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Thursday, June 22, 2017

6.23-25


6. 23
Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “Neck of the Woods and Know How Workshop Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.    Artists talk 7 pm.  Featuring work by Lisa Schonberg (Image Above) and others.

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Aimee Lee”  Opening 6-9pm.  

River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com  “Earth & Ash.”  Opening 5-9pm.  Featuring work by NOC members John Miyazawa, Billy Ritter, Jenny Mendes and Bill Brouillard and others.  (Image Above)

6.23-25
Boston Mills Artsfest. Fri 6/23 @ 6-9PM,
Sat 6/24 @ 10AM-6PM, Sun 6/25 @ 10AM-5PM

6.24
Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  ‘Waterloo Arts Fest.”  Open Noon – 7pm.  

Thursday, June 15, 2017

6.16
West 78th Street Studios, 1300 W. 78th St., CLE  “Third Fridays Artwalk.”  Open 5-9pm.  This week featuring the “Cavs Victory Celebration Photography by Christina Sadowski.”  One-Night Show at E11even2 Gallery.  
Also at ARTNeo “ARTmeow.” It will include art spanning more than 100 years by northeast Ohio artists depicting this animal which is a work of art unto itself, as it explores the feline as muse in ARTmeow: The Cool Cats of Cleveland.  (Image Above)  
Popeye Gallery “Word Up.”  
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery, 1305 West 80th St., CLE 216.870.6719 www.kennethpaullesko.com  “Scott McIntire-Flora and Fauna.”  Opening 5-9pm.


Ursuline College Wasmer Gallery 2550 Lander Road, CLE  “Art grads from the past 50 years.  Opening 5-8pm. 

6.17
Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village. “Art & Music Festival.”  Open 10am-4pm.  

6.17-18
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com “Fun-Rai$er” Monothon “  Open Sat 10AM-Sun 10AM. You don’t have to have infinite stamina to attend Zygote Press’s “Fun-Rai$er” Monothon unless you are going to try to stay for the whole 24-hour event.  Starting at 10am Saturday, you can come and watch some of northeast Ohio’s top artists create monoprints in the Zygote studio, including Amy Casey, Hillary Gent, Christi Birchfield, Douglas Max Utter, Kasumi, John Carlson and many many more.  If you’re not a marathoner, the “Peak Party” runs from 6-10pm Saturday evening. DJ Al Mothersbaugh will be spinning deep funk grooves, former Cleveland city councilman Joe Cimperman and Zygote co-founder Bellamy Printz will be emceeing, and partygoers can do hands-on printing as well as get first dibs on purchasing prints. Or you can come for the Bloody Mary Binger Bar and donuts on Sunday morning from 8-10am to help wind up the event.  Peak Party tickets are $25 which includes one drink ticket and a hot dog from the Happy Dog (vegan dogs available). Bloody Mary Binger Bar tickets are $15, which includes one drink.

Tech Position Opening:

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PA has an opening for a Volunteer/Technical Assistant in Ceramics. The position is well-suited for someone who recently earned a bachelor’s degree in ceramics and is seeking another year or two to build their portfolio in a comprehensively equipped, diverse ceramics program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: primarily includes mixing slips and glazes for the beginning ceramics classes and overseeing electric and gas kiln firings. 
COMPENSATION: Non-salaried, however; studio space, materials, and firing privileges are provided in exchange for only10 hours of work per week. We have 23 kilns (electric, gas, soda and two wood kilns)
START DATE:  anytime this summer, but no later than mid-August 2017
DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled.

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION and how to apply:  please email Lee Rexrode at lrexrode@edinboro.edu

Thursday, June 8, 2017

6.8-11

6.8
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE  “30th Anniversary Regional Exhibition.”  Opening 5:30-8pm. Artists participating in the show include Mindy Tousley, Mark Soppeland, Terry Klausman, Guerin Wolf, Christine Ries, Julian Stanczak, and Barbara Stanczak among many others!
6.9
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “ENCORE: A HEIGHTS ARTS INVITATIONAL.”  Opening 6-9pm.  Featuring work by: Christi Birchfield, Grace Chin, Dexter Davis, Yumiko Goto, Doug Meyer, Mark Slankard, and Douglas Max Utter (Image Above) 

Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., CLE 216.229.6527  sculpturecenter.org  “After the Pedestal.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  
Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Relics of Memory.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Peer Show.”  Opening 5-9PM.  Once again, the Cleveland Print Room offers local photography buffs the opportunity to see what area artists are doing with its third juried Peer Show.Both CPR members and non-members were eligible to enter the show, judged by Massillion Museum executive director Alexandra Coon and Tom Huck, art curator at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.  ore than 30 works were chosen for the show and awards will be presented at the opening @ 6pm, including Best of Show, Best Black-and-White, Best Color, Best Alternative Process and Director’s Award.

6.10
West 78th Street Studios, 1300 W. 78th St., CLE  “Inspired Art.”  Fundraising event for America Scores from 6:30-9:30 pm. 

3615 Euclid Avenue, CLE  “Art Fur Animals.”  6-10 pm. ‘Art Fur Animals’ is the annual benefit for local non-profit organization Friends of the Cleveland Kennel.  

Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon.  “Drawings and Paintings by John W. Carlson.”  Opening 7-9pm.  

Wade Oval, CLE  “Parade the Circle.”  11am-4pm. 

6.10-11
Chagrin Falls Downtown, “art by the Falls.”  Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5pm.  

