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

Thursday, October 11, 2018

10.11-13


10.11
818 Studios, 818 Jefferson Ave., CLE  “Grand Opening Show.”  Open 5:30-10:30 pm.  Artist Barbara Merritt has an impressive lineup of artists for the grand opening of her 818 studio in Tremont. In addition to her on work, she’ll be showing work by Matthew Chasney, Hadley Connor, Jacci Hammer, Derek Hess, Andrew Kaletta, John Kalman, Patsy Kline, Bryon Miller, Shawn Mishak, Scott Pickering, Scott Radke, David Sekeres, Douglas Max Utter and Rebecca Yody.

Valley Arts Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls,  “Call for Entry-Due Tomorrow!”  https://www.valleyartcenter.org/annual-juried-cte

10.12
Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village www.bayarts.net  “Martha Cliffel and Allison Polgar.”  Opening 7-9 pm.  

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Dates:  Prints and Paintings by Gianna Commito.”  Opening 6-8pm. 

Walkabout Tremont.  5-9pm.  

10.13
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440.331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com  “Earth and Atmosphere- New Work by NOC’s own Andrea Leblond and Jeff Yost.”  Opening 3-7pm.  (Image Above)

Thursday, October 4, 2018

10.4-6th


10.4
Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Artist Talk With Dott van Schneider.”  6-7:30 pm.  

Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com  “Maria Zanetta:  Reflections of a Residency.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  Artist talk at 6:30.

10.5
Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  5-9pm.  Featuring Openings at Praxis, Framed Gallery and the Church of Art.  As well as the two featured below:
ArtiCLE, 15316 Waterloo Rd. CLE  “Ceramic invitational.”  Curated by Mary Urbas.”  Opening 5-9pm.  
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “NOC”s Own Susan Gallagher- Solo Show.”  Opening 5-9pm.  

10.5-6
Call For Entries This Weekend!


10.6
Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “Benefit and Art Auction.”  Opening 6:30-10pm.  Tickets required.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

9.28-30


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9.28
Valley Arts Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls  “Artist Talk with Curator Judith Salomon.”  6-8pm.  Talk begins at 6:30

Artcraft Building, 2570 Superior Ave., CLE 216.407.3685  “Resident Artists Pop Up Show.”  Open 5-9pm. 

Pecha Kucha Night at the Sachsenheim Hall 8:20 pm. 

9.29
Worthington Yards Projects,  725 Johnson Court, CLE  “Art Ventures.”  10am-Noon.  Meet at Worthington Yards for a trip to the studios of mother and daughter artists Martha Cliffel and NOC’s own Kristen Cliffel at the Screw Factory.

9.28-30
Hamilton Collaborative, 5401 Hamilton Ave., CLE  “Ingenuity Fest-FuturePassed.”  Open Friday 5pm-1 am, Saturday Noon to 1 am and Sunday Noon – 5pm.  $5 or $10 for three day pass.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

9.20-22


9.20
Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland 440.525.7029 “Made of Clay…”  Opening 7-9pm.  Curated by Mary Urbas.  Featuring the work of over a dozen NOC artists!

9.20-22
Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave., CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu “Think Craft Symposium.”  For info check out this link: https://www.cia.edu/academics/craft-biennial/conference

9.21
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “ReCast.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  Featuring the work of 10 NOC Artists!  Also curated by Mary Urbas.  (Image Above) Work by NOC's own Kimberly Chapman!

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

Thursday, September 13, 2018

9.13-17



9.13
Tri-C Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills 216.987.2473  “NewNow 2018.”  Opening 6-8:30pm.  Featuring work by NOC’s own Lynne Lofton.

Worthington Yards Projects,  725 Johnson Court, CLE  “Scarce Can Take It In.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

9.14
Valley Arts Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls  “Wood Fired Ceramics of Northeast Ohio.”  Opening reception 6-8pm.  Curated by NOC’s own Judith Salomon.  Featuring the work of many NOC members!

Artspace Lima, 65-67 Town Square, Lima, OH  “Form.Figure.Structure.”  Opening 6:30-8pm.   Featuring the work of NOC’s own Stephanie Craig, Lauren-Herzak Bauman and Todd leech.  (Image Above)  

HGR Industrial Surplus, 20001 Euclid Avenue, CLE  “F*SHO X.”  Opening 5-10pm. (Image Above)

Walkabout Tremont.  Southside Restaurant still has the work of NOC”S own Todd Leech up through September.  

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

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Embargo.”  Opening 5-9pm.  Artist Talk 11:30 am September 15th.  

9.15
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Foreign Affairs.”  Opening 1-3 pm with an artist talk at 2 pm.  


Come join River Gallery for the In Three Parts Gallery Talk this
Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 5pm - 7pm.
Here you'll be able to talk to the artist's behind In Three Parts this Saturday, September 15 from 5pm - 7pm. During the Gallery Talk you'll hear about each artists vision and techniques. Feel free to ask your ceramic questions to retired Cleveland Institute of Art professors William Brouillard and Judith Salomon, along with current ceramic professor Seth Nagelberg.

9.15-16
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Eleanor Anderson Workshop.”  Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm.  To register and for more info go to: http://www.brickceramics.com/store/p283/Weekend_Workshop%3A_Surface_Design_on_Clay.html

 Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival.  12-7pm Saturday and  12-5pm Sunday. 

Upcoming NOC Workshop!
9.17
Eric Botbyl Presentation and Workshop (Image Above)  
Monday September 17th, 2018 from  6-9pm. 
Please arrive at 5:45 so we can start at 6 pm!  Bring a dish to share!  
Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea.
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 and can be paid at the event.

