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Ohio clay community.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

6.27 - 28

Warehouse Art Show, 3500 Crane Center Dr., Streetsboro, OH 44241.  “Bourbon, Steel and Silver Dollars.”  Noon to 9pm.  Featuring work by (NOC’s Own) Stephanie Craig and Todd Leech as well as 15 other multi media artists. for more info.  Just south of Aurora Farms off State Route 43.

River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 44116 440 331-8406,  “Ikuko Miklowski and Jeff Yost.”  Opening 3-7pm.  Featuring work by (NOC’s Own) Ikuko Miklowski and our friend Jeff Yost!

The Artseen, 5591 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, OH 44089, 440.963.0611,  “Casting Spells.”  Opening 6:30-10pm. Participating Artists:  Bill Bradshaw, Sherry Bradshaw, Bruce R. Colbert, Linda Grashoff, (Noc’s Own) Sandy Miller, Kim Schoel, and Jennifer Whitten.

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500 “13th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest.”   Starting at 12PM.  The 13th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest will feature an exciting mix of innovative art and music experiences for all ages, the hippest local art vendors, CLE’s best food trucks, and our newest and wildly successful Arts Alive program, which encourages attendees to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty and give art a try.

“Shaker Heights Arts & Music Festival.”  Located in a new location — eastbound Shaker Boulevard between Warrensville Center Road and Belvoir — the fest is a good ol’ fashioned summer festival served up with plenty of live music, art and kids activities.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

6.19 - 21!

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78th Street Studios. 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland. Third Fridays Art Walk.
Sandy Miller Gallery,  1300 W. 78th Street Suite 204, Cleveland The push is on! New gallery space opens tomorrow night at W78th Street Studios suite 204!

E11even 2 Gallery at 78th Street Studios.  “50 Dollar Show.”  5 – 9pm.  The show is first come, first serve, so get there early and find works by Christina Sadowski, Billy Nainiger, R!ch Cihlar, Tessa LeBaron, Melanie Victoria, Katie Harroff, George Kocar, Ryan Kacsandy, Rick Sans, Sergio Andjuar II, Christina Bender, Steve King, Tracie Szalai, CHOD, Bob Peck, David Shafron, and more.
Hedge Gallery 1300 W.78th Street, Cleveland.  “Material Girls.”  Opening 5-9pm. This mission continues with its upcoming exhibit Material Girls, running 6/19 through 8/21 at the Cleveland venue. The artists are Cleveland Institute of Art graduates Katy Richards and Nikki Woods, who have been on HEDGE Art Gallery director Hilary D. Gent’s radar for four years. Overall, the two painters will be showing off more than 40 new pieces of work. This marks their debut at HEDGE.  
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., Cleveland 216.621.2900   “Memeography .”  Opening 6-8pm. In a culture where new channels of social and other media create images that go globally viral in a matter of minutes, Memeography looks at contemporary uses of personal and political iconography. In this dizzying digital environment, artists identify with specific objects or concepts as a way to communicate a larger message. The artists in Memeography explore a broad range of themes using a variety of signs, symbols, motifs and marks that are instantly recognizable yet highly personal.  Artists exhibiting in this show are:  Clarke Curtis, Christa Donner, Amber Kempthorn, Claudio Orso-Giacone, Arabella Proffer, Josh Usmani, and Mike Wallace

“Clifton Arts and Musicfest.” Open 10 am – 6 pm. If you’re looking for a classic summer festival to while your day away, the Clifton Arts and Musicfest is where you’ll need to be. Clifton Boulevard in “The Edge” district will be closed to cars and open to arts vendors, kids’ activities, live music and people hanging about enjoying the weather. Come out and explore the neighborhood.
Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, 216.401.5981  10am – 6pm.  “Get a Wet Plate Collodion Portrait Made.”  Want to have your portrait taken but want to avoid those cheesy pics you get at mall portrait studios? The Cleveland Print Room has just the thing. They’re bringing the historic process of wet plate collodion tintype/ambrotype portraiture back to Cleveland by popular demand. Local artist/designer Greg Martin will be taking portraits by appointment — so make yours today and take home a collection of stunning, artistic photos.
Spaces, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland 216.621.2314 “Talk the Talk.”  Open 2-4pm. Listen to what 8 of NE Ohio's most opinionated art professionals have to say to 8 of this region's most active artists during 8x8x8. This event is free and open to the public, so that anyone can get some pointers for discussing their art.  There is still room in the Open Studios section of 8x8x8, where artists can set up their physical portfolios or a laptop with images, to show their work to each other and members of the public.  Registration for the Open Studios section is free, but you must contact to reserve your spot.

