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Thursday, January 19, 2017


Gelbke Art Gallery, Hiram College, 12000 Winrock Rd., Hiram  “Fired in Freedom.”  Opening 5-7pm.  An exhibition of ceramics fired in the Freedom Township wood-fired kiln by a select community of artists.  Featuring work by NOC’s own John Miyazawa, Billy Ritter and Todd Leech. (Image Above)

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103,  “Four New Shows.”  Opening 4-8pm.The Galleries at CSU opens four distinctive new shows in different media with radically different presentations to liven up the winter art show season by artists who have won reputations in their fields for their previous work.  They include Miriam Norris Omura’s Ghosts and Strangers featuring dyed tencel weavings; Susan Squires’ From There to Here — geometric encaustic/mixed media abstractions; Paper Shadows, a film by noted experimental filmmaker Robert Banks which reflects on issues of race, gender, class, exploitation and mass media images; and an installation of hand-embroidered christening gowns and other handcrafted items by Anne Kmieck, whose Riparazioni (Reparations): Meditations on the Fullness of Being (Woman), reflect on the lives of eleven historical women who made significant contributions to church and society.  The evening kicks off with a conversation with the artists at 4pm, followed by a reception from 5-8, which includes Illuminations of Identity, a dance performance by Kathy Diehl, Jenna Hanlon and Lisa Yanofsky, with musician Mike McNamara. The shows run through Sat 2/25

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

At E11even 2 Gallery at 78th Street.  “The Boardroom.”  It’s not like you don’t see artist-decorated skateboards at the E11even 2 Gallery in the 78th Street Studios all the time. They fit with the gallery’s core mission: showing affordable art inspired by popular culture.  But for the next show, they’ll pulling out ALL the stops and filling their gallery space with them in The Boardroom, a skateboard art show featuring 70 skateboard deck designed by 30 artists. 

Valley Arts Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls “It’s Elemental:  Fire & Water.”  Opening 6-8pm.  

Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Inside Outside.”  Opening Recption 5-9pm.  

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Friday, January 13, 2017

1.13-15 Happy New Year

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 “Likeness.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm.  Curated by and including work from NOC’s own Sharon Grossman. “You can have a portrait without just depicting someone’s face,” says guest curator Sharon Grossman. “All of these artists challenge the notion of portraiture by using traditional media in non-traditional interpretations.”  The artists participating are painter Sarah Curry, ceramicist Susan Gallagher, painter on fabric Bernadette Glorioso, mixed media artist David King, photographer Daniel Levin, and fiber artist Mary Ann Tipple, fiber arts. One wall will be dedicated to self portraits by the artists. The show includes a set of self-portraits by the artists.
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Ursuline College Wasmer Gallery 2550 Lander Road, CLE  “Tricia Kaman:  Women in Reverie.”  Opening Reception 5-8pm.  

Walkabout Tremont.  6-10pm. While galleries aren’t as numerous as they used to be, there are still plenty of places offering art to look at, including the Hartshorn Gallery where Lila Rose Cole’s abstract paintings, by turns turbulent and serene, are still on view; Doubting Thomas, showing the work of Terrie Gerrard and Studio Lebeau, featuring the neo art of Jeff Chiplis.

Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron “FRESH Juried Art Exhibition.”  Opening 5-8pm.   “The 33 pieces were selected by University of Akron Myers School of Art professor Charles Beneke from 71 entries, who says they project “a sense of unease and trepidation — our world is unsettled; our political climate is divisive; big changes are impending.” Many of them reflect on the recent election, as well as changes in world cultures, questions of personal identity and the exploration of space.”

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  “Let’s Talk About Love Baby:  The Love Library.”  Opening 6-8pm.

Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600,  “New Directions.”  Visit Website for Opening Reception Hours.

Transformer Station, 1460 W.29th Street, CLE “Heavy the Sea:  Works by Esther Teichmann.”  Opening 7-9pm.  

Beck Center, 17801 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, 216.521.2540  “Milt Hinton:  Keeping Time.”  Phone for Opening Hours.

Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717  “Dawn Tekler.”  Opening 6-8pm.

Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314  “Spaces New Gallery Opening Weekend.” To celebrate, SPACES is throwing a weekend-long party showcasing the new Hingetown location and its surrounding neighborhood as well as the Cleveland’s arts community. Tickets can be purchased for a variety of attractions including a VIP roving dinner Saturday evening from 6-8pm, and a “super hot housewarming” dance party with DJ Genna Petrolla from 8pm-midnight, with installations and performances all over the building. On Sunday from noon-5pm there will be free tours of the new facility, with light refreshments and drop-in performances by St. Paul, Minnesota new music chamber ensemble Zeitgeist.


Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 419.625.1188  “Under Wraps.”  Opening 1-4pm.  Featuring work by NOC’s own Todd Leech along with Gary Spinosa, Erik Anderson, Justin Brennan, Marsha Gray Carrington, Paul Coleman, Dan Corrigan, Justin Delli Bovi, Matthew Gallagher, Nina Huryn, and Irene Maginniss.

Thursday, December 15, 2016


Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE  “Clay in CLE.”  Open 5-10 pm during the artwalk.

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

Screw Factory, 13000 Athens Ave., Lakewood “WeihnachtsMarkt- Christmas Gift Market.”  Open 10-5pm.   Featuring the work of NOC artists Diana Bjel, Lauren Herzak-Bauman and Brian Sarama.

The Galleria at Erieview, 1301 East Ninth Street, CLE  “Last Minute Market.” Open 10-6pm.   Featuring the work of NOC’s own Yumiko Goto, Lauren Herzak-Bauman and Theresa Yondo.

Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717  “Customer Appreciation Event.”  Open 10-6pm.  

Friday, December 9, 2016


NOC’s own Jenny Mendes online sale.  (Image Above)  Link:

2731 Prospect, 2731 Prospect Ave., CLE 216.298.9071   “All Together Now.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring the Work of NOC’s own Elizabeth Emery along with the work of 13 other artists.

Walkabout Tremont.  Featuring Open Studio for NOC’s own Bill Brouillard and Bob Bruch at 2662 W. 14th St. 6-10pm.

River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, “Holiday Market.”  Open from 12-6pm.


78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE “Cleveland Bazaar.”  Saturday Dec.10th,10am-9pm Sunday Dec. 11th, 10am-6pm  Featuring the work of NOC members Sandy Miller in her gallery, Allen Kradlak in his gallery and Todd Leech at Dawn Tekler Studio #113.  Theresa Yondo also has work at CWAL!


Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473 “Art from the Inside.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring the work of Tri C faculty including NOC’s own Stephanie Craig and Brian Sarama.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st. Street Cleve.  “Amy Halko Solo Show.”  Opening 6-10pm. Amy Halko's beautiful handmade ceramics will be on sale in BRICK Gallery throughout the holiday season!
Satellite Gallery 422 East 156th Street, Cleveland. “OPTIC - Crystal Beirsdorfer, Sage Byham, Bob Drake, and Nancy Fraizer.”  Opening 6-9
In Conjunction with:  Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  6-9pm. 
Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 216.621.0178,  “”Surface:  Works of Laurence Channing and Christopher Burk.”  Opening 5-8pm. 
Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, 216.401.5981”Off the Wall Members Showcase.”  Open 5-9pm. 
Screw Factory 13000 Athens Ave., Lakewood  “9th Annual Holiday Open Studio.”  Friday 6-10pm Saturday 11-5pm.  Featuring the work of NOC artists.

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., Cleveland 216.621.2900 “Off the Wall.”  Fri 6-8PM Waterloo Location.  Sat 12-6PM Downtown Location.

TerraVista Studios, 1400 East 30th Street #401, Cleveland, 216.523.1387, “17th Annual Holiday Sale.”  Friday 11am – 4pm, Saturday noon-7pm, Sunday noon-4pm.  Featuring the work of NOC artists Lynne Lofton, Andrea Leblond, Megan Dull, Yumiko Goto, Stephanie Miller Davis, Rob Romeo.

