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Friday, October 29, 2010

Friday October 30th Openings

“Day of the Dead Celebration” featuring the work of George Kocar (pictured above). Opening Reception Friday, October 29 · 6:30pm - 9:30pm Galeria Quetzal 12400 Mayfield New Cleveland, OH

“People’s Art Show.” Opening Reception Friday from 5-8pm. Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 2307 Chester Ave., Cleveland, 216.687.2103,

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Positions available

We have two ceramic positions open in our department. My senior colleague, Gail Kendall, is retiring and we are conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track position in ceramics. In addition, our department chair is also retiring from that position and I'm taking that job for two years. We plan on hiring a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice to teach my undergraduate classes (I'm going to continue working with our ceramics grad program). Here are the descriptions and links for the two positions:

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Ceramics

Position Type: 9-month, tenure track

Description: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in ceramics, assist in supervising the ceramics area, and mentor and advise students. Develop/maintain a national profile as a ceramic artist. Serve on faculty committees (Department, College and University) as well as professional and community organizations. Work in a collegial manner with fellow faculty, staff members, students, and administrators.

Qualifications: M.F.A. degree in Art required, college-level teaching experience preferred. Candidates must demonstrate a broad knowledge of ceramic art and its processes and be able to discuss contemporary and historical issues in an articulate and informed manner. Preference will be given to individuals with a strong record of exhibitions and other creative or professional achievements and demonstrable college teaching effectiveness.

Assistant Professor of Practice, Ceramics, non- tenure track. One-year full-time appointment, with the option of a second year. M.F.A. degree in Art required, college-level teaching experience preferred. Ability to teach undergraduate courses in ceramics, assist in supervising ceramics program, mentor and advise students. An ability to teach entry-level university courses in a second area (such as Graphic Design, Drawing, or Freshman Foundation) is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to serve on faculty committees, professional and community organizations, and work in a collegial manner with faculty, staff, students and administration.


Peter Pinnell
Professor of Art, Department Grad Chair
120 Richards Hall
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68588-0114
(402) 472-4429

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Extra Add On!

"Rock, Paper, Scissors" Opening Reception Sunday October 24th from 1-4pm. Featuring the work of NOC's own Yumiko Goto and Mark Yasenchack. Also included in the show are Daniel Corrigan, Peggy Kwong Gordon, Nina Vivian Huryn, Patricia Krebs, Charles T. Mayer, Gary Spinosa and Christine Weigand. Show runs through November 28th. Sandusky Cultural Center 2130 Hayes Avenue at Perkins Sandusky, OH 44870 419.625.1188

Also if any one needs glass pedestals measuring 12x12x12 inches please contact Richard at

Thursday, October 21, 2010

October 23rd-26th Openings!

Saturday October 23rd Openings

“New Art by Pat Bolgar, Melissa Reagh (Work Pictured Above) & NOC’s Own Mark Yasenchack.” Opening Saturday, October 23, 3-7pm. Runs through Nov 13. River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 44116 440 331-8406

“Open House and Sale.” Featuring work by glass artists Linda Zmina, Earl James and Michael Mikula. October 23-24th from 10am-5pm. 18410 Syracuse Avenue 2nd Floor, Cleveland, 44110, 216.692.1022.

ctownartparty’s events are decidedly grassroots, bringing you tons of art — house party style! Just check out their 3rd party, APT. ART, held inside a large apartment building in University Circle and featuring over a dozen fantastic artists with work for sale. Plus, interactive art projects will allow you to leave your own mark. Music by locals The Forest + art + laughter + funfunfun. 5PM 1961 Ford Dr.

Tuesday October 26th Opening

“TEMPORAL CIRCUMSTANCE” Ceramics and installations by NOC’s own Todd Leech and paintings by Jeff Yost. Opening reception Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:00 to 9:00pm Show runs through November 18, 2010 Tri-C Gallery East 4250 Richmond Road Highland Hills, Ohio 44122

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Friday October 15th and 16th Openings

Friday October 15th Openings

“Topography of Metal.” An exhibition of Works by Cappy Counard, Kim Baxter, Anne Wolf and 14 other artists, curated by Susan Skoczen. Opening Reception from 5-9pm. Tap Studios 1667 E40th St. #3B Cleveland, Ohio 44103 216.773.8277

