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

Thursday, June 22, 2017

6.23-25


6. 23
Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “Neck of the Woods and Know How Workshop Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.    Artists talk 7 pm.  Featuring work by Lisa Schonberg (Image Above) and others.

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

River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com  “Earth & Ash.”  Opening 5-9pm.  Featuring work by NOC members John Miyazawa, Billy Ritter, Jenny Mendes and Bill Brouillard and others.  (Image Above)

6.23-25
Boston Mills Artsfest. Fri 6/23 @ 6-9PM,
Sat 6/24 @ 10AM-6PM, Sun 6/25 @ 10AM-5PM

6.24
Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  ‘Waterloo Arts Fest.”  Open Noon – 7pm.  

Thursday, June 15, 2017

6.16
West 78th Street Studios, 1300 W. 78th St., CLE  “Third Fridays Artwalk.”  Open 5-9pm.  This week featuring the “Cavs Victory Celebration Photography by Christina Sadowski.”  One-Night Show at E11even2 Gallery.  
Also at ARTNeo “ARTmeow.” It will include art spanning more than 100 years by northeast Ohio artists depicting this animal which is a work of art unto itself, as it explores the feline as muse in ARTmeow: The Cool Cats of Cleveland.  (Image Above)  
Popeye Gallery “Word Up.”  
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery, 1305 West 80th St., CLE 216.870.6719 www.kennethpaullesko.com  “Scott McIntire-Flora and Fauna.”  Opening 5-9pm.


Ursuline College Wasmer Gallery 2550 Lander Road, CLE  “Art grads from the past 50 years.  Opening 5-8pm. 

6.17
Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village. “Art & Music Festival.”  Open 10am-4pm.  

6.17-18
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com “Fun-Rai$er” Monothon “  Open Sat 10AM-Sun 10AM. You don’t have to have infinite stamina to attend Zygote Press’s “Fun-Rai$er” Monothon unless you are going to try to stay for the whole 24-hour event.  Starting at 10am Saturday, you can come and watch some of northeast Ohio’s top artists create monoprints in the Zygote studio, including Amy Casey, Hillary Gent, Christi Birchfield, Douglas Max Utter, Kasumi, John Carlson and many many more.  If you’re not a marathoner, the “Peak Party” runs from 6-10pm Saturday evening. DJ Al Mothersbaugh will be spinning deep funk grooves, former Cleveland city councilman Joe Cimperman and Zygote co-founder Bellamy Printz will be emceeing, and partygoers can do hands-on printing as well as get first dibs on purchasing prints. Or you can come for the Bloody Mary Binger Bar and donuts on Sunday morning from 8-10am to help wind up the event.  Peak Party tickets are $25 which includes one drink ticket and a hot dog from the Happy Dog (vegan dogs available). Bloody Mary Binger Bar tickets are $15, which includes one drink.

Tech Position Opening:

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PA has an opening for a Volunteer/Technical Assistant in Ceramics. The position is well-suited for someone who recently earned a bachelor’s degree in ceramics and is seeking another year or two to build their portfolio in a comprehensively equipped, diverse ceramics program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: primarily includes mixing slips and glazes for the beginning ceramics classes and overseeing electric and gas kiln firings. 
COMPENSATION: Non-salaried, however; studio space, materials, and firing privileges are provided in exchange for only10 hours of work per week. We have 23 kilns (electric, gas, soda and two wood kilns)
START DATE:  anytime this summer, but no later than mid-August 2017
DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled.

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION and how to apply:  please email Lee Rexrode at lrexrode@edinboro.edu

Thursday, June 8, 2017

6.8-11

6.8
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE  “30th Anniversary Regional Exhibition.”  Opening 5:30-8pm. Artists participating in the show include Mindy Tousley, Mark Soppeland, Terry Klausman, Guerin Wolf, Christine Ries, Julian Stanczak, and Barbara Stanczak among many others!
6.9
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “ENCORE: A HEIGHTS ARTS INVITATIONAL.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring work by: Christi Birchfield, Grace Chin, Dexter Davis, Yumiko Goto, Doug Meyer, Mark Slankard, and Douglas Max Utter (Image Above) 

Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., CLE 216.229.6527  sculpturecenter.org  “After the Pedestal.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  
Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Relics of Memory.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Peer Show.”  Opening 5-9PM.  Once again, the Cleveland Print Room offers local photography buffs the opportunity to see what area artists are doing with its third juried Peer Show.Both CPR members and non-members were eligible to enter the show, judged by Massillion Museum executive director Alexandra Coon and Tom Huck, art curator at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.  ore than 30 works were chosen for the show and awards will be presented at the opening @ 6pm, including Best of Show, Best Black-and-White, Best Color, Best Alternative Process and Director’s Award.

