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

Friday, August 17, 2018

8.17-19


8.17
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Fridays.”  Open 5-9pm.

ArtNeo, 1305 West 80th Street #016, CLE  “Day Job:  The Working Artist.”  Open 5-9pm.

Survival Kit Gallery, 1305 W. 80th Street Suite 303, CLE 216.533.4855 www.survivalkitgallery.com  “Optical Delusion:  New Work by Kristina Kuhn.  Open 5-10pm.

Tregoning & Company, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE 216.281.8626, www.tregoningandco.com  “Masumi Hayashi.”  Open 5-9pm.  

8.18
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “CAN Triennial Curators Panel.”  Open 12-3 pm.  Get Event tickets on MOCA’s Facebook page.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “History of Street Art.”  1-4pm.  With Bob Peck and Roger Gastman.  

Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org  “Family Open Studio.”  1-3 pm.  

“Sparx City Hop.”  11am-6pm.  For info: http://www.downtowncleveland.com/events/sparx-city-hop

8.18-19
Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “Workshops:  Books on Brass Boards and Relief From Relief Papercasting.”  Open 10-4 pm both days.  

Thursday, August 2, 2018

8.3-5


8.3
Artcraft Building, 2570 Superior Ave., CLE 216.407.3685  “Pop Up at the Artcraft.”  Open 5-9pm.  

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Multiples-Process-Pattern.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring new work by NOC’s own Theresa Yondo!  (Image Above)  Artist Talk August 18th 2 pm.  Workshop August 26th from 11am – 2 pm.  

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  Opening 5:30-9pm.  

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “George Fitzpatrick-24 Drawings.”  Opening 5-7:30 pm.  

Loftworks, 1667 E. 40th Street, CLE  “Photography by Herb Ascherman and  Krishnan Pulikkal.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

8.4
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org “Free First Saturday.”  11am-5pm.  

Downtown Lakewood.  “Lakewood Arts Festival.”  10 am-6pm.  Featuring work by NOC”s own Yumiko Goto, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Elaine Lamb, Ikuko Miklowski and Mark Yasenchack.

8.5
Worthington Yards Projects,  725 Johnson Court, CLE  “Plein Air at the Yards.”  Open 12-3pm.   

Save the Date:  Tuesday August 14th.
The next NOC event will be a social evening at the home of Stephanie Miller-Davis.  It will be a potluck and there will be a fire.  We will informally discuss artist residencies and workshops.  More info TBA and look for an email from Stephanie Miller-Davis!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

7.19-28


7.19
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “Graphic.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  The counter culture of cartoons, comics and graphic novels in NE Ohio.  
Worthington Yards, 725 Johnson Ct., CLE  “Art Bar for the show Front and Seen.”  Opening 6-8pm.  Work by Tim Callaghan, Hillary Gent, Darius Steward and Sarah Paul.

7.20
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE “Third Friday-CAN Edition.”  5-9pm.  

7.20-22
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “CAN Triennial – Exhibitiors Booths and Gallery Openings.”  6-9 Friday during Third Friday.  12-7 Saturday and 12-6 Sunday.  Featuring the work of many NOC members. 

7.21
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Enticing- Summer Benefit for Heights Arts.”  7-11pm.  Please contact Heights Arts for Tickets to this event that will be celebrating NOC’s Own Sharon Grossman!  The event will be held at Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Blvd., CLE As we move into our third decade of serving the artists in our region, come help us celebrate our beginnings as we honor our founder, Peggy Spaeth, and two of our founding board presidents, Greg Donley and Sharon Grossman.

Ohio Ceramics Supply, 2861 State Route 59, Ravenna Township 330.296.3815  “Empty Bowls Event.”  1-4 pm.  Fundraiser for the Portage County Food Bank.

7.22
Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland 440.525.7029  “Artbelt:  New Art from the Rustbelt.”  Opening 3:30-5:30 pm. These 29 artists from greater Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Akron, Youngstown, Canton and Warren represent a variety of approaches.

Next Saturday!!!!!
7.28
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com  “In 3 Parts-  New Works by (NOC’s Own) Bill Brouillard, Judith Salomon and Seth Nagelberg.”  Opening 3-7pm.  (Image Above)

Save the Date:  Tuesday August 14th.
The next NOC event will be a social evening at the home of Stephanie Miller-Davis.  It will be a potluck and there will be a fire.  We will informally discuss artist residencies and workshops.  More info TBA and look for an email from Stephanie!

Friday, July 13, 2018

7.13-15


7.13
Walkabout Tremont.
South Side, 2207 W. 11th Street, CLE  “Todd Leech – Solo Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9 pm.  NOC’s own Todd Leech will have 19 text and sculptural platters on display through August 31st!  (Image Above)

Doubting Thomas Gallery, 856 Jefferson St., Tremont “We Can Exhibit.”  Opening 6-10 pm. In the tradition of fine art rebels & juried show rejects throughout art history, Doubting Thomas will be holding a true salon des refus├ęs this Friday during Walkabout Tremont. Billed as: "CANNED art from other juried shows finds a welcome home at the doubting thomas art and free vers space".

LOOP Gallery, 2180 W. 11th St., Tremont  “Emma Shepard – Illustratons.”  
Hartshorn Gallery, 2342 Professor Ave. CLE “American Classics.”  5-9pm.  
Studio 888 – 2501 Professor Ave.  “Bobbi Frohman—photography.”  Opening 6-10 pm.   
TY FUN – 815 Jefferson Ave,  “Kristopher Petrenko.”  Opening 6-10 pm.  Still life, cityscapes, nature and industrial.
TREEHOUSE – 820 College Ave.  “Jill Lemieux.”  Opening 6-10 pm.   Animal portraits with personality.  
Flying Monkey – 819 Jefferson Ave.  “Scott Kline.”  Opening 6-10 pm.   
Lava Lounge - 1307 Auburn Ave.  “James Quarles -Black & Blue.”  Opening 6-10 pm. 

