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Thursday, April 10, 2014


Job Opportunity!!!
The Beck Center is looking for a ceramic artist with experience working with children (ages 6 to 12) to teach two, 3 week sessions this summer.
The Camps are from June 16th to July 3rd for the first, with the times being 9:30 to 12:00pm  and the second runs from July 28 to August 15thand goes from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. The last Fridays of each camp ends with an art show in the Daniels Lounge of the Beck Center.  The  ceramic artist will be working with another visual artist who will work with the students using other visual arts materials. There will be two rooms with, one hour sessions, a half hour snack break, and then the classes switch.  Anyone interested in working for the Beck Center and looking for more information, contact Susan Gallagher at:  and  please send some images of your personal work and a resume.

The Clara Fritzsche Library at Notre Dame College of Ohio, 4545 College Road, South Euclid,  “Nun:  Judy Takacs Paints Retired Sisters of Natre Dame.”  Opening 5-7pm.  
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., Cleveland 216.621.2900  “The Big Show and Iron Printmaker Exhibition + Benefit.”  Opening 6-9pm. In Zygote Press’ gallery, The Big Show will feature work curated by Cleveland Museum of Art conservator and curator Per Knutas. Participating local artists include Bruce Chechefsky, Jeff Chiplis, Gianna Committo, Andy Curlowe, TR Ericsson, Andrea Joki, Lori Kella, Dante Rodriguez, Achala Wali and many more. All works are priced under $250. All sales benefit the artists – with Zygote benefiting through their standard gallery commission.  Simultaneously, the Iron Printmaker will take place in Zygote’s printshop starting at 7pm. Two teams of foodies and artists will compete in an Iron Chef format – using mystery ingredients to create four prints each. Guest judges include Michael Heaton (Minister of Culture, The Plain Dealer), Grafton Nunes (President, Cleveland Institute of Art) and Jill Snyder (Executive Director, MOCA Cleveland). Bribes are shamelessly accepted (and benefit Zygote).
Brandt Gallery, 1028 Kenilworth, Cleveland, 216.621.1610,  “Phoebe Marie Nelson, The Long Ease:  Post Cancer Works.”  Opening 5-9.
Tower Press Building, 1900 Superior Ave. , Cleveland  “Tower Press Artists Group Exhibition.”  Opening 5-9pm.  Curated by Robert Thurmer with a Gallery Conversation Moderated by Robert at 6:30.
Screw Factory 13000 Athens Ave., Lakewood www.screwfactory  1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland “Spring Open Studio.”  Opening 5-9pm. Join us for our annual Spring Open Studio. Artwork will be on display and for sale during this event.   Participating artists include: Gina DeSantis( Gina DeSantis Ceramics), Robb Durr, Freddy Hill ( Bomb Factory Furniture), VTrendz, M.C. Nagel, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Katie Hanrahan, Phyllis Kohring Fannin, Kathy Patton, Kim Schoel (new tenant!), Michael Hudecek ( Forest City Portage), Lori Paximadis, Ryu no Sakebi & Michelle Mowery, Ursula Ryan, Ann Caywood Brown, Jenn Szalkowski, Teresa Crompton, The Movement Factory, Megan Frankenfield, RTD Design Collective, JOY of Vintage/Sandy .

Wooltex 1900 Superior Ave. Studio #101, Cleveland, 216.272.0751  “Tower Press Artists Group Opening.”  Opening 5-9pm. We hope you can join us for an evening of fine art, music and libations. The exhibition features the work of the Tower Press Artists Group. Selection of Works by Robert Thurmer, Artist and Director of The Galleries at CSU - Cleveland State University. Curator Conversation @ 6:30p.m.  
Artsits:  Robert Banks, Michael Greenwald, Anne Kibbe, Deb Lawrence, Michael S. Levy, Erica Miller, Dan Morgan, Scott Murphy, Billy Nainiger, Jessica Newell, Kathy Lynn, Eric Rippert, Christopher Stofan, Damian Venditti, JenMarie Zeleznak and Clarence E. Van Duzer.

Spaces, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland 216.621.2314  “Monster Drawing Rally.”  Event April 12, 6-10 pm.  Work on View April 13th, 12-5pm.  $5 Night of Event. Every year, SPACES hosts their annual Monster Drawing Rally to benefit the gallery and their efforts. Every year, 100+ local and regional artists are selected by 10 guest curators to draw for one hour each. All the works created are sold for a flat $65 – with all sales benefiting SPACES.
Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, Cleveland, 216.361.9255,  “OH, Letterpress.”
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 216.421.8671, “And in My Dream I Was Rolling on the Floor.”  Opening 6:45.  This weekend, MOCA Cleveland presents, a unique, site-specific sound installations by NYC-based artist Kevin Beasley in MOCA’s Gund Commons as well as the historic Cozad-Bates mansion located just across the street. The events will link the oldest and newest structures in University Circle. The Cozad estate will host four pieces (30-45 minutes each), while MOCA will be become a listening environment. The four works are designed specifically to capturing the shifting atmosphere throughout the evening.

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