Upcoming Craft Symposium
9.20-22
Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave., CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu “Think Craft Symposium.”  For info check out this link: https://www.cia.edu/academics/craft-biennial/conference


Thursday, September 6, 2018

9.6-12




9.6
Progressive Insurance, 300 N Commons Blvd., Mayfield Village.  “Full Fathom Five.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm.  You must pre-register for this event follow link here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6d6kfRIHxLg5fXiy7kDAOK5mhntqRrVww6GSQPRa60--fjg/viewform  Featuring NOC artists Judith Salomon, Kristen Cliffel and Brinsley Tyrrell.

Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, 150 East Exchange Street, Akron.  “A House Is Not a Home.”  Featuring work by Amy Casey, others,  and NOC”S own Kristen Cliffel.  (Image Above)

9.7
Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “Aspects:  Group Exhibition.”  Opening 5-7:30pm.  

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org “Walk All Over Waterloo.”   Opening 6-9pm.  

Keith Berr Studio, 1420 East 31st Street, CLE  “Cowboys and Rockstars:  The Legends.”  Opening 6-10pm.  Photography.  

9.8
Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717  “Suzan Kraus:  Rough Around the Edges.”  Opening 1-3 pm.  Artist Talk 2 pm.  

Eastwood Heights Furniture and Gallery, 3451 Fairmount Blvd., CLE Hts. “Sentinels of the Great Lakes.”  Opening 4-8pm.  Featuring Black and White Photographs of Lighthouses.  

9.9
Downtown Berea.  “Berea Arts Fest.”  Open 10-5pm.  Featuring work by NOC’s own Bette Drake.

9.12
Myers School of Art, Folk Hall Room 165,  150 E. Exchange Street, Akron, OH “Garth Clark.”  A 90-Minute Roller Coaster Ride through the Ceramic Revolution. This lively multi-media presentation marks Garth Clark’s last international tour.  FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  Reception at 5:30, Lecture at 6:00.  After five decades in the field, Clark remains a provocative, witty voice, now stimulating a new wave of controversy in the community. A prolific author, Clark is the founder of global ceramics community Cfile.Org and publisher of Cfile.Daily, reaching 75,000 people in 196 countries every week.  Clark has spoken to hundreds of audiences on five continents, sharing his critical vision on the modern history of ceramics. He is currently completing two books: Mind Mud: The Conceptual Ceramics of Ai Weiwei, and Lucio Fontana: Ceramics.

Upcoming workshop at Brick.
9.15-16
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Workshop.”  Hours 10-2 both days. 1 hour lunch break (please pack or money for lunch)  In this weekend workshop, you will learn how to take pottery to the next level by focusing on surface design. Learn how to carve, etch and stencil patterns, images and textures onto your pottery. Participants will learn Sgraffito, Mishima (Underglaze/Slip Inlay) Stamping, monoprinting as well as water etching. If you are interested in decorating your own pottery, please bring GREEN/LEATHERHARD pots to the workshop as we will do most of the decorating before the bisque state.    (If you are passionate about drawing, a printmaker or textile artist looking to expand your practice into clay, THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU!)  Eleanor will also throw cylinders or make tiles for artists to decorate. All levels of artists are welcome to sign up. NO CLAY EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! 

Upcoming NOC Workshop!
9.17
Eric Botbyl Presentation and Workshop
Monday September 17th, 2018 from  6-9pm. 
Please arrive at 5:45 so we can start at 6 pm!  Bring a dish to share!  
Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea.
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 and can be paid at the event.

Upcoming Craft Symposium
9.20-22
Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave., CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu “Think Craft Symposium.”  For info check out this link: https://www.cia.edu/academics/craft-biennial/conference

Thursday, August 30, 2018

8.30-31


8.30
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “David Armes-Artist talk.”  6-8pm.  

Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave., CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu  “Critical Feedback:  2018 Faculty Exhibition.”  Opening 6-8pm.  Featuring work by NOC’s own Seth Nagelberg.

8.31
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “At Table:  Cleveland Culinaria.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Bill Brouillard, Amy Halko, Andrea Leblond (Image Above), Matthew Pritchard and Billy Ritter.

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “Demise and ABC at 10 Years.”  Opening 5-8pm.  Artist talk at 4 pm.  North and Center Galleries: Demise, a powerful meditation on the meaning of life and death, curated by artist John L. Moore, with New York-based artists Rina Banerjee, Esperanza Cort├ęs, Jae Rhim Lee, Brian Maguire, Paolo Pelosini, and Levent Tuncer.  South Gallery: ABC at Ten Years: A Retrospective, a theme show based on the abecedarium – a book about the alphabet – featuring the works of ABC (Art Books Cleveland) member artists selected from exhibitions of the last decade; organized by Laura Martin and Bette Bonder and coordinated by Rachel Morris.

9.6
Progressive Insurance, 300 N Commons Blvd., Mayfield Village.  “Full Fathom Five.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm.  You must pre-register for this event follow link here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6d6kfRIHxLg5fXiy7kDAOK5mhntqRrVww6GSQPRa60--fjg/viewform  Featuring NOC artists Judith Salomon, Kristen Cliffel and Brinsley Tyrrell.

Upcoming NOC Workshop!
9.17
Eric Botbyl Presentation and Workshop
Monday September 17th, 2018 from  6-9pm. 
Please arrive at 5:45 so we can start at 6 pm!  Bring a dish to share!  
Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea, OH
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 and can be paid at the event.

Upcoming Craft Symposium
9.20-22
Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave., CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu “Think Craft Symposium.”  For info check out this link: https://www.cia.edu/academics/craft-biennial/conference