Tech Position Opening:

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PA has an opening for a Volunteer/Technical Assistant in Ceramics. The position is well-suited for someone who recently earned a bachelor’s degree in ceramics and is seeking another year or two to build their portfolio in a comprehensively equipped, diverse ceramics program.
RESPONSIBILITIES: primarily includes mixing slips and glazes for the beginning ceramics classes and overseeing electric and gas kiln firings. 
COMPENSATION: Non-salaried, however; studio space, materials, and firing privileges are provided in exchange for only10 hours of work per week. We have 23 kilns (electric, gas, soda and two wood kilns)
START DATE:  anytime this summer, but no later than mid-August 2017
DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled.

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION and how to apply:  please email Lee Rexrode at lrexrode@edinboro.edu

Thursday, June 1, 2017

6.2-3

6.2
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “Summer Season.”  Opening 7-10 pm With a talk at 7 pm. MOCA Cleveland invites you to celebrate the start of our summer season with new exhibitions that explore the power and provocation of socially conscious art and its relevance to the urgent issues we face today. Be among the first to view "Constant as the Sun," our third regional biennial exhibition which brings together works from artists interested in portraying, building and connecting communities. Also on view is "Keith Mayerson: My American Dream," a salon-style show presenting 100+ paintings ranging from landscapes to portraits of cultural icons and the artist's family that offer a progressive view of American values. "Lastly, Lu Yang: Delusional Mandala" presents a series of videos that investigate the politics of gender, religion, sexuality, and the nature of contemporary neuroscience and medicine.

Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com  “30th Anniversary International Exhibition.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  

Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org “Serial Intent.” Opening 7:30 pm.  

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org “Walk all over Waterloo.”  5-10pm.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com “Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition.”  Opening 5-10pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Theresa Yondo.

6.3
Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717 “In Celebration of a Beautiful Life-  Erica Weiss Art and Jewelry.”  Open House 1-5 pm.  

Kiln for Sale:

An L&L that was used less than 10 times. It was donated to Cleveland Institute of Art and is not compatable with our electric supply.  $2500.00   Contact Seth Nagelberg, sanagelberg@cia.edu

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

5.19-21

5.19
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Friday.”  5-9pm.  Many Openings Including: Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Liz Maugans-Too Much Information.”  (Image Above)  
Tregoning & Company, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE 216.281.8626, www.tregoningandco.com “Matt Dibble: Puzzled Bipeds.”
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery, 1305 West 80th St., CLE 216.870.6719 www.kennethpaullesko.com  “Flora & Fauna: work by Scott McIntire.”  

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “(Here Come) the Goloshans-Photography by Jonny Lyons.”  Opening 5-8pm. Lyons stages set-ups — “hand-crafted mischief” —which he documents with photography and film to explore the fragility of friendship and adventure.

5.20
Hectic Studio and Bette Drake Studios, 3619 Walton Ave. 2nd Floor, CLE  440.590.0672, www.hecticstudio.com  “Fun, Food Basketball and Art.”  1-4pm.  Featuring work by Bette Drake, Todd Leech, Virginia Houston and Billy Ritter.  Supports Meals on Wheels.

5.20-21
Silver Scuro, 5322 Fleet Ave., CLE  “Steve Mastroianni-Photography.”  Open 1-5 pm both days. Steve Mastroianni restored a space on Fleet Street right next door to the new artisan butcher shop Saucission for his new studio Silver Scuro. This weekend, coinciding with Slavic Village’s Rooms to Let: CLE he’ll be holding an open house. He’s inviting visitors to participate in a portrait collage being created for the occasion.

“Rooms to Let.”  Slavic Village in CLE.  

Kiln for Sale:

An L&L that was used less than 10 times. It was donated to Cleveland Institute of Art and is not compatable with our electric supply.  $2500.00   Contact Seth Nagelberg, sanagelberg@cia.edu

Thursday, May 11, 2017

5.12 + 13

5.12

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village. “BAYarts 9th annual pottery exhibition.”  Opening  7-9PM.  This year’s 9th annual show will feature ceramic pieces inspired by master painters and potters. Stop in, and maybe something will grab your eye as perfect for your home — and you’ll be encouraging an ecstatic student as well! (Image Above)


Canopy Collective, 3910 Lorain Ave., CLE. “James Quarles-solo show.”  Opening 6-10pm. Local painter, print maker and graphic designer James Quarles shows off his range of fine art and graphic skills, portraits, illustrations and mixed-media work. His work incorporates elements of pop culture, social disorder, poetry, street art, hip-hop and music.  The evening features music by DJ A Live. It’s free.


Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Free Style.”  Opening 6-8pm. FREE STYLE: tease and tension between abstraction and representation.  Curated by Liz Maugans.  Work by: Justin Brennan, Dave Cintron, Jamey Hart, Michael Lombardy, James March, Kelsey Moulton, Patricia Zinmeister Parker, Scott Pickering, Grace Summanen.  

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org “Brand-New and Terrific: Alex Katz-Artists Talk.”  Talk At  7PM.  Katz, who is now 89, will be at the museum’s Gartner Auditorium for a conversation with curator Diana Tuite from the Colby College Museum of Art. It’s free but you need a ticket please call 216-421-7350.


Walkabout Tremont.  5-10pm.  

5.13


Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Mother’s Day Sale.”  Noon – 4 pm.  

Thursday, May 4, 2017

5.4-5

5.4
Gallery W at American Greetings. One American Boulevard, Westlake.    “George Kozmon and Loren Naji Splendid Dissonance- Monumental Works.”  Opening 5-7pm.

5.5
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Christine Mauersberger.”  Spotlight Gallery.  Opening 6-9pm.  (Image Above)

Spaces “The First 100+ Days.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm.

