Thursday, September 23, 2010
Friday September 24th Openings. INGENUITY FEST!!!!
“Ingenuity 2010.” It’s here. Finally. A weekend-long fest celebrating the intersection of art and technology. It’s the innovative festival you know and love in an entirely different location — the lower level of the Detroit-Superior Bridge — and with an entirely different agenda. And this year it’s free! The schedule is packed w/ cool performances: a digital graffiti wall “The Myth of Cleveland” play, musical robots, fashion models dressed in art, Pecha Kucha, Dr. Sketchy’s Doodle Bar, the Digital Kaleidoscope Mandala Project… and the list goes on and on. You know you wanna be there. The hardest part is choosing what to do. Be sure to check out Asterisk Gallery’s presentation! Dana Depew has put so much hard work into this project, please support him and check out all the artists showing with him: NOC’s own Todd Leech, Dana L. Depew, Robin Latkovich, Tiffany Carbonneau, Don King, Ron Gundel, Robert Thurmer, Thea Milkowski, Raw Umber, Loren Naji, Anna Tararova, Paul Sydorenko, and Eddy Ostrander. Lower level of the Detroit-Superior Bridge, Downtown Cleveland http://IngenuityCleveland.com
"Paper (Four Artist's Exploration of Handmade Papers)." Opening Reception Friday, September 24th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Pamela McKee, Erica Weiss, Paula Zinsmeister and Geoff Baker will present fifty works ranging from sculpted pieces to paintings, collages and a variety of prints all created on handmade papers (Kozo, Abaca, Cotton, Flax, etc.) . Most of the papers were handmade by the artists themselves at Cleveland's Morgan Conservatory of Papermaking. The show will be held on the first floor of Little Italy's old schoolhouse in Room 103 (2026 Murray Hill Rd.), The Mezzanine Gallery, 2026 Murray Hill Rd., Room 108, Cleveland 216.721.4992
“Rocker and Centurion Series.” Works by David Deming. Opening Reception Friday September 24th. Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, 216.229.6527 sculpturecenter.org
“Pursuing Unforeseen Encounters.” Works by Roger Welchans and Douglas Max Utter opening reception on Friday, September 24th from 5 pm to 8 pm through Saturday, October 23, 2010. The two artists present a thought provoking presentation showing how the creation of contemporary art can lead to unexpected results. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is located at 1834 E 123rd Street in University Circle, right off Euclid Avenue and across from Lakeview Cemetery . Free parking is available in the lot in front of the building and all along E 123rd Street. For further information, call 216-721-9020.
“The 26th Annual Fine Print Fair.” Cleveland’s largest and most comprehensive exhibition of fine prints, begins Friday, September 24, 2010 with an opening night benefit preview and continues Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sunday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Corporate College located at 4400 Richmond Road in Warrensville Heights (at I-271). The Fine Print Fair benefits the Department of Prints at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) and is sponsored by the Print Club of Cleveland, a non-profit adjunct organization dedicated to supporting the museum’s print collection. The ticket price of $10 ($5 for students with I.D.) covers entrance to the Fair both Saturday and Sunday.