7.14
Note!!! Venue Change!  Lynne Lofton’s House, Next NOC Event will be Saturday July 14th and will be a lecture about Collecting Ceramics by Patrick Doust and Richard North. 6-9pm. The event will start with a potluck from 6-7pm, please bring a dish to share and a beverage of your choosing.  At 7 pm Patrick Doust and Richard North will be presenting “The Collectors Next Door” a lecture about collecting ceramic artwork.  They are true collectors of all things clay and more.  Their incredible home in Columbus is abundant with Art.   “Do you want to create a personal art collection? Join Columbus, Ohio-based collectors Patrick Doust and Richard North for a humorous and insightful discussion about their thirty-year journey acquiring fine sculptural and functional ceramics. Doust and North will share advice about obtaining the best works on any budget.”  (Image Above)

Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Ave. E, CLE  “Common Energy.”  Opening 12-3 pm. This summer brings the work of Cleveland artist and NOC’s own Lauren Herzak-Bauman to one of downtown’s most magical public spaces. Common Energy provides the Eastman Reading Garden and the downtown Cleveland community with a message of positivity, inclusivity, and love. Based on Tibetan prayer wheels, interacting with Common Energy simply requires the act of spinning the wheels in order to send positive messages out to the world. (Image Above)

Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “A Color Removed.”  Opening 5-7 pm.  

7.14-15
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “CAN Triennial – Exhibitiors Booths and Gallery Openings.”  12-7 Saturday and 12-6 Sunday.  Featuring the work of many NOC members. 

Saturday, July 7, 2018

7.7


7.7
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “CAN Triennial Opening Night!!!”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring work by NOC members, Bill Brouillard, Kristen Cliffel, Todd Leech and Mark Yasenchack.

Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery, 1305 West 80th St., CLE 216.870.6719 www.kennethpaullesko.com  “Director’s Choice – Contemporary.”  Opening Noon – 9 pm.  Featuring work by Judith Brandon and others! An Exhibition of Contemporary Art…17 Artists – 13 Cities – 6 Countries.

Next Weekend, Next NOC Event!!!
7.14
Hectic Studio, 3619 Walton Ave. 2nd Floor, CLE  440.590.0672, www.hecticstudio.com  Next NOC Event will be Saturday July 14th and will be a lecture about Collecting Ceramics by Patrick Doust and Richard North. 6-9pm.

Friday, June 1, 2018

6.1-6.6




6.1
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com “Matthew Pritchard-Pop Up.”  Open 6-9pm.  

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

6.2
The Artseen, 5591 Liberty Ave., Vermilion 440.963.0611, ww.theartseengallery.com  “Water Signs-New Work by Hilary D. Gent, Sherry Bradshaw and Jennifer Whitten.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717  “In Celebration of Creative Life:  Erica Weiss.”  Open House 1-4pm. Join us for an open house to celebrate the extraordinary and creative life of Erica Weiss, Juma's late founder. Reproductions of Erica's art, including new small prints and notecards, new jewelry, and t-shirts will be available. We will share stories, laughter, memories and friendship in Erica's honor.  A portion of the proceeds from sales will support the Erica E. Weiss Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

The School House, 2026 Murray Hill Rd. “Little Italy Summer Art Walk.”  June 1st, 5-9pm.  June 2nd, Noon-9pm.  June 3rd Noon-5pm.  

6.6
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “It Occurs To Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art.”  6:30pm. The anthology, It Occurs To Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art, is a compilation of short stories and artworks by noted authors and artists such as Alice Walker, Neil Gaiman, Mary Higgins Clark, Eric Fischl and Joyce Carol Oates. Published in January, on the one-year anniversary of the Trump inaugural and the Women’s March, it’s a response to that with the contributors sharing their ideas of a “fair, free and compassionate democracy,” at odds with what Trump is projecting.  Editor Jonathan Santlofer will be at MOCA Cleveland to moderate a conversation with author Angela Flournoy and Cleveland-born artist Susan Crile, in an event presented in collaboration with the ACLU.  There’s a reception at 6:30pm, followed by the talk at 7pm and a book signing following the talk. 

Save the date!!!!
Next NOC Event will be Saturday July 14th and will be a lecture about Collecting Ceramics by Patrick Doust and Richard North.  Time and Location TBA.

Friday, May 25, 2018

5.26-31


5.26-27
Fred Gearhart Home and Studio, 1609 Rydalmount Rd., Cleveland Hts.,  “Open Studio and Sculpture Garden.”  Both Days 1-7pm. You’ve probably seen sculptor Fred Gearhart’s work around town at places such as the Hartshorn Gallery in Tremont where his stone works adorn the back patio. That work also adorns his backyard in Cleveland Heights, where the pieces — in stone, metal and wood, both figurative and abstract — are scattered within the beautifully landscaped area.  For 11 years now, he has opened his yard and the garage that serves as his workshop to visitors for his annual open house. You’ll find more than 150 sculptures of all sizes set among the plants and walkways. They’re all for sale, and most are priced affordable. He’ll be glad show you his studio and talk with you about how he creates the pieces and the issues involved in each of the materials he works in.  (Image Above)
5.31
Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Matthew Gallagher-Artists Talk.”  Talk 6-7:30 pm.  Moderated by Don Harvey.

Save the date!!!!
Next NOC Event will be Saturday July 14th and will be a lecture about Collecting Ceramics by Patrick Doust and Richard North.  Time and Location TBA.