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Thursday, April 24, 2014


Wayne Center for the Arts.  237 S. Walnut St.  Wooster, OH.  “Wooster Functional Ceramics Workshop.”  Opening reception Thursday from 7-9pm.  Workshop Friday and Saturday.  Featuring Presentations by Jeff Campana, Daniel Johnston and Suze Lindsay. 
Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, 216.229.6527  “Amanda Briede:  New Moon Ball.”  Opening Reception 5:30pm.  Artists Talk 6:15pm. 

William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071  “Christi Birchfield:  Painting and Drawing.  Artists at the Laurel School:  Jane Berger, Catherine Butler, Renee Psiakis, Jenne Regan.  Also Susan Umbenhour.”  Opening 5-9pm. This Friday, William Busta Gallery continues to celebrate their 25th anniversary season with three new exhibitions. Local artist, Christi Birchfield, will debut her latest collection of drawings and paintings. She received her BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2006 and her MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts in 2010 – concentrating in Printmaking at both schools. Her work is included in the Permanent Print and Drawing Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.  Susan Umbenhour will also debut new work on Friday. She has been teaching at Oberlin College for over a decade. Umbenhour also previously taught at University of Akron and Ursuline College. Like Birchfield, she received her BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art, but received her MFA from Johnson State College in Vermont.  The last exhibition features work by students from Shaker Heights’ Laurel School – including jane Berger, Catherine Butler, Renee Psiakis and Jeanne Regan. The Laurel School was founded in 1896, and is a nationally renowned, college preparatory K-12 school for girls.  All exhibitions run through the end of April.
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road  Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457  “Morganites_ Fiber in Flux.”  Opening 6-9pm. 
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 44116 440 331-8406,   “8th Annual Ceramics Invitational Exhibit.”  Opening 3-7pm.  Work by many NOC members!
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue at Perkins Sandusky, OH 44870 419.625.1188  “Sinter-Recent Work in Clay.”  Opening 1-4pm.  Work by many NOC members!
Call for Entry.
Lakeland Community College 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094, 440.525.7029  “5th Annual May Show at Lakeland.” Gallery Coordinator: Mary Urbas  440-525-7029
The Gallery at Lakeland Presents:
The 5th Annual May Show at Lakeland Juried Art Exhibition
May 16 – July 18, 2014
Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, May 16, 2014, 7 - 9 PM
Awards presented at 7 PM, Reception follows
Please visit for more entry information and application forms.
Juried from actual artworks.
Drop off:
Saturday, May 3: Noon - 3 PM
Sunday, May 4: 10 AM - 2 PM
Monday, May 5: 10 AM - Noon and 4:30 PM - 8 PM
Entry fees fund the awards. $1500 Best in Show Cash Award.
Over the past four years, we have given out $16,000 is cash awards.
GEORGE KOZMON, an internationally collected artist, is best known for his monumental architectural paintings, which have been widely exhibited and critically acclaimed throughout the US and abroad. 
He received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art, and is the recipient of numerous awards, including The National Endowment For The Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, and four Ohio Arts Council Grants.  George balances studio work with exhibiting, teaching and curating, as well as being the Director of the Cain Park Arts Festival in Cleveland Hts. OH  MAGGIE GUTHRIE, was the Gallery Manager for the Northeast Ohio> Ohio Designer Craftsman Gallery at Great Northern Mall, for 15 years.  She is currently the Gallery Manager at the Don Drumm Studios & Gallery in Akron Ohio.  Over the years, she has served on the committees that accepted work into the ODC stores, so she knows Fine Crafts  Gallery Hours: Mon- Fri 9 AM - 9 PM, Sat & Sun 9 AM - 5 PM  This event and all Gallery exhibitions are free and open to the public.

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