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org
“Walk all over Waterloo!  Be sure to check out ArtiCLE Gallery’s opening for “Kathy Skerritt-Black and White.”  Opening 6-10 pm.

Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd., CLE www.marianeilartproject.org, 216.481.7722  “Deborah Pinter.”  Opening 6-10 pm.
Praxis Fiber Workshop, 15301 Waterloo Road, CLE www.praxisfiberworkshop.org  “Kombucha.”  Opening 6-10pm.  Work by recent CIA grad Abby Clark.

1point618 Gallery, 6421 Detroit Ave., CLE 216.281.1618 www.1point618gallery.com  “Fine Print.”  Opening 7-9pm.  Current CIA juniors collaborated to put together their own show, addressing  society’s unspoken rules.

Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.org  “Indelicate Truths.”   Opening 6-9pm.  Work created by Alexandra Janezic, Anna Tararova and Ann Waddell as part of Morgan’s artist-in-residence program.

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org”Closing Reception for annual members show.”  Closing 6:30-8:30. 


Opportunity for Emerging Artists!

LEAP recognizes exceptional emerging talents in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities by bringing their artwork to the consumer market. Established in 2007 in honor of our Director of Exhibitions Kate Lydon's 20-years of service, the program showcases one winner and six finalists.   Go to: http://contemporarycraft.org/opportunities/artist-opportunities/?utm_source=Teachers_2018LEAP+&utm_campaign=2018May_LEAPCall&utm_medium=email for more info.  

Thursday, April 27, 2017

4.27-28

4.27
Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org  “Artist Talk – Beth Cavener.”  6:30 pm.  (Image Above)

4.28

Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E. 47th Street, CLE 216.361.9255, www.morganconservatory.orgArtist-in-Residence Talk: (NOC’s own) Elaine Battles & Joey Behrens.”   Talk 7-8:15 pm. Join us for a talk with Elaine Battles and Joey Behrens, two of our 2017 artists-in-residence — unified by their use of sculptural forms that incorporate paper.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

4.20-23

4.20-22
Wayne Center for the Arts, 237 S. Walnut Street, Wooster.  “Functional Ceramics Workshop.”  Opening tonight 7-9pm.  Workshop Friday and Saturday.  Featuring Nick Joerling (Image Above), Tara Wilson and Liz Zlot Summerfield.  
4.21
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Emergent 2017.”  Opening 6-9pm. This year, the Heights Arts gallery committee selected 12 artists from a list of institutions including the Cleveland Institute of Art, Kent State University, the University of Akron, and Baldwin Wallace University.  
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Fridays.”  6-9pm.

4.22
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com  “Ceramics Invitational Closing Party.”  Open 2-5pm.  
Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “Monster Drawing Rally.”  Open 6-10 pm.  $5, free for members.  

4.23
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 419.625.1188  www.sanduskyculturalcenter.org  “It’s a Game.”  Opening 1-4pm.  

Opportunity!
Liz Maugans, co-founder and executive director of Zygote Press, has created a new project titled The Artist’s Trust: A Portrait of the Artist in Cuyahoga County. It’s part of MOCA Cleveland’s summer exhibition Constant as the Sun, which will open Fri 6/2 and run through Sun 9/17.  She’s calling for all interested Cuyahoga County artists 18 and over to submit a self-portrait in any medium. All that’s required is that you self-identify as an artist. The portrait must fit on an 8.5” x 11” vertical paper or board and fit into a 9” x 12” envelope.
Send it to:  The Artist’s Trust c/o Liz Maugans  1410 East 30th St.

Cleveland, OH 44114

Thursday, April 13, 2017

4.13-15

4.13
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE  “Art-tini Auction for the Harris Stanton Gallery Scholarship Fund at CIA.”  4.13-4.20  Closing reception April 20th.  

4.14
Tremont Artwalk.  6-10pm.  

4.15
Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Artists Books and Panel Discussion.”  3PM.  One of the many manifestations of this year’s Cuban artist exchange spearheaded by the Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion program is a collaboration with Collective Arts Network, Literary Cleveland and Waterloo Arts. Artist books from a small artisanal press Ediciones Vigia in Mantanzas, Cuba, are currently of display at Waterloo Arts in From the San Juan to the Cuyahoga: Artist Books of Ediciones Vigia.
Today Waterloo Arts is hosting a panel about artist-designed small press books. It will include writer Laura Ruíz Montes, editor of Ediciones Vigia, local collaborator Damaris Puñales Alpizar of Case Western Reserve University, CAN Journal editor Michael Gill and Cleveland small press publisher RA Washington. The discussion will be in English and Spanish. The books will be on view during the panel and remain on view through 5/19. It’s free and open to all.

Opportunity!
Liz Maugans, co-founder and executive director of Zygote Press, has created a new project titled The Artist’s Trust: A Portrait of the Artist in Cuyahoga County. It’s part of MOCA Cleveland’s summer exhibition Constant as the Sun, which will open Fri 6/2 and run through Sun 9/17.  She’s calling for all interested Cuyahoga County artists 18 and over to submit a self-portrait in any medium. All that’s required is that you self-identify as an artist. The portrait must fit on an 8.5” x 11” vertical paper or board and fit into a 9” x 12” envelope.
Send it to:  
The Artist’s Trust c/o Liz Maugans
1410 East 30th St.
Cleveland, OH 44114


Thursday, April 6, 2017

4.7-8

4.7
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Mornings With…”  Closing Reception 6-10pm. 

