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Thursday, November 5, 2015


The Next NOC event will be Wednesday November 18th , 7 pm at Brick Ceramic + Design Studio, 420 East 161st. Street Cleveland.!  It will be a presentation by the new CIA ceramics faculty,  Seth Nagelberg and the new KSU faculty Peter Christian Johnson.  Pizza will be provided.  Please bring beverages and anything else you may want!  Tell your friends!  If you have not paid your membership fee of $25 this year please bring it to this event!  Please RSVP to Todd Leech


Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, 216.229.6527   “Nathan Prouty and Zimra Beiner: Fabricated Fictions.”  Opening 5:30-8:30 pm.  With guest curator James Barker
The Artists Talk @ 7 pm in the Euclid Avenue Gallery.  All new work by two of the outstanding ceramic artists of our region. Nathan Prouty, from Philadelphia and now in Athens, OH, received his BFA from Alfred University, his MFA from Ohio University (2014). (Image Above)  Zimra Beiner, originally from Toronto, Canada, is teaching at Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. He completed his undergraduate studies at Sheridan College and the Novia Scotia School of Art and Design, his MFA at Alfred University.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st. Street Cleve.  “Samantha Mills.”  Opening 6-10pm.  

Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College 94 E. Bagley Rd., Berea, OH 440.826.2152  “Unreliable Systems:  New Work by Abbey Blake and Catherine Spencer.”  Opening 5-8pm.  

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road  Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457  “14th Annual Holiday Store.”  Open 7-9pm. Heights Arts kicks off its 14th Annual Holiday Store on Friday, November 6 with works in all media from more than eighty regional artists... and you're invited! Join us to nosh on tasty bites while you get a jump on holiday shopping and support local artists.

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500  “Treesure House.”  Opening 6-9PM.  Cleveland Foundation Creative Fusion artist Kuenlin Tsai works in multiple media and has created and installed many public art sculptures in his native Taiwan as well as China and Japan. He says the piece, titled “Treesure House,” will address cycles of decay and regrowth, such as what’s going on in the North Collinwood neighborhood. He’ll incorporate the sculptures of Collinwood students into his work which will be constructed in the next several weeks.  There’ll be a reception for him tonight at Waterloo Arts from 6-9pm; he’ll give an artist talk to explain what he’s doing at 7pm during the monthly Walk All Over Waterloo art walk. It’s free.

Gallery One Sixty, 16008 Waterloo Road, Cleveland  “Northern Exposure.”  Open 6-10pm.  

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., Cleveland 216.621.2900   “Heading Utopia: New Works by Behrang Samadzadegan.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, 216.401.5981  “Scans.”  Opening 5 pm. Welcome the Cleveland Print Room‘s artist in residence, Adolfo Bimer, to the community by attending the opening of his new show SCANS. Bimer, an artist from Chile, will be showcasing his Cleveland work, which focuses on the the theme of the material and metaphorical innerness of the human body.  The new show will include an unique dissection of the painting, construction and medical fields, in relation to the human body theme. SCANS will also bring into question health, disease, the body’s movement, fluids, organs, and textures, in addition to analyzing medical technology imaging systems such as x-rays, microscopy, scans, and anatomical drawings.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216.421.7350,  “MIX.” Open 5PM.  Mingle with some of Cleveland’s finest at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s MIX: Bloom event. Explore the museum with cocktail in hand, and take in everything that one of Cleveland’s greatest institutions has to offer. In addition to the CMA Classics, be sure to check out their new Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse exhibit.  Tickets are $18.


Transformer Station 1460 W.29th Street, Cleveland,  “Choice — the Akron Art Museum’s Art and Acquisitions.” Talk at 2PM.  The Akron Art Museum has always been a pillar of excellence for the NEO community, so find out what makes them tick at their panel discussion Held at the Transformer Station in Ohio City, this panel discussion will feature key individuals like former director Michael Danoff, former Associate Curator Ellen Rudolph , and former educator and collection artist Don Harvey.  The discussion will also coincide with their new show Choice: Contemporary Art from the Akron Art Museum,” which is on display at the Transformer Station until the beginning of December.

Spaces, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland 216.621.2314  “SPACES Annual Benefit.”  Opening 6:30-1 am.  Check Website for pricing and different entrance times.

Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights, 44122, 216.295.1717 “Deborah Woolfork & Brandon Holschuh.”  Opening 1-4 pm.

Lake Erie Screw Factory  13000 Athens Ave., Lakewood, Ohio 44107 "Open Studio" Noon-6.  Featuring work by NOC's own Diana Bjel and Lauren Herzak-Bauman!

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