Thursday, June 11, 2015



Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, 216.229.6527  “After the Pedestal.”  Opening 5:30 – 8pm. Featuring work by NOC’s Own Stephanie Craig.  (Image Above.)  View outstanding, small three-dimensional work by artists of the region in the Sculpture Center’s juried exhibition, After the Pedestal, the 8th Exhibition of Small Sculpture from the Region. Prominent sound and installation artist Johnny Coleman [pictured] of Oberlin has chosen 30 pieces by 17 sculptors and one collaboration from a diverse pool of applicants.  Coleman says on the sculptures, “In reflecting upon the work selected, an open weave of recurrent themes began to emerge: the exploration of place/dwelling and memory, alongside of interior/intuitive spaces of the mind. I continue to look to, and learn from these artists and their work. I am excited to be immersed within an artistic region as rich as this.”


Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, 216.401.5981 “The Peer Show.” 5 – 9pm.  Cleveland Print Room presents their first ever juried exhibition of photographic art. Judged by the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Curator of Photography, Barbara Tannenbaum, The Peer Show features works by 32 artists, showcasing a wide range of styles, techniques and photographic media. Step out of this Instagram age and gaze at some real photographic art.

Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 216.421.8671,  “Summer Season Opening Night Party.”  7 pm. It’s summer and MOCA has two new exhibitions for your perusal: How to Remain Human and Tony Lewis: free movement power nomenclature pressure weight, each running through Sat 9/5.  Ring in both exhibitions with a Summer Season Opening Night Party. Curators will discuss the shows at 7pm followed by live music and kid-friendly activities. Hear from ten-piece band Hybrid Shakedown and indie rockers These Knees.

“Tremont Art Walk.” 6 pm.


William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071  “Kristen Cliffel in the Gallery.”  2-4pm.  

Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights, 44122, 216.295.1717  “Sarah Krisher Jewelry and Enamel Trunk Show.”  12-3pm.  

“Bay Arts Fest.”  10am – 4pm.  Shop local. Eat local. Play local. That’s the mantra of the BAYarts Art & Music Festival. Situated near the lake, this annual festival features an array of artists showcasing their work along with live music, great food and free admission. 


ARTneoMuseum Tours Take You Behind the Scenes
Sun 6/14 @ 2 – 5pm Tour #1 – Artist Studio Tours: Douglas Max Utter and Libby Chaney.  Sun 7/19 @ 3 – 5pm Tour #2 – The Cleveland Collection: Art of the Westin, Westin Hotel, Downtown Cleveland  Sun 8/23 @ 1 – 6pm Tour #3 – Heinen’s Downtown Cleveland & The 9 Cleveland & Special Reception at the home of Ken & Linda Lanci.  ARTneo presents their latest series of tours highlighting the art and architecture of CLE. Go behind the scenes at some of the city’s hottest restoration projects and into the private studios of the city’s most recognized artists. Choose one tour or go on all three. 

Friday, June 5, 2015



William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071  “Debra Rosen: In Every Place, Megan Sweeney and David Alban:  Fragments, Lori Kella: Strange Crossings,  (NOC’s Own) Kristen Cliffel: Homefront(Image Above), Mary Jo Bole: Tombs & Toilets.”   Opening 5-9pm.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st. Street Cleve.  “Christian Mickovic: PAiontings.  Opening 6-10pm.  BRICK will be featuring new paintings by Christian Mickovic hanging throughout our studio! Come tour our new space, see some amazing pieces, and hang out with us!

Gallery One Sixty, 16008 Waterloo Road, Cleveland.  “Photos of Dead Boys Stiv Bators.”  Opening 6-Midnight. The photos were taken by Dave Treat, a friend and neighbor of Dead Boys’ lead singer and provocateur Stiv Bators just as the band was coming together and getting ready to make their assault on the national punk scene with their album Young Loud and Snotty the following year.

Satellite Gallery 422 East 156th Street, Cleveland.  “Nuclear Fission.”  Opening 6-9pm.  With the power of Nuclear Fission, Satellite Gallery and a new crew of artstronauts will take off and cross paths with the FirstFriday Waterloo Art Walk. Come see the energy and power that is contained within the art of Ron Copeland, Maeve Doley, James Jenkins, Ali Lukacsy, Loren Naji and Bob Peck, Anastasia Pantsios, and Bob Walls!


Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 216.421.8671, “Lecture:  Tony Lewis and Anthony Stepter..”  3 pm.  Spend your Saturday evening hearing an interesting talk on art @ MOCA. Featured artist Tony Lewis will be talking with special guest Anthony Stepter, a Chicago-based artist, community organizer and educator, and MOCA Cleveland’s Associate Curator, Rose Bouthillier, about Lewis’ first solo museum exhibition, Tony Lewis: free movement power nomenclature pressure weight. After the talk, Lewis will be around in the gallery if you want to discuss something further.

6.6 & 6.7 

Riverside Park:  Chagrin Falls.  “Art By The Falls.” Saturday 10-7  Sunday 11-5pm.  Featuring work by NOC artists.  What began 32 years ago with a few artists in Chagrin Falls has evolved into a two-day, juried fine arts and contemporary crafts festival featuring 120 artists from all over the country. There will be varied artwork ranging from paintings, drawings, photography, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture and textiles. Hosted by the Valley Art Center, Art by the Falls draws around 15,000 visitors, engaging them in art, music, dancing, local cuisine, shopping, galleries and parks.