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  Open 5-10pm.  The Satellite Gallery, located in that weird silver house on E. 156th just off Waterloo, is, appropriately, taking a look at the great outdoors with Natural Environments: Serene, Wild, & Growing. Cimira Crews, Joshua Harris, Iman Harrison, Ashley Jones, Dante Player, Imari Rivers, Christine Chapman-Sung, Daila Wilson and Serenity Wyatt from the Center for Inspired Learning, and their leader, Carmen Romine, created a biosphere from repurposed materials at Satellite Gallery. In addition, “artstronauts” John Guarnieri, Allyn Rosser and Nicolae Sadovnic have created installations for the show. See them from 5-9pm.  Stop in Waterloo Arts from 5-9pm for the grand opening of From San Juan to the Cuyahoga. It features intricate artist books made from recycled materials representing the small literary press scenes in Matanzas, Cuba, and Cleveland.  Praxis Fiber Workshop’s gallery will be debuting work by four artists from outside Cleveland in Round 2_Centrifugal, with a reception from 6-9pm. The work of Naomi Clark, Eliza Fernand, Karolina Gnatowski and John Paul Morabito includes hand and jacquard weaving, painted soft sculptures, video, and quilt and fabric installation.  You’ll want to stop in at Maria Neil Art Project — make it your last stop because these party animals are open until 10 — for the closing of Paul Sydorenko’s 366 Days of Skulls, featuring a year’s worth of work in which the artist drew skulls every day.

Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981 “Experiment in Progress.”  Opening 5-9PM.  Early 20th century physician, professor and author Dr. Smith Ely Jelliffe created a series of glass slides for use in his lectures about mental health, neurology, and psychiatry. Among Smith’s images are photographs of hospitals, patients, x-rays, diagrams, and artwork by patients.  This exhibition features over 15 artists and musicians responding to the recent show of Dr. Jelliffe’s images, which will be available for viewing on an iPad in the gallery. Featured in the show are works and performances from Laura Ruth Bidwell, John W Carlson, Hadley K Conner, Jeff Curtis, Robert Darkmatter, Yael Eban, Elizabeth Emery, Bianca Fields, Hilary Gent, Stephan Haluska, Jacob Koestler, Greg Martin, Liz Maugans, Deborah Pinter, Melinda Placko, Steven Standley, Arnold Tunstall, Rebekah Wilhelm and Justin Woody.  The reception features live music and performances between 7:30 and 8:30. It’s free.

4.8
Next NOC Event!!!   Upcoming Jason Briggs Workshop!!!  (Image Above)
Saturday April 8th,  2-5pm.  
Please arrive at 1:45 so we can start at 2 pm!
Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea, OH 44017
This presentation and workshop is FREE for Current NOC members,  Free for students with valid ID and $20 for non-members.  If you would like to join NOC, Membership is $25 a year.
Please, Please, Please RSVP so we have an idea of how many people will be attending, thanks.
Briggs, Jason (b. 1972, Wausau, WI, lives in The Black Hills, SD).  After getting his MFA degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Jason served three years as artist in residence at the Appalachian Center for Crafts in Smithville, TN. From 1999-2012 he ran the Ceramics department for Belmont University in Nashville, learning first-hand what it means to be adjunct labor.   Jason and his wife maintain a studio, a 2 kids and a few bad habits.  Recently, Jason showed work in the Illustrative Festival at the Direktorenhaus Museum in Berlin, and had work traveling the US in “InCiteful Clay”— a Judith Schwartz-curated exhibition.


Opportunity!
Liz Maugans, co-founder and executive director of Zygote Press, has created a new project titled The Artist’s Trust: A Portrait of the Artist in Cuyahoga County. It’s part of MOCA Cleveland’s summer exhibition Constant as the Sun, which will open Fri 6/2 and run through Sun 9/17.  She’s calling for all interested Cuyahoga County artists 18 and over to submit a self-portrait in any medium. All that’s required is that you self-identify as an artist. The portrait must fit on an 8.5” x 11” vertical paper or board and fit into a 9” x 12” envelope.
Send it to:  
The Artist’s Trust c/o Liz Maugans
1410 East 30th St.

Cleveland, OH 44114

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3.30-4.1

3.30
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “Annual Members Exhibition.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.

3.31
Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.orgCommunity Culture Night.”  Opening7-8:30 PM.  Urban artist Martinez E-B left the confines of his native inner city Cleveland for the larger canvas of Chicago where he was artist in residence at the Chicago Artists Coalition and received his MA in interdisciplinary arts from Columba College (He has an BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art). His books, theater pieces and visual art works reflect his city-based sensibility, drawing from street art and refracting that influence through his educated artistic practice.  E-B will be back in town for Community Culture Night at Art House where he’ll talk about his work and artistic practice and participate in a Q&A. It’s also a chance to see the work Art House and some of its teaching artists are doing. It’s free; there will be light refreshments. Please call 216-398-8556 or email esplain@arthouseinc.org to register.  (Image Above)

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 6300 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.  “Interdependent:  New Work by Jon Schwarz and Angela Biederman.”  Opening 5:30-9pm. A collaborative exhibition of ceramic and mixed media sculptures with works that address dual yet interdependent concepts such as stability, fragility, structure, deterioration, isolation and interconnectedness. Works also explore notions of precarious yet sustained balance, the effects of interaction and contact, tension, fusion and slow transformation. Inspired by human relationships and the landscape, works also resemble how independent entities rely on, affect, balance, uphold, and define one another through figurative, organic and industrial elements.

4.1
Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “Community Spaces.”  Opening reception 4 pm - 6 pm.  CommunitySPACES showcases the great work our local culture, education, and health institutions are doing throughout Northeast Ohio! Participating organizations include Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, Beck Center for the Arts, Rainey Institute, BAYarts, Shooting without Bullets, Art Therapy Studio, FrontLine Service, and the SPACES/Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center art collaboration made possible through the NoVo Foundation.  FREE + open to the public through 4/15.