Judith Salomon Studio, 3620 Perkins Ave., Cleve.  “Holiday Sale.”  Open 10-5pm.  Featuring work from NOC’s own Judith Salomon + 4 other artists. (Image Above)
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St. Cleveland, 216.721.9020  “David E. Davis Tour.”  1-2:30pm.  Phone for reservations and more information. 
Artcraft Building, 2570 Superior Ave., Cleveland, 216.407.3685  “Holiday Sale.”  Saturday 10-7pm.  Sunday 11-5pm.  Featuring the work of many NOC artists.  (Image Above.) Studios on the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th floors.  Free Parking available. Elevator access.  Largest collection of fine art & craft for the holiday season featuring over 25 Downtown artists and 30 regional artists working in fine arts and crafts across diverse media.

Bette Drake Studio, 3619 Walton Ave. Cleveland,  2nd Floor.  “Annual Holiday Sale.”  11am-5 pm both days. 
Superior Hot Glass, 1558 E. 40th St. Cleveland, Ohio. “4th Annual Holiday Sale and Open House.” Saturday10AM-7PM and Sunday Noon-5PM.    Featuring the work of NOC’s own Theresa Yondo. 

Friday, November 25, 2016


River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 44116 440 331-8406,  “Holiday Market Preview.”  Open 12pm – 5pm.  Featuring the work of many NOC members.  

Hectic Studio, 3619 Walton Ave. Cleveland,  2nd Floor, 440.590.0672,    “Open Studio and Clearance Sale.”  11am-5pm both days.  (Image Above)  Attention Ceramic Artists: we are selling a large slab roller. Come check it out! $500 OBO.  It is a Brent SR36.  

Bette Drake Studio, 3619 Walton Ave. Cleveland,  2nd Floor.  “Annual Holiday Sale.”  11am-5 pm both days.  (Image Above)

Due to a winter storm in Seville last weekend, Bonnie Gordon has decided to extend the Studio Open House and Fine Art Sale at 167 Pine Needle Drive, Seville, Ohio for another weekend.  The additional hours and days are Saturday, November 26th, 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday, November 27th 11 AM to 4 PM.

Prosperity 1814 East 40th Street #5E.  "Prosperity Holiday Party/Sale."  1-6pm.  Featuring the work of NOC's own Theresa Yondo.  

Lakeland Community College 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094, 440.525.7029  A-Building, Atrium Hallway (Between the Bookstore and Counseling)  “Holiday Artists Market.”  10 am – 3 pm both days.  Featuring the works of NOC’s own Sandy Miller and Brigitte Fiorille.

Thursday, November 17, 2016


Lakeland Community College 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094, 440.525.7029 “Lakeland Community College Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition.”  Artist Reception 7 - 9 PM.

Dawn Cook Design, 3235 Warrensville Center Road, Beachwood (NOC’s Own) “Lauren Herzak-Bauman Pop Up Show.”  Open 10am-8pm.


78th Street Studios. 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland  “Third Fridays.”  This month be sure to check out the work of NOC’s own Todd Leech at Dawn Tekler’s Studio in Suite 113.  (Image Above.)

Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery 1305 West 80th St., Cleveland, 216.870.6719  “Lissa Bockrath:  Soaring Beyond the Divide.”  Opening 5-9pm.

Harris-Stanton Gallery 1370 W. 9th Street, Cleveland  “3rd Annual International Exhibition.”  Opening 6-8:30 pm.

Spaces, 2529 Detroit, Cleveland 216.621.2314  “Creative Fusion Group Exhibition.”  Opening 6-10pm.


Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St. Cleveland, 216.721.9020  “20th Anniversary Founders Exhibition and Oral Histories Documentary Premiere.”  Open 1-3pm.


Cleveland Flea Featuring the work of NOC’s own Lauren Herzak-Bauman for more info please go to


Bonnie Gordon Open House,167 Pine Needle Drive, Seville, OH.  “Studio Open House and Fine Art Sale.”  Open Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 11-4.  Featuring the work of NOC Members, Bonnie Gordon, Elaine Lamb and Theresa Yondo!  (Image Above.)

Holiday Sale 3124 Corydon Rd, Cleveland, OH  “Charm the Heart Art Sale.”  Featuring the work of 13 artists including NOC’s own Theresa Yondo.  Saturday Hours 1-8pm and Sunday 12-4pm.  

Holiday Sale 13601 County Line Road, Chagrin Falls, OH “Artist Open House.”  Saturday 11-5 and Sunday 12-4pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Jacqueline Miller and NOC’s friend Stephen Yusko!  Along with 7 other artists.  (Image Above)