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Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday 1.28

FRI 1/28

MOCA 2011 Winter Exhibition apparently comes in threes. Opening on Fri 1/28: Teresita Fernandez - Blind Landscape, Javier Tellez - Letter on the Blind for the Use of Those Who See doc about blind ppl interacting w/ an elephant [pictured] & Cle artist Lorri Ott presents passive voices. Sculpture + doc + mixed media + one giant party on opening night. Museum of Contemporary Art, 8501 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland 216.421.8671,

TUE 2/1

Life Imitates Artifice @ CSU Gallery This exhibit of contemporary photography will disrupt your expectations of life. See a civilization free from humans; photos of reconstituted photos; and work wherein an image's meaning shifts when textual info is added. It's all a part of this new exhibit @ CSU featuring the work of Nate Larsen & Marni Shindelman, Brandon Juhasz, Matt Siber, Kerry Skarbakka & Lori Nix. Tue 2/1 is the perfect day to stop by the Gallery & have a gander. [Pictured: Lori Nix, Laundromat, 2008] Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 2307 Chester Ave., Cleveland, 216.687.2103,

Monday, January 24, 2011

Mid Week Opening!

“Perspicacious” work by NOC’s own Ikuko Miklowski (Pictured above) with work by Steve Ziebarth and Paul Jacklitch. Opening reception 5-7pm Wed. January 26th. Show is up until February 18th. Gallery West/Tri-C Western Campus. 2nd Floor, Campus Library, Student Services Bldg. 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, OH 44130 216.987.5322

Also Now Showing:

“Specimens” Featuring the work of over 50 artists including NOC’s Mark Yasenchack, Stephanie Craig and Todd Leech. Open Monday – Friday 2-5pm. Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College 94 E. Bagley Rd., Berea, OH 440.826.2152

Thursday, January 13, 2011

January 14th and 15th, 2011 Happy New Year!!!


“SPACELIFT” Opening Reception: Friday, January 14 6:00 -11:00 pm Show runs through February 5th. Additional Hours: Saturday, January 15 12:00-5:00 pm Sunday, January 16 12:00-4:00 pm And by appointment through February 5 Featuring: Jane Baeslach, Beth Campbell, Amy Casey, Shelly DiCello, Craig Drennen, Elizabeth Emery (Work Pictured Above) , Brooke Inman, Aaron Koehn, Jessica Langley, Liz Maugans, Michelle Marie Murphy, Nathaniel Parsons, Todd Pavlisko, Barbara Polster, Bellamy Printz, Glenn Ratusnik, Eric Rippert, Douglas Max Utter. Ever notice how some memories, like fine wines, get better with time—how some narratives, when relived, are revived? It’s like a memory upgrade, it’s new and improved. It’s been cleaned-up, like a wish come true. At Wall Eye Gallery 5304 Detroit Ave. Cleveland

“A Few Hundred Posters & Ten Imaginary Movies.” Jake Kelly and John G. Fri 1/14 Opening Reception Fri 1/14 from 6 – 9PM Two artists, two shows in Cleveland Hts. Chances are you’ve seen the work of local artists John G and Jake Kelly plastered all through town, whether on rock-show posters, comics or murals. This weekend these two artists present their work together for the first time ever. Both shows run through February 2011, but you’re encouraged to check out the opening receptions to meet the artists and take in the artwork. Ten Imaginary Movies runs on Thu 1/13 from 7 – 10PM @ B-Side Liquor Lounge. A Few Hundred Posters runs on Fri 1/14 from 6 – 9PM @ Heights Arts Gallery.

New exhibits from Jenniffer Omaitz & Joshua Parker @ The Sculpture Center Opening Fri 1/14 @ 5:30 – 8PM Exhibit runs through Sat 2/26 The Sculpture Ctr presents two intriguing exhibits from two local artists opening on Fri 1/14. Jenniffer Omaitz: Shadow Structures and Joshua Parker: Humans are the only species on the planet that create trash, one good turn deserves another and the worst part about dying is that you can only do it once – but don’t worry, the water’s still fine here. Hear Jenniffer talk @ the Euclid Ave Gallery at 6:15PM. Then, at 7PM, hear from Joshua in the Main Gallery.


“Juried Invitational.” Opening Reception Saturday January 15th from 6-8:30 pm Show runs through February. Featuring the work of Stephanie Craig, Todd Leech, Lynne Lofton, Yumiko Goto, Andrea Leblond, Megan Dull, Mark Yasenchack, Diana Bjel, Sandy Miller, Amy Sinbondit, Ikuko Miklowski, Bette Drake, Elizabeth Emery, Bonnie Gordon, Rob Romeo, Kevin Snipes and Brian Sarama. Borelli-Edwards 3583 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Free stuff!

Fire Clay, large amount - 
Stephanie Miller-Davis (216) 695-7070

Ceramics Monthlys                1987-2010
Clay Times                            1996-2010
Pottery Making Illustrated        1998-2010


Call Linda Goldstone  (216) 407-2620

Thursday, January 6, 2011

New Year Openings!

Friday 1.7

“Monsters and Ghosts - Work by Dexter Davis.” Opening Reception Friday Jan. 7th from 5-9pm. William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071

“Image / Object / Material: Recent Works by Christi & Jerry Birchfield.” Opening Fri 1/7 @ 6PM Artist siblings Christi & Jerry Birchfield. Jerry deals with the idea of conceptual space, imagined geometry & meta-lines, whereas Christi plays w/ decay, beauty, color & nature. Arts Collinwood, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500

Saturday 1.8
The Fifty Dollar Show @ the Pop Shop Sat 1/8 @ 6 – 9PM Over 200 works of art offered at $50 a pop. Who says art is for the rich? Score your very own original masterpieces on the cheap at Pop Shop’s Fifty Dollar Show, happening one night only. Be sure to get there early for first dibs! Art won’t last at $50 apiece. Pop Shop/(Art)ificial Gallery, 17020 Madison Ave, Lakewood, 216.227.8440

Sunday 1.9
“STRIPES” Opening Reception January 9 from 1-4. Meet the artists – J.Todd Anderson, Diane Bjel, Daniel Corrigan, Jon Gott, Carol Groo, Patricia Krebs, Eric Romoser, Ruth Romoser, Mark Yasenchack, Theresa Yondo. Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue at Perkins Sandusky, OH 44870 419.625.1188