4.8
Next NOC Event!!!   Upcoming Jason Briggs Workshop!!!
Saturday April 8th,  2-5pm. 
Please arrive at 1:45 so we can start at 2 pm!
Generously Hosted at AK Studios 604 North Rocky River Drive, Berea, OH 44017
This presentation and workshop is FREE for Current NOC members,  Free for students with valid ID and $20 for non-members.  If you would like to join NOC, Membership is $25 a year.
Please, Please, Please RSVP so we have an idea of how many people will be attending, thanks.


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Briggs, Jason (b. 1972, Wausau, WI, lives in The Black Hills, SD).  After getting his MFA degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Jason served three years as artist in residence at the Appalachian Center for Crafts in Smithville, TN. From 1999-2012 he ran the Ceramics department for Belmont University in Nashville, learning first-hand what it means to be adjunct labor.   Jason and his wife maintain a studio, a 2 kids and a few bad habits.  Recently, Jason showed work in the Illustrative Festival at the Direktorenhaus Museum in Berlin, and had work traveling the US in “InCiteful Clay”— a Judith Schwartz-curated exhibition.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

3.17-18


3.17
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE “Third Fridays.”  6-9 pm.
Hedge Gallery, 1300 W.78th Street, CLE  “Katy Richards Solo Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.  

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Kate Snow-Grid Series:  Communities.”  Opening 6-9pm. Grid Series: Communities includes a collection of framed gouache and graphite paintings on handmade paper, as well as a digital piece, created in collaboration with interactive game developer (and husband) Eagan Rackley.

3.18

Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “The Artist as Culture Producer:  A Conversation.”  6-9pm. Free + Open to all.  Sharon Louden, editor of "The Artist as Culture Producer" moderates a conversation with artists Tim Doud, Zoe Charlton, and Sarah Kabot about the issues of how artists sustain their creative lives. Audience participation welcomed. Book signing to follow.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

3.10

3.10
2731 Prospect, 2731 Prospect Ave., CLE 216.298.9071  “(NOC’s Own) Kristen Cliffel, Tony  Ingrisano and Kristina Paabus.”  Opening 6-9pm.  (Image Above)

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Liz Maugans.”  Opening Reception 7-9pm. Artist Liz Maugans shares her candid drawings of people she encounters in public places- specifically at the city pool and in church. She adds her own commentary on what they are thinking. The drawings are representative of Maugans’ unique ability to observe and commentate on the everyday and make it extraordinary.

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “THE CURIOUS CASE OF COLOR”  Contact Gallery for Opening Hours.   An exhibition exploring color as a primary perceptual phenomenon with works by Rachel Beamer, Lynda Britton, Matthew Kolodziej, Dennis Long, Paul O’Keeffe, Lorri Ott, John Pearson, Douglas Sanderson, Audra Skuodas, and Julian Stanczak
   
3.11
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “4U Four University Print Shops-Student and Faculty Exhibition.”  Opening 1-4 pm. Participating this year are student and faculty printmakers from The University of Akron, Kent State University, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Oberlin College.

Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org  “ABC 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off.”  1-3pm.  First 100 people get a handmade bowl and chili.  Tickets $15 to benefit Art House.

3.12
Seiberling Gallery Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 1403 W Hines Hill Rd., peninsula, 330.657.2909.  “Mother’s Art:  Capturing Moments in Time.”  Opening 2-4 pm.  Featuring the work of NOC’s own Bonnie Gordon + Others.

3.15
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “Business of Arts for Artists.”  6-8pm.  Registration Required, phone for details.

4.21-23

Swan Studios, 133 Priest Canyon Ln.  Lincoln, NM.    “Judith Salomon Workshop.”   Rsvp 575 653 4393.   9:00 to 4:00 each day.  With potluck meet/greet on Friday (April 21) 6:00 p m.  Hand built Functional Ceramics.  Come join us for three days of a new casting slip experience.  Learn how to hand  build with slip-cast slabs with  Judith Salomon, recently retired ceramics professor from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Call for more information and to reserve your space!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

3.3-8

3.3
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “PUBLIC CONSCIENCE.”  Opening 6-9pm. Co-curated by artists Leslye Arian and Dave King, the group exhibition showcases the work of Laura and Gary Dumm, Derek Hess, Brian Jasinski, Nancy Schwartz Katz, Milan Kecman, Jake Kelly, George Kocar, Joe Lanzilotta, Angela Oster, Josh Usmani, Justin Michael Will, and Sean Higgins and Nicholas Rezabek of the Bubble Process.

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “George Mauersberger:  Modern Botanicals.”  Opening 5-8pm.  (Image Above)

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org  “Walk All Over Waterloo.”  6-10 pm.  With New shows including A show that Mary Urbas curated called Paintings, Prints & Poems for Meditation by Betty Skufca will be opening at ArtICle.  It will feature Skufca’s work in multiple media including painting, prints, assemblage art, jewelry & poetry.
  At Rust Dust and Other Four Letter Words, Girls Just Want To Have Fun will feature decadent cupcakes and sparkling cider and artwork by women: Joanne Abruzzino, Allison Lukacsy-Love, Erin Mazza, Julia Rainey, Jane Reynolds, Grace Wen and Linda Zolten Wood.

Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com  “Mornings With…Version 2.0!”  Opening 6-10pm.  Featuring ceramic cups from many NOC members.

