Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44122, 216.295.1717. “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!
Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College 94 E. Bagley Rd., Berea, OH 440.826.2152. “Harold Cole: A Retrospective 1962-2012.” Opening 5-8pm. Dr. Harold Cole has been one of our Art History professors, here at BW, for many years and shares his work spanning 50 years that include paintings, drawings, and printmaking. There will be complimentary appetizers and refreshments for all guests. This reception is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you all this Friday.
Breakneck Gallery, 17020 Madison Ave, Lakewood, 216.767.5610 “Evil Ohio: Giving Darkness Its Due.” (Image Above) Opening 7-10pm. The sinister has always existed in these parts, and the latest show curated by Breakneck Gallery, James “The Human Furnace” Bulloch, Ron Kretch and Martin Geramita is set to celebrate it. Evil Ohio will allow local artists to explore the Buckeye State’s dark side. “The differences among the three curators ensure that despite the narrowness of the theme, the show will be a powerful example of the Northeast Ohio art scene’s multiformity.” Artists include James Bulloch, Sean Burns, Ralph Walters, Derf, Frank Walls, Matthew Sweeney, Karl Berringer, Steven Anderson, Geoff May, Erin Mulligan, Jason Byers, Mikey Arnold, Steve Ehret, Sean Kelly, R!ch Cihlar, Grant Smrekar (Rustbelt Welding), Steve Knerem, Chad Kimes, Barb Merritt, Jordan Beier, Lauren Chaikin, Ashley Ribblett, Billy Ludwig, Karen Novak, Shawny Walthaw, Billy Ludwig, Angela Oster, Matt Bors, Briette Sheaffer, and Richard VanOver.
Negative Space. 3820 Superior Ave., 2nd Floor, Cleveland. “Erin Mulligan and Nino Bellitto.” Opening 7-11pm.