“The Long Road” Paintings by early 20th Century Cleveland School artists August Biehle and Carl Gaertner. Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 216.621.0178,
“The Benefits Of Exhaustion” An exhibition by Matthew Ryan Sharp. Opening reception 7-10 PM. Debuting at the opening is Matthew's limited edition, self-published book, The Benefits of Exhaustion. The 120-page softcover book chronicles the artist's past six years of restlessness, anxiety and dedication in way of paint and brush, pencil and page. William Rupnik Gallery1667 E. 40 St. Cleveland, Ohio 44103 and Proximity1667 E. 40 St. Cleveland, Ohio 44103

“Nightshift” works by Timothy Callaghan. Opening Reception Friday Oct. 15th from 5-9pm. William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071
“Open House Show” Friday Oct 15th 6 - 9 pm and Saturday Oct 16th 11 am - 5 pm. 1037 Renfield Rd. Cleveland Hts., OH 44121. Theresa Yondo (ceramics), Deborah Woolfork (jewelry), Kathleen Calby (singing bowls) and Gale Astrup (intuitive readings). Info call: 440.338.6219

“Lee Rexrode Emerging Forms in Ceramics” (Piece pictured at the top of this blog) Ceramist Lee Rexrode emphasizes simplicity and clarity in his work. He minimizes design elements and enjoys discovering subtle variations in the glaze after firing his works. The exhibit will run October 15, 2010 – January 15, 2011 Ronald E. Holstein Gallery, Erie Art Museum 423 State Street, Erie, PA

“From There to Here” Scott Goss highlights Cleveland’s past, present and once imagined future in his new solo exhibit, From There to Here, opening from 5:30-11pm. View his innovative two-dimensional glass panels and sculptural work. Legation, a Gallery, 1300 D W.78th Street, Cleveland, 216.650.4201

“Lonesome No More” Opening Reception 6-11pm. Lonesome No More will feature Cle’s brightest emerging artists, including CHOD, Ron Copeland, Adam Dumont, Shaun Edwards, Steven Ehret, Jonah Jacobs, MCXIII, Michelle Marie Murphy, Bob Peck, Scott Phillps, Scott Pickering, Joshua Rex, Greg Ruffing, Andrew Shondrick, and The Sign Guy. Wall Eye Gallery, 5304 Detroit Ave. Cleveland

Saturday October 16th Openings

“Wednesday’s Woes" works by Rebecca (Urbanski) Steele and "The 6th Annual Sugar Coated Show” Opening Reception 6-9pm at Pop Shop/(Art)ificial Gallery, 17020 Madison Ave, Lakewood, 216.227.8440

Online Events

Cup-o-rific Friday October 1st to Sunday October 31st, 2010. Check it out online!

Ceramics Annual of America Show.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Friday October 8th Openings

Well the good news is that there is a Tremont Artwalk this week, the bad news is that Asterisk Gallery is closing it’s doors. Asterisk has showcased monthly exhibitions of regional and emerging artists since 2001. Dana L. Depew will have an exhibit of recent sculptural work and the final closing reception is today Oct 8. Stop by and shed some tears for this Tremont institution, we will miss you! Asterisk Gallery 2393 Professor Ave. Cleveland, OH Friday, October 8 · 6- 11:30pm

“The Doubting Thomas Tenth Anniversary Show.” Opening Reception 6-10pm. Doubting Thomas Gallery, 856 Jefferson Ave., Tremont

“Featured Artists: Jeff Yost (Work Pictured Above), Jason Radcliffe, Brandon Holschuh & Nancy Luken.” Opening Reception from 6 to 10 pm. Geode Gallery, 755 Starkweather, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 440-667-1651

“The Drawing League.” Opening Reception 5- 7:30pm. This exhibit showcases the work of six core artists and others associated with Cincinnati-based non-profit Manifest’s Drawing Center Studio. The show focuses on the essential practice of life drawing and includes 100 figure drawings from observation and the age-old practice of working with live models. The exhibit includes the drawings of: Jason Franz, Robert Anderson, Daniel OʼConnor, Tim Parsley, Trevor Ponder, Emily Robinson, Brigid OʼKane, Aidan Schapera, and Isaiah Ratterman. Fawick Gallery: Baldwin-Wallace College 95 E. Bagley Rd. Berea, OH. (440) 826-2152

“The Colors of Life.” Works by Sid Rheuban. Opening Reception 7-9pm. 1point618 Gallery 6421 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 216.281.1618