78th Street Studios. 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland “Third Fridays @78thStStudios.” Open 5pm. It’s another busy Third Friday at 78th Street Studios. For the Love of Art is the latest exhibition of E11even 2’s founders – Rich Cihlar, Billy Naininger and Christina Sadowski. Instead of a typical Valentine’s-themed show, the artists explore the various meanings of the word “love.” Tregoning & Company presents the opening of Moe Brooker’s first Cleveland exhibition in 19 years. Brooker is a former professor at Cleveland Institute of Art, as well as a recipient of the Cleveland Arts Prize. HEDGE Gallery opens Lines+Folds – featuring the work of David Masters, Christine Mauersberger, Grace Summanen and Zach Whitehurst. Friday is also your last chance to check out a number of shows – including SYZYGY at Cleveland West Art League, Behind the Curtain at Forum Art Space, Mixed Geometry at Survival Kit (featuring live music by Jenna Fournier and Joey Beltram) and Director’s Choice at Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery. There are also a number of other open studios and events going on all evening. Don’t miss February’s Third Friday!
Harris-Stanton Gallery 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com “New Terrain- A Solo Exhibit of New Work.by Susan Danko” Opening 5:30-8pm.
Negative Space. 3820 Superior Ave., 2nd Floor, Cleveland. “Scott Alan Evans-Photography.” Opening 6pm. 6pm. Local artist Scott Alan Evans’ latest collection of photographs are meant to evoke a meditative experience. Milksang Visions is a collection of “contemplative photography” opening this weekend at Negative Space gallery in Asian Town Center. This exhibition will feature new work, as well as photos from his previous series – Natural Timbre and Earth Under Sky. These photos document the rich, natural landscape of Northeast Ohio. The beauty in these photos is the beauty all around us. If that’s not worth celebrating, we don’t know what is.