative Space, 3820 Superior Ave., 2nd Floor, CLE  “Cleveland Art and Reggae Fest.”   8-11:30PM  Featuring a whole bunch of area reggae artists including Jah Messenger, Sunshade, Marley Banton, JR Blessington (pictured), Papa Gary, Milton Blake and Wilpow Wilpower.  It’s BYOB and admission is $8.  

10.23
Allen Memorial Art Building, 87 North Main Street, Oberlin  “Megan O’Connell-Artists Talk.”  7 pm.  Talk about how old-fashioned papermaking and letterpress printing have persevered as an art form.  (Image Above)

10.25

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org “Targeted Internet Marketing for the Fine Artist.” 6 - 7:30pm.  As part of the 2017 ART BITES- Professional Practices series of programing, the AAWR will present a lecture with Augusto C. Bordelois.  Topics will include social media marketing, tailoring the digital presentation of work to secure gallery representation and general marketing advice. Targeted Internet Marketing is FREE and open to the public, however, you must call 216.721.9020 to reserve a spot.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

10.13-14

10.13
Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Expanded Communication:  Stephanie Kluk and Rebekah Wilhelm.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Walkabout Tremont. 5-10 pm.  

10.14
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com  “The Radical Gaze: New Paintings by Kathy Mead Skerritt.”  Opening 3-7pm.  (Image Above.)

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “Seven Is Magic-Work by Dan Tranberg.”  Opening 6-9pm.  


Maria Neil, 15813 Waterloo Rd. CLE  “Elmi L. Ventura Mata.”  Gallery Closing final reception 5 pm.  

Thursday, October 5, 2017

10.6-8

10.6
Kent State University Art Gallery, 325 Terrace Drive, Kent.  Room CVA 165?  330.672.2760  “Giselle Hicks-Artists Talk.”  Noon.  (Image Above)

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  5-10pm. 

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Have We Met?”  Opening 6-9pm.  New work by NOC’s own Eleni DiMaio.

Loftworks, 1667 E. 40th Street, CLE  “International Society of Caricature Artists.”  Opening 5-8PM.  The work of 16 artists will be featured, among them artists who have created illustrations for Time, Sports Illustrated, MAD Magazine, Family Guy and the Cartoon Network. 

Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org  “Alchemy! Transformations in Gold.”  Opening 6pm. The Akron Art Museum’s new exhibit Alchemy! Transformations in Gold features the work of artists who work in gold or another material standing in for gold. To kick it off, the museum is holding its Gold Party, which it calls “the Glitziest Party of the Season.” You are invited to dress up in your most glamorous clothes and pile on the jewelry to come down and check out the exhibit while enjoying drinks, snacks and music. 

10.7
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “my heart’s in my hand, and my hand is pierced, and my hand’s in the bag, and the bag is shut, and my heart is caught and  A Poethical Wager, two new shows.”  Starts at Noon.  MOCA Kicks off its fall season with a grand opening party for its new shows, including the first museum presentation in this country of my heart’s in my hand, and my hand is pierced, and my hand’s in the bag, and the bag is shut, and my heart is caught by British artist Phil Collins (not the Genesis singer) and A Poethical Wager, organized by senior curator Andria Hickey.  A Poethical Wager features the work of nine artists from all around the world who use art, including painting, sculpture, film installation and assemblage, to address political, social and economic issues. The Collins sound installation includes six listening booths where visitors can listen to 7” vinyl recording of songs that Collins created with residents of a homeless shelter in Germany, along with musicians such as David Sylvian, Laetitia Sadier and Scritti Politti who used the residents’ conversations to create the songs.


Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “A Diamond in Hough Gala.”  Event 6:30-10pm. Admission is $10 x 4 = $40 ($35 for members, $25 for students 18 and over with ID). Morgan Gems VIP early admission and first crack at purchasing the art is available for $100.


10.8  

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org  “International Cleveland Community Day.”  11AM-4PM.  In the face of a storm of demonization and the stoking of fear of “foreigners” in the U.S. coming from the very top, all of us need to be engaged in pushing back, and celebrating how cultural, ethnic and racial diversity enriches our communities. That’s what the Cleveland Museum of Art will be doing on its free International Cleveland Community Day event. More than 50 organizations and groups will be offering displays, and music and dance performances representing their cultures. It’s free.


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

9.28-10.4



9.28
Kent State Downtown Gallery, 141 Main Street, Kent  “Table Service.” Opening 5-7pm.  Featuring work by NOC members Bette Drake, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Todd Leech, Lynne Lofton, Ikuko Miklowski, Sandy Miller, Stephanie Miller-Davis, Billy Ritter, James Leslie, Justin Reese, Judith Salomon, Cheryl Weinstein, Mark Yasenchack, Theresa Yondo, Pat Kyle, Freeland Southard, Amy Halko, Michelle Janosky, Michael Hamlin, Leah Gary, Stephanie Craig, Danielle Dore-Rook, Megan Dull SND, and Valerie Grossman.  Organized by Mark Yasenchack—thanks for all your work Mark! (Images Above)

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “Elizabeth Emery-Open House.”  Open 5:30-7:30.

9.29
Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org  “Kasumi- The Optics of Memory Experience.”  Starting at 6:30pm. Kasumi is presenting an hour-long, one-night-only performance/sound/video installation called The Optics of Memory Experience, taking place in the Bud & Susie Rogers Garden. It will feature psychedelic imagery projected on three large screens and accompanied by electronic music played through a state-of-the-art sound system for a truly immersive experience.

9.30
Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “Dan Tranberg Scholarship Benefit Auction. “  6-9pm.  