Maria Neil Art Project, 15813 Waterloo Rd., CLE www.marianeilartproject.org, 216.481.7722  “Paul Sydorenko:  366 Days of Skulls.”  Opening 5-10pm.   Each month, the artist worked in a different medium, as he produced a work of art featuring skull imagery for each day of 2016(remember, it was leap year!). 

Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org  “CAN Journal Release Party.”  Opening at 6 pm. CAN introduces each issue with a free party open to the public, each time at a different member location. There’ll be free food, a cash bar and Afro-Cuban music by the Neil Chastain Trio (pictured). And MOCA’s exhibits will be free all evening. It will be the first opportunity to pick up a copy of the new issue.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org  “Mix.”  Party from 6-10pm. This month’s theme is “Vino,” so of course there will be wine tastings in the atrium as well as tours of the galleries to seek out works of art that have a relationship to wine making or drinking. Cleveland’s Hot Djang will be playing their lively gypsy jazz in the atrium to accompany your wine tasting.  Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. CMA members are free.

Good Goat Gallery, 17012 Madison Ave., Lakewood www.thegoodgoatgallery.com  “Monster Girls of the Great Lakes.”  Opening 6-9:30pm. Featuring:  Angela Oster, Audra Lockwood, Clara Manfredi, Jessica Sheeran, Kaitlin Juarez, PJ Halliwill and Renee Fisher.

Satellite Gallery, 422 East 156th Street, CLE  “Superatom Complexes.”  Opening 6-9pm.

3.8
Tri-C Gallery West, 2nd Floor Campus Library, 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, 216.987.5322, www.tri-c.edu  “Focus on Fiber.”  Opening 5-7pm. Gallery West presents Focus on Fiber with Sandy Shelenberger, June O'Neil, Mary Ann Tipple, Melissa Richmond, JoAnn Giordano, Marty Young, Kathleen Van Meter.  

4.21-23

Swan Studios, 133 Priest Canyon Ln.  Lincoln, NM.    “Judith Salomon Workshop.”   Rsvp 575 653 4393.   9:00 to 4:00 each day.  With potluck meet/greet on Friday (April 21) 6:00 p m.  Hand built Functional Ceramics.  Come join us for three days of a new casting slip experience.  Learn how to hand  build with slip-cast slabs with  Judith Salomon, recently retired ceramics professor from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Call for more information and to reserve your space!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

2.23-3.1



2.25
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 440 331-8406, www.rivergalleryarts.com “12th Annual Ceramics Invitational.”  Opening 3-7pm.  Featuring the work of a dozen NOC members.  (Image Above.)

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Let’s Talk About Love, Baby.”  Closing Potluck from 1-3pm.  We have invited artists to share their stories of love in this closing potluck of Let’s Talk About Love, Baby. Sarah Kabot, Co-Love Librarian Cleveland Chapter hosts the participating artists to speak more intimately about their works in the Love Library. Join us and bring a comfort food favorite to break bread.

2.26
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 419.625.1188  www.sanduskyculturalcenter.org  “Out of This World.”  Opening 1-4pm.  Featuring the work of NOC artists John Miyazawa and Mark Yasenchack along with others.

Next Wednesday!!!
3.1
Potcha Kucha Volume 3 !!!

Will be held at Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  Time:  7-9pm.  Featuring the presentations of 7 Cleveland Area Artists!   If you haven’t RSVP’d please do so to Todd.  We will have pizza but feel free to bring sides, salads and desserts!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

2.17-18

2.17
78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE
Opening Reception at The Derek Hess Gallery for “Come Together New Collaborative work by Derek Hess and Scott Pickering.”  Opening 5-9pm. 
“Directors Choice” at Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery.

Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave, CLE 800.223.4700, www.cia.edu “Student Independent Exhibition.”  Opening 6-9pm.  


2.18
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org  “COLLECTING AFRICAN AMERICAN ART WITH DAVID LUSENHOP.”  1-3pm. David Lusenhop will present a forty-five minute illustrated talk about his experiences working with museums to get important art by African Americans in public collections.   The talk is FREE, however, you must RSVP to attend.  Please see artistsarchives.org for additional information.  Click below to register or call their offices at 216.721.9020.

3.1
Potcha Kucha Volume 3 !!!

Will be held at Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  Time:  7-9pm.  Featuring the presentations of 7 Cleveland Area Artists!   If you haven’t RSVP’d please do so to Todd.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

2.9-11


2.9
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 1370 W. 9th Street, CLE “Constructions-Lynne O’Brien and Meaghan Reed.” Opening Reception 5:30 - 8 p.m. Cleveland.  (Image Above)

Hartshorn Gallery, 2342 Professor Ave. CLE  “Lila Rose Kole’-Ways of Seeing: Reimagining a Sense of Place”   Closing Reception  5-10 p.m.

Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, CLE 216.421.7350, www.clevelandart.org “Mix.”  6-10pm. The theme of a special Thursday edition of Cleveland Museum of Art’s MIX (usually held on Fridays) is “Expression,” which is pretty much all around you within those walls.

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com   “Let’s Make, With Love.”  Open 6:30-9:30PM  Come on out and party with the folks at Zygote Press when they host their “Let’s Make, With Love” benefit at their gallery and printmaking studio. Tickets are $20 per person for members, $28 for non-members, or $34 a couple for member, $50 for non-members. But this isn’t just for couples — bring your friends or come down and make new ones, while you explore what Zygote Press has to offer.  (Image Above)


The Cleveland History Center, 10825  East Blvd., CLE “History On Tap.”  Opening 5-8pm. For Black History month this year, expect rare relics and souvenirs from the Stokes Administration era here, patron-participation painting with guest artist Sam Aiyan, games and other edu-tainment.  Admission is $7 in advance, $10 at the door, or $5 for WRHS members or students with valid ID. Despite the drink tickets, it is an all-ages event. Know that the painting session carries a $25 materials fee, and advance registration for that is requested.


