May 6th and 7th
Drawn & Quartered Part III Draw Off! Opening reception of participating artists on Fri 5/6 . @ 6PM Competition begins at 7PM on Sat 5/7.Figure drawing as spectator sport? Oh, yes! Drawn and Quartered, now in its third year, pits established figure drawing groups against each other in a fight to create the best drawings. They’ll rush to capture the magic of an honest drawing as they sketch models from MorrisonDance. Professional artists and the audience will vote on best individual and team drawings. Finished artwork will be available for purchase after event. Who’s competing? The Murray Hill Drawing Group, Dr. Sketchy Cleveland, Pretentious Tremont Artists of the Literary Care, and N.O.I.S. (The Northern Ohio Illustrators Society). Wall Eye Gallery, 5304 Detroit Ave. Cleveland 216.640.7769, www.walleyegallery.com
“– CleSacrebleu! It’s Dibble & Depew” Opening Fri 5/6 @ 5:30 – 8:30PM View new works by artists Dana L. Depew and Matthew Dibble in Sacrebleu!, an exhibit curated by Randall Tiedman and Loren Naji @ Loren Naji Studio Gallery. Opening reception is on Fri 5/6 from 5:30 – 8:30PM. Be sure to stick around for the after-party w/ EXO 4 Band. Check it out. Loren Naji Studio Gallery – 2138 W/ 25th St. – Cle http://ArtSlant.com
“3 Artists: One Exquisite Wall” @ Zygote Opening Fri 5/6 @ 6PM 3 Artists: One Exquisite Wall is an exhibition exploring the “unknown, unpredictable and probable changes that occur when artists with different, distinct styles work together.” It’s an experimental collaboration featuring Melissa Daubert, Melinda Placko and Corrie Slawson. Runs through Sat 6/11. Zygote Press – 1410 E. 30th St. – Cle
Sat 5/7 @ 6PM
Two exhibits to intrigue you: “Degrees of Separation” — Can you believe the Pop Shop Gallery, that outpost for innovative art in Lakewood, is turning 6? For real. And, of course, there’s a show to celebrate. Twenty+ artists, many that started from the beginning, will be on hand with their works to showcase this event. See how many degrees of juxtaposition you are from the Pop Shop!
And, in (art)ificial gallery… “Connect the Dots” — “A ‘rad’ exhibit inspired by pop art, 80’s and 90’s pop culture, and all the fun us children of the X and Y generations remember as our youth. Featured artists are R!ch Cihlar, Jeff Hulligan, and Joss Parker.” Adult after-party at Mullens at 9PM. The Pop Shop / (art)ificial gallery – 17020 Madison Ave. – Lakewood