“SEE ART / CREATE ART.” 6:30pm - 10:00pm. “City Artists At Work (CAAW), a collaboration of artists from the Quadrangle, Midtown Corridor, and St. Clair Superior art districts, is proud to announce our fourteenth anniversary. To celebrate, we’re offering you a chance to witness the work of some of Cleveland’s finest artists, and to create some memorable art of your own. Don’t miss your chance to spend a weekend truly immersing yourself in art.” First, see art: Attend the Fine Art Exhibition on Fri 10/28 from 6:30PM – 10PM @ Convivium33 Gallery (1433 East 33rd Street) featuring an eclectic mix of artwork from 60+ artists. Then, create art: Attend a variety of hands-in workshops on Sat 10/29 and Sun 10/30. http://CityArtistsAtWork.org
“10-Year Anniversary and Mexican Day of the Dead.” Opening Reception 6:30-9:30 Gallery Quetzal, 12400 Mayfield Road, www.galeriaquetzal.com
“Layers of Memory.” Opening Reception 4:30-6pm. Howson Gallery at Judson Park. 1801 Chestnut Hills Dr. 216.791.2885.
“Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism.” October 29, 2011 - February 5, 2012 Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries This exquisite exhibition of more than fifty paintings will include many of the finest examples of French and American Impressionist landscapes from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum as well as American Impressionist paintings from the Akron Art Museum collection. The exhibition offers an in-depth look at landscape painting as practiced by such leading French artists as Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet and their most significant American followers including John Singer Sargent and Frederick Childe Hassam.
“Michelle Droll: Landslide, Between a Rock and a Hard Place.” October 29, 2011 - February 19, 2012 Judith Bear Isroff Gallery
Captivated by the idea of “building” a landscape painting out of the junk that’s found in the contemporary landscape, Kent area artist Michelle Droll questions, “What do we actually see when looking at landscape?”
“SuperNatural: Landscapes by Bruce Checefsky and Barry Underwood. October 29, 2011 - March 4, 2012 Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Gallery Cleveland artists Bruce Checefsky and Barry Underwood utilize the effects of atmospheric light in addition to outside light sources to create ephemeral moments in the landscape that give viewers the sense of discovering hidden worlds. Their inventive use of photography and light alters our perception of the landscape to reveal unseen aspects. Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, akronartmuseum.org