2.10
Akron Museum of Art, 1 S. High Street. Akron, 330.376.9185, www.akronartmuseum.org  “Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose.” The exhibit celebrates more than 50 artists whose contemporary art work has been highlighted by the popular art magazine Hi-Fructose.

Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.621.0178, www.bonfoey.com  “Art Heals.”  Opening 5-8pm. Art touches people in many different ways, whether they are looking at art or making it. Guy Vincent Ricketti is an established northeast Ohio artist. But he is also the art instructor of the HeART of the City program at Catholic Charities’ William M. Cosgrove Center, a day drop-in center for the homeless and others in need, where he helps others express themselves through art.

Walkabout Tremont.

2.11
Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org   Laila Voss at Art House is looking for artists who would be interested in making bowls for their Empty Bowls/Chili cookoff event that is coming up in March. The date to make the bowls is set for February 11, 201710:00 am - 2:30 pm.This is on a Saturday. 100+ bowls were made last year, and hopefully we'll have more this year. Please let Laila know if you are interested and able to be involved in this event.  lvoss@arthouseinc.org

3.1
Potcha Kucha Volume 3 !!!

Will be held at Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  Time:  7-9pm.  Featuring the presentations of 7 Cleveland Area Artists!

Thursday, February 2, 2017

2.3


2.3
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st St., CLE www.brickceramics.com “Mornings with … First Annual Cup Invitiational.”  Opening Reception 5-10pm.  Choose from 110 coffee-tea cups by 22 artists.  Featuring work by NOC Artists Bill Brouillard, Valerie Grossman, Lauren Herzak-Bauman, Todd Leech, Jenny Mendes, Judith Salomon and others.  (Images Above)

Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., CLE 216.692.9500 artscollinwood.org   “Walk All Over Waterloo.” 
The Maria Neil Art Project will be holding the closing party for the current exhibit of work by the late Anthony Bartholomew who was an active part of the local printmaking scene; proceeds from the sale of his works go to a post-graduate residency at Zygote Press.
At Praxis Fiber Workshop, you’ll have another chance to see PRISM, featuring the work of Petra Soesemann, Dan Tranberg, and Judy Wolfe.
You can take in the DayGlo a GoGo Dance Party at Waterloo Arts or stop in the Slovenian Workmen’s Home for a traditional Friday fish fry. 

Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Interiors:  Invitational and Student Paintings.”  Opening 7-9pm.

Upcoming Events:

NOC’s 3rd Potcha Kucha event.   Wednesday March 1st, 7-9pm.  Please contact Todd Leech ASAP if you would like to present or if you have space to host this event.  Thanks!


Art House, 3119 Denison Ave., CLE 216.398.8556, www.arthouseinc.org   Laila Voss at Art House is looking for artists who would be interested in making bowls for their Empty Bowls/Chili cookoff event that is coming up in March. The date to make the bowls is set for February 11, 201710:00 am - 2:30 pm.This is on a Saturday. 100+ bowls were made last year, and hopefully we'll have more this year. Please let Laila know if you are interested and able to be involved in this event.  lvoss@arthouseinc.org

Thursday, January 26, 2017

1.26-27

1.26
Kent State University Art Gallery, 325 Terrace Drive, Kent.  330.672.2760  “Biennial Faculty Show.”  Opening 5-7pm.  

Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com  “New Directions.”  Opening 5:30-8pm.  The Harris Stanton Gallery in Akron will be celebrating the beginning of the New Year with an exhibition featuring emerging young artists that have received training from art schools in the Northeast Ohio region. Nathan Prebonick of the University of Akron, Natalie Petrosky of Kent State University, and Rachel Shelton of the Cleveland Institute of Art. Gallery Owner, Meg Harris, will provide a lecture of the exhibition midway through the opening reception.

1.27
Museum of Contemporary Art, 11400 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.421.8671, www.mocacleveland.org “Four New Shows.”  Opening 7 pm.  The relationship of the spine to labor is just one many different notions explored beautifully at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), which unveils four artistic explorations of different elements of the human condition. (Image Above)

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., CLE 216.721.9020 www.artistsarchives.org “The Electrostatic Man:  The Art of Miller Horns.”  Opening  reception 5-8pm.

Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., CLE 216.229.6527  sculpturecenter.org  “Window to Sculpture Emerging Artists Series Keith Lemly and Christy Wittmer:  New Works.”  Opening 5-8pm.  

Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “Three New Shows.”  Opening 6-9pm. Spaces first set of shows in the new space will feature three artists who are “exploring issues of local and international significance.” Philadelphia artist Imani Roach’s show Havens reaches back to the pre-Civil Rights era when segregation, even in the north to some degree, required that African-American travelers be aware of where to find businesses they could patronize. He explores where such businesses were located in Cleveland.  In Except as Punishment for Crime, Cleveland’s Anthony Warnick looks at how the “prison-industrial complex” has used inmates as labor in private factories. Also on view will be four episodes of Astro Black, a video series by NYC’s Soda_Jerk dealing with the strange mythology of the late musician Sun Ra.

Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org  “Spotlight Gallery Jeanne Regan.”  Opening 6-9pm. Painted stencil prints by Jeanne Regan, in the Japanese technique of katazome.