10.1
Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Full Stop: A Cleveland Print Rom Fundraising Event.”  10am-4pm. The basic ticket is $25. But for $150 you can have local artist Greg Martin, who specializes in tintypes, create a portrait for you using the antique process. (There are limited spots so call 216-401-5981 to reserve). You can also get a strip of photos from the photo booth for only $5 to commemorate the occasion.

10.3-4
Edinboro University East Hall 200 Kiltie Road, Edinboro, PA.  “Kevin Snipes Two Day Workshop.”  See Image Above.  Tuesday 1pm- Wednesday 5 pm.  Artist talk- Tuesday at 7:30 pm in room 125 Doucette Hall.  (Image Above)

10.4

Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473  “PhotoNow-Artist Talk and Reception.” 6-8:30pm.  

Thursday, September 14, 2017

9.15


Great Workshop with Todd Pletcher last night!

9.15
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “In the Details.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  Featuring NOC’s own Sandy Miller.  (Image Above)

78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Fridays.”

At ArtNeo in the basement “Beyond Function.”   NOC”s own Judith Salomon works from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.

Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Nikki Woods.”  Opening 5-9pm. 

Also Opening at Dawn Tekler Gallery in 78th Street Studios.

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org “Deborah Pinter” Opening 6-9pm.  


HGR, 20001 Euclid Avenue, Euclid “F*Sho.”  5-10pm. Join us for the 9th annual F*SHO. Each year, 44 Steel brings together some of the best local and regional makers and artists to showcase their work. A new and unusual location is chosen each year - and we are excited to be in the HGR Industrial Surplus space. Come on out - Food, Drink, Friends & Furniture.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

9.7-13



9.7
Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473 and AAWR present “Photo Now.”  Opening 6-8:30 pm.  

Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org “Gallery Talk with Michael Loderstedt about the Exhibition Serial intent.”  Talk 6:30pm.  

9.8
Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981 “Laura Ruth Bidwell and Lissa Rivera.”  Opening 5-9pm.  Artist talk at 4 pm.  

Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org  “Community Culture Night wih Lecture by Natalie Lanese.”  Open 7-8:30pm. 

 Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE “The Shape of Things:  New work by Tara Lynn and Christine Ries.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org “CMA Mix: Interact.”  Open 6-10pm.  

Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College, 94 E. Bagley Rd., Berea 440.826.2152 “Shiel Shadows/Sculptures & Drawings by Rebecca Cross.”  Opening 5-8pm.  

9.8+9
Soulcraft Woodshop, 5401 Hamilton Ave, CLE “Grand Reopening Weekend.” Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 1-6pm. 

9.9
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org “Word Show Last Day.”  This is the Last day to see NOC”s own Todd Leech’s work at AAWR!

9.10
Berea Arts Fest, Downtown Berea, 10am-6pm.  Featuring NOC’s own Bette Drake.  

9.13
Todd Pletcher Presentation and Workshop.  Wednesday September 13th,  6-9pm.    (Image Above)
Please arrive at 5:45 so we can start at 6 pm!  Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea, OH 44017
This presentation and workshop is FREE for Current NOC members,  $5 for students with valid ID and $20 for non-members.  If you would like to join NOC, Membership is $25 a year.

Tri-C Gallery West, 2nd Floor Campus Library, 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, 216.987.5322, www.tri-c.edu “Emerging Artists.”  Opening 5-7pm.  Featuring work by Meghan Calvert, Kimberly Chapman, Avin Hannahsmith, Jesse Nutter, Gabriel Poucher and Nicole Thomas.  

Classes:

Starting September 13th and 14th with Theresa Yondo email for more info:   tyondo@windstream.net

Thursday, August 31, 2017

8.31-9.1

8.31 
Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Blvd., CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu  “Faculty Show and Dan Tranberg.”  Opening 6-8pm.  Artist Talk at 6 pm.  

9.1
Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery “Push Right Back.”  Opening 5-8pm.  Featuring work by Elizabeth Emery.  (Image Above)  Artist talk at 4 pm.  

Transformer Station, 1460 W.29th Street, CLE www.transformerstation.org “Death Knell.”  Opening 7-9pm. The Cleveland Museum of Art takes over the Transformer Station for its fall shows, with solo shows by northeast Ohio artists Scott Olson and Jerry Birchfield, and a collaboration between Liz Roberts and Henry Ross called Death Knell.

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Sound and Vision.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Valley Arts Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls “Fin, Feather and Fur.”  Opening 6-8pm.  

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  Opening 5-9pm.  

Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd., CLE www.marianeilartproject.org, 216.481.7722  “Gallery Closing Exhibition: Marching Ahead Off Beat.”   Opening 5-10pm.    Work by Elmi Ventura Mata.  

Satellite Gallery, 422 East 156th Street, CLE  “Caitlin Crum, Celia C. Peters, and Kelly Pontoni.”  Opening 6-9pm.  
9.6
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org “José Carlos Diaz Gallery Talk.”  7pm. For artists, different perspectives and outside opinions can be helpful in assessing how their work fits into the current concerns and trends in the art world. That’s what drives MOCA Cleveland’s visiting curator talks.  This week, they’ll be presenting José Carlos Diaz, who is chief curator at Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum. He was named one of the country’s 20 Most Influential Young Curators by Artsy and is working on the first museum solo exhibition by Iran’s mixed-media pop-influenced Farhad Moshiri.

9.13
Eric Botbyl Presentation and Workshop.  Wednesday September 13th,  6-9pm.  
Please arrive at 5:45 so we can start at 6 pm!  Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea, OH 44017

This presentation and workshop is FREE for Current NOC members,  $5 for students with valid ID and $20 for non-members.  If you would like to join NOC, Membership is $25 a year.