6.10
West 78th Street Studios, 1300 W. 78th St., CLE  “Inspired Art.”  Fundraising event for America Scores from 6:30-9:30 pm. 

3615 Euclid Avenue, CLE  “Art Fur Animals.”  6-10 pm. ‘Art Fur Animals’ is the annual benefit for local non-profit organization Friends of the Cleveland Kennel.  

Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon.  “Drawings and Paintings by John W. Carlson.”  Opening 7-9pm.  

Wade Oval, CLE  “Parade the Circle.”  11am-4pm. 

6.10-11
Chagrin Falls Downtown, “art by the Falls.”  Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5pm.  

Tech Position Opening:

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PA has an opening for a Volunteer/Technical Assistant in Ceramics. The position is well-suited for someone who recently earned a bachelor’s degree in ceramics and is seeking another year or two to build their portfolio in a comprehensively equipped, diverse ceramics program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: primarily includes mixing slips and glazes for the beginning ceramics classes and overseeing electric and gas kiln firings. 
COMPENSATION: Non-salaried, however; studio space, materials, and firing privileges are provided in exchange for only10 hours of work per week. We have 23 kilns (electric, gas, soda and two wood kilns)
START DATE:  anytime this summer, but no later than mid-August 2017
DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled.

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION and how to apply:  please email Lee Rexrode at lrexrode@edinboro.edu

Thursday, June 1, 2017

6.2-3

6.2
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “Summer Season.”  Opening 7-10 pm With a talk at 7 pm. MOCA Cleveland invites you to celebrate the start of our summer season with new exhibitions that explore the power and provocation of socially conscious art and its relevance to the urgent issues we face today. Be among the first to view "Constant as the Sun," our third regional biennial exhibition which brings together works from artists interested in portraying, building and connecting communities. Also on view is "Keith Mayerson: My American Dream," a salon-style show presenting 100+ paintings ranging from landscapes to portraits of cultural icons and the artist's family that offer a progressive view of American values. "Lastly, Lu Yang: Delusional Mandala" presents a series of videos that investigate the politics of gender, religion, sexuality, and the nature of contemporary neuroscience and medicine.

Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com  “30th Anniversary International Exhibition.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  

Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org “Serial Intent.” Opening 7:30 pm.  

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 “Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition.”  Opening 5-10pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Theresa Yondo.

6.3
Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717 “In Celebration of a Beautiful Life-  Erica Weiss Art and Jewelry.”  Open House 1-5 pm.  

Kiln for Sale:

An L&L that was used less than 10 times. It was donated to Cleveland Institute of Art and is not compatable with our electric supply.  $2500.00   Contact Seth Nagelberg, sanagelberg@cia.edu

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

5.19-21

5.19
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Friday.”  5-9pm.  Many Openings Including: Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Liz Maugans-Too Much Information.”  (Image Above)  
Tregoning & Company, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE 216.281.8626, www.tregoningandco.com “Matt Dibble: Puzzled Bipeds.”
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery, 1305 West 80th St., CLE 216.870.6719 www.kennethpaullesko.com  “Flora & Fauna: work by Scott McIntire.”  

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “(Here Come) the Goloshans-Photography by Jonny Lyons.”  Opening 5-8pm. Lyons stages set-ups — “hand-crafted mischief” —which he documents with photography and film to explore the fragility of friendship and adventure.

5.20
Hectic Studio and Bette Drake Studios, 3619 Walton Ave. 2nd Floor, CLE  440.590.0672, www.hecticstudio.com  “Fun, Food Basketball and Art.”  1-4pm.  Featuring work by Bette Drake, Todd Leech, Virginia Houston and Billy Ritter.  Supports Meals on Wheels.