Canopy Collective, 3910 Lorain Ave., CLE   “Current.”  Opening 7 pm.   16 artists of different mediums and disciplines together to collaborating to create an immersive sound, visual and movement environment. This is part one of this seven-part art series.  Admission is $10.  Proceeds to benefit local basic needs/homelessness support organization.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

1.20


1.20
Gelbke Art Gallery, Hiram College, 12000 Winrock Rd., Hiram  “Fired in Freedom.”  Opening 5-7pm.  An exhibition of ceramics fired in the Freedom Township wood-fired kiln by a select community of artists.  Featuring work by NOC’s own Bill Brouillard, John Miyazawa, Billy Ritter and Todd Leech. (Image Above)

Cleveland State University Art Gallery, 1307 Euclid Ave., CLE 216.687.2103, www.csuohio.edu/artgallery  “Four New Shows.”  Opening 4-8pm.The Galleries at CSU opens four distinctive new shows in different media with radically different presentations to liven up the winter art show season by artists who have won reputations in their fields for their previous work.  They include Miriam Norris Omura’s Ghosts and Strangers featuring dyed tencel weavings; Susan Squires’ From There to Here — geometric encaustic/mixed media abstractions; Paper Shadows, a film by noted experimental filmmaker Robert Banks which reflects on issues of race, gender, class, exploitation and mass media images; and an installation of hand-embroidered christening gowns and other handcrafted items by Anne Kmieck, whose Riparazioni (Reparations): Meditations on the Fullness of Being (Woman), reflect on the lives of eleven historical women who made significant contributions to church and society.  The evening kicks off with a conversation with the artists at 4pm, followed by a reception from 5-8, which includes Illuminations of Identity, a dance performance by Kathy Diehl, Jenna Hanlon and Lisa Yanofsky, with musician Mike McNamara. The shows run through Sat 2/25

78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street, CLE  “Third Fridays” 5-9pm.

At E11even 2 Gallery at 78th Street.  “The Boardroom.”  It’s not like you don’t see artist-decorated skateboards at the E11even 2 Gallery in the 78th Street Studios all the time. They fit with the gallery’s core mission: showing affordable art inspired by popular culture.  But for the next show, they’ll pulling out ALL the stops and filling their gallery space with them in The Boardroom, a skateboard art show featuring 70 skateboard deck designed by 30 artists. 

Valley Arts Center, 155 Bell Street, Chagrin Falls “It’s Elemental:  Fire & Water.”  Opening 6-8pm.  

Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, CLE 216.401.5981  “Inside Outside.”  Opening Recption 5-9pm.  

Call For Entry:

Friday, January 13, 2017

1.13-15 Happy New Year


1.13
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org “Likeness.”  Opening Reception 6-9pm.  Curated by and including work from NOC’s own Sharon Grossman. “You can have a portrait without just depicting someone’s face,” says guest curator Sharon Grossman. “All of these artists challenge the notion of portraiture by using traditional media in non-traditional interpretations.”  The artists participating are painter Sarah Curry, ceramicist Susan Gallagher, painter on fabric Bernadette Glorioso, mixed media artist David King, photographer Daniel Levin, and fiber artist Mary Ann Tipple, fiber arts. One wall will be dedicated to self portraits by the artists. The show includes a set of self-portraits by the artists.
  (Image Above.)

Ursuline College Wasmer Gallery 2550 Lander Road, CLE  “Tricia Kaman:  Women in Reverie.”  Opening Reception 5-8pm.  

Walkabout Tremont.  6-10pm. While galleries aren’t as numerous as they used to be, there are still plenty of places offering art to look at, including the Hartshorn Gallery where Lila Rose Cole’s abstract paintings, by turns turbulent and serene, are still on view; Doubting Thomas, showing the work of Terrie Gerrard and Studio Lebeau, featuring the neo art of Jeff Chiplis.

Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron “FRESH Juried Art Exhibition.”  Opening 5-8pm.   “The 33 pieces were selected by University of Akron Myers School of Art professor Charles Beneke from 71 entries, who says they project “a sense of unease and trepidation — our world is unsettled; our political climate is divisive; big changes are impending.” Many of them reflect on the recent election, as well as changes in world cultures, questions of personal identity and the exploration of space.”

Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900  www.zygotepress.com  “Let’s Talk About Love Baby:  The Love Library.”  Opening 6-8pm.

Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com  “New Directions.”  Visit Website for Opening Reception Hours.

Transformer Station, 1460 W.29th Street, CLE www.transformerstation.org “Heavy the Sea:  Works by Esther Teichmann.”  Opening 7-9pm.  

Beck Center, 17801 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, 216.521.2540  “Milt Hinton:  Keeping Time.”  Phone for Opening Hours.

1.14
Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717  “Dawn Tekler.”  Opening 6-8pm.

1.14-15
Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org  “Spaces New Gallery Opening Weekend.” To celebrate, SPACES is throwing a weekend-long party showcasing the new Hingetown location and its surrounding neighborhood as well as the Cleveland’s arts community. Tickets can be purchased for a variety of attractions including a VIP roving dinner Saturday evening from 6-8pm, and a “super hot housewarming” dance party with DJ Genna Petrolla from 8pm-midnight, with installations and performances all over the building. On Sunday from noon-5pm there will be free tours of the new facility, with light refreshments and drop-in performances by St. Paul, Minnesota new music chamber ensemble Zeitgeist.

1.15

Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 419.625.1188  www.sanduskyculturalcenter.org  “Under Wraps.”  Opening 1-4pm.  Featuring work by NOC’s own Todd Leech along with Gary Spinosa, Erik Anderson, Justin Brennan, Marsha Gray Carrington, Paul Coleman, Dan Corrigan, Justin Delli Bovi, Matthew Gallagher, Nina Huryn, and Irene Maginniss.