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Thursday, January 17, 2013

1.17, 18, 24

“David Mull + Martha Cliffel.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm. David Mull and Martha Cliffel are two accomplished artists with no formal training. Instead, they possess a high degree of craftsmanship w/ exceptional imagination. Just check out Mull’s detailed ink and graphite drawings and Cliffel’s colorful assemblages. Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road  Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457

“New Exhibitions @ the Galleries at CSU.  Animatopoeia and Dante Rodriguez.”  Opening Reception 5-8pm.  Featuring NOC’s own Stephanie Craig (Image Above). Check out DANTE RODRIGUEZ: NEW WORKS – “Graphic and conceptual works by one of Cleveland’s most promising emerging artists,” plus ANIMATOPOEIA: A MOST PECULIAR (POST MODERN) BESTIARY – “a thematic exhibition of works by 19 internationally recognized artists in various media, exploring animal imagery in contemporary art, curated by Omid Tavakoli.” Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 216.687.2103,

“The Sculpture Center: 2013 W2S Series.”  Opening reception 5:30-8pm. At the Main Gallery, view Justin Farris Braun: The Swelling Horizon, which, via convoluted beams, “highlights both the disparity that exists between nature and humans as well as the dependence they have on each other.”  Then, at the Euclid Avenue Gallery, is Jimmy Kuehnle with Inflatable Wonderland Labyrinth of Joy.  Kuehnle is “currently exploring concepts to create within the gallery ‘an inflatable wonderland labyrinth of joy.’” Cool.  At 6:15 PM be sure to check out The Artist Talks: Jimmy Kuehnle in the Euclid Avenue Gallery. Then, at 7:00 PM, stick around for The Artist Talks: Justin Farris Braun in the Main Gallery.  This series is part of the year-long city-wide collaborative project Present and Accounted: A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Cleveland Performance Art Festival (1988-1999). Watch for more details. Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, 216.229.6527
“Remembrances:  The Art of Joseph McCullough.”  Opening Reception 5-8pm.  Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St. Cleveland, 216.721.9020
“Life Through the Ages, The Cabinet of Curiousities and Altered City.”  Opening 5-9pm. Kokoon Arts Gallery 1305 W. 80th St. 2nd Floor, Cleveland 216.832.8212,

“Harris Stanton Gallery Exhibit.”  Opening 5:30 pm. Featuring the work of NOC’s own Bonnie Gordon!  Harris-Stanton Gallery 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600,
“Adrienne French.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery 1305 West 80th St., Cleveland, 216.870.6719
“Third Fridays.”  West 78th Street Studios, 1301 W. 78th Street, Cleveland
“CSU @ CWAL: So much art!!”  Opening Reception 6pm. Cleveland West Art League presents the FIRST EVER off-campus exhibition organized by Cleveland State University and The Student Organization of Fine Arts. This show is BIG. We’re talking about 35+ artists… about half current students, half recent alumni. So, go, check out their first show of 2013 @ Cleveland West Art League – 1300 W. 78th St., Cleveland.
“Twice Told: Works by Janet Eskridge and Jacquie Wynn Kennedy.” Opening reception 5:30-8:30pm. Both artists reflect and interpret the writings from young women. Eskridge is influenced by the stories the writings tell, versus Kennedy who is moved by the visual qualities of the handwriting.  Please stop by to enjoy artist talks, live music, and refreshments!  Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44122, 216.295.1717

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