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Friday, September 7, 2012


Oh  MY!  There is so much going on in Cleveland for the next 3 days!

 “The First Exhibition.”  Opening Reception 5-8pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Stephanie Craig!  (Pictured Above). The Cleveland State University Art Gallery has a shiny new venue.  The gallery will now be located in the Cowell and Hubbard building on Euclid in the heart of the recently launched Art Campus at PlayhouseSquare.  The gallery will open with 1307 Euclid Avenue: The First Exhibition, which will also be the first CSU faculty group show in 15 years. Additionally, Jenny Jones: A Photographic Legacy for CSU will be on view. Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 216.687.2103,

"Artful Entertaining."  Opening Reception 6-8.  Featuring NOC's own Lynne Lofton!  Show runs through October 11.  Valley Art Center 155 Bell Street Chagrin Falls, OH 44022.
“F*Sho.”  Opening Reception 5-10pm.  Cleveland’s Premier Fruntiure Show featuring work by local designers, makers and students including NOC’s dear friend Steven Yusko.  AT:  Cleveland Twist Drill Building 4700 Lakeside Ave. Cleveland, 44114
“Personal Matters-Dexter Davis Mixed Media works.”  Opening Reception 5-9pm. William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071
“Theatrics.”  Work by Javier Hernandez.  Opening Reception 6:30-9pm.  Gallery Quetzal,  12400 Mayfield Road,
“Cleveland Artists Foundation:  Not Pulp Fiction.” Opening Reception 6-8pm. 17801 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, 216.521.2540,
“Space Odysses-curated by Doug Max Utter.”  Opening Reception5:30-Midnight.  Loren Naji Studio Gallery 2138 W. 25th Street, Cleveland

 “A.I.R. Exhibition work by Johnny Coleman.”  Opening 6pm. Silkscreens and etchings will be on display this year at “Some Spirits: The Free Side of the River” @ Zygote Press. Each June Zygote Press invites a resident artist to settle in and create masterpieces, and this year is no different.  Johnny Coleman is the resident artist this year for the event. He is a professor of Art and African American Studies at Oberlin College. In addition to the showing on Friday, there will also be an Artist Talk Thu 9/13 at 6:30pm. Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., Cleveland 216.621.2900
“Paperworks.”  Opening Reception 6pm. Paperworks is a new exhibition @ Heights Arts that “illuminates paper as a carrier of artists’ symbols and as a medium in itself with processes including drawing, painting, cut paper, collage, sculpture and pulp.”  Special ending. The show coincides in its closing days with the International Association of Hand Papermakers and Friends of Dard Hunter conference hosted by Cleveland’s Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Education Foundation. Heights Art Gallery, 2163 Lee Road #104 Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457
“Its only a paper moon.”  Opening Reception from 6-10pm.  Proximity Gallery, 1667 East 40th, Cleveland 216.262.8903
“Utter Madness.”  Opening Reception 6-10pm.  50 regional artists display work in all media.  Rotten Meat Gallery, 1814 East 40th ST., Suite 4B, 216.469,4896

The Workshop you have all been waiting for!
Guest Artist: Chris Longwell  
Saturday September 8, 2012
at Hectic Studio, 3619 Walton Ave., Cleveland OH
2-5 pm Demonstration Workshop
5-6 pm Potluck Meal
6-7 pm Slide Lecture
FREE for NOC Members
Workshop $20 for non-members
Slide Lecture Free and Open to the Public 
**Also on September 8th “The Wilma Smith Project-New Work By Dana Depew.”  Opening 6pm. Brandt Gallery, 1028 Kenilworth, Cleveland, 216.621.1610,

Berea Arts Fest, Featuring NOC’s own Bette Drake!  Coe Lake Parking lot, Berea, OH,   10am to 6pm.  440.891.1102,

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