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Thursday, May 5, 2016


First of All a Huge Congratulations to NOC’s Own Kristen Cliffel for winning a Cleveland Arts Prize this year!  Outstanding!  (Image Above!)

Art House 3119 Denison Ave., Cleveland 216.398.8556, “Welcome Laila Voss Event.” The Art House Board has organized an Open House to welcome their new Executive Director. Please join in welcoming her in a get-acquainted gathering. Discover Art House’s renewed mission, meet Laila and share in our enthusiasm. RSVPs are appreciated: 216-398-8556
Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd. Cleveland,, 216.481.7722  “Properties of Water:  New Paintings by Hilary Gent.” Opening 5-10pm.  

2731 Prospect, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071  “Emerge:  New Photography CLE and Familiars.”  Opening 6-9PM.  The latest pair of shows at the 2731 Prospect Gallery introduce Clevelanders to some new talent. Emerge: New Photography CLE features work by three photographers, who are starting to get national and even international attention, Jacob Koestler, Amelia Maslen and Dale Rothenberg.   The other show, Familiars, features the hand-sewn and embroidered soft sculpture of San Francisco artist Lauren DiCioccio. The photographers will participate in a panel discussion at the gallery at 7pm Tue 5/17, moderated by curator/collector/artist Laura Ruth Bidwell and artist/educator Joseph Minek.

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road  Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457  “Spotlight:  Linda Ayala.”  Opening 6-9pm.  A solo exhibition of drawings by Cleveland Heights artist Linda Ayala opens this Friday in our spotlight gallery space. Working in graphite on film, Ayala's new series of work reflects her interest in the relationship between food, medicine and nature. Dave King—gallery committee member and curator—notes, “Linda Ayala's intimate drawings have a sense of wonder and mystery. These highly detailed and sensitive drawings lure you to keep coming back for repeat viewing and when you do, you are rewarded with something new every time.” 

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500  “Walk All Over Waterloo.” 5-10 pm.   

Upstairs Lorens Art Lounge, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500 “18+ : Sex and AntiReality.”  Opening 5-10 pm.  

Cleveland Ceramics Studio Tour 2016

Saturday May 7th, 2016, 11:00am to 5:00pm

Stop #1: Hectic Studio
3619 Walton Ave, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44113
Artists: Stephanie Craig, Todd Leech, Katie McDermott, Billy Ritter and Ellie Kanaskie.

Stop #2: Bette Drake Studio
3619 Walton Ave, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44113
Artist: Bette Drake

Stop #3: BRICK
420 E. 161 St, Cleveland, OH 44110
Artists: Val Grossman and studio artist-members

Upcoming Next Week Part 2!

Saturday May 14th, 2016, 11:00am to 5:00pm

Stop#1: Terra Vista Studios
1400 E 30th #401, Cleveland, OH 44114
Artists: Megan Dull, Yumiko Goto, Andrea LeBlond, Lynne Lofton and Robert Romeo

Stop#2: ArtCraft
2570 Superior Ave, 6th Floor Studios, Cleveland, OH 44114
Artists: Mark Yasenchack, Ikuko Miklowski and fellow studio artists.

Spaces, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland 216.621.2314  “NEO Student Art Show.”  Opening 3-5 pm. This week we're presenting work from students of Northeast Ohio's college art departments, including Oberlin College, Kent State University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Cleveland State University.

Call For Entry:
Lakeland Community College 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094, 440.525.7029
The Gallery at Lakeland Presents:

The 7th Annual May Show at Lakeland Juried Art Exhibition  May 19 – July 15, 2016  Artist Reception and Awards Ceremony: Thursday, May 19, 2015, 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 7: 11 AM - 3 PM  Sunday, May 8: 10 AM - 2 PM  Monday, May 9: 10 AM - Noon and 4:30 PM - 8 PM  Entry Fee: $15 per artwork, maximum of 4 entries.  Entry fees fund the awards. $1500 Best in Show Cash Award. Over the past six years, we have given out $24,000 in cash awards.  Jurors:  Joanne Cohen, Executive Director & Curator of the Cleveland Clinic Art Program  Kim Webb, artist and Director of the Ohio Art League.

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