5.20-21
Silver Scuro, 5322 Fleet Ave., CLE  “Steve Mastroianni-Photography.”  Open 1-5 pm both days. Steve Mastroianni restored a space on Fleet Street right next door to the new artisan butcher shop Saucission for his new studio Silver Scuro. This weekend, coinciding with Slavic Village’s Rooms to Let: CLE he’ll be holding an open house. He’s inviting visitors to participate in a portrait collage being created for the occasion.

“Rooms to Let.”  Slavic Village in CLE.  

Kiln for Sale:

An L&L that was used less than 10 times. It was donated to Cleveland Institute of Art and is not compatable with our electric supply.  $2500.00   Contact Seth Nagelberg, sanagelberg@cia.edu

Thursday, May 11, 2017

5.12 + 13

5.12

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village. “BAYarts 9th annual pottery exhibition.”  Opening  7-9PM.  This year’s 9th annual show will feature ceramic pieces inspired by master painters and potters. Stop in, and maybe something will grab your eye as perfect for your home — and you’ll be encouraging an ecstatic student as well! (Image Above)


Canopy Collective, 3910 Lorain Ave., CLE. “James Quarles-solo show.”  Opening 6-10pm. Local painter, print maker and graphic designer James Quarles shows off his range of fine art and graphic skills, portraits, illustrations and mixed-media work. His work incorporates elements of pop culture, social disorder, poetry, street art, hip-hop and music.  The evening features music by DJ A Live. It’s free.


Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Free Style.”  Opening 6-8pm. FREE STYLE: tease and tension between abstraction and representation.  Curated by Liz Maugans.  Work by: Justin Brennan, Dave Cintron, Jamey Hart, Michael Lombardy, James March, Kelsey Moulton, Patricia Zinmeister Parker, Scott Pickering, Grace Summanen.  

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org “Brand-New and Terrific: Alex Katz-Artists Talk.”  Talk At  7PM.  Katz, who is now 89, will be at the museum’s Gartner Auditorium for a conversation with curator Diana Tuite from the Colby College Museum of Art. It’s free but you need a ticket please call 216-421-7350.


Walkabout Tremont.  5-10pm.  

5.13


Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Mother’s Day Sale.”  Noon – 4 pm.  

Thursday, May 4, 2017

5.4-5

5.4
Gallery W at American Greetings. One American Boulevard, Westlake.    “George Kozmon and Loren Naji Splendid Dissonance- Monumental Works.”  Opening 5-7pm.

5.5
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Christine Mauersberger.”  Spotlight Gallery.  Opening 6-9pm.  (Image Above)

Spaces “The First 100+ Days.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm.

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org
“Walk all over Waterloo!  Be sure to check out ArtiCLE Gallery’s opening for “Kathy Skerritt-Black and White.”  Opening 6-10 pm.

Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd., CLE www.marianeilartproject.org, 216.481.7722  “Deborah Pinter.”  Opening 6-10 pm.
Praxis Fiber Workshop, 15301 Waterloo Road, CLE www.praxisfiberworkshop.org  “Kombucha.”  Opening 6-10pm.  Work by recent CIA grad Abby Clark.

1point618 Gallery, 6421 Detroit Ave., CLE 216.281.1618 www.1point618gallery.com  “Fine Print.”  Opening 7-9pm.  Current CIA juniors collaborated to put together their own show, addressing  society’s unspoken rules.

Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “Indelicate Truths.”   Opening 6-9pm.  Work created by Alexandra Janezic, Anna Tararova and Ann Waddell as part of Morgan’s artist-in-residence program.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org”Closing Reception for annual members show.”  Closing 6:30-8:30. 


Opportunity for Emerging Artists!

LEAP recognizes exceptional emerging talents in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities by bringing their artwork to the consumer market. Established in 2007 in honor of our Director of Exhibitions Kate Lydon's 20-years of service, the program showcases one winner and six finalists.   Go to: http://contemporarycraft.org/opportunities/artist-opportunities/?utm_source=Teachers_2018LEAP+&utm_campaign=2018May_LEAPCall&